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United Airlines Flight Diverts to Washington Dulles International Airport

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Diverts to Washington Dulles International Airport

United Airlines flight UA-1068 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on February 18th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Newark, New Jersey, to Bogota, Colombia, was diverted after both autopilots failed. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Recommend on Facebook Share... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Houston

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Houston

Southwest Airlines flight WN-289 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Houston, Texas, on February 18th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Belize to Denver, Colorado, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share... »

Nok Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Nok Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Nok Air flight DD-9407 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand, on February 18th. The plane took off for Bangkok, Thailand, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All eighty-four people aboard remained unharmed. Recommend on... »

NASA to Host National Space Council Meeting at Kennedy Space Center

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
NASA to Host National Space Council Meeting at Kennedy Space Center

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida will host a meeting of the National Space Council, chaired by Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday, Feb. 21. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the meeting beginning at 10 a.m. EST. Media are invited to cover the vice president’s arrival on Tuesday,... »

Iran Aseman Airlines Plane Crashes in Iran; 66 Killed

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
Iran Aseman Airlines Plane Crashes in Iran; 66 Killed

Iran Aseman Airlines flight EP-3704 crashed in Semirom, Iran, on February 18th. The incident happened when the plane was heading from Tehran to Yasuj, Iran. The plane was carrying sixty passengers and six crew members at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on... »

Plane Crash in Wyoming Leaves Two Dead

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Evanston, Wyoming, on February 18th. The incident happened near Bear River when the plane was transporting two people from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Both occupants were killed in the crash. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend Download article as... »

Jet2 Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Medical Emergency

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
Jet2 Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Medical Emergency

Jet2 flight LS-1202 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Faro, Portugal, on February 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Lanzarote, Spain, to Birmingham, England, was diverted after the first officer became unwell. The plane landed safely. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Print for... »

13 Killed in Mexico Helicopter Crash

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher

A military helicopter crashed on top of two vehicles in Oaxaca, Mexico, on February 16th. The incident happened when the helicopter, carrying officials including Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete Prida and Oaxaca’s governor Alejandro Murat, was attempting to land at an airfield in Santiago Jamiltepec. All the occupants survived the crash, however, thirteen people... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

American Airlines flight AA-206 made an emergency landing at Lajes Field, Portugal, on February 16th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Milan-Malpensa Airport, Italy, was diverted after the crew noticed multiple system failures. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share... »

Qeshm Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
Qeshm Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Qeshm Air flight QB-1202 made an emergency landing in Mashhad, Iran, on February 16th. The plane flying from Tehran, Iran, was on final approach to Mashhad when the crew failed to fully deploy the landing gear. The plane subsequently performed a partial gear up landing. All one hundred and four people aboard remained unharmed.... »

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