Continental

Aviation Safety Irony Emergency Landing

Saturday, August 10, 2013
By George Hatcher

At 3:35 p.m. Continental Airlines Flight 458 A320 en route from Houston to Washington diverted to New Orleans on Tuesday at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport where the pilots made a safe emergency landing with Ron Paul aboard. Paul Lampson, Ted Poe, John Carter, Solomon P. Ortiz, Ciro Rodriguez, and Henry Cuellar were... »

Continental Settlement Multiple Causes

Monday, March 11, 2013
By George Hatcher
Continental Settlement Multiple Causes

In the 2008 Continental Airline crash at Denver International Airport, although the crash was blamed on pilot error, pilots did not have all the facts. How could the pilots do anything but fail to make proper rudder adjustments when air traffic controllers didn’t bother to tell the pilots about a forty-knot crosswind. The settlement... »

Turbulence Sends Flight to Lake Charles with Injured Flight Crew

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
Turbulence Sends Flight to Lake Charles with Injured Flight Crew

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alevik What: United Airlines Boeing 737-700 en route from Houston to New York Where: Lake Charles Regional Airport When: June 12, 2012 9 pm Who: 88 passengers 3 injured Why: While flight attendants were about to serve drinks when the flight encountered severe turbulence... »

Skywest/United Airlines/Continental Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Texas

Wednesday, March 7, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: SkyWest en route from Houston to Toronto Where: East Texas Regional Airport in Gregg County When: March 6, 2012, 10:02 PM, Who: 58 passengers, 2 pilots, 2 flight attendants Why: While en route, a small fire in a cockpit printer sent the smell of smoke though the flight deck. The fire was reported... »

Fake Cigarette Leads to On Board Assault

Thursday, February 23, 2012
By George Hatcher
Fake Cigarette Leads to On Board Assault

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jens Breuer What: United Boeing 737-800 en route from Portland to Houston Where: Portland When: Feb 21st 2012 Who: 1 unruly passenger Why: Twenty minutes after departing, the flight was back in Portland dropping off Yazeed Mohammed Abunayyan, after he had taken a swing... »

Bird Strike over Panama

Saturday, November 19, 2011
By George Hatcher
Bird Strike over Panama

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Bill Shull What: Continental Airlines Boeing 737-900 en route from Panama City (Panama) to Newark,NJ Where: Panama City When: November 18, 2011 Who: 176 aboard Why: After takeoff, while climbing out of Panama City, the Continental flight suffered a bird strike. After ingesting the... »

Continental Emergency Landing

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Continental Airlines Boeing 777-200 en route from Tel Aviv to Newark,NJ Where: Tel Aviv When: Nov 9th 2011 Who: 280 aboard Why: When smoke was reported as coming from the baggage compartment, the pilots returned to Ben-Gurion International Airport and made a safe landing. 45 ambulances and 17 mobile units were on the... »

The Guam Question: What Happened on Flight 001?

Sunday, October 9, 2011
By George Hatcher
The Guam Question: What Happened on Flight 001?

United/Continental flights to Guam have been laden with issues. Landing gear problems and other issues abound; and it happened again on Sunday, the fifth time in a month. This was aother emergency landing, although officially they are saying there was no incident. There was a nose gear problem reported, however; and the safe landing... »

Another United/Continental Emergency over Guam International Airport

Monday, October 3, 2011
By George Hatcher
Another  United/Continental Emergency over Guam International Airport

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Yunjin Lee – Korea Aero Photo What: United/Continental 767-400 en route from Honolulu to Guam Where: Guam International Airport When: Oct 2, 2011 Who: 247 passengers Why: Would you believe it? On approach to Guam (again) there was a problem with a United/Continental flight.(We’ve... »

3 Minute Flight, after Smokey Lav

Monday, September 26, 2011
By George Hatcher
3 Minute Flight, after Smokey Lav

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Dariusz Nowacki What: Chautauqua Airlines /Continental Airlines/Embraer ERJ-145 en route from Hartford to Cleveland Where: Hartford When: Sep 26 2011 Who: 49 passengers and 3 crew Why: After taking off from Hartford, smoke was observed in the bathroom. Pilots were in the air from... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 3 people die in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana
    3 people die in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana. OLDENBURG, Ind. (AP) -- State police say three people have died in a small plane crash in southeastern Indiana. Sgt. Stephen Wheeles says the crash of the single-engine Cessna plane near Oldenburg, Indiana, also killed one dog aboard ...
  • Small plane crash kills 3 people and a dog in Franklin County
    Three people and a dog were killed when a small plane crashed in Franklin County on Saturday. Indiana State Police say the single-engine Cessna plane was tra...
  • Drone footage shows wreckage from Franklin Co. plane crash
    Sky 9 captured footage of the wreckage from a small airplane crash in Franklin County, Indiana.
  • 3 people, 1 dog killed in Indiana plane crash
    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ind. (WKRC) - Three people and a dog are dead after a small plane crashed Saturday night near Oldenburg, Indiana.Indiana State Police confirmed the crash happened around 9 p.m. in a wooded area behind a residence along Hamburg Road near Se.
  • Plane crash in El Cajon
    A small plane carrying three passengers crashed Sunday morning in Santee in when it struck a light pole. The plane crashed into a fence and caught fire,
  • Dog Is Only Survivor Of Plane Crash — Makes His Way Out Of Wreckage To Nearby House
    When responders got to the plane crash site in Indiana on Saturday, all on board the plane had perished, except one dog that had made his way to a nearby house. The folks in the house took him in and cared for the injured dog until a veterinarian was reached. The plane had departed from […]
  • The Plane Crash
    The Plane Crash - Made by TFL Gaming - View all tinxotaylor's Rockstar Editor videos at http://socialclub.rockstargames.com/member/tinxotaylor.
  • Pilot injured in small plane crash is Franklin County airport director
    Louisburg, N.C. — The pilot of a small plane that crashed Saturday afternoon has been identified by officials as a Franklin County Airport Director. Steve Merritt, a flight instructor and the manager of the Triangle North Executive Airport in Louisburg, is listed in critical condition Sunday after surgery at ...
  • UPDATED: Plane crash claims three lives
    Three persons and one dog were killed as a result of a small plane crash near Oldenburg Saturday evening, Dec. 16, according to a press release by Indiana State Police Sgt. Stephen Wheeles, Versailles District public information officer. About 9:10 p.m., the ISP was notified that an aircraft had crashed ...
  • 3 hurt when plane crashes near Gillepie Field
    A small plane carrying three passengers crashed Sunday morning in Santee in when it struck a light pole. The plane crashed into a fence and caught fire, damaging Cox Communications trucks in an adjacent parking lot. Karen KucherContact Reporter. Three people were injured early Sunday when a ...

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