[dehai-news] (Avion, Italy) Ethiopian Airlines plagued with problems, two emergency landings in a month

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From: Biniam Tekle (biniamt@dehai.org)
Date: Mon Feb 02 2009 - 12:30:59 EST

2009-02-02 05:50 pm - Occurrences

05:50 pm - Monday
*Damage to an engine: an Ethiopian Airlines' airplane comes back*
  *Rome, Italy - The occurrence happened this morning at Rome-Fiumicino's
(WAPA) - The Provincial leadership of Firemen in Rome unveiled that nine
rescue means are intervened this morning at Fiumicino's airport due to an
emergency landing made by pilot of a B-757 airplane of Ethiopian Airlines
with 147 passengers on board and nine crew members.

The airplane's pilot, remarked shortly after taking off from Rome's airport
of the damage to an engine, has come back landing again on it: the manoeuvre
made perfectly, from which all people on board are safe. (Avionews)

(006) 090202175049-1099274 (World Aeronautical Press Agency - 2009-02-02
05:50 pm)



Sunday, 11th January 2009 - 08:12CET
Updated: Ethiopian B757 makes emergency landing in Malta

An Ethiopian Boeing 757 airliner made an emergency landing at Malta
International Airport this morning after one of its two engines failed,
sources said.

The Boeing 757 was on a flight from Addis Ababa to Rome Fiumicino when it
declared an emergency and diverted to Malta.

The Health Department was immediately informed and an emergency plan was put
in place. Two ambulances were sent on site and all the doctors and nurses at
the Emergency Department at Mater Dei Hospital as well as those at the four
main health centres and at St Vincent De Paul, were prepared to handle any
possible injuries.

The plane landed safely at 4.30 a.m.

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