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O’Hare NOTAM Safety issues Critical Mass

Sunday, March 27, 2011
By George Hatcher
O’Hare NOTAM Safety issues Critical Mass

It is a good thing that the FAA is in a constant state of flux, always looking out for the next hazard. The next one (now) is revamping air field condition notification procedures. This because of a series of close calls at O’Hare’s runway project which is in mid-process of being rebuilt. ignorance of... »

American Airlines Flight Struck by Lightning

Thursday, September 2, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: American Airlines Boeing 737-800 en route from Chicago to Reno Where: Chicago When: Sept 2, 2010 Who: One-hundred-sixty passengers and five crew members Why: After being struck by lightning, American Airlines Flight 1487 returned to Chicago where it was examined by maintenance. Passengers were provided an alternative plane that had not been struck... »

LOT Brake Fire in Chicago

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
By George Hatcher
LOT Brake Fire in Chicago

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Nigel Harris What: LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 767-300 en route from Warsaw to Chicago Where: Chicago When: Jul 17th 2010 Why: The flight made a safe landing in Chicago. However, after landing, the left brakes and tires were smoking and on fire. The captain... »

Chicago Bird Strike

Tuesday, March 9, 2010
By George Hatcher
Chicago Bird Strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Joey Collura What: United Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Sacramento to Chicago Where: Chicago When: Mar 8th 2010 Why: On final approach, there was a bird strike. After a safe landing, the plane was grounded for inspection. Specific damage might be out there... »

American Airlines Emergency Landing in Phoenix

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Emergency Landing in Phoenix

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Ivan Voukadinov – BGspotters What: American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 en route from San Diego CA to Chicago Where: Phoenix When: Feb 9th 2010 Why: While en route, on board indicators detected a hydraulic leak. The flight diverted to Phoenix AZ where it made... »

McDonnell Douglas Litters Chicago Midway

Thursday, May 28, 2009
By George Hatcher
McDonnell Douglas Litters Chicago Midway

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Shaun Edelstein What: Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30 en route from Atlanta, GA to Chicago Midway Where: diverted to Cincinnati,KY and concluded in Chicago When: May 26th 2009 Who: Not Listed. Why: “DELTA AIRLINES FLIGHT 2090 MCDONNELL DOUGLAS 90-30 AIRCRAFT AFTER LANDING, INSPECTION REVEALED... »

United Hydraulics Failure over Pittsburgh

Friday, May 22, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: United Flight 615 en route from Washington DC to Chicago O’Hare Where: Pittsburgh When: landed at 12:51 May 22, 2009 Who: 119 on board including Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.), Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers Why: After a hydraulic system failure was announced, the crew announced there would... »

United successful Belly Landing at O’Hare

Thursday, December 18, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: The United Express flight 7164, en route from O’Hare bound for South Bend Where: O’Hare Airport When: Monday night Dec 15 Who: 28 passengers and 4 crew members Why: The plane was about to land in South Bend but instead, circled the airport and returned to Chicago because of a landing gear problem.... »

Queasy Stomachs Land at O’Hare

Monday, October 20, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: United Airlines Flight 167 en route to Los Angeles from Boston Where: diverted to O’Hare International Airport When: Wednesday 8:37 p.m Who: 138 people were on board. Why: When about a dozen passengers became sick during a flight, the flight was diverted to O’Hare and an EMS Plan 2 was called which sends... »

Queasy Stomachs Land at O’Hare

Friday, October 10, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: United Airlines Flight 167 en route to Los Angeles from Boston Where: diverted to O’Hare International Airport When: Wednesday 8:37 p.m Who: 138 people were on board. Why: When about a dozen passengers became sick during a flight, the flight was diverted to O’Hare and an EMS Plan 2 was called which sent... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Man dies in glider aircraft crash in NSW
    Emergency services were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton near Bathurst just after 1pm on Sunday after reports a powered glider had crashed and ignited a grassfire. The 75-year-old male pilot died at the scene, police say. A male pilot has died in a glider plane crash in central NSW. Photo: 7 News.
  • Bathurst glider crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    PHOTOS: Plane crash in Bathurst. Update 3.56pm. A 75-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a glider crash near Bathurst on Sunday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the Piper's Airfield at Eglinton just before 1pm following reports that a glider had crashed into a field. The wreckage was located in ...
  • Plane crash into river in illinios
    KG/BARKLEY/DAVIS/"DONT UNDERSTAND HOW SOME OF THE ALL STARS MADE IT ON THE TEAM - Duration: 2:05. MONEY TIME No views. New · 2:05 · RICKY MARTIN - Duration: 2:49. MONEY TIME 27 views. New · 2:49 · FS2004 - Disaster in The Potomac (Air Florida Flight 90) RE-UPLOADED ...
  • Military families gather in San Diego for updates on loved ones missing-in-action
    Former Marine Cpl. Ruben Valencia spoke highly of his childhood friend Navy journalist Raul Antonion Guerra, whose remains from a plane crash during the Vietnam War were recovered in June 2007. (JOHN GASTALDO). During a remembrance ceremony, the relatives held up photographs and ...
  • Two years after BSF officer died in plane crash, children still wait for pension
    NEW DELHI: Saloni, the 23-year-old daughter of Border Security Force (BSF) Sub-Inspector Ravindra Kumar, who died in a plane crash at Indira Gandhi International Airport in 2015, doesn't think that the security forces take good care of families of deceased personnel. “My father died in December 2015 ...
  • Bathurst place crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    Police, fire, ambulance and rescue crews were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton just after 1pm on Sunday with reports a place had crashed which had then ignited a grass fire. NSW Rural Fire Service Operational Officer Brett Taylor confirmed a plane had crashed. “A powered glider was on fire when it ...
  • Noteworthy
    MLB: Although an autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year, it is unclear whether the drugs played a role as the NTSB hasn't identified a cause of the crash.
  • Roy Halladay's autopsy reveals he had drugs in his system during plane crash
    The autopsy of former All-Star Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay was released, showing he had drugs in his system when he crashed his small plane off the coast of Florida last year. The cause of death was blunt force trauma.
  • Caught plane crash
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  • Skiers remember a fallen friend while hitting the slopes
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Skiers in our area took to the slopes Saturday while also remembering the life of a fellow skier. Mount La Crosse held its annual Dan Nagy Memorial ski race Saturday afternoon. Nagy was a skier who would ski at Mt. La Crosse before he died just over a decade ago […]

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