Incident: Ethiopian B763 near Khartoum on Feb 17th 2014, aircraft hijacked to Geneva by first officer

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration ET-AMF performing flight ET-702 from Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to Rome Fiumicino (Italy) with 202 passengers, was enroute to Rome estimated to land at Fiumicino Airport at 04:40L (03:40Z) when the F/O diverted the aircraft to Geneva (Switzerland) located about 380nm northnorthwest of Rome, the crew activated the transponder code…

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Saudi crash landing is a good story but a bad look

A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration HS-BKE performing flight SV-2841 from Mashad (Iran) to Madinah (Saudi Arabia) with 299 passengers and 16 crew, was on approach to Madinah when the crew received an unsafe indication for the right hand main gear and aborted the approach at about 03:30L (00:30Z). The aircraft entered a hold…

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Delta 767 Suffers Partial Hydraulics Failure, Returns To Madrid

Delta 415 from Madrid, Spain to New York-JFK with 200 passengers and 11 crew members on board appears to have suffered a partial hydraulics failure after takeoff on Thursday morning, creating for some scary moments in the air and eventually leading to a runway excursion. Images posted on Twitter by passenger @ariasanna show a wing panel missing, with…

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Boeing 767 crosses Atlantic after engine surge on departure

An Euro Atlantic Airways Boeing 767-300 on behalf of Suriname Airways, registration CS-TFT performing flight PY-993 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Paramaribo (Suriname), was in the initial climb out of Amsterdam’s runway 24 when the right hand engine emitted a huge bang heard by witnesses on the ground as well as passengers and cabin crew on…

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Incident: American B763 near Bogota on Nov 2nd 2013, overwing slide deployed in flight

An American Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N373AA performing flight AA-916 from Bogota (Colombia) to Miami,FL (USA), was climbing through FL250 out of Bogota when a loud bang occurred from the underside and right hand side of the aircraft, the crew received indication that the right hand overwing slide had deployed in flight with the right…

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Accident: Royal Air Maroc B763 at Montreal on Nov 4th 2013, cargo belt loader caught fire

A Royal Air Maroc Boeing 767-300, registration CN-RNT performing flight AT-206 from Casablanca (Marocco) to Montreal,QC (Canada), had completed an uneventful flight, the aircraft reached the parking position, engines were shut down and passengers began to disembark. A cargo belt loader was used to unload luggage from the left aft cargo door but caught fire…

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