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Kuwait Airways Flight Suffers Runway Excursion at Cochin International Airport

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Kuwait Airways Flight Suffers Runway Excursion at Cochin International Airport

Kuwait Airways flight KU-357 suffered a temporary runway excursion after landing at Cochin International Airport, India, on August 14th. The incident happened when the Airbus A330-200 plane was coming from Kuwait. The plane subsequently returned onto the runway center line. All one hundred and sixty-one people aboard remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on... »

Blue Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Blue Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

Blue Air flight 0B-4541 had to return and make an emergency landing in Alghero, Italy, on August 12th. The Boeing 737-400 plane took off for Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Italy, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook... »

Croatia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zagreb

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Croatia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zagreb

Croatia Airlines flight OU-491 made an emergency landing in Zagreb, Croatia, on August 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was flying from Heathrow Airport, England, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines due to vibrations. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on... »

Finnair Flight Suffers Lightning Strike Near Helsinki

Monday, August 13, 2018
By George Hatcher
Finnair Flight Suffers Lightning Strike Near Helsinki

Finnair flight AY-315 suffered a lightning strike near Helsinki, Finland, on August 12th. The incident happened shortly after the plane took off for Vaasa, Finland. The plane landed back safely. All forty-seven people aboard remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend... »

Small Plane Crashes in Baker City, OR; Two Killed

Monday, August 13, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Baker City, Oregon, on August 11th. It is believed that the plane flying from Caldwell, Idaho, was on its way to Baker City Municipal Airport when it went down. There were two people aboard at the time; both were killed in the crash. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google... »

Iberia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Ecuador

Monday, August 13, 2018
By George Hatcher
Iberia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Ecuador

Iberia flight IB-6453 made an emergency landing in Quito, Ecuador, on August 11th. The Airbus A340-600 plane flying from Madrid, Spain, touched down in Quito but the crew aborted landing and went around due to a blown tire. The plane subsequently landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share... »

1 Survives, 8 Die in Indonesian Plane Crash

Sunday, August 12, 2018
By George Hatcher

A Dimonim Air plane crashed in Papua, Indonesia, on August 11th. The plane carrying nine people was heading to Oksibil airport, Indonesia, when it went down. Eight people were killed in the crash while a twelve-year-old boy was found alive. The cause of crash is being investigated. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share... »

Jet2 Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bordeaux

Sunday, August 12, 2018
By George Hatcher
Jet2 Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bordeaux

Jet2 flight LS-252 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Bordeaux, France, on August 10th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Faro, Portugal, to Leeds, England, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and twenty people aboard remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on... »

Rescue Helicopter Crashes in Japan; 9 Dead

Sunday, August 12, 2018
By George Hatcher

A Japanese search and rescue helicopter crashed in Gunma prefecture, Japan, on August 10th. The Bell 412EP helicopter was carrying nine people when it crashed into the central mountains in Nakanojo. All nine people aboard were killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share... »

Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Saturday, August 11, 2018
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-50A made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on August 10th. The plane heading from Orlando, Florida, to Gatwick Airport, England, was diverted due to smoke on board. The plane landed safely. There were one hundred and ninety-four passengers and thirteen crew members aboard at the time. Twelve passengers were... »

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  • At Least 24 Dead, 19 Injured After Bus Crashes in Ecuador https://t.co/Ym4QqZKVw5
    about 13 hours ago
  • Kuwait Airways Flight Suffers Runway Excursion at Cochin International Airport https://t.co/MccKdStgpX
    about 13 hours ago
  • Blue Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike https://t.co/tqyuy0fVEr
    about 13 hours ago
  • Croatia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zagreb https://t.co/71mqi2sOJF
    about 13 hours ago
  • Dozens killed in Italian bridge collapse https://t.co/uwR9zQW0uf
    about 13 hours ago