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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Codorus Township Field

Saturday, March 25, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in a field in Codorus Township, Pennsylvania, on March 23rd. The pilot Craig McDonald, of Columbia, Maryland, said he decided to make an emergency landing after his single-engine Cessna 162 plane lost power. He remained unharmed in the incident. The plane was flying from Lancaster Airport, Pennsylvania,... »

Two Injured as Delta Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence Near Denver

Saturday, March 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Two Injured as Delta Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence Near Denver

Delta Airlines flight DL-2302 experienced severe turbulence near Denver, Colorado, on March 23rd. The Boeing 757-200 plane was heading from Atlanta, Georgia, to Vail, Colorado, when it was hit by turbulence that injured two flight attendants. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Air India Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Air India flight AI-171 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Heathrow Airport, England, on March 22nd. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Ahmedabad, India, was on approach to Heathrow Airport when a bird hit it, causing damage to the nose and weather radar system. The plane continued for a safe landing.... »

Virgin Atlantic Flight Returns to Gatwick Airport After Suspected Lightning Strike

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Flight Returns to Gatwick Airport After Suspected Lightning Strike

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-65 had to return and make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, England, on March 22nd. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Montego Bay, Jamaica, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Ohio National Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Tuscarawas Township, Ohio

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher

An Ohio National Guard Black Hawk helicopter made an emergency landing in a field in Tuscarawas Township, Stark County, Ohio, on March 23rd. The aircraft was en-route from Akron-Canton Airport to Columbus, Ohio, when it had to make an emergency landing in a rye field. It is believed that the aircraft had experienced a transmission... »

Airblue Flight Rejects Take-Off After Bird Strike

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Airblue Flight Rejects Take-Off After Bird Strike

Airblue flight PA-872 had to reject take off from Multan, Pakistan, on March 21st. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when one of the engines ingested a bird, forcing the crew to abort take off. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

Spirit Airlines flight NK-779 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Newark, New Jersey, on March 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was diverted after the crew noticed an odor on-board. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi

British Airways flight BA-143 made an emergency landing in Delhi, India, on March 19th. The Boeing 777-200 plane was coming from Heathrow Airport, England, when the crew declared an emergency due to reports of smoke originating from the aft galley. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. It is believed... »

Virgin Australia Flight Returns to New Zealand After Bird Strike

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Flight Returns to New Zealand After Bird Strike

Virgin Australia Airlines flight VA-101 had to return and make an emergency landing in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 19th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Melbourne, Australia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Belavia Flight Returns to Belarus After Bird Strike

Monday, March 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Belavia Flight Returns to Belarus After Bird Strike

Belavia Belarusian Airlines flight B2-945 had to return and make an emergency landing in Minsk, Belarus, on March 19th. The Boeing 737-500 plane took off for St. Petersburg, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

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    about 9 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Chopper crash b River Thames near The Warren, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire. 2 injured.… https://t.co/YOgrSIufqP
    about 12 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Shelter Charter Services Cessna crashes house 25 miles shy of destination Atlanta-Fulton Airport.… https://t.co/oAw0qCovH1
    about 12 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Small plane impacts terrain west-southwest of Will Rogers World Airport. One fatality. Grass fire.… https://t.co/3GMzFlB5Xb
    about 12 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Cabin fumes in British Airways B787. England-UAE flight diverts to Frankfurt. Replacement jet provided.
    about 12 hours ago