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Gol Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Friday, April 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Gol Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Gol Airlines flight G3-1620 had to return and make an emergency landing in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, on April 26th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a problem with right hand engine. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Recommend on Facebook... »

Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest Due to Hydraulic Issue

Friday, April 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest Due to Hydraulic Issue

Wizz Air flight W6-7868 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on April 27th. The plane, en-route from Beauvais–Tillé Airport, France, to Debrecen, Hungary, was diverted after the crew reported a hydraulic problem. The plane landed safely. All the passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement... »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Rome

Friday, April 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Rome

Delta Airlines flight DL-444 made an emergency landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, on April 27th. The Airbus A330-300 plane was flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, when the crew declared emergency due to a hydraulic problem. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Recommend on Facebook... »

Hawaiian Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Hawaii after Mid-Air Turbulence

Thursday, April 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Hawaiian Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Hawaii after Mid-Air Turbulence

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-43 made a safe landing at Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii, on April 22nd. The Boeing 767-300, flying from San Jose, California, had just climbed out of runway when it encountered turbulence mid-air, but the crew decided to continue the flight to Honolulu. The plane landed safely. Four crew members received... »

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Germany due to Gear Issue

Thursday, April 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Germany due to Gear Issue

United Airlines flight UA-53 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt, Germany, on April 24th. The Boeing 767-400, en-route from Zurich, Switzerland, to District of Columbia, USA, was mid-air above France when the crew detected retraction problem with its nose gear, prompting it to divert to Frankfurt. The plane... »

Air Iceland Plane Rejects Take Off due to Bird Strike

Thursday, April 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Iceland Plane Rejects Take Off due to Bird Strike

Air Iceland flight NY-17 rejected take off from Isafjordur Airport in Iceland, on April 26th. The plane was accelerating for take-off when a bird hit one of its propellers, prompting the pilots to reject take off. The plane safely returned to the apron. All 19 passengers remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google... »

TAM Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Thursday, April 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAM Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

TAM Airlines flight JJ-3289 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport in Brazil, on April 26th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Porto Alegre, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after its right hand engine ingested a bird. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 211 people... »

Jet Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lucknow

Thursday, April 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jet Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lucknow

Jet Airways flight 2828 made an emergency landing at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow, India, on April 27th. Authorities said the plane, flying from Dehradun, Uttarakhand, had reached its scheduled destination in New Delhi on time but the ATC advised the pilots to divert to Lucknow due to poor weather conditions. Shortly... »

Small Plane Crashed on Lake Gaston, North Carolina

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed on Lake Gaston, North Carolina, on April 24th. The 2005 Maule 235 single engine-plane was attempting to land when the pilot lost control and it flipped three times. There were three people aboard, including the pilot Paul Heaton, of Roanoke Rapids, and two passengers; none of them were hurt. The... »

Military Helicopter Crashes in Myanmar

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Myanmar Air Force helicopter crashed into a reservoir near Meikhtila, Myanmar, on April 26th. Authorities said the Bell-206 helicopter, that took off from Meiktila airport, was on a training exercise when it went down due to engine failure. There were two pilots aboard at the time; both of them were rescued by fishermen.... »

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