Archive for April 18th, 2017

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

United Airlines flight UA-1721 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on April 16th. The Boeing 737-900 plane heading to Kona, Hawaii, had to turn back due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed back safely. All 183 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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Scandinavian Airlines Flight Diverts to Canada After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
Scandinavian Airlines Flight Diverts to Canada After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Scandinavian Airlines flight SK-944 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on April 16th. The Airbus A340-300 plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to Copenhagen, Denmark, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 196 people aboard at the time;... »

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Thomson Airways Plane Rejects Takeoff From Manchester

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
Thomson Airways Plane Rejects Takeoff From Manchester

Thomson Airways flight BY-108 had to reject takeoff from Manchester, England, on April 16th. The Boeing 787-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Bridgetown, Barbados, when the crew noticed some problem and rejected takeoff at high speed. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

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China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Shanghai

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Shanghai

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-721 had to return and make an emergency landing in Shanghai, China, on April 15th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after a burning odor and haze was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and... »

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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