Delta Galley Fire

Monday, December 13, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Delta Airlines Boeing 747-400 en route from New York to Tel Aviv Where: New York When: Dec 11th 2010 Who: 399 aboard Why: After takeoff from JFK, the crew reported a fire in galley 2. While burning off fuel to land, the fire went out; but additional problems with fuel pumps were reported.... »

Update: CRJ Gear Foulup at JFK, Atlanta, Philadelphia, O’Hare, et al.

Thursday, September 30, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Atlantic Southeast/Delta Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 en route from Atlanta to White Plains, New York Where: New York When: Sept 25 2010 8:20 pm Who: 60 passengers 4 crew The fifth + landing gear failure in the US in five years has launched an engineering investigation of Bombardier’s CRJ landing gear. The objective of... »

Correction: Jet Blue Tail strike

Friday, April 2, 2010
By George Hatcher
Correction: Jet Blue Tail strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jordi Grife JetBlue has corrected an earlier report that the plane sustained hail damage. The airline is now saying that a tail strike on take-off caused the damage and subsequently the emergency landing. Original post: What: Jetblue Airbus A320-200 en route from New York... »


Tuesday, March 2, 2010
By George Hatcher

JFK is tackling delays with the reconstruction of Bay Runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Once completed, this project will reduce delays overall by an estimated 10,500 hours per year. Beginning March 1, 2010 one of the four runways at JFK will be closed for construction for 120 days; however this project should... »

Jet Blue Emergency Landing

Saturday, January 16, 2010
By George Hatcher
Jet Blue Emergency Landing

Pictured: A JetBlue Airways Embraer ERJ-190-100IGW 190AR over New York Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer John E. Jauchler What: Jetblue Embraer ERJ-190 en route from New York Chicago Where: Buffalo When: Jan 15th 2010 Who: Not available Why: After experiencing a problem with cabin pressure, the flight diverted to... »

Emergency Landing in NY

Sunday, November 29, 2009
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing in NY

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Kevin Rowett What: Saudi Arabian Boeing 777-200 en route from New York to Riyadh Saudi Arabia Where: New York When: Nov 28th 2009 Who: not available Why: While en route, the plane indicated a main gear door not closing. The plane dumped fuel and... »

Lufthansa Flats at JFK

Tuesday, October 13, 2009
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flats at JFK

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Christoph Flink What: Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 en route from New York to Frankfurt/Main Where: JFK,NY When: Oct 11th 2009 Why: Prior to take-off, the plane was believed to run over runway lights, which blew out the plane’s main gear tires. The flight was delayed... »

Two Delta Boeings with Technical Difficulties

Wednesday, May 6, 2009
By George Hatcher
Two Delta Boeings with Technical Difficulties

Contact photographer John Farmington What: Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300 en route from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Kiev (Ukraine) Where: returned to New York When: May 3rd 2009 Who: 212 on board Why: The crew listed “operational reasons” but listed no details. They turned back over Moncton,NB and returned flying at lower altitude. Contact... »

Royal Air Maroc Boeing 767-300

Monday, April 20, 2009
By George Hatcher
Royal Air Maroc Boeing 767-300

Contact photographer Agustin Anaya What: Royal Air Maroc Boeing 767-30 en route from Casablanca (Morocco) to New York John F. Kennedy Airport Where: JFK When: Apr 20th 2009 Why: Wake turbulence was such that the landing was hard. Complaints about the hard landing prompted plane inspection which turned up wrinkles found in the fuselage.... »

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