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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

  • LIVE: Plane and helicopter crash mid-air in UK
    An aircraft and a helicopter crashed mid-flight near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on Friday, November 17. Ruptly is live from the scene of the crash site as p...
  • Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1000 ft in 45 seconds
    Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1,000 ft in 45 seconds. A PLANE suspected of being involved in the Waddesdon Manor crash has been recorded plummeting 1,000 feet in just 45 seconds just before police were called to the incident. By Helen Barnett. PUBLISHED: 16:40 ...
  • Eleven dead, including Americans, as safari tourist plane crashes between Mount Kilimanjaro and ...
    Eleven people including American and German tourists are dead after a plane crash in Tanzania. Two Americans, two Germans, six Tanzanians, and a South African pilot were all killed when their Cessna Caravan aircraft crashed in Ngorongoro National Park. Coastal Aviation, which owned the aircraft, ...
  • Helicopter, plane crash in mid-air over England, leaving 'number of casualties'
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the UK has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Air crash investigators have ...
  • Funerals held for three victims killed in plane crash
    (WKYT) - A community is coming together again to remember three of four victims killed in a plane crash. Funerals will take place for Scott and Noah Foster, as well as Kyle Stewart on Friday in Somerset. Relatives laid the fourth victim, Doug Whitaker, to rest on Thursday. All four died on Sunday when ...
  • LIVE
    LIVE at the scene where a helicopter and a plane crashed mid-air in Buckinghamshire. A number of fatalities have been reported. Like what you see? Please sub...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision just north of London, England between a helicopter and an aircraft has resulted in a "number of casualties". Source: AAP. 5 MINS AGO. A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter and plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday, local time. SHARE; Share on ...
  • Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'
    Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'. AIR Traffic control services were reportedly closed for weeks due to staff shortages at the park where a helicopter and plane took off before catastrophically colliding, it has been revealed. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (local time). Air crash investigators ...

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