I received the following interesting pictures from Simone Bovi. The images were taken on Feb. 21, 2010, at Turin Caselle airport by Beppe Miglietti (who I thank you for providing the opportunity to share them on this site) and depict a Thomas Cook B757-200 serialled G-TCBA experiencing fuel leakage from the right wing shortly during take off. The aircraft was compelled to return to Caselle where it performed a successful emergency landing.
People usually thinks that aircraft are subject to “bird strikes” collisions between airborne animals (usually birds) with flying aircraft. However, until the aircraft is on the ground, taxiing or rolling for take off, it is […]
The Qantas Airbus A380 uncontained engine failure experienced by QF32 on departure from Singapore on Nov. 4, 2010, has already made the news. The following day, Nov. 5, a B747-400ER “VH-OJD” flying from Singapore to […]
British Airways BA146 hard landing in London City Airport: is media over reacting to any aviation safety issue?
Today I had lunch with a friend of mine who commented on yesterday accident of Colgan Air DHC-8 saying: “….David, am I wrong if I claim that most of times aviation accidents happen one after […]