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American Airlines Plane Diverts to Missouri due to Multiple Problems

Sunday, May 6, 2018
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Diverts to Missouri due to Multiple Problems

American Airlines flight AA-970 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Springfield-Branson National Airport, Missouri, on May 3rd. The McDonnell Douglas MD-82, flying from Kansas to Dallas, decided to divert when the crew declared they had “a couple of things going on”. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article... »

Allegiant Plane Diverts to Tennessee due to Sensor Malfunction

Thursday, May 3, 2018
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Plane Diverts to Tennessee due to Sensor Malfunction

Allegiant flight G4-676 had to divert and make an emergency landing at McGhee Tyson Airport, Tennessee, on April 30th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 flying from Orlando Sanford, Florida, to Flint, Michigan, had to divert due to a sensor malfunction. The plane landed safely. All 150 passengers and 6 crew members remained unhurt. Download article... »

FedEx Federal Express Plane Diverts to New Jersey due to Fuel Leakage

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
By George Hatcher
FedEx Federal Express Plane Diverts to New Jersey due to Fuel Leakage

FedEx Federal Express flight FX-9792 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, New Jersey, on April 29th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 flying from Memphis, Tennessee, was en-route to Cologne, Germany, when the crew reported fuel leakage. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as... »

Delta Plane Returns to Georgia after Engine Failure due to Bird Strike

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
By George Hatcher
Delta Plane Returns to Georgia after Engine Failure due to Bird Strike

Delta Airlines flight DL-2042 had to return and make an emergency landing at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Georgia, on March 11th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-90 flying to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, had to return after one of its engines failed due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

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... »

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  • No smoke without fire: What really happened to EgyptAir Flight 804? https://t.co/CsR6uwzE08 via @TheEconomist
    about 56 mins ago
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    about 58 mins ago
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    about 59 mins ago
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    about 4 hours ago
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