Articles about Air Traffic Control

AI pilots spot jeep, man on runaway, take-off, avert disaster

15 Feb 2020

India
AI pilots spot jeep, man on runaway, take-off, avert disaster

A major disaster was averted this morning at the Pune airport when pilots, flying an Air India flight, spotted a jeep and a man on the runaway.

Last month, SpiceJet flight intercepted by Pakistan jets amid confusion

17 Oct 2019

World
Last month, SpiceJet flight intercepted by Pakistan jets amid confusion

With Indo-Pak tensions heightened since the Balakot airstrikes, Pakistani fighter jets intercepted a SpiceJet passenger plane over their airspace last month, sources in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said today.

"Big mistake" to shoot down our own chopper: IAF Chief

04 Oct 2019

India
"Big mistake" to shoot down our own chopper: IAF Chief

A day after Balakot airstrikes of February, Pakistani jets attacked army installations. To give a response to them, the Indian Air Force (IAF) pressed a couple of its helicopters to service.

When IAF-plane went missing, pilot's wife was on air-traffic duty

06 Jun 2019

India
When IAF-plane went missing, pilot's wife was on air-traffic duty

On Monday afternoon, IAF's AN-32 plane went missing, and more than three days later, there is still no sign of the aircraft.

IndiGo plane makes emergency landing after smoke detected in cabin

11 Dec 2018

India
IndiGo plane makes emergency landing after smoke detected in cabin

In a terrifying incident, thick smoke spread inside the cabin of a Kolkata-bound IndiGo flight causing it to make an emergency landing.

How this Air India pilot saved lives of 370 passengers

18 Sep 2018

India
How this Air India pilot saved lives of 370 passengers

On Monday, reports surfaced detailing the nightmarish ordeal Air India pilots had to endure on September 11 when they had to battle low fuel, multiple systems failure, and bad weather to safely land a 15-hour-long flight from New Delhi to New York.

Washington: 'Suicidal' airline employee steals plane, flies it, then crashes

11 Aug 2018

World
Washington: 'Suicidal' airline employee steals plane, flies it, then crashes

In a rather unusual turn of events, an Alaska Airlines plane was stolen by a 29-year-old man from the Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington on Friday.

Hyderabad: Jazeera Airways flight catches fire after landing, passengers safe

02 Aug 2018

India
Hyderabad: Jazeera Airways flight catches fire after landing, passengers safe

The right engine of Kuwait's Jazeera Airways aircraft, carrying about 150 passengers, caught a minor fire after it landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad at 1:30 am today.

Lunch break saves 40 laborers during Mumbai plane crash

29 Jun 2018

India
Lunch break saves 40 laborers during Mumbai plane crash

At least 40 laborers had a narrow escape as they went for their lunch break minutes before a chartered plane crashed into an under-construction building in the bustling Ghatkopar area in Mumbai yesterday.

After over-night bus journey, Congress MLAs reach Hyderabad

18 May 2018

Politics
After over-night bus journey, Congress MLAs reach Hyderabad

Congress and JD(S) MLAs travelled in a bus from Bengaluru to Hyderabad, late Thursday night. The decision was taken by senior party members to prevent horse-trading.

Nepal plane crash might have been caused by runway confusion

13 Mar 2018

World
Nepal plane crash might have been caused by runway confusion

Nepalese investigators have retrieved the black box of the Bangladeshi plane that crashed in Kathmandu on Monday killing 49 people.

Chaos at Andheri station as car runs up platform

20 Feb 2017

Mumbai
Chaos at Andheri station as car runs up platform

Chaos ensued at Andheri station when under-19 cricketer Harpeet Singh drove his car onto Platform 1 amid the morning rush.

Germany sends fighter planes after Jet Airways flight loses contact

20 Feb 2017

World
Germany sends fighter planes after Jet Airways flight loses contact

Germany scrambled two Eurofighter Typhoon jets after the Mumbai-London Jet Airways flight 9W 118, lost contact with the Air Traffic Control tower.