Archive for February, 2018

Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Budapest

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Budapest

Wizz Air flight W6-4427 made an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on February 26th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Sofia, Bulgaria, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted due to technical reasons. The plane landed uneventfully. All two hundred and twenty people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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Aerotrans Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Aerotrans Cargo flight ATG-4419 had to make an emergency landing at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, Germany, on February 26th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Baku, Azerbaijan, but had to turn back due to vibrations. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. It was noticed that the aft cowl of one the engines... »

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AirAsia X Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
AirAsia X Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

AirAsia X flight D7-523 made an emergency landing at Naha Airport in Okinawa, Japan, on February 26th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Tokyo, Japan, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All three hundred and sixty-nine passengers and ten... »

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Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Manchester Airport

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Manchester Airport

Flybe flight BE-1333 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England on February 26th. The plane heading from Edinburgh, Scotland, to London City Airport, England, was diverted due to an unusual odor in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All sixty-three people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Salt Lake City

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Salt Lake City

Southwest Airlines flight WN-604 had to return and make an emergency landing in Salt Lake City, Utah, on February 26th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Los Angeles, California, but had to turn back after one of the engines caught fire. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and ten people aboard remained... »

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United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at PDX

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at PDX

United Airlines flight UA-1551 made an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon, on February 25th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off from Newark, New Jersey, but blew a tire during departure. The crew decided to continue the flight and requested assistance at Portland Airport. The plane landed safely and was towed to the gate. Everyone... »

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Volaris Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mexico City

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
Volaris Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mexico City

Volaris flight Y4-752 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mexico City, Mexico, on February 24th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Mexicali, Mexico, but had to turn back after smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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LOT Polish Airlines Flight Returns to Copenhagen due to Flaps Problem

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
LOT Polish Airlines Flight Returns to Copenhagen due to Flaps Problem

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-464 had to return and make an emergency landing in Copenhagen, Denmark, on February 23rd. The Canadair CRJ-900 plane took off for Warsaw, Poland, but had to turn back due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

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Aegean Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

Monday, February 26th, 2018
Aegean Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

Aegean Airlines flight A3-880 had to return and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on February 24th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Vienna, Austria, but had to turn back due to computer problems. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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UTAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issues

Monday, February 26th, 2018
UTAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issues

UTAir flight UT-295 had to return and make an emergency landing at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, Russia, on February 24th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Surgut, Russia, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew... »

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RSS Plane Crash News

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    A white van collided with numerous pedestrians in Toronto, Canada, police say. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.
  • Plane not de-iced prior to Fond-du-Lac crash: TSB
    READ MORE: Fond du Lac plane crash passengers file class-action lawsuit. Officials have not said when the final report into the cause of the crash will be released, stating “there are often many factors that can contribute to an accident,” and a number of steps still need to be undertaken before making a ...
  • Plane in fatal Fond-du-Lac crash not de-iced prior to takeoff: TSB
    The West Wind Aviation plane that crashed near Fond-du-Lac was not de-iced and had ice contamination on it when it took off, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. The board said it's still working to determine the factors that contributed to the crash but released an update on its ...
  • Plane not de-iced before crash near remote Saskatchewan community: safety board
    Survivors of the plane crash have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging the airline was negligent, used a runway that was too short for the size and weight of the plane and did not have proper de-icing equipment. None of those allegations has been proven in court. The Transportation Safety Board said it's ...
  • Plane involved in Fond-du-Lac plane crash was not de-iced before crash happened
    The Transportation Safety Board is providing an update on that plane crash in northern Saskatchewan that took the life of one person last year. On December 12, a Westwind Aviation plane crashed just after take-off at Fond-du-Lac. The board says the plane had not been de-iced prior to takeoff and that ...
  • Plane not de-iced before crash near remote Saskatchewan community: safety board
    Survivors of the plane crash have filed a class-action lawsuit alleging the airline was negligent, used a runway that was too short for the size and weight of the plane and did not have proper de-icing equipment. None of those allegations has been proven in court. The safety board said it's important not to ...
  • Plane in fatal Fond-du-Lac crash wasn't de-iced at airport before takeoff: TSB
    The plane which crashed near Fond-du-Lac and killed one person wasn't de-iced at the airport prior to the ill-fated flight, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB). The TSB released an update Monday on its investigation into the crash. Passengers in northern Sask. plane crash file ...
  • Plane that crashed at Fond du Lac was not de-iced before takeoff: TSB
    Although they have not yet reached firm conclusions, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released an update today on their investigation into a plane crash in Fond du Lac, which led to a number of serious injuries in December of last year. One passenger, 19-year-old Arson Jr. Fern, died ...
  • Pilot Injured In Sussex County Plane Crash: Reports
    Pilot Injured In Sussex County Plane Crash: Reports. Breaking: The pilot was injured in a plane crash just before noon on Monday. By Katie Kausch , Patch Staff | Apr 23, 2018 12:55 pm ET | Updated Apr 23, 2018 1:06 pm ET. 0. Small plane crashes into Lake Aeroflex, pilot swims to safety, hospitalized.
  • EU's Donald Tusk, back in Poland, testifies at contentious probe of president's plane crash
    Top European Union official Donald Tusk said Monday he had no power or role in the preparation of any flights taken by himself or Poland's president when he was prime minister. Tusk was testifying before a three-judge panel at the provincial court in Warsaw in a case relating to the 2010 plane crash ...

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    about 4 hours ago
  • Lufthansa Flight Returns to Munich due to Odor in Cabin https://t.co/Eby5TCx3p0
    about 6 hours ago
  • Ryanair Flight Rejects Takeoff From Palma de Mallorca Airport https://t.co/iGO16dZCIT
    about 6 hours ago
  • Blue Air Flight Returns to Romania due to Technical Issue https://t.co/oFynCyDR56
    about 6 hours ago
  • Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport https://t.co/TzD7kYI0DG
    about 6 hours ago