Archive for August, 2017

NASA TV to Air Return of 3 International Space Station Crew

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
NASA TV to Air Return of 3 International Space Station Crew

xpedition 53 will begin aboard the station under the command of Randy Bresnik. Along with his crewmates Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos and Paolo Nespoli of ESA (European Space Agency), the three-person crew will operate the station until the arrival of three new crew members. »

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JetBlue Flight Diverts to Philadelphia due to Smoke in Cockpit

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
JetBlue Flight Diverts to Philadelphia due to Smoke in Cockpit

JetBlue flight B6-1097 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Boston, Massachusetts, to Atlanta, Georgia, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and three people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

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LATAM Argentina Flight Makes Safe Landing After Hail Strike

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
LATAM Argentina Flight Makes Safe Landing After Hail Strike

LATAM Airlines Argentina flight 4M-7570 made a safe landing after encountering hail near Las Termas Airport, Argentina, on August 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Buenos Aires, Argentina, was descending toward Las Termas Airport when it encountered a hail storm. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained... »

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LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-3885 had to return and make an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland, on August 28th. The plane took off for Katowice, Poland, but had to return shortly afterwards due to technical issues. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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EgyptAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
EgyptAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

EgyptAir flight 802 made an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on August 29th. The plane was flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when the crew declared an emergency due to an issue with the wheels. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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Aeromexico Flight Diverts to Guadalajara due to Disruptive Passenger

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
Aeromexico Flight Diverts to Guadalajara due to Disruptive Passenger

Aeromexico flight AM-664 made an emergency landing in Guadalajara, Mexico, on August 27th. The plane heading from San Francisco, California, to Mexico City, Mexico, was diverted after an angry “drunk” passenger started screaming and attacking the crew. The plane landed uneventfully. The disruptive passenger was removed from the plane. Download article as PDF »

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Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Salt Lake City

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Salt Lake City

Delta Airlines flight DL-2785 made a safe landing following bird strikes near Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 27th. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was on final approach to Salt Lake City International Airport when it suffered bird strikes. The plane continued for a safe landing.... »

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El Al Flight Diverts to Croatia due to Burning Smell

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
El Al Flight Diverts to Croatia due to Burning Smell

El Al flight LY 354 had to divert for an emergency landing in Zagreb, Croatia, on August 27th. The plane heading from Munich, Germany, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted after a burning smell was noticed on-board. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul due to Technical Issue

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul due to Technical Issue

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1857 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 27th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Madrid, Spain, but had to turn back due to a technical issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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Two Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Dorset, England

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

A small plane crashed near Shaftesbury in Dorset, England, on August 26th. Authorities said the Tiger Moth plane went down near Compton Abbas Airfield. There were two people aboard at the time, including the 64-year-old pilot and a 67-year-old passenger. Both of them were killed in the crash. Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is... »

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