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SA Airlink Plane makes Safe Landing in South Africa after Engine Shut Down

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
SA Airlink Plane makes Safe Landing in South Africa after Engine Shut Down

SA Airlink flight 4Z-8730/SA-8730 made a safe landing at O. R. Tambo International Airport, Gauteng, Johannesburg, South Africa, on May 18th. The Avro RJ-85, en-route from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, was mid-air when one of its engines emitted a huge bang followed by streak of flames, prompting the crew to shut the engine down. The... »

City Jet Plane Returns to Ireland after Engine Shut Down

Friday, May 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
City Jet Plane Returns to Ireland after Engine Shut Down

City jet flight WX-112/AF-3141 had to return and make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport, Ireland, on May 20th. The Avro RJ-85, en-route to London City, UK, had to return due to low oil pressure. The crew had to shut down one of its engines mid-air. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported.... »

CityJet Plane Intercepted by Typhoon Fighters in England due to Communication Loss

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
CityJet Plane Intercepted by Typhoon Fighters in England due to Communication Loss

CityJet flight AF-1558 was intercepted by two British Typhoon fighter planes upon entering in British Airspace in Yorkshire, England, on May 2nd. The Avro RJ-85 was flying from Paris, France, when it lost radio communication with the ATC right after entering the British Airspace. The plane accompanied by Typhoons landed safely Newcastle Airport, UK.... »

CityJet Plane Makes Hard Landing in Italy

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
CityJet Plane Makes Hard Landing in Italy

CityJet flight WX-281 made a hard landing at Amerigo Vespucci Airport, Florence, Tuscany, Italy, on March 23. The Avro RJ-85, flying from London, England to Florence, landed on the runway but touched down hard. The plane received substantial damage. All people onboard remained safe. The cause of the hard landing is being investigated. Download... »

CityJet Plane Returns to Ireland due to Cracked Windshield

Saturday, March 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
CityJet Plane Returns to Ireland due to Cracked Windshield

CityJet flight WX-118 had to return and make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland, on March 18. The Avro RJ-85, flying from Dublin to London, England, had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. All people onboard remained safe. The passengers were accommodated in... »

CityJet Plane Aborts Take-off in Ireland due to Engine Problem

Saturday, February 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
CityJet Plane Aborts Take-off in Ireland due to Engine Problem

CityJet flight WX-124 had to abort taking off at Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland, on February 25th. The Avro RJ-85 was ready to take off for London City Airport, England, when a loud bang was heard from the engine, and smoke emerged. Everyone aboard remained safe. A replacement plane was arranged by the airline. Download... »

Malmo Aviation Plane Returns to Germany due to Gear Problem

Thursday, February 18, 2016
By George Hatcher

Malmo Aviation flight TF-9887 had to return for a safe landing at Cologne Bonn Airport, Cologne, North Rhine- Westphalia, Germany on February 13. The Avro RJ-100, heading from Cologne to Malmo, Sweden, was mid-air when the crew reported some problem with its gear, causing it to return. The plane landed safely. All people aboard... »

CityJet Plane makes Hard Landing in Netherlands due to Technical Problem

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
CityJet Plane makes Hard Landing in Netherlands due to Technical Problem

CityJet flight WX-181 made a hard landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands, on January 25. The Avro RJ-85, flying from London City, UK, had to enter a 25- minute hold due to some technical problem. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Air France Jet Returns to Newcastle due to Cracked Windshield

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air France Jet Returns to Newcastle due to Cracked Windshield

Air France flight AF1059 had to return and make an emergency landing at Newcastle Airport, England, on August 31. The Cityjet Avro RJ-85 plane took off for Paris but had to return shortly afterwards after the pilots reported cracked windshield. The plane landed uneventfully and no one was hurt. It is believed that the... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Window

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Window

Air France flight AF1117 had to make an emergency landing at Birmingham International airport in England, on November 16. The passenger jet was en-route from Dublin, Ireland to Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris, France when one of its windows cracked. The pilot reported the issue to the control tower shortly before 6:30 p.m.... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
  • Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid-Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities haven't confirmed whether the pilot of a small plane that crashed near Miami Executive Airport Sunday survived. plane crash Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport. Emergency crews respond to a plane crash outside of Miami ...
  • One dead in plane crash near Miami Executive Airport
    One person died in a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade police said. An FAA statement said the pilot was the only person on the plane: “A Piper PA 60 aircraft crashed approximately one and a half miles west of the Miami Executive Airport today at 2:50pm. The pilot ...
  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Musical historians say the story of soul music legend Otis Redding is a tragic one. Ironically, Redding didn't reach the height of his fame until after his death in a small plane crash outside of Madison, 50 years ago today. Archival information says it's unclear what went wrong during ...
  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Miami-Dade Police said one person is dead following a small plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade. Rescue crews rushed to the site of a downed plane Southwest Miami-Dade County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the area of Southwest 121st Street and Southwest 157th Avenue.
  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of a pilot and two trainees were recovered Saturday evening from a plane that crashed into Lake Harney Friday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Related Headlines. Plane crash in Lake Harney. Bodies recovered in Lake Harney plane crash, ...
  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
    Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast. Mar 30, 1:40 PM. 0:001:00. See more options Embed Code. Facebook twitter Google+ · Playlist Embed. You need to be logged in to post a comment ...
  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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