Virgin Australia flight VA41 has reportedly been hijacked on route to Bali. Virgin Australia flight VA41 The Boeing 737-800, registration number VH-YIF, has recently landed at Bali Ngurah Rai Airport (DPS). The aircraft had sent off from Brisbane International Airport at 01:00 UTC and was scheduled to fly to Bali. Track Flight VA41 We tracked … Continue reading “Virgin Australia Plane Reports Hijack Attempt en Route to Bali”

A British Airways Airbus A319 was forced to return to Heathrow Airport last night after flames were seen spitting from an engine shortly after takeoff. An Emergency Landing for A319 The emergency landing forced the closure of the airport’s southern run for 16 minutes. The flight had departed London Heathrow Airport (LHR) just before 20:55 … Continue reading “Heathrow Runway Closed after BA Flight A319 Spits Fire”

An Etihad Airbus A330-200 departing Brisbane for Singapore was forced to make an emergency landing after wasps nested in a vital system. Etihad Flight EY437 The incident involving Etihad Flight EY437 on 21 November 2013 was recorded by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) as a serious incident. ATSB Report The ATSB preliminary report released … Continue reading “Wasps Cause Serious Etihad Flight Emergency Landing”

The NTSB has moved quickly as they investigate Saturday’s fatal crash of Asiana Airways flight OZ214 at San Francisco. Asiana Airways Flight OZ214¬†Crash The crash killed two Chinese students and left a further 182 injured, at least 8 of those have serious injuries. Yoon Young Doo, head of the Korean carrier Asiana Airlines, said on … Continue reading “Boeing 777 Crash at San Francisco”