Archive for February, 2017

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

United Airlines flight UA-56 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Shannon, Ireland, on February 27th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to Newark, New Jersey, was diverted after a crack was noticed in first officer’s windshield. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

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LOT Polish Airlines Flight Returns to Warsaw due to Engine Vibrations

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
LOT Polish Airlines Flight Returns to Warsaw due to Engine Vibrations

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-6523 made an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland, on February 27th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Mauritius, but had to turn back due to engine vibrations. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

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Air Arabia Plane Returns to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport due to Medical Emergency

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Air Arabia Plane Returns to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air Arabia flight G9824 had to return for an emergency landing at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, United Arab Emirates, on February 26th. The plane took off for Peshawar, Pakistan, but had to return shortly afterwards after a Pakistani passenger suffered a cardiac arrest. The plane landed safely. Authorities said the passenger died on... »

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Aeroflot Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kazakhstan

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Aeroflot Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kazakhstan

Aeroflot Airlines flight SU-1955 had to return and make an emergency landing in Aktau, Kazakhstan, on February 26th. The plane took off for Moscow, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received indication of an issue with air conditioning systems. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

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Aeroflot Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Monday, February 27th, 2017
Aeroflot Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Aeroflot Airlines flight SU-2391 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on February 26th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Moscow, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported an engine stall. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. All passengers and crew members... »

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Ethiopian Airlines Flight Diverts to Delhi due to Technical Issues

Monday, February 27th, 2017
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Diverts to Delhi due to Technical Issues

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET-8806 made an emergency landing in Delhi, India, on February 25th. The plane en-route from Mumbai, India, to Kathmandu, Nepal, was diverted due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely. There were 255 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Captain Becomes Ill

Monday, February 27th, 2017
KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Captain Becomes Ill

KLM flight KL-643 had to divert and make an emergency landing in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on February 25th. The Boeing 747-400 plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was diverted after the captain became ill. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The captain... »

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Los Angeles-Bound FedEx Plane Rejects Take Off From Honolulu

Monday, February 27th, 2017
Los Angeles-Bound FedEx Plane Rejects Take Off From Honolulu

FedEx Federal Express flight FX-1814 had to reject take off from Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 24th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 plane was accelerating to take off for Los Angeles, California, when the crew rejected take off at high speed due to some issues. The plane returned to apron with a blown tire. Everyone aboard... »

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FAA Aviation Safety Rating for Kenya

Monday, February 27th, 2017
FAA Aviation Safety Rating for Kenya

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has announced that Kenya complies with international safety standards. Kenya has been granted a Category 1 rating under the International Aviation Safety Assessment program. Kenya’s civil aviation authority meets International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards. With a Category 1 rating, Kenyan air carriers can secure FAA... »

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Air Berlin Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Daytona Beach

Sunday, February 26th, 2017
Air Berlin Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Daytona Beach

Air Berlin flight AB-7416 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Daytona Beach, Florida, on February 25th. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Dusseldorf, Germany, to Cancun, Mexico, was diverted after smoke was noticed in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (10 of 10) The crash site is about 16 miles west, northwest of the airport. The final radio contact prior to the c… https://t.co/vfcxme8KFW
    about 12 hours ago
  • (9 of 10) Plane crashed on a mountain. The airport is in a valley. The charts https://t.co/oQHwWZOpte
    about 12 hours ago
  • (8 of 10) Wikipedia already has a site up on the crash, but the crash will be under official investigation for a… https://t.co/DjSQVYhgSP
    about 12 hours ago
  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
    about 12 hours ago
  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
    about 12 hours ago