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INCIDENT: IndiGo ATR-72 Bursts Tyres In Balked Landing

INCIDENT: IndiGo ATR-72 Bursts Tyres In Balked Landing

An IndiGo ATR-72 flying into Hubli in India had to land with two burst tyres, following a previous landing attempt in gusty winds. There were no injuries. The incident happened on Monday. The crew of the IndiGo ATR-72 were performing flight 6E-7979, from Kannur (VOKN)...
Air Ambulance Emergency Belly Landing With Patient

Air Ambulance Emergency Belly Landing With Patient

A Beechcraft King Air made an emergency landing on its belly, while carrying a patient in an air ambulance flight. All occupants are safe. The aircraft had five people on board on Thursday evening. They were a patient, two crew members, a doctor and a paramedic. Other...
737 MAX – India To Permit Commercial Overflights

737 MAX – India To Permit Commercial Overflights

The aviation authority of India (DGCA) announced yesterday that they will now permit Boeing 737 MAX aircraft overflights. However they stopped short of ungrounding the aircraft. We have seen moves from other authorities in Asia to unground the MAX. Asia is a big...
INCIDENT: Air India Express 737 Hits Lighting Pole!

INCIDENT: Air India Express 737 Hits Lighting Pole!

An Air India Express 737 that had just landed into Vijayawada International Airport in India, struck a lighting pole as it was taxiing. There were no injuries. The 737 was performing Air India Express flight IX1676, from Doha, Qatar, to Vijayawada, on the 20th of...
Kolkata ATC Had To Cover Myanmar Skies After Coup!

Kolkata ATC Had To Cover Myanmar Skies After Coup!

After the coup in Myanmar, ATC in Kolkata, India, had to assist flights through the ATC-free skies of the neighboring country’s airspace. Under normal operations, ATC controllers in Kolkata would hand over east-bound flights to their colleagues in Yangon, Myanmar....