Two Air Zimbabwe planes flying to Harare from Johannesburg and Bulawayo were involved in separate mid-air incidents in the space of 48 hours. Both incidents were confirmed by the troubled national carrier.
Airzim Engineers Probe Fire Incident
The Herald, 30 April 2019
Air Zimbabwe engineers have launched investigations into the cause of an engine malfunction that resulted in a "brief" tail pipe fire on its Boeing 767-200ER on its way from… Read more »
The Air Zimbabwe tweet about the mid-air engine fire incident.
Air Zimbabwe Engine Burns During Johannesburg Flight
News24Wire, 28 April 2019
An Air Zimbabwe plane experienced "a malfunction" in one of its engines causing a brief fire on Sunday evening from OR Tambo International Airport to Harare. Read more »
Airzim in Mid-Air Scare
New Zimbabwe, 27 April 2019
Creaky Air Zimbabwe's flight from Bulawayo to Harare late Friday was involved in a scare after reportedly hitting a flock of birds. Read more »
Barely 3 days after retrenching 200 employees, the state-owned airline has started rehiring some of the same staff members as the abrupt move wreaked havoc with the airline's ... Read more »
As all its aircraft had technical problems, the desperate airline was forced to hire a plane from South Africa, in an effort to fulfill some of its flight schedules. Read more »
And even with their seemingly dismal track record, the state-owned airline has failed to seal a modern passenger aircraft lease deal with Malaysia Airlines. The parties could not ... Read more »
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