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Alaska Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Spokane

Thursday, December 17, 2015
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Spokane

Alaska Airlines flight 2372 made an emergency landing at Spokane International Airport, Washington, on December 15. The Bombardier Q400 plane was flying from Seattle, Washington, when the crew reported smoke in the cabin and declared an emergency. The plane landed safely. All 75 passengers and 4 crew members remained unhurt. The aircraft was taken... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Friday, December 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport

A small plane had to make an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, New York, on December 10. The Bombardier plane was flying from White Plains, New York, when its landing gear got stuck in the down position, prompting the pilots to declare an emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. All five passengers and... »

Luxair Plane Crash-Lands in Germany; No Injuries Reported

Sunday, October 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Luxair Plane Crash-Lands in Germany; No Injuries Reported

Luxair flight LG 9562 had to return and make a gear-up landing at Saarbrücken airport, Germany, on September 30. Authorities said the pilots of the Luxembourg-bound Bombardier Q400 aircraft decided to abort take off due to a cabin fire warning. The plane then landed on its underbelly because apparently the landing gear failed to... »

United Express Jet Skids Down Runway During Emergency Landing at LAX

Friday, May 15, 2015
By George Hatcher
United Express Jet Skids Down Runway During Emergency Landing at LAX

SkyWest Airlines flight 5316, operating as United Express, made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport, California, on May 11. Emergency was declared aboard the plane, coming from Monterey, California, after its landing gear failed to fully deploy. The Bombardier CRJ100 jet skidded along the runway, leaving a smoke trail behind, before finally... »

Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Tauranga Airport

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Tauranga Airport

An Air New Zealand flight had to make an emergency landing at Tauranga Airport, New Zealand, on May 3. It is believed that emergency was declared due to a fault in a landing light. Firefighters were called as a precaution, however, the Bombardier Q300 airplane landed safely. The scheduled destination of flight and the... »

Porter Airlines Flight Diverted to Toronto Pearson International Airport

Monday, December 29, 2014
By George Hatcher
Porter Airlines Flight Diverted to Toronto Pearson International Airport

Porter Airlines Flight PD539 made an emergency landing at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Ontario, Canada, on the night of December 28. The Bombardier Dash 8-400 aircraft, en-route from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Sudbury, was diverted after its cabin filled with smoke. The plane landed safely and the passengers were transported to... »

American Eagle Jet in Emergency Landing at Abilene

Thursday, October 16, 2014
By George Hatcher
American Eagle Jet in Emergency Landing at Abilene

An American Eagle jet, en-route from Midland to Dallas-Fort Worth, had to make an unscheduled in Abilene, Texas, on October 14. According to airline spokesperson Matt Miller, the pilots declared emergency after a warning light indicated a braking system malfunction. The Bombardier CRJ700 aircraft, landed uneventfully at Abilene Regional Airport and none of the... »

Smoke Detected in lavatory; US Airways Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
By George Hatcher
Smoke Detected in lavatory; US Airways Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing

A US Airways Express flight, on its way from Albuquerque to Phoenix, had to make an emergency landing at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona on July 29, 2014. The decision was made after smoke was detected in the lavatory of Bombardier CRJ900 series regional jet, which was being operated by Skywest Airlines.... »

Indonesia: Plane Stuck in the Mud

Friday, January 3, 2014
By George Hatcher

On January 3, 2013, a Garuda Indonesia Bombardier CRJ-600-2E25 en route from Sorong Airport to Renani Airport suffered a runway excursion after landing. The number of passengers aboard was not release. No one was injured and the plane didn’t suffer any damage but it did get stuck. The pilots apparently tried to turn on... »

United Express Flight Diverted

Friday, November 1, 2013
By George Hatcher

A United Express Flight 5733, a Canadian-made Bombadier CRJ700 regional jet operated by SkyWest Airlines, diverted to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport at 4:49 p.m. (6:49 p.m. ET) on October 31, 2013. All 42 passengers safely exited. The flight had been en route from San Francisco to San Antonio Texas. The diversion was due... »

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