Delta Flight Loses Tire During Takeoff

A Delta flight experienced a mechanical failure over the weekend when it lost its front tire while preparing for an international flight. The incident occurred at Atlanta International Airport on Saturday, just before noon. The Delta flight, which was headed for Bogota, Colombia, was moving into takeoff position on the runway when another aircraft noticed the issue and alerted the control tower. The pilot of the following aircraft in the takeoff line reported the problem …

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Airplane’s Panel Blowout Mid-Flight Forces Emergency Landing

Portland, Oregon – On Friday, an Alaska Airlines Flight bound for Ontario, California, had to make an emergency landing in Portland International Airport after the crew reported a pressurization issue. It was reported that a section of the fuselage, including a window, blew out shortly after takeoff. No serious injuries were reported. In response, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered all Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft to be grounded until comprehensive inspections are completed. …

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Horrifying midair collision at airshow

As part of the Wings Over Dallas Airshow, a mid-air collision occurred on Saturday afternoon at Dallas Executive Airport. A number of emergency crews responded to the incident at the Dallas Executive Airport during the Commemorative Air Force Wings Over Dallas event. This is according to the FAA. A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra collided and crashed Saturday around 1:20 p.m. No information was available regarding the number of passengers on …

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VIDEO: Boeing 747 has wheel fall off seconds after takeoff

Footage captures moment Boeing 747 Dreamlifter loses a wheel after take-off – AeroTime Following Tuesday morning’s takeoff from Taranto in southern Italy, a wheel fell off a giant Boeing Co. cargo jet.  The video posted on Twitter shows black smoke billowing out of the Dreamlifter’s undercarriage at high speed and a wheel like a giant bowling ball bouncing as it flew towards the runway before bouncing away again.  The aircraft, operated by Atlas Air Worldwide …

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