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Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Friday, January 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Flybe flight BE-480 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Scotland, on January 16th. The plane heading from Manchester, England, to Belfast, Northern Ireland, was diverted due to a suspected technical fault. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Belfast International Airport

Sunday, January 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Belfast International Airport

Flybe flight BE-653 made an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport, Northern Ireland, on January 14th. The plane heading from Birmingham, England, to Ireland West Airport Knock, Ireland, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Belfast International Airport; 1 Injured

Saturday, November 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Belfast International Airport; 1 Injured

Flybe flight BE-331 crash-landed at Belfast International Airport, Northern Ireland, on November 10th. The plane was heading from George Best Belfast City Airport, Northern Ireland, to Inverness, Scotland, when the crew diverted to Belfast International Airport due to a gear problem. The plane landed without nose gear. One passenger was injured and was taken... »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dublin Airport

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dublin Airport

Flybe flight BE-4521 made an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on October 16th. The plane was flying from Cardiff, United Kingdom, when the crew reported smell of smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All seventy-five passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Plane Diverts to Manchester Airport due to Suspected Technical Fault

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Diverts to Manchester Airport due to Suspected Technical Fault

Flybe flight BE-2108 made an emergency landing at Manchester Airport, England, on October 3rd. The plane heading from Heathrow Airport, England, to Edinburgh, Scotland, was diverted due to a suspected technical fault. The plane landed safely. All forty-eight passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

Friday, September 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

Flybe flight BE-4565 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cardiff Airport, Rhoose, Wales, on September 21st. The Embraer ERJ-195 flying to Paris, France, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 90 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Flight Returns to Birmingham due to Landing Gear Problem

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Returns to Birmingham due to Landing Gear Problem

Flybe flight BE-7109 had to return and make an emergency landing in Birmingham, England, on August 14th. The plane took off for Hamburg, Germany, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Flight Diverts to Manchester After First Officer Becomes Incapacitated

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Diverts to Manchester After First Officer Becomes Incapacitated

Flybe flight BE-1574 had to make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on August 5th. The plane heading from Inverness, Scotland, to Jersey, Channel Islands, was diverted after the first officer became incapacitated. The plane landed safely. All forty-four passengers aboard remained unharmed The first officer was taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Southampton

Saturday, July 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Southampton

Flybe flight BE-981 made an emergency landing in Southampton, England, on July 13th. The plane flying from Belfast City, Northern Ireland, was descending towards Southampton when the crew requested emergency assistance, reporting a suspected cracked windscreen. The plane continued for a safe landing. All fifty-eight people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Birmingham, England

Friday, June 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Birmingham, England

Flybe flight BE-4447 made an emergency landing in Birmingham, England, on May 30th. The plane heading from Doncaster, England, to Faro, Portugal, was diverted after the crew reported that the captain was feeling unwell and that they were also experiencing technical issues. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    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 Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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