Archive for March 8th, 2017

Fighter Jets Escort Fleet Air International Plane to Birmingham

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Fighter Jets Escort Fleet Air International Plane to Birmingham

Fleet Air International flight FRF-101 was intercepted by fighter jets on March 7th. The plane was heading from Otopeni, Romania, to Birmingham, England, when it lost communication with the ATC. Fighter planes were dispatched from Belgium and UK that intercepted the flight and escorted it safely to Birmingham. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article... »

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Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashed near Hesperia Airport, CA

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

A small plane crashed near Hesperia Airport, California, on March 7th. Authorities said the ultralight plane went down near the north end of the airport. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the accident. He was later identified as Robert Alexander, 55, of Hesperia, California. The incident is being investigated.... »

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Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tokyo

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tokyo

Japan Airlines flight JL-21 made an emergency landing in Tokyo, Japan, on March 6th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Beijing, China, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a crack in captain’s windshield. The plane landed safely. There were 169 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.... »

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Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Cathay Pacific flight CX-9993 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on March 6th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Zhuhai, China, but had to turn back due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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  • SA light plane crash leaves three dead https://t.co/xQLHmDvpdI via @SkyNewsAust
    about 7 hours ago
  • Bus full of Mesa cheerleaders involved in fiery crash in California https://t.co/b31Ish3Apg via @12News
    about 7 hours ago
  • Corendon Dutch Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam https://t.co/aQkRHiG4mR
    about 23 hours ago
  • Malindo Air Flight Returns to Dhaka with Cracked Windshield https://t.co/IyJ4HihAjY
    about 23 hours ago
  • Jet2 Flight Bursts Two Tires on Landing at Tenerife South Airport https://t.co/Rf1bDc8e8K
    about 23 hours ago