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Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Palmerston North

Friday, February 2, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Palmerston North

Air New Zealand flight NZ-8231 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Palmerston North, New Zealand, on February 1st. The plane heading from Rotorua to Wellington, New Zealand, was diverted due to an engine problem. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air New Zealand Plane Returns to Auckland due to Engine Issue

Friday, December 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Plane Returns to Auckland due to Engine Issue

Air New Zealand flight NZ-30 had to return and make an emergency landing in Auckland, New Zealand, on December 6th. The Boeing 787-900 plane took off for Buenos Aires, Argentina, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an engine problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Auckland

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Auckland

Air New Zealand flight NZ-99 had to return and make an emergency landing in Auckland, New Zealand, on December 5th. The Boeing 787-900 plane took off for Narita International Airport, Japan, but had to turn back due to an engine problem. The plane landed back safely. All two hundred and sixty-eight passengers and fourteen... »

Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Palmerston North

Friday, December 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Palmerston North

Air New Zealand flight NZ-5255 made an emergency landing at Palmerston North Airport, New Zealand, on November 29th. The plane heading from Tauranga to Wellington, New Zealand, was diverted after an electrical odor was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air New Zealand Plane Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Saturday, November 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Plane Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Air New Zealand flight NZ-402 had to reject takeoff from Wellington, New Zealand, on November 3rd. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Auckland, New Zealand, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. All one hundred and forty-eight people aboard remained uninjured.... »

Air New Zealand Flight Suffers Lightning Strike

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Suffers Lightning Strike

Air New Zealand flight NZ-5755 suffered a lightning strike near Dunedin, New Zealand, on October 14th. The incident happened when the plane, flying from Christchurch, New Zealand, was descending toward Dunedin. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Problems

Saturday, September 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Problems

Air New Zealand flight NZ-5015 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Hamilton, New Zealand, on September 15th. The plane heading from Auckland to Napier, New Zealand, was diverted due to hydraulic problems. The plane landed safely. There were sixty-six passengers and four crew members aboard at the time; all of them... »

Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Issue

Friday, September 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Issue

Air New Zealand flight NZ-5106 had to return and make an emergency landing in Palmerston North, New Zealand, on September 14th. The plane took off for Auckland, New Zealand, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic issue. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air New Zealand Flight Returns to Auckland After Lightning Strike

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Returns to Auckland After Lightning Strike

Air New Zealand flight NZ-443 made an emergency landing in Auckland, New Zealand, on September 10th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Wellington, New Zealand, but had to turn back due to a lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air New Zealand Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Pilot Feeling Unwell

Thursday, July 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Pilot Feeling Unwell

Air New Zealand (ANZ) flight NZ-87 had to return and make an emergency landing at Auckland Airport, New Zealand, on July 5th. The Boeing 777-200 flying to Hong Kong, China, was over the Tasman Sea when the pilot started feeling unwell. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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