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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

American Airlines flight AA-206 made an emergency landing at Lajes Field, Portugal, on February 16th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Milan-Malpensa Airport, Italy, was diverted after the crew noticed multiple system failures. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Aerotrans Cargo Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher

Aerotrans Cargo flight ATG-4428 had to return and make an emergency landing at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, Germany, on February 15th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Baku, Azerbaijan, but had to turn back after an unidentified loud bang was heard on-board. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Korean Airlines Flight Returns to Japan due to Engine Issue

Saturday, February 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
Korean Airlines Flight Returns to Japan due to Engine Issue

Korean Airlines flight KE-2728 had to return and make an emergency landing at Kansai International Airport, Japan, on February 15th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Seoul, South Korea, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All two hundred and sixteen people aboard remained safe.... »

RUTACA Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Saturday, February 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
RUTACA Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

RUTACA Airlines flight 5R-310 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Barcelona, Venezuela, on February 14th. The Boeing 737-200 plane heading from Manuel Carlos Piar Guayana Airport to Simon Bolivar International Airport, Venezuela, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hawaii

Thursday, February 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hawaii

United Airlines flight UA-1175 made an emergency landing in Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 13th. The Boeing 777-200 plane was flying from San Francisco, California, when a piece of the cowling separated from the right-hand engine. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Jet2 Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Spain

Thursday, February 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
Jet2 Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Spain

Jet2 flight LS-857 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Bilbao, Spain, on February 12th. The Boeing 737-300 plane heading from Edinburgh, Scotland, to Malaga, Spain, was diverted after the crew received indication of an engine issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

KLM Flight Suffers Lightning Strike Near Buenos Aires

Thursday, February 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
KLM Flight Suffers Lightning Strike Near Buenos Aires

KLM flight KL-701 suffered a lightning strike near Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 11th. The incident happened when the Boeing 777-300 plane flying from Amsterdam, Netherlands, was on approach to Ministro Pistarini International Airport in Buenos Aires. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Scandinavian Airlines Plane Returns to Shannon Airport due to Landing Gear Problem

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Scandinavian Airlines Plane Returns to Shannon Airport due to Landing Gear Problem

Scandinavian Airlines flight SK-9113 had to return and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on February 12th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Ostrava, Czech Republic, but had to turn back due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

UTAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Vnukovo International Airport

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
UTAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Vnukovo International Airport

UTAir flight UT-247 had to return and make an emergency landing at Vnukovo International Airport, Russia, on February 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Surgut, Russia, but had to turn back due to an unpleasant odor in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Fighter Jets Intercept Ryanair Flight Over Netherlands

Monday, February 12, 2018
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Intercept Ryanair Flight Over Netherlands

Ryanair flight FR-9525 was intercepted by Belgian fighter aircraft over Netherlands, on February 10th. The aircraft were dispatched after the Boeing 737-800 plane, heading from Lublin, Poland, to London Stansted Airport, England, lost contact with the ATC. The communication was subsequently re-established, and the fighter jets returned to their bases. The flight continued to... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    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. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (9 of 10) Plane crashed on a mountain. The airport is in a valley. The charts https://t.co/oQHwWZOpte
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  • (8 of 10) Wikipedia already has a site up on the crash, but the crash will be under official investigation for a… https://t.co/DjSQVYhgSP
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  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
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  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
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