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Alaska Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Jose

Sunday, January 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Jose

Alaska Airlines flight AS-322 had to make an emergency landing in San Jose, California, on January 12th. The pilots declared an emergency after the crew noticed a white powder leaking from the cabin air conditioning vents and three of them reported feeling unwell. The Boeing 737-900 plane was flying from Seattle, Washington, at the... »

Alaska Airlines Passenger Tries to Open Door Mid-Air

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Passenger Tries to Open Door Mid-Air

Alaska Airlines flight 7 had to make an emergency landing at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport, Minnesota, on August 29th. The plane heading from JFK Airport, New York, to Seattle, Washington, was diverted after an unruly passenger tried to open a door mid-air. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 180 passengers aboard at the time;... »

Alaska Airlines Plane Returns to Portland International Airport

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Plane Returns to Portland International Airport

Alaska Airlines flight 644 had to return and make an emergency landing at Portland International Airport, Oregon, on April 13th. The plane took off for Phoenix, Arizona, but had to return shortly afterwards after it lost pressurisation. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 144 passengers and 5 crew members aboard at the time; all... »

Alaska Airlines Plane Continues for Safe Landing in Hawaii after Phone Emits Fire

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Plane Continues for Safe Landing in Hawaii after Phone Emits Fire

Alaska Airlines flight AS-807 continued for a safe landing at Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii, on March 19. The Boeing 737-800, en-route from Bellingham, Washington to Hawaii, was mid-air above Pacific Ocean when a passenger’s iPhone emitted flame which turned into fire on the cabin floor. The plane landed safely after 90 minutes. All... »

Alaska Airlines Plane Diverts to Virginia due to Smoke in Cockpit

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
By George Hatcher

Alaska Airlines flight AS-1 made an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on February 15. The Boeing 737-800, heading from Washington, D.C, to Seattle, was diverted mid-air after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All people on board remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Alaska Airlines Plane Diverts to Honolulu

Sunday, February 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Plane Diverts to Honolulu

Alaska Airlines flight AS-862 had to make an emergency landing in Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 11. The plane was heading from Kahului, Hawaii, to Portland, Oregon, when the crew decided to divert due to a fault in the auxiliary power unit. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 152 passengers and 6 crew members aboard... »

Alaska Airlines Flight Diverts to Denver due to Disruptive Passenger

Thursday, February 11, 2016
By George Hatcher

Alaska Airlines flight 769 made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport, Colorado, on February 9th. The plane, heading from Logan International Airport, Massachusetts, to San Diego International Airport, California, was diverted after a drunk male passenger became aggressive and threatened the crew and other passengers. The plane landed safely. The police officers escorted... »

Alaska Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Spokane

Thursday, December 17, 2015
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Spokane

Alaska Airlines flight 2372 made an emergency landing at Spokane International Airport, Washington, on December 15. The Bombardier Q400 plane was flying from Seattle, Washington, when the crew reported smoke in the cabin and declared an emergency. The plane landed safely. All 75 passengers and 4 crew members remained unhurt. The aircraft was taken... »

Portland-Bound Alaska Airlines Plane Diverts to Eugene Airport

Thursday, November 19, 2015
By George Hatcher
Portland-Bound Alaska Airlines Plane Diverts to Eugene Airport

Alaska airlines flight 2151 had to make an emergency landing at Eugene Airport, Oregon, on November 17. The plane, heading from Seattle to Portland, had to be diverted after the pilot reported a mechanical issue. The plane landed safely. There were 52 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. The airline... »

Alaska Airlines Plane Diverts to Buffalo due to Smoking Credit-Card Reader

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Plane Diverts to Buffalo due to Smoking Credit-Card Reader

Alaska Airlines flight 17 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, New York, on October 12, The plane, en-route from Newark, New Jersey to Seattle, Washington, was diverted after the crew reported smoke coming out of a credit card reader. According to airline spokesperson Halley Knigge, apparently the... »

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