Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Singapore Airlines flight’s landing at wrong airport averted

    Mumbai: A Singapore Airlines flight on Monday was about to land on the small Juhu airport, mistaking it for the international airport, before the error was detected in the nick of time for it to land at the scheduled airstrip, officials said.

  • Minister’s office rubbishes ‘50 chartered flight’ charge

    Nagpur : The office of Union Road, Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday dubbed reports stating that 50 chartered flights will ferry VIPs for his daughter’s wedding as ‘mischievous and incorrect’.

  • Air India Express plane lands under emergency conditions

    Kochi : A Dammam-bound Air India Express plane from Mangaluru with 131 passengers and crew onboard landed under emergency conditions at Kochi after sparks were seen by the Air Traffic Control as the aircraft got airborne.

  • Mix-up sends plane flying in wrong direction

    Kuala Lumpur : The beleaguered Malaysian Airlines launched a probe after one of its planes flew in the wrong direction towards Melbourne rather than Kuala Lumpur for eight minutes during a Christmas Day flight from New Zealand. The Flight MH132 from Auckland to Kuala Lumpur took off at 2.23 am on Christmas Day but flew south over the Tasman Sea rather than taking a more direct ‘north-west’ route to the Malaysian capital, radar data

  • 10 die in BSF air-crash near Delhi airport

    New Delhi : A small 20-year-old BSF plane that was ferrying technical personnel to Ranchi crashed near Dwarka and burst into flames just outside the IGI airport shortly after take-off, killing all 10 people on board. The ill-fated twin-engine Beechcraft Super King plane took an abrupt U-turn towards the airport after taking off at 9.37 AM and ploughed into a tree while trying to land following a technical glitch said officials from the Air

  • Pilots repaired the plane just before take- off

    Indore : Both pilots of the plane, which crashed on Wednesday morning in the city airport were quite experienced with record of over 250 hours flying and had Commercial Pilot licence ( CPL).