Archive for March 1st, 2017

Korean Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Manila

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Korean Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Manila

Korean Air flight KE-644 had to divert for an emergency landing in Manila, Philippines, on February 28th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Singapore to Seoul, South Korea, was diverted after smell of smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All 285 passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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Aeropostal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Aeropostal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Aeropostal Airlines flight VH-150 made an emergency landing in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, on February 27th. The plane flying from Caracas, Venezuela, was on approach to Barquisimeto when the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane continued for a safe landing. The passengers were evacuated via slides. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

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Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Omaha

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Omaha

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1426 made a safe landing following bird strikes in Omaha, Nebraska, on February 27th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Chicago Midway International Airport, Illinois, was on short final to Omaha when the crew reported bird strikes. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

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American Airlines Flight Diverts to Denver due to Severe Turbulence

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
American Airlines Flight Diverts to Denver due to Severe Turbulence

American Airlines flight AA-1296 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Denver, Colorado, on February 27th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from San Diego, California, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after it was hit by severe turbulence. The plane landed safely. There were 166 passengers aboard at the time; 2 of them... »

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  • #Aviationsafety 2 people taking pictures on a runway were fatally struck by the wing of a landing plane. Chinipas Mexico.
    about 20 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety 6 die in Zimbabwe crash. Britten-Norman crashes into mountains.Minister of Transports brother dies.… https://t.co/KLHsdXpSkZ
    about 20 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 diverts to Kahului over smoke in cabin. Passengers rebooked on another plane.
    about 20 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Birdstrike. LATAM Chile Airbus A321-200 encountered flock at Cordoba. Flight 18 minutes in the air. Safe landing.
    about 20 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Fedex MD-10 Memphis-Montreal could not retract gear after takeoff. Returned to Memphis to make safe landing.
    about 20 hours ago