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Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Knoxville

Monday, October 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Knoxville

Delta Airlines flight DL-1474 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Knoxville, Tennessee, on October 22nd. The McDonnell Douglas MD-88 plane heading from Atlanta, Georgia, to Cleveland, Ohio, was diverted due to an engine problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and thirty-nine passengers and six crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

ATA Airlines Plane Bursts Two Tires on Landing at Tabriz International Airport

Sunday, October 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
ATA Airlines Plane Bursts Two Tires on Landing at Tabriz International Airport

ATA Airlines flight I3-6602 burst both right hand main tires upon landing at Tabriz International Airport, Iran, on October 20th. The incident happened when the McDonnell Douglas MD-8 plane was coming from Istanbul, Turkey. The plane became disabled on the runway. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Zagros Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tehran

Saturday, October 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Zagros Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tehran

Zagros Airlines flight ZO-4013 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tehran, Iran, on October 19th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 plane took off for Ahvaz, Iran, but burst a left main tire during departure. The crew subsequently returned and landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Nevada due to Generator Problem

Monday, July 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Nevada due to Generator Problem

Delta Airlines flight DL-1728 had to divert and make an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 8th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-90 flying from San Diego, California, to Minneapolis, Minnesota, had to divert due to some generator problem. The plane landed safely. All 158 people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Allegiant Air Plane Returns to Missouri after Engine Failure

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Air Plane Returns to Missouri after Engine Failure

Allegiant Air flight G4-679 had to return and make an emergency landing at Springfield-Branson National Airport, Missouri, on July 3rd. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 flying to Orlando, Florida, had to return due to engine failure. The plane landed safely. All 153 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

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.... »

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