Tag Archives: Crash

Ryanair jets collide at Seville airport

Ryanair, the World’s most hated airline, have reportedly been involved in a collision between two of their aircraft at Seville airport.

According to the report on the ABC de Sevilla website, both aircraft were pushed back from their stands at the same time resulting in the wing from one aircraft striking the tail of the other causing minor damage (see image) and a resulting delay to the passengers on both aircraft.

In other news, Ryanair are cutting services at Edinburgh airport axing flights to destinations including Fuerteventura, Spain, and Frankfurt from October, adding to the five routes that the wannabe airline said in February it would remove from its summer schedule.

The cuts will reduce the number of its passengers using Edinburgh by about 500,000 a year — from 1.8m to 1.3m, and cost 500 jobs, according to Ryanair.

Read more: http://www.irishexaminer.com/business/ryanair-to-cut-edinburgh-routes-190374.html

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Ryanair website down

Ryanair, the World’s most hated airline, are experiencing a few issues today with their website but have so far failed to explain to anyone what the problems are being caused by and how passengers will be affected.

Online bookings are still unavailable as is the online check-in system that passengers are forced to use in order to avoid being shafted at the airport for checking in there. How many will be charged later today or tomorrow morning?

What are this shambolic airline playing at?

This is the same Ryanair that reckon they can ditch co-pilots seeing as computers do all the flying on aircraft.

Hmmm…computers…co-pilots…computers…website…computers…landing plane…

If you are currently stuck with checking in online and worried about being screwed by Ryanair, let us know. Editor at ihateryanair.org

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Ryanair in massive crash…of website booking system

The online booking and check-in system for Ryanair, the World’s most hated airline, has been down for over an hour today.

Passengers hoping to check-in 5 hours before their flight today will now likely have now been stung for not checking in online and will have to pay when they arrive at the airport.

With regards to the booking system going down for what Ryanair call “essential system maintenance”, we have crudely calculated that this website crash will be costing the airline a size-able sum of cash.

Take August this year for example. 7.6 million passengers flown. That’s just over 250,000 passenger bookings per day, equating to around 10,500 per hour. Taking £50 as an estimate of revenue per passenger, this would mean Ryanair have lost over £500,000 in bookings since 12.30pm today.

What a joke Lyingair are. Having to shut down their booking system when they want to make a tiny edit to the website such as adding the fabricated passenger testimonials. We recommend going and having a read of those, they are incredibly funny and oh so obviously written by someone at Lyingair.

http://www.ryanair.com/en/about/customer-feedback

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Ryanair jet narrowly avoids mid-air smash

A Boeing 737-800 operated by Ryanair, the World’s most hated airline, had a very near miss with a glider whilst on approach to land at Bremen in Germany.

The aircraft, registration EI-EKJ and performing flight FR3665 from Italy to Bremen in Germany, was on approach to runway 27 when the crew saw a glider in very close proximity to it.

The Ryanair jet was able to continue the approach and it landed safely about 5 minutes later.

Germany’s Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation (BFU) reported that the separation between the Ryanair Boeing 737-800 and the glider was reduced to 0.36nm laterally. The minimum vertical separation was estimated at 200 feet by the Ryanair crew.

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Ryanair jet’s broken tail flap prompts FAA ‘Airworthiness Directive’ affecting 600 aircraft

The FAA have ordered airlines to perform an emergency inspection of some 600 Boeing 737 airplanes after vibrations caused by a broken tail flap mechanism forced the diversion of a flight operated by Ryanair, the World’s most hated airline.

The Ryanair flight using a Boeing 737-800, registration EI-DYI and performing flight FR-5407 from Eindhoven to Madrid with 146 passengers, was climbing out of Eindhoven having reached FL240 just northeast of Brussels, when the crew reported technical problems.

The Ryanair flightcrew diverted from the intended route and made an uneventful landing.

The FAA then received a report from Boeing detailing the failure of the aft attach lugs on the left elevator tab control mechanism, which resulted in severe elevator vibration.

Sandy Angers, a Seattle-based spokeswoman for Boeing Co., said the company identified the problem after the Ryanair incident when a flight crew noticed “excessive” vibration and was forced to divert.

“There is a safety concern,” she said. “When we become aware of these types of issues, we respond quickly.”

Angers said the order effects about 600 “next-generation Boeing 737s, including the -600, -700, -800, and -900 series.

Subsequent investigation revealed extensive damage to the elevator tab control system. Severe vibration in this attach point is suspected of allowing rapid wear of the joint, and resulted in failure of the attach lugs.

This condition, if not corrected, could “result in a loss of aircraft control and structural integrity” and could thus cause a crash.

The FAA Airworthiness Directive can be read here:
http://www.airweb.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library%5CrgAD.nsf/0/DF4E8BD4ADD40024862576E500199ECB?OpenDocument

A PDF copy of the FAA report can be found here:
http://www.airweb.faa.gov/Regulatory_and_Guidance_Library/rgAD.nsf/0/df4e8bd4add40024862576e500199ecb/$FILE/2010-06-51_Emergency.pdf

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Ryanair emergency landing this morning

A Ryanair plane that departed from Tampere was forced to make an emergency landing in Sweden. The pilot made the decision to land after noting a problem with the plane’s engines.

The aircraft, which was heading for Frankfurt, Germany, landed at the Skavstan Airport near Nyköping, in southeast Sweden.

The landing was smooth. However, technicians decided to keep the plane grounded, reported Sweden’s public television company SVT.

Swedish aviation officials confirmed the plane had an engine problem. Passengers of the interrupted flight were loaded onto another plane to continue their journey.

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Ryanair plane crashes off runway in Prestwick

A Ryanair aircraft has gone off the end of a runway at Prestwick Airport in the west of Scotland.

Emergency services are on the way to the scene. Strathclyde Fire and Rescue have confirmed they have sent three appliances to the incident.

It is understood the aircraft had been coming in to land when it overshot the runway. An eyewitness said it had come to rest partially on the grass.

Police said there were not believed to be any injuries.

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