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SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

Monday, February 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3079 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on February 18th. The plane took off for Salt Lake City, Utah, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

Maldivian Airlines Plane Suffers Tail Strike While Landing in Maldives

Monday, February 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Maldivian Airlines Plane Suffers Tail Strike While Landing in Maldives

A Maldivian Airlines plane struck its tail onto runway while landing in Kooddoo Island, Maldives, on February 18th. The incident happened when the plane was performing flight Q2-160 from Kadhdhoo, Maldives. The plane taxied to apron without further incident. No injuries were reported. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin Tweet about... »

Small Plane Crashed in Bayonne, New Jersey; Pilot Injured

Monday, February 20, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed in a residential area in Bayonne, New Jersey, on February 19th. The plane went down on Avenue E between 41st and 42nd streets, knocking out some power lines. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured and was taken to Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey. The... »

Indian Air Force Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing due to Technical Snag

Monday, February 20, 2017
By George Hatcher

An Indian Air Force helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a field in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, on February 19th. The MI 8 helicopter was heading from Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bengaluru, Karnataka to Sulur Air Force Station, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, when the pilot decided to land in emergency due to a technical... »

Two Injured after Small Plane Crashed near Centennial airport, Colorado

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Centennial airport in Colorado, on February 18th. Authorities said the plane went down in a parking lot at Belford Avenue and Peoria Street. There were two people aboard at the time; one of them was taken to a hospital while the other one was treated at the scene. The... »

Small Plane Crashed in Barrow County, GA; Two Killed

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Barrow County Airport in Winder, Georgia, on February 16th. Barrow County Emergency Services Captain Scott Dakin said the airport employees spotted the wreckage while coming back after the lunch break. “When they came down the road they did see the plane in the wood line just along the road... »

Air India Flight Diverts to Ankara due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Diverts to Ankara due to Medical Emergency

Air India flight 130 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Ankara, Turkey, on February 16th. The plane flying from London, England, to Mumbai, India, was diverted after a 63-year-old Portuguese passenger suffered a suspected cardiac arrest. The plane landed safely. The passenger, identified as Agnelo Bareto, was rushed to a hospital.... »

Fighter Jets Intercept Jet Airways Plane After Loss of Communication

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Intercept Jet Airways Plane After Loss of Communication

Jet Airways flight 9W-118 was intercepted by two fighter planes due to loss of communication on February 16. The Boeing 777-300 plane was heading from Mumbai, India, to London, England, when it lost communication with the ATC. Two fighter jets intercepted the aircraft and subsequently, the communication was restored. The plane continued for a... »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Austin due to Odor in Cabin

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Austin due to Odor in Cabin

American Airlines flight AA-2575 made an emergency landing in Austin, Texas, on February 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Chicago, Illinois, but had to turn back after the crew reported an odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All 146 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe. Recommend on Facebook Share... »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at London City Airport

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at London City Airport

British Airways flight BA-4454 had to make an emergency landing at London City Airport, England, on February 17th. The plane flying from Rotterdam, Netherlands, was descending toward London City Airport when the crew reported smell of smoke on-board and declared an emergency. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Recommend... »

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