Posts Tagged ‘El Al’
 

 

On This Day in Aviation History: February 18th

Aircraft industrialist Jack Northrop dies, the Space Shuttle Enterprise takes its first flight, four die in a terror attack on an El Al 707, the DC-1 is flown by TWA, Hawthorne Nevada 708 crashes, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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The Apollo 17 spacecraft, containing astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, Ronald E. Evans, and Harrison H. Schmitt, glided to a safe splashdown at 2:25 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 1972, 648 kilometers (350 nautical miles) southeast of American Samoa. The astronauts were flown by recovery helicopter to the U.S.S. Ticonderoga slightly less than an hour after the completion of NASA's sixth and last manned lunar landing in the Apollo program. (Photo by NASA)

Today in Aviation History: December 19th

The world's first airport opens near Paris, the last moon mission returns to earth, a Chalk's Ocean Airways crash is captured on video, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 

Video: Passengers Say Truck Hit El Al Plane Before Landing Gear Emergency

Did a truck hit the El Al Boeing 777-200ER that made an emergency landing due to a malfunction on May 23rd?
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The Logbook: Delta, Delta, and More Delta

In today's daily digest, Delta adds service, cuts service and looks to start a new codeshare. Meanwhile, Kingfisher accidentally squawks a hijack and Jet Airways toys with a plane full of passengers.
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 
El Al Boeing 747-400 (4X-ELD) departing JFK's Runway 22R enroute to Tel Aviv. (Photo by Mario Craig)

El Al Wants to End Cairo Flights From Israel

Israel's national airline seeks an immediate halt to its once-weekly Tel Aviv-Cairo flights, citing empty planes and high security costs.
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