BEIJING, May 15: An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft successfully landed on the surface of Mars on Saturday, state news agency Xinhua reported, making China the second space-faring nation after the United States to land on the Red Planet.

MOSCOW, June 27: Two people were killed and seven injured when an Antonov An-24 passenger plane made an emergency landing at a regional airport in Russia’s Buryatia republic, in Siberia, on Thursday, the area’s emergency situations ministry said.

Foggy weather disrupts flights at TIA

January 27, 2019 11:07 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Take off and landing at the only international airport of the country has been affected due to bad weather this morning.

JUMLA, Jun 9: A Tara Air with Call Sign 9N-AEV has met with an accident while landing at the Jumla Airport in the district on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, March 31: A Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Airbus 320 bound for Kathmandu from Dubai had to be diverted from its course and make an emergency landing at Indira Ghandi International Airport on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: An aircraft of Sita Air, a private airline, made a safe landing at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Tuesday after one of its engines had to be turned off. The plane had taken off for Lukla from TIA at 10:30 am, with 12 passengers  on board.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: A masked man landed at Tribhuvan International Airport at 10:30 am from an Air India aircraft on Monday. Curiosity grew within the people in general at the sight of the masked man having a sturdy body. Speculations were being made that he was from a criminal background when the media persons were gathering around and firing questions at him. A huge crowd had already gathered around him.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: An aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has met with an accident at Bhairahawa airport. The accident occurred when the aircraft with a call sign 9NAKS was landing.

MIAMI, March 31: SpaceX chief Elon Musk hailed a “revolution in spaceflight” after blasting off a recycled rocket for the first time Thursday, using a booster that had previously flown cargo to the International Space Station.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: A Nepal Army helicopter with President Bidya Devi Bhandari on board has made an emergency landing near Arjun khola, Bhaluwang, in Dang district Friday morning.

MUGU, Jan 11: An aircraft of Goma Air that had flown from Nepalgunj with 15 passengers on board averted an accident at the Rara-based Talcha Airport on Wednesday though one of its tires flattened while landing.

Emergency landing airport in the offing

December 6, 2016 08:57 am

HETAUDA, Dec 6: Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Indra Bahadur Baniya has said that a technicians' team would be mobilised to carry out feasibility study for the construction of an emergency landing airport in Makwanpur.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: An aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) that flew from New Delhi has made an emergency landing at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Monday afternoon.

Mountain Air chopper makes forced landing

September 25, 2016 13:03 pm

KATHMANDU, SEPT 25: A Mountain Air chopper heading towards Kathmandu from Lukla was compelled to make a forced landing due to a technical problem.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: A tire of an aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) from New Delhi got flattened while landing at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Tuesday afternoon.

IRELAND, Aug 31: Sixteen people have been injured after turbulence prompted a transatlantic flight to make an emergency landing in the Republic of Ireland.

ISTANBUL, Aug 18: A Qatar Airways passenger jet made an emergency landing at Istanbul's main airport shortly after takeoff Thursday following a fire in one of its engines, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

NUWAKOT, Aug 11: A helicopter of Mountain Air with four passengers on board made an emergency landing at Mahadev Phant of the district following a glitch in its engine.

SYDNEY, July 4:  A United Airlines flight from Sydney to Los Angeles was forced to make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport on Monday after striking a bird, an airline official said.

LAHAN, June 16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday sent the agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) a third invitation letter for talks.