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Oakland-Bound FedEx Express Flight Suffers Bird Strike

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Oakland-Bound FedEx Express Flight Suffers Bird Strike

FedEx Express flight FX-540 suffered a bird strike near Oakland International Airport, California, on December 10th. The incident happened when the Boeing 767-300 plane flying from Memphis, Tennessee, was on approach to Oakland Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

FedEx Express Flight Diverts to Tokyo Narita Airport

Monday, December 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
FedEx Express Flight Diverts to Tokyo Narita Airport

FedEx Express flight FX-49 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Tokyo Narita Airport, Japan, on December 9th. The plane heading from Anchorage, Alaska, to Taipei, Taiwan, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

FedEx Express Plane Returns to Denver After Engine Failure

Friday, November 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
FedEx Express Plane Returns to Denver After Engine Failure

FedEx Express flight FX-1352 had to return and make an emergency landing in Denver, Colorado, on November 21st. The Airbus A300-600 plane took off for Memphis, Tennessee, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine failure. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Fedex Flight Returns to Milwaukee After Bird Strike

Monday, April 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fedex Flight Returns to Milwaukee After Bird Strike

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-2415 had to return and make an emergency landing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on April 8th. The Airbus A300-600 plane took off for Appleton, Wisconsin, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. There were 2 crew members aboard at the time; both... »

Fedex Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Memphis

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fedex Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Memphis

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-130 had to return and make an emergency landing in Memphis, Tennessee, on March 28th. The plane took off for Montréal–Mirabel International Airport, Canada, but had to turn back after the crew reported an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Los Angeles-Bound FedEx Plane Rejects Take Off From Honolulu

Monday, February 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Los Angeles-Bound FedEx Plane Rejects Take Off From Honolulu

FedEx Federal Express flight FX-1814 had to reject take off from Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 24th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 plane was accelerating to take off for Los Angeles, California, when the crew rejected take off at high speed due to some issues. The plane returned to apron with a blown tire. Everyone aboard... »

Fedex Federal Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Thursday, January 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fedex Federal Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-1590 made an emergency landing in Rochester, Minnesota, on January 10th. The Boeing 757-200 plane was flying from Memphis, Tennessee, when the crew declared an emergency due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. No evidence of fire or smoke was found upon inspection.... »

Fedex Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Sunday, December 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Fedex Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-3021 made an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, in Chicago, Illinois, on December 14th. The plane was flying from Los Angeles, California, when the crew declared an emergency due to a slat disagree. The plane landed safely at higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Fedex Federal Express Plane Catches Fire after Main Gear Collapses on Landing

Saturday, October 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Fedex Federal Express Plane Catches Fire after Main Gear Collapses on Landing

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-910 caught fire after landing at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Florida, on October 28th. The plane coming from Memphis, Tennessee, had just landed in Florida when the tower noticed fire in the left engine. According to the FAA, the plane’s left main gear had collapsed during landing that resulted in... »

FedEx Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Rochester

Sunday, October 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
FedEx Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Rochester

FedEx Federal Express flight FX-684 had to return and make an emergency landing in Rochester, New York, on October 21st. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Memphis, Tennessee, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected flaps issue. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 2 crew members aboard at the time;... »

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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