Archive for April 4th, 2017

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland, ME

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland, ME

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1658 had to make an emergency landing in Portland, Maine, on April 3rd. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Baltimore, Maryland, was on approach to Portland when the crew declared an emergency due to a problem with the flaps. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. There were 180 people... »

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American Airlines Flight Diverts to Little Rock due to Electrical Odor

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
American Airlines Flight Diverts to Little Rock due to Electrical Odor

An American Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing in Little Rock, Arkansas, on April 2nd. The plane heading from Destin, Florida, to Dallas, Texas, was diverted after an electrical odor was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines flight TK-322 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 2nd. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected tail strike. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. All 140 people aboard remained unharmed.... »

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United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Arkansas

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Arkansas

United Airlines flight 4340 had to divert for an emergency landing in Little Rock, Arkansas, on April 2nd. The plane en-route from Houston, Texas, to Columbus, Ohio, was diverted due to problems with the electronic equipment on-board. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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RSS Plane Crash News

  • Light plane crash at Redcliffe airport
    Emergency crews have rushed to Redcliffe Airport after a light plane crashed into a ditch this morning. 9NEWS understands the pilot does not have significant injuries after the aircraft crashed about 50m to the side of the airstrip north of Brisbane. It is not known if there was a passenger on board the ...
  • Kathmandu Plane Crash: Question over Nepal's probe
    US-Bangla Airlines yesterday raised questions over the primary investigation report of the Nepalese authorities on the March 12 crash of its plane at Kathmandu airport that killed 51, 27 of them Bangladeshis. The airlines also renewed its pledge to maintain high safety standards, 10 days after Nepal's ...
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  • Deadliest plane crash in Algerian history kills 257
    Algeria suffered its deadliest plane crash in history on April 11, killing at least 257 people and leaving few survivors, according to CNN. Algeria suffered its deadliest plane ... This is the second disastrous plane crash to strike the north African nation in the last four years. In July 2014, a Hercules C-130 ...
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  • UPDATE: PILOT IN CRASH AT COLLEGEDALE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT IDENTIFIED
    The pilot killed in the crash of an experimental one-seater plane at the Collegedale Municipal Airport in Hamilton County Friday (April 20, 2018) has been identified. Officials say 62-year-old Robert Gillisse of Ooltewah frequently used the Collegedale airport. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
  • Video shows panic as window falls off due to turbulence during packed Air India flight
    This is horrifying moment a flight attendant tries to fix a window panel which has fallen off during a packed flight – less than 24 hours after a woman died when she was sucked through a plane window. The footage shows the aftermath of severe turbulence which had caused the frame to come loose and ...
  • Window pane of an Air India fight comes off mid-air: How airlines play with passenger safety
    The accident comes close on the heels of the fatal Nepal plane crash in which 49 passengers died when the a US-Bangla plane crash-landed onto the field near the runway at Tribhuvan International Airport. The Air India incident is being considered as a “freak kind of severe turbulence”, which lasted for ...
  • 'There is a VERY high likelihood there are still spies here': Espionage expert says Australia will ...
    Assad is known to be a close ally of the Russian president Vladimir Putin. Mr Logvinov also denied Russian involvement in the MH17 plane crash, which killed 298 people including 38 Australians. He said he was sorry for the loss of life but described the victims as 'muppets' in a 'dirty political game'.
  • US-Bangla finds 'inconsistencies' in Nepal's plane crash probe report
    Reading out the statement, Asif said: “In the report, it was claimed that the authorities concerned of Nepal started extinguishing the fire two minutes after the plane crash, but after speaking to witnesses and injured victims, we learnt that the number of causalities could have been lower had the Nepal ...

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  • Kathmandu Plane Crash: Questions over Nepal's probe https://t.co/1i2gcTVjYa via @dailystarnews
    about 6 hours ago
  • Report pegs pilot error for nearly 75 percent of Idaho plane crashes https://t.co/LJQ6N8zOp9
    about 6 hours ago
  • Dragon Boat Accident in China Leaves 17 Dead https://t.co/tvvHWpIQAd
    about 8 hours ago
  • Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cabin Pressure Problems https://t.co/r5Ky5BMaSn
    about 8 hours ago
  • World Atlantic Airways Plane Suffers Gear Collapse at Alexandria International Airport https://t.co/u97OX93CSX
    about 9 hours ago