Air Canada skids off runway in Halifax, 23 injured

An Air Canada plane came off the runway after landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Nova Scotia early Sunday, sending at least 23 people to hospital with minor injuries, officials said.

British flight lands safely after technical snag

 A Las Vegas-bound passenger plane of British airline Virgin Atlantic has landed safely back at Gatwick Airport following a technical issue with one of the landing gears, the airline said Monday.

Morgan Freeman safely lands malfunctioning plane
Morgan Freeman safely lands malfunctioning plane

Veteran actor Morgan Freeman has safely landed an aircraft he was flying after it malfunctioned on his way to the Toronto Film Festival.

Solar powered aircraft to land in India

The world`s first solar powered aircraft, Solar Impulse, capable of flying day and night is all set to land in India about a year from now, the aircraft`s manufacturer said.

China tells pilots to improve landing skills to deal with Beijing smog

Chinese media frequently reports fights, attacks on airport and airline workers and passengers storming aircraft in response to delays and the poor way they are handled.

Asiana Airlines pilots `tried to abort landing` 1.5 seconds before crash

Pilots of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 tried to abort the landing less than two seconds before the plane crashed.

One hurt as plane crashes while landing in Nepal

One person was injured when an aircraft crash landed at an airport in Nepal Saturday, an official said.

IAF aircraft makes `delayed landing` in Guwahati

An Indian Air Force aircraft made a `delayed landing` at the Lokpriyo Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here.

US jet catches fire on landing in Atlanta

Passengers were quickly evacuated and firefighters doused the flames.

Court summons Lalu for landing chopper without permission

A court here on Thursday asked
RJD supremo Lalu Prasad to appear before it on July 4 in connection
with a complaint against them for landing their helicopter on
NH 28 at Maniari in Muzaffarpur district without permission.

Shuttle Discovery prepares for last landing

Discovery blasted off on February 24 to deliver supplies to hold spare parts for the ISS.

Foreigner dies mid-air, plane makes emergency landing

A Frankfurt-Bangkok flight made
an emergency landing in the city for medical treatment of a
passenger who suddenly fell ill mid-air, but he was dead
before the airport doctors could treat him.

Bomb alert on Cairo-bound plane forces landing

The plane out of London carrying 251 passengers landed at Athens airport.

Kuala Lumpur-Kochi flight`s wheel tyre bursts on landing

The tyre of a Kuala Lumpur-Kochi Air
Asia flight, carrying 118 passengers, burst after it landed at
the airport here on Sunday, airport sources said.

American Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Iceland

An American Airlines flight with
145 people on board made an emergency landing today in Iceland
after reports of chemical fumes in the cabin.

IAF aircraft makes emergency landing

An Indian Air Force `Avro`
aircraft carrying ten personnel made an emergency landing at
the airport here today after a minor fire was detected in an
electrical wire, airport officials said.

Bomb suspect had been flagged for check at landing

Homeland Security officials say
they had flagged the suspect in the Christmas Day airline
bombing attempt as someone who should go through additional
security when he landed in the United States.

Birds’ landing relies on their ability to detect edges

In a major advance in understanding how human eyesight works, scientists have shown that the birds` amazing flight and landing precision relies on their ability to detect edges.

Space shuttle and crew aim for Thursday landing

Shuttle Discovery`s
astronauts aimed for a Thursday evening landing to wrap up their
successful space station delivery mission, but late summer
storms threatened to keep them up an extra day or two.

A piece of lunar history lies in India: The Times of India

As the world celebrates the 40th anniversary of the first manned moon landing, few know about the role played by Indian scientists. The first men on the moon— Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin— collected 21.7 kg of rock and dust.