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Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Frankfurt

Monday, August 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Frankfurt

Lufthansa flight LH-430 made an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 19th. The Boeing 747-800 plane took off for O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an engine problem. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Grand Forks After Bird Strikes

Monday, August 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Grand Forks After Bird Strikes

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4751 had to return and make an emergency landing in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on August 18th. The Canadair CRJ-200 plane took off for Minneapolis, Minnesota, but had to return shortly afterwards due to multiple bird strikes. The plane landed uneventfully. There were thirty-three passengers and three crew members aboard at... »

American Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

American Airlines flight AA-343 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Chicago, Illinois, on August 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from LaGuardia Airport, New York, when a bird impacted it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit United Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Chicago

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit United Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Chicago

United Airlines flight UA-1435 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Chicago, Illinois, on August 17th. The Boeing 737-900 plane flying from Cleveland, Ohio, was on approach to O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Cham Wings Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway in Khartoum

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cham Wings Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway in Khartoum

Cham Wings Airlines flight 6Q-651 veered off runway after landing at Khartoum International Airport, Sudan, on August 19th. The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane was coming from Damascus, Syria. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Tunisair Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Saturday, August 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tunisair Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Tunisair flight TU-725 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Nice, France, on August 17th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Paris Orly Airport, France, to Tunis, Tunisia, was diverted after it lost cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashed in Louisiana; No Injuries Reported

Saturday, August 19, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a hay field in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, on August 17th. Authorities said the Beechcraft Bonanza plane had lost power shortly after taking off from Louisiana Regional Airport. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Friday, August 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-2862 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Gulyali, Turkey, on August 16th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Sabiha Gokçen International Airport, Turkey, was on final approach to Gulyali when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Friday, August 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Shaheen Air flight NL-766 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on August 16th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a cabin pressurization issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Jackson County, GA

Friday, August 18, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on Highway 441 in Jackson County, Georgia, on August 15th. Authorities said the pilot of the Piper PA-24 plane decided to land on the highway due to an engine failure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. The plane was en-route to Henry County Airport, Georgia,... »

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