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 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 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 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 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 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

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    A plane crash and explosions at Nashville International Airport were all part of a safety drill. First responders rushed to the scene of a mock plane crash to locate and help victims on Saturday. Over 100 volunteers were on hand to act as victims and their family members, and 40 different local agencies ...
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    In 2004, hours after a plane crash took the lives of 10, including four members of the Hendrick family, Jimmie Johnson earned the win. In all, Hendrick Motorsports has earned 24 wins at NASCAR's oldest facility, many of those wins propelling its drivers to championships or stopping frustrating losing ...
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  • Pilot who blamed crash on prosthetic leg gets weeks in jail
    SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man with a prosthetic leg who crashed a plane after authorities repeatedly warned him not to fly has been sentenced to two weeks in jail. Robert Gray Jr. pleaded guilty in December to flying without a license. The Virginian-Pilots reports that the U.S. Department of ...
  • Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail
    Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail. An unlicensed pilot who blamed his plane crash on his prosthetic leg has been sentenced to two weeks in jail. March 24, 2018, at 4:22 p.m.. Pilot Who Blamed Crash on Prosthetic Leg Gets Weeks in Jail. Share. ×. Share on Facebook.
  • US-Bangla Air: Crash survivor to be flown to Singapore
    His son, cousin and other family members told doctors that they want to move him to Singapore. “A medical board formed for the plane crash survivors found his right leg severely infected. The leg may need to be amputated,” Samanta Lal Sen, chief of the 14-member board, told reporters at a briefing at ...
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    Not surprisingly, Santos won the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month. Honoring His Father Airplane tragedies play a somber role in Santos' life on and off the field. His father, Cairo Sr., was a pilot for Brazilian airline Varig. In 2013 his dad died in a stunt plane crash. "I used to talk to […]
  • VIDEO: This pilot's plane engine stopped mid air; here's how he handled the crisis
    At an altitude of 2,500 metres, there was little Barber could do to prevent the crash. A video of the incident was posted on the Internet, where one can easily see the engine stopping. 0. Shares. Share. By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 24, 2018 8:35 pm. plane crash, plane crash video, ...
  • FBI agent dies from brain cancer linked to 9/11 attack on Pentagon
    ... response team in Washington, Morrow spent 10 weeks recovering and processing evidence from the Pentagon crash site despite the hazardous conditions. She was also a first responder to a six-alarm warehouse fire in Alexandria, Va. The building held evidence from the plane crash at the Pentagon, ...


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