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SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3473 had to return and make an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon, on September 30th. The Embraer ERJ-175 plane took off for Seattle, Washington, but had to return shortly afterwards due to bird strikes that caused damage to one of the engines. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

KLM Cityhopper Returns to Amsterdam due to Electrical Odor

Saturday, September 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Cityhopper Returns to Amsterdam due to Electrical Odor

KLM Cityhopper flight KL-933 had to return and make an emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on September 22nd. The Embraer ERJ-190 flying to Dublin, Ireland, had to return due to electrical odor in its cockpit. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

Friday, September 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

Flybe flight BE-4565 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cardiff Airport, Rhoose, Wales, on September 21st. The Embraer ERJ-195 flying to Paris, France, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 90 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

ExpressJet Flight Diverts to Buffalo due to Smoke in Cockpit

Saturday, August 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
ExpressJet Flight Diverts to Buffalo due to Smoke in Cockpit

ExpressJet flight EV-3968 had to divert for an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, on August 9th. The Embraer ERJ-145 plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to Montreal, Canada, was diverted after smoke was noticed in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All fifty passengers and three crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Fuji Dream Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fuji Dream Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Fuji Dream Airlines flight JH-341 had to return and make an emergency landing in Nagoya, Japan, on August 6th. The Embraer ERJ-170 plane took off for Kochi, Japan, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. There were sixty-seven people aboard at... »

BA Cityflyer Plane Returns to Scotland due to Cracked Windshield

Sunday, July 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
BA Cityflyer Plane Returns to Scotland due to Cracked Windshield

BA Cityflyer flight BA-4541 had to return and make an emergency landing at Glasgow Airport, Paisley, Scotland, on July 22nd. The Embraer ERJ-190 en-route to Salzburg, Austria, had to return due to cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing at JFK Airport

Thursday, July 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing at JFK Airport

JetBlue flight B6-2802 had to return and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on July 11th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane took off for Buffalo, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed fumes in the cockpit. The plane landed back uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained... »

Air Europa Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Bad Smell in Cabin

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Europa Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Bad Smell in Cabin

Air Europa flight UX-1676 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zürich Airport, Switzerland, on July 2nd. The Embraer ERJ-195 flying to Madrid, Spain, had to return due to a bad smell in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Charleston

Sunday, June 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Charleston

JetBlue flight B6-913 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 23rd. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane heading from Westchester County Airport, New York, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was diverted after smoke was noticed in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All ninety-eight passengers and four crew members remained... »

KLM Cityhopper Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Cityhopper Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

KLM Cityhopper flight KL-1209 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on June 20th. The Embraer ERJ-175 plane took off for Kristiansand, Norway, but had to turn back after the crew noticed engine vibrations. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. 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.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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