El Al

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Monday, January 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

El Al flight LY-8 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada, on January 14th. The Boeing 747-400 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted after the crew received a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers... »

El Al Flight Diverts to Croatia due to Burning Smell

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Diverts to Croatia due to Burning Smell

El Al flight LY 354 had to divert for an emergency landing in Zagreb, Croatia, on August 27th. The plane heading from Munich, Germany, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted after a burning smell was noticed on-board. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

El Al Israel Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

Friday, August 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
El Al Israel Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

El Al Israel Airlines flight LY-572 had to return for an emergency landing at Henri Coanda International Airport, Romania, on August 1st. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Tel Aviv, Israel, but had to turn back after the crew reported a loud noise in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and... »

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

El Al flight LY-27 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on June 4th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to turn back after the crew was informed that tire debris had been found on the departure runway in Tel Aviv. The plane... »

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Toronto

Friday, December 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Toronto

El Al flight LY-30 had to make an emergency landing in Toronto, Canada, on December 20th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Tel Aviv, Israel, but had to turn back due to an engine failure. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 224 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. Download... »

El Al Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Montana

Monday, November 16, 2015
By George Hatcher
El Al Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Montana

An El Al Israel Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Billings Logan International Airport in Montana, on November 15. The Boeing 777, en-route from Tel Aviv to Los Angeles, was diverted after the pilot received an automated warning about engine fire. The plane landed safely. There were 279 passengers and 20 crew members... »

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

El Al flight 2521 had to return and make an emergency landing at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 21. Authorities said tire shreds were found on the runway after the plane took off for Prague, Czech Republic. The pilot was then informed about the situation and was asked to turn... »

EL Al Flight Returns to Ben Gurion Airport due to Engine Failure

Monday, September 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
EL Al Flight Returns to Ben Gurion Airport due to Engine Failure

El Al flight 29, en route from Tel Aviv, Israel to Ontario, Canada, returned to Ben Gurion Airport for emergency landing on the night of September 6. The Boeing 767 was diverted after one of its engines failed. The plane landed uneventfully and all 194 people aboard remained safe. The passengers were transferred to... »

Week of Mishaps for Israel’s El AL Airline

Thursday, May 22, 2014
By George Hatcher
Week of Mishaps for Israel’s El AL Airline

El Al Israel Airlines has probably had the toughest week in its history due to a series of consecutive unfortunate incidents. On May 15, the EL Al flight 289, en route from Tel Aviv to Venice, had to make emergency landing in Dubrovnik, Croatia, after its first officer passed out on the controls. A... »

First Officer Passes Out Midair; EL AL Flight 289 makes Emergency Landing in Croatia

Saturday, May 17, 2014
By George Hatcher
First Officer Passes Out Midair; EL AL Flight 289 makes Emergency Landing in Croatia

EL AL flight 289, en route from Tel Aviv to Venice, had to make an emergency landing in Dubrovnik, Croatia, after its first officer fell ill mid air. The plane departed from Tel Aviv at around 6 a.m. on May 15. After about 2 hours, the first officer went to use the bathroom and... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Breaking News: Small Aircraft En Route To New Providence 'Missing'
    #AVIATION officials confirmed on Wednesday the apparent disappearance of a small passenger aircraft, which departed Andros en route to New Providence shortly after 8am. #According to Delvin Major, director of the Accident Investigations Department in the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority, officials ...
  • Military plane crash kills three in Turkey
    ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – A Turkish army-owned CASA transport plane crashed on Wednesday killing two pilots and a technician who were on a training flight, the military said in a statement. The Spanish-Indonesian made CASA CN 235 took off before noon local time from a main ...
  • Student deaths rock the University of Pennsylvania
    It has been a rough year for me and my fellow peers at the University of Pennsylvania. In just 13 months, nine students tragically lost their lives in a variety of ways from suicide to a plane crash. Just a week ago, Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, was found dead, ...
  • Remains of WWII pilot to be buried in Millsboro
    Stanley Stegnerski, last seen in skies above Germany in 1944, soon will be laid to rest in Delaware. Second Lieutenant Stegnerski was a 25-year-old from Chester, Pennsylvania, and a member of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II Nearly a year and a half after his plane's crash site was ...
  • UPDATE: Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board continues their investigation of the crash of a small plane on a flight from Kansas to New Mexico. The fixed wing-single engine aircraft was unable to maintain altitude due to icing and crashed in a field approximately four miles southeast of Santa ...
  • 3 soldiers killed in Turkish military training plane crash
    ANKARA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A Turkish military CASA-type cargo plane on Wednesday afternoon crashed in the southern Anatolian province of Isparta during training exercises, killing three Turkish crew members. Turkish Armed Forces confirmed in a statement that two pilots and one technician were on ...
  • RC Plane Crash
    My brother and I flew my RC plane in Markeaton park and it crashed in the wind , ripping off the propeller and the tail. !
  • An airport security van leaves the site of a small plane crash...1 bild
    An airport security van leaves the site of a small plane crash in Saint-Geoirs, on January 5, 2013. Five people died when their private plane crashed a few moments after taking off from the Grenoble airport in southeastern France, local police said. AFP PHOTO / Jean Pierre Clatot.
  • Three Lives Lost As Military Plane Crashed In Turkey
    Three lives have been reportedly lost in a plane crash on Wednesday in southern Anatolia, Turkey. The transport plane was owned by the Turkish military. According to a statement by the Turkish army, the victims of the plane crash were all military personnel. The statement also revealed that the plane ...
  • Vince Gilligan On The Toughest Jams The 'Breaking Bad' Writers Put Walter White Into
    But then, if you're not being lazy with your storytelling, then it quickly dawns on you, “Well, it can't just be a plane crash out of the blue. That's not Drama 101. It needs to be something that the main character action's put into motion.” So you can't just have a plane crash unless Walter […]

Blogroll

  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
January 2018
M T W T F S S
« Dec    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031  
  • 50 years ago, a US military jet crashed in Greenland – with 4 nuclear bombs on board https://t.co/7jaAMjiiDF
    about 2 hours ago
  • Global air traffic hits new record https://t.co/HMUkBG7Ake via @ChannelNewsAsia
    about 2 hours ago
  • Takata air bag killed Florida driver who should have survived crash, report says https://t.co/zMf2O8mFdE
    about 2 hours ago
  • Colombian army helicopter crash kills 10 https://t.co/c8x5nTNqNr via @DhakaTribune
    about 2 hours ago
  • Mold discovery forces Las Cruces school to close for cleaning https://t.co/XGaEdOHUfk via @CrucesSunNews
    about 2 hours ago