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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

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    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Top European Union official Donald Tusk says his appearance in court in a case relating to the 2010 plane crash that killed Poland's president and 95 others is about "important matters." Families of some of the victims have sued officials in the government of the time, saying ...
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    HARRISON TOWNSHIP – Troopers from the Bowling Green Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a plane crash that occurred on the runway of Henry County Airport. Troopers were dispatched to the airport at 4:59 p.m. Saturday to the airport at 10646 County Road O.
  • Minor injuries in plane crash in Napoleon
    An airplane crashed Saturday at the Henry County Airport, causing minor injuries to a passenger. The Bowling Green Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported that after taking flight from and then returning to the Henry County Airport, 10646 Henry County Road O, Napoleon, a Taylorcraft BC12-65 ...
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    Concerned residents phoned SES to report a plane crash in Warburton, however the streaking light is believed to be a meteor. Locals reported seeing a bright object falling from the skies about 9.30pm. Several people called it in to SES Warbuton as a plane crash. However, it's believed the streaking ...
  • Warburton 'meteor' mistaken as plane crash
    Several people called it in to SES Warbuton as a plane crash. However, it's believed the streaking light may have been be a meteor. Did you see the meteor? Let us know on Facebook or news@heraldsun.com.au. Witness Heath wrote on Facebook: “I just saw the biggest shooting star/meteorite/satellite ...
  • World's First Peace Corp volunteers to Die in Service Honored in Bolivar
    They died together in a plane crash on April 26th, 56 years ago. David, son of a pharmacist, started serving in 1961. His sister Nancy Crozier Brown said she tries to look at the positive outcomes of this incident. "God has a way of making good things happen from bad things," said Brown, "seemingly bad ...
  • Guterres hails predecessor Dag Hammarskjöld as 'my reference and my inspiration'
    Delivering the annual Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture in Uppsala, Sweden, the childhood home of the second UN Secretary-General, Mr. Guterres said Mr. Hammarskjöld made the “supreme sacrifice” in September 1961, when he died in a plane crash in what is now Zambia, while trying to negotiate a ...

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