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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  • Flight requests clearance for landing after declaring 'emergency' https://t.co/wKl9N2gBD7
    about 2 hours ago
  • #FAA What might happen if a drone hits a person on the ground? https://t.co/05aFX316Pv
    about 8 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Aircraft impacts open field in Harmon County Hollis, Oklahoma. Substantial damage pilot fatality. https://t.co/KYC2SK3Aw7
    about 9 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Pilotleasing craft experienced a loss of the left main landing gear wheel on departure from Belize. Diverted to Sarasota
    about 9 hours ago
  • @Aviationsafety Delta Air Lines DL188 returned to land at Beijing Capital International Airport in China after suff… https://t.co/k5kafh2hz8
    about 9 hours ago