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INCIDENT – Uncontained (?) Engine Failure Over Okinawa

INCIDENT – Uncontained (?) Engine Failure Over Okinawa

A JAL Japan Airlines flight departing from Okinawa stopped climbing and declared an emergency, after a reported uncontained engine failure incident. Parts of the engine separated. The aircraft crew shut down the incident engine, returning for a safe landing back in...
Incident Update: Volga-Dnepr Grounds All An-124 Aircraft

Incident Update: Volga-Dnepr Grounds All An-124 Aircraft

Following the accident and emergency landing of one of its jets earlier this month, Volga-Dnepr Group decided to ground its entire fleet of An-124 aircraft. The company has 12 of them, including the accident aircraft. Konstantin Vekshin, Volga-Dnepr’s Chief Commercial...
Incident Update: Volga-Dnepr Grounds All An-124 Aircraft

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...