C-5 Dover

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Following a normal takeoff and initial climb, the C-5 aircrew observed a No. 2 engine “Thrust Reverser Not Locked” indication light. They shut down the No. 2 engine as a precaution and returned to Dover AFB. All 17 people on board the C-5 survived the crash, but three crewmembers...

Aircrash Tenerife

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The Tenerife airport disaster was a fatal collision between two Boeing 747 passenger aircraft which occurred on Sunday, March 27, 1977, on the runway of Los Rodeos Airport (now known as Tenerife North Airport), on the Spanish island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. With a...

Landing on the Hudson

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US Airways Flight 1549 was an Airbus A320-214 scheduled domestic commercial passenger flight from LaGuardia Airport in New York City that, on January 15, 2009, struck a flock of Canada Geese during its initial climb out, lost engine power, and ditched in the Hudson River off...