Archive for October 19th, 2017

Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Edelweiss Air flight WK-34 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on October 18th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, but had to turn back after the crew noticed issues with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. There were two hundred and fifty-seven... »

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KLM Cityhopper Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Issue

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
KLM Cityhopper Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Issue

KLM Cityhopper flight KL-1768 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on October 17th. The plane flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was descending toward Amsterdam when the crew reported a hydraulic issue. The plane landed safely. All fifty-six people aboard remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

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TAP Air Portugal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
TAP Air Portugal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

TAP Air Portugal flight TP-843 had to return and make an emergency landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Italy, on October 17th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Lisbon, Portugal, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All one hundred... »

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Scandinavian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Stockholm

Thursday, October 19th, 2017
Scandinavian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Stockholm

Scandinavian Airlines flight SK-128 made an emergency landing in Stockholm, Sweden, on October 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Malmo, Sweden, was on approach to Stockholm when the crew reported smell of smoke in the cockpit. The plane continued for a safe landing. All one hundred and fifty-seven people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

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RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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  • #Aviationsafety https://t.co/JagfSGMyFQ. Meltdown on planes. It happens. There are consequences.
    about 5 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety A carryon started smoking on Skywest Canada/Delta Airlines Minneapolis-Appleton as the plane was la… https://t.co/SGxbCXEdmz
    about 6 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety ILufthansa Cityline Aberdeen-Frankfurt lost communication for 36 minutes. 2 fighter aircraft were p… https://t.co/D27W2rwiym
    about 6 hours ago
  • 2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash https://t.co/7GOXpjD50S via @SFGate
    about 9 hours ago
  • Grand Canyon helicopter crash: 'We should not have been up there,' witness says https://t.co/7q46eD1086 via @usatoday
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