Tag: McDonnell Douglas MD-80
French forces secured the site of a crashed Air Algerie flight in Mali, and found one flight recorder but no survivors, French President Francoise Hollande said Friday. Wreckage of the jet was found in a “disintegrated state” in northern Mali, he said, making it the third major international aviation disaster in recent days. “Regrettably, there […]
A French Ministry of Defense official tells Fox News that the Air Algerie jet carrying 116 people that vanished from radar shortly after takeoff late Wednesday night has crashed in Mali, and that two French fighter jets have located the wreckage. Air navigation services lost track of the Swiftair MD-83 roughly 50 minutes after takeoff […]
An Allegiant Air flight headed to St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport diverted for an emergency landing at Albany Airport Sunday night after pilots received a fire warning in the cargo area. Allegiant Flight 863, an MD-80 jet with 155 passengers and 6 crew (according to the airline), landed at the nearest airport they could and passengers were […]
MD-80 Reliability and Safety Now a Concern?
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An American Airlines jet had to abort its takeoff at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Thursday night due to a wheel possibly locking up.
An American Airlines jet flying from Denver, Colorado to Dallas Ft. Worth on Wednesday diverted to Pueblo Memorial (PUB) when a burning smell was detected in the cabin.
An American Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Chicago O’Hare Airport on Friday due to gear door issue.