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Los Angeles-Bound FedEx Plane Rejects Take Off From Honolulu

Monday, February 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Los Angeles-Bound FedEx Plane Rejects Take Off From Honolulu

FedEx Federal Express flight FX-1814 had to reject take off from Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 24th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 plane was accelerating to take off for Los Angeles, California, when the crew rejected take off at high speed due to some issues. The plane returned to apron with a blown tire. Everyone aboard... »

Delta Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff in Michigan due to Engine Failure

Saturday, December 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff in Michigan due to Engine Failure

Delta Airlines flight DL-1633 had to reject takeoff at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Detroit, Michigan, on December 21st. The McDonnell Douglas MD-88 was accelerating to takeoff for Miami, Florida, when the crew reported the failure of left hand engine. The plane returned to the apron. The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Arkansas

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Arkansas

American Airlines flight AA-1129 had to make an emergency landing in Little Rock, Arkansas, on December 15th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-82 plane was flying from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, to Indianapolis, Indiana, when a passenger’s e-cigarette overheated and started emitting smoke. The crew diverted the plane to Little Rock where it landed safely.... »

Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Georgia due to deflated tyres

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Georgia due to deflated tyres

Delta Airlines flight 1171 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia, on August 12th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-88 had to return after the crew detected deflated landing gear tyres during the takeoff rollout. The plane landed safely. All 148 people onboard remained unharmed. The... »

Bulgarian Air Charter Plane Returns to Bulgaria after Engine Shut Down

Friday, July 15, 2016
By George Hatcher

Bulgarian Air Charter flight IT-1113 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Varna Airport, Aksakovo, Varna, Bulgaria, on July 11th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-82, after taking off for Germany, had just climbed out of Varna when the crew needed to shut down its right side engine, prompting the plane to return.... »

Allegiant Plane Diverts to Florida due to Odor in Cabin

Thursday, July 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Plane Diverts to Florida due to Odor in Cabin

Allegiant flight G4-749 had to divert and make a precautionary landing at Jacksonville International Airport, Jacksonville, Florida, on July 6th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 was en-route from South Bend, Indiana, to Orlando, Florida, when the crew reported odor in the cabin, prompting the plane to divert. The plane landed safely. All 172 people aboard... »

Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Florida after Engine Problem

Thursday, June 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Florida after Engine Problem

Delta Airlines flight DL-1270 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Panama City, Florida, on June 14th. The McDonnel Douglas MD-88, flying from Atlanta, Georgia, to Pensacola, Florida, had to divert due to some problems with one of its engines. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Georgia after Tyre Burst

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Georgia after Tyre Burst

Delta Airlines flight DL-1303 had to reject takeoff at Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia, on June 5th. The McDonnell Douglas- 88 was accelerating to takeoff for Tulsa, Oklahoma, when the tower informed the crew that they had burst a tyre. The plane returned to the taxiway for inspection. It was later reported that the... »

UPS Plane Rejects Takeoff in South Korea

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane Rejects Takeoff in South Korea

United Parcel Service flight 5X-61 had to reject takeoff at Incheon International Airport, Incheon, South Korea, on June 6th. The McDonnell Douglas-11 was accelerating to takeoff for Anchorage, Alaska, when the crew had to abort taking-off at a high speed. The plane received substantial damage after it overran the runway and had its nose... »

Laser Airlines Plane Returns to Venezuela after Engine Failure

Sunday, April 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Laser Airlines Plane Returns to Venezuela after Engine Failure

Laser Airlines flight QL-905 had to return and make an emergency landing at Santiago Marino Caribbean International Airport, Porlamar, Isla Margarita, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela, on April 14th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-81, en-route to Caracas, Venezuela, had just climbed out of Santiago’s runway when the crew reported a right hand engine failure, prompting the plane... »

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    about 8 hours ago
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    about 8 hours ago