Archive for November, 2009

Kingfisher ATR-72 skidded of runway

Yesterday a Kingfischer Airlines ATR-72-212A (VT-KAC) skidded off the runway on landing at Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM), India. Flight IT4124 was bound from Bhavnagar to Mumbai. Nobody of the 46 people on board was injured. The plane was substantialy damaged. The accident was caused by low visibility.

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THX to “Prop-er”!

Guggenheim Receives First 777 for Lease to Korean Air

Boeing today announced that the plane maker recently delivered one of the first 777 to Guggenheim Aviation Partners. The Boeing 777-300ER will be operated under lease by Guggenheim customer Korean Air.

The 777-300ER is Guggenheim’s first leasing arrangement with Korean, as well as the first new Boeing passenger airplane delivery to Guggenheim. The delivery is the 25th 777 for Korean.

Guggenheim Aviation Partners - Korean Air Boeing 777-300ER

Guggenheim is scheduled to take delivery of additional five 777s.

Guggenheim Aviation Partners is a leading participant in commercial aircraft leasing with offices in Seattle, London and Singapore.

Source: Boeing
Photo: Boeing

Video - Beechcraft Bonanza Close Call with Terrain

I just found this video on YouTube.
According to the YouTube user, a Beechcraft Bonanza took of June 10th, 2009 to videotape a friend flying an Aero L-39 Albatros. Due to bad weather with low visibility, the Bonanza came very close to terrain. How close it really was, you can see on the damage of the plane in the end of the video.