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ACCIDENT – Luxwing Phenom Runway Excursion In Paris

ACCIDENT – Luxwing Phenom Runway Excursion In Paris

An Embraer Phenom 100 corporate jet, registered to Luxwing, had an accident when it slid off the runway in Paris, at Le Bourget Airport. The three occupants suffered only “light injuries”. The accident happened on Monday, at the conclusion of the Luxwing Phenom’s trip...
INCIDENT – MC-21 Prototype Has Runway Excursion

INCIDENT – MC-21 Prototype Has Runway Excursion

There was an incident with the first MC-21 prototype today, when it had a runway excursion. Despite early reports, it was NOT a runway overrun. There were no injuries among the test pilots and other crew. The incident took place in Zhukovsky airport, near Moscow....
Low Speed Runway Excursions – Recent Incidents

Low Speed Runway Excursions – Recent Incidents

We have seen a number of runway and taxiway excursions lately, usually at low speed. Such incidents usually end uneventfully but obviously they are still a hassle for everyone involved. There is a saying in aviation that you should fly the plane until it’s parked, the...
Antonov An-124 Suffers Uncontained Engine Failure

Antonov An-124 Suffers Uncontained Engine Failure

A heavily-loaded Antonov An-124 returned for landing at Novosibirsk airport in Russia. It appears to have suffered an uncontained engine failure. Volga-Dnepr operates the aircraft, registered RA-82042. Pictures show engine No2 to have lost its fan disk and with it the...