Archive for April 3rd, 2017

Bird-Hit China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Xiamen

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Bird-Hit China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Xiamen

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-5665 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Xiamen, China, on April 1st. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Shanghai, China, was on approach to Xiamen when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

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Peruvian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Problems with Ailerons

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Peruvian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Problems with Ailerons

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-219 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lima, Peru, on April 1st. The Boeing 737-500 plane took off for Cuzco, Peru, but had to return shortly afterwards due to issues with the ailerons. The plane landed safely. All 120 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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Eagle Air Flight Veers Off Runway After Rejecting Take Off From Yei, South Sudan

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Eagle Air Flight Veers Off Runway After Rejecting Take Off From Yei, South Sudan

Eagle Air flight H7-360 veered off runway after rejecting take off from Yei, South Sudan, on April 1st. The plane was accelerating to take off for Arua, Uganda, when the crew rejected take off due to an engine issue. The plane veered off the runway and came to stop in the bushes with its... »

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2 Injured After Small Plane Crashed in Olympic National Park, WA

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

A small plane crashed in Olympic National Park, Washington, on April 2nd. The Cirrus SR22 plane was carrying 2 people when it went down near Brinnon. Both occupants of the plane were airlifted to Harborview Medical Center, Seattle. The FAA and the NTSB will investigate. Download article as PDF »

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  • 1 killed, 1 injured in Air Force training jet crash https://t.co/6I26fGt4Ay via @nypost
    about 12 hours ago
  • Colombia Bus Crash Leaves At Least Fourteen Dead https://t.co/KsDvgxCTEb
    about 21 hours ago
  • Small Plane Crashed in Tehachapi, CA; 1 Killed https://t.co/5QrbQS3ACz
    about 21 hours ago
  • 3 Injured After Small Plane Crashes into a San Jose Home https://t.co/qdHhmtRZAP
    about 21 hours ago
  • KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles https://t.co/vR12jdnFpi
    about 21 hours ago