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American Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada after Engine Shut-down

Monday, April 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada after Engine Shut-down

American Airlines flight AA-1871 had to return and make an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada, on April 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 flying to Charlotte, North Carolina, had to return when its right engine showed overtemp and the crew had to shut it down. The plane landed safely. All 197 people... »

American Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff From Denver

Saturday, April 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff From Denver

American Airlines flight AA-1820 had to reject takeoff from Denver, Colorado, on April 12th. The Airbus A321-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Charlotte, North Carolina, when the crew noticed an unlocked thrust reverser and rejected take off. The plane safely stopped at the runway. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

American Airlines Flight Returns to Miami due to Engine Problem

Friday, April 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Returns to Miami due to Engine Problem

American Airlines flight AA-62 had to return and make an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on April 12th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine problem. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Saturday, April 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

American Airlines flight AA-991 made an emergency landing in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on April 6th. The Boeing 767-300 plane flying from Miami, Florida, was on final approach to Belo Horizonte when the crew declared an emergency due to an unsafe gear indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to Little Rock due to Electrical Odor

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Diverts to Little Rock due to Electrical Odor

An American Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing in Little Rock, Arkansas, on April 2nd. The plane heading from Destin, Florida, to Dallas, Texas, 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 »

American Airlines First Officer Dies During Landing in Albuquerque

Friday, March 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines First Officer Dies During Landing in Albuquerque

American Airlines flight AA-1353 made an emergency landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on March 29th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas, was on final approach when the captain declared a medical emergency saying, “We’ve got an issue with one of the pilots.” The plane continued for a safe landing. Emergency services... »

American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville International Airport

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville International Airport

An American Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Jacksonville International Airport, Florida, on March 14th. The Boeing 737 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after a passenger spilled soda on an electronic device. The plane landed safely. All 149 passengers and 6 crew members aboard... »

American Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strikes

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strikes

American Airlines flight AA-721 made a safe landing following bird strikes near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on March 5th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Charlotte, North Carolina, was on final approach when the left engine ingested several birds. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville After Hydraulic Failure

Thursday, March 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville After Hydraulic Failure

American Airlines flight AA-1139 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Jacksonville, Florida, on February 28th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Cancun, Mexico, to John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was diverted due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. All 154 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe.... »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to Denver due to Severe Turbulence

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Diverts to Denver due to Severe Turbulence

American Airlines flight AA-1296 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Denver, Colorado, on February 27th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from San Diego, California, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after it was hit by severe turbulence. The plane landed safely. There were 166 passengers aboard at the time; 2 of them... »

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