Istanbul-bound passengers shook after airplane engine ‘caught on fire’ in Erzurum Airport

May 5, 2018 10:36 pm

Passengers of an Istanbul-bound Anadolujet flight out of Erzurum Airport in Turkey’s east voiced frustration and anger after their airplane‘s right wing engine suddenly caught on fire on May 5. “It was a horrible scene. It was a near-death experience,” Yunus Emre Kavas, a passenger, said, describing the panic on board. The commercial flight which...

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Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board dead

February 18, 2018 10:35 am

Image copyright Konstantin von WedelstaedtImage caption Aseman operates the ATR 72-500 Sixty-six people have been killed in a passenger plane crash in Iran, airline company officials say. The Aseman Airlines plane, en route from Tehran to the south-western city of Yasuj, came down in the Zagros mountains of central Iran....

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WATCH: Video Captures Terrifying Moments After Plane Skids off Runway Onto Cliff

January 14, 2018 7:00 pm

On Saturday night, a Pegasus Airlines plane skidded off a runway at the coastal airport in Trabzon, Turkey, and was left hanging on the side of the cliff. According to the Independent, the plane fortunately was stopped from plunging into the Black Sea because its wheels got stuck in the mud. The plane was reportedly carrying 168 people, including...

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Tunisia suspends Emirates Airline flights

December 26, 2017 7:51 am

Tunisia on Sunday suspended Emirates Airlines flights after a public outcry over security measures in the United Arab Emirates targeting women from the North African country. The transport ministry said it had “decided to suspend” Emirates flights to Tunis “until the airline is able to find the appropriate solution to...

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