Plane Landing

  • Manchester United squad in air scare after 'frightening' plane landing November 27, 2013

    Manchester United's plane had to abort its landing seconds from touchdown as the squad flew to Germany for Wednesday's Champions League match with Bayer Leverkusen, British media reported. The chartered 185-seater Monarch Airlines Airbus 321 jet circled before landing safely at the second attempt, 10 minutes late at Cologne's Konrad Adenauer...
  • Part of 9/11 plane landing gear found in lower Manhattan April 27, 2013

    New York: A piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the commercial airplanes that crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, has been discovered, wedged between two lower Manhattan buildings, police said on Friday. The piece of landing gear found in a narrow alleyway behind...
  • Plane with UP minister on board skids off runway September 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Minister Shivpal Yadav on Saturday had a miraculous escape when a small plane carrying him skidded off the runway after landing at the IGI airport in Delhi. The incident took place at around 12 noon when the plane skidded off the runway after landing and the nose-wheel...
  • Poland: plane from US lands on belly, none hurt November 2, 2011

    Warsaw: A Boeing airliner from the US carrying 231 people was forced to land on its belly in Warsaw after its landing gear failed to open, triggering sparks and small fires. No one was hurt, but some passengers sobbed as they prayed for a safe landing. Capt Tadeusz Wrona, who handled...
  • Light plane forced to land in Australian harbour February 6, 2009

    Darwin: A pilot guided a light plane and his five passengers to a safe landing in shallow waters in northern Australia on Friday — and walked away with his baggage. The dual-propeller Piper Chieftain experienced engine trouble shortly after takeoff from the frontier city of Darwin. It quickly descended as pilot...
  • Crashed US plane passengers rescued by ferries, divers January 16, 2009

    New York: Passengers from the US Airways plane that crash-landed in New York's Hudson River on Thursday huddled on the wings in freezing air while those in the icy water went limp from the cold and would not have survived more than a few minutes, rescuers said. A US Airways...