EAT Leipzig Flight Rejects Takeoff from Amsterdam

Thursday, October 12, 2017
By George Hatcher

EAT Leipzig flight QY-2197 had to reject takeoff from Amsterdam, Netherlands, on October 10th. The Airbus A300-600 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Leipzig, Germany, when the crew suspected they had burst a tire or had hit something, and rejected takeoff. The plane was checked by emergency services, and subsequently returned to the apron.... »

DHL Aero Expreso Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Miami

Sunday, April 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
DHL Aero Expreso Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Miami

DHL Aero Expreso flight D5-5455 had to return and make an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on April 7th. The Boeing 757-200 plane took off for Guatemala City, Guatemala, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported they had an issue with a horse on-board. The plane landed back safely. No injuries... »

DHL Jet with Flammable Cargo Makes Emergency Landing in Cayman Islands

Friday, February 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
DHL Jet with Flammable Cargo Makes Emergency Landing in Cayman Islands

A DHL cargo plane made an emergency landing at the Owen Roberts International Airport in Cayman Islands, at around 10:35 a.m. on February 18. Authorities said the Boeing 757 plane was transporting flammable liquids from Miami to Costa Rica when one of its engines malfunctioned. The crew then shut down the faulty engine and... »

Cargo Plane Returns to Portland International Airport after Duck Strikes

Thursday, January 8, 2015
By George Hatcher

A Boeing 757 cargo jet, flying for a DHL contractor, Air Transport, had to return and make an emergency landing at Portland International Airport, Oregon, on January 7. The plane took off for Boeing Field, Seattle, shortly after 6:30 p.m. but had to turn back after atleast 5 northern pintail ducks hit it and... »

Falling Boeing Door Hits No One

Saturday, September 8, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: ABX Air Boeing 767-200 en route from Cincinnati, to Seattle Where: Seattle When: Sep 7th 2012 Who: Crew Why: A cargo flight lost a little something over Washington state. The refrigerator-sized landing gear door crashed to a Kent Washington street and skidded along the ground. The FAA picked up the DHL plane part.... »

4 Survive Antonov Crash offshore Gabon, Africa

Tuesday, June 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
4 Survive Antonov Crash offshore Gabon, Africa

What: DHL Aviation (leased from Solenta Aviation) Antonov 26 Where: 2.3 km S of Libreville Airport, Gabon When: 06 JUN 2011 Who: 2 crew 2 passengers Why: The flight had permission to land when it began experiencing a hydraulic problem, and was flying with difficulty when it crashed into the sea near Libreville Airport.... »

DHL Freight Flight Landing Delayed due to Light Bulbs

Thursday, November 25, 2010
By George Hatcher
DHL Freight Flight Landing Delayed due to Light Bulbs

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Tiago Palla What: DHL Air Boeing 757-200 freight flight en route from Valencia to Marseille Where: Marseille When: Nov 23rd 2010 Who: flight crew Why: On final approach, the plane indicated a gear problem. Pilots aborted the landing and entered a holding pattern. A... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash
    KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah, reports 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 ...
  • Probable victims of plane crash near Utah border identified
    According to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office, in Wyoming, the plan is registered to William Patterson, with an Evanston, Wyoming address. The office said it is believed Michelle Patterson and William Patterson are the two people who were killed in the crash with no survivors. The county coroner, the ...
  • Iran Plane Crash
    The search for the Aseman Airlines plane that crashed in bad weather in Iran on Sunday continues, after earlier unconfirmed reports the aircraft had been fou...
  • Search for Iranian plane crash site halted
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared on Sunday morning in the Zagros mountains with 66 people on board. Updated Updated 1 hour ago. Iranian rescue teams were forced to suspend their hunt for a missing passenger plane for a second night on Monday as severe weather and hazardous ...
  • Cause of plane crash revealed
    National Transportation Safety Board investigators have made a preliminary report explaining what they believe caused a fatal plane crash near Oldenburg in December that killed pilot Dr. Louis Cantilena, 63, Potomac, Maryland; his daughter Dr. Amy Cantilena, 31, Potomac, Maryland; family friend Dr.
  • Iranian rescue teams search for plane wreckage
    Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV has reported.
  • Commercial Plane Crashes in Southern Iran, Killing 66 People
    Meteorologist Orelon Sidney explains how bad weather could have been the cause for a deadly plane crash in Iran. At a Glance. An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in southern Iran. All 65 people on board were killed in the crash. Foggy conditions were blamed for the crash into Mount ...
  • Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found
    Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found.
  • Rescue Team Finds Wreckage From Iranian Plane Crash
    A rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains, Iran, searching for wreckage of a plane. February 19, 2018.Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP. Trump's catch-22 with Iran and the Palestinians could blow up at Israel · Putin's Syrian dilemma: Back Israel or Iran? Not just a gimmick: Netanyahu's ...
  • 66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 (local time) for the city of Yasuj, some 500km to the south, the airlines public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.


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