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Flight Attendant Falls Out of China Eastern Airlines Plane

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flight Attendant Falls Out of China Eastern Airlines Plane

A flight attendant fell out of a China Eastern Airlines plane at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, China, on October 23rd. The Kunming-bound Boeing 737-800 plane was preparing for departure when the flight attendant attempted to close a door alone and fell out of the plane. The flight attendant was taken to a hospital with... »

China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Severe Turbulence; 26 Injured

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Severe Turbulence; 26 Injured

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-774 encountered severe turbulence on the way to Kunming, China, on June 18th. The Airbus A330-200 plane was flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when it hit severe turbulence that injured twenty-six passengers. The plane continued for a safe landing. Authorities said four passengers suffered serious injuries while twenty-two... »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney

Monday, June 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-736 had to return for an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on June 11th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

China Eastern Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway at Hong Kong

Friday, May 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway at Hong Kong

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-765 veered off runway in Hong Kong, China, on May 24th. The incident happened when the Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Nanjing, China, was attempting to land during heavy rain. There were 141 people aboard at the time; 2 of them were taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Shanghai

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Shanghai

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-721 had to return and make an emergency landing in Shanghai, China, on April 15th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after a burning odor and haze was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and... »

Bird-Hit China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Xiamen

Monday, April 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Xiamen

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-5665 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Xiamen, China, on April 1st. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Shanghai, China, was on approach to Xiamen when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Russia due to Engine Problem

Friday, February 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Russia due to Engine Problem

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-552 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on February 15th. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Heathrow Airport, England, to Shanghai, China, was diverted due to an engine issue. The plane landed safely. All 186 passengers and 17 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

7 Injured after China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
7 Injured after China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-777 ran into severe turbulence while descending toward Sydney, Australia, on November 29th. The Airbus A330-200 plane was flying from Kunming, China, when it was hit by severe turbulence that injured 5 passengers and 2 crew members. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospital.... »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Monday, July 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-771 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on July 22nd. The plane was flying from Shanghai Pudong International Airport, China, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane safely landed in Amsterdam. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Friday, July 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-277 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Qingdao, China, on July 19th. The plane heading from Yantai, China, to Osaka, Japan, was diverted due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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