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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  • 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