Entries tagged 'aircraft'

The following 8 entries have been tagged using the term aircraft. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.

Aurigny Air Services
Aurigny Air Services was founded in 1968 when Alderney was at risk of losing its air link to Guernsey. It was bought by the States of Guernsey to guarantee its slots at London's Gatwick Airport in 2003.

Air UK Fokker overshoots Guernsey runway
The plane was trying to land in strong sidewinds, which caused it to overshoot.

A plane crashed on Crevichon
The Heinkel He 111 had been bound for London but was unable to deliver its bombs on the city

A Trislander ate itself between Jersey and Guernsey
The plane's propellors ate away at part of the cowling, but nobody noticed during an otherwise normal flight.

An Islander aircraft crashed in Guernsey
The aircraft's main tanks ran out of fuel, even though there was enough fuel elsewhere in the system

Guernsey to Jersey plane crashed into the sea
The Cloud of Iona went down in rough seas and wasn't found for another two weeks.

G-JOEY completes his last flight
One of Aurigny's Trislanders, G-JOEY was the subject of a series of children's books.

Guernsey-built prototype plane crashes
Wee Mite was designed and built on Guernsey and crashed on the beach at Vazon during a test flight