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Hong Kong Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Hong Kong Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Hong Kong Airlines flight HX-693 made an emergency landing in Sapporo, Japan, on September 4th. The plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to turn back after it lost cabin pressure. The plane landed uneventfully. There were two hundred and twenty-three passengers and twelve crew members aboard at the time; all of... »

HK Express Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Osaka

Monday, April 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
HK Express Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Osaka

Hong Kong Express Airways flight UO-1845 had to return for an emergency landing in Osaka, Japan, on April 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. There were 194 people aboard... »

Hong Kong Airlines Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Engine Failure

Monday, December 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Hong Kong Airlines Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Engine Failure

Hong Kong Airlines flight HX-690 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on December 11th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Sapporo, Japan, but had to turn back due to an engine failure. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Indonesia-Bound Hong Kong Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off

Monday, October 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
Indonesia-Bound Hong Kong Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off

Hong Kong Airlines flight HX-707 had to reject take off from Hong Kong, China, on October 30th. The Airbus A330-300 plane was accelerating to take off for Denpasar, Indonesia, when the left engine emitted a loud bang, forcing the crew to reject take off. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained... »

17 Injured as Hong Kong Airlines Flight Runs into Severe Turbulence

Sunday, May 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
17 Injured as Hong Kong Airlines Flight Runs into Severe Turbulence

Hong Kong Airlines flight HX-6704 had to return and make an emergency landing in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, on May 7th. The Airbus A330-200, heading to Hong Kong, China, had to turn back after severe turbulence injured 17 people onboard. The plane landed uneventfully. Twelve of the injured were taken to hospital while the others... »

Bomb Threat Prompts Hong Kong Airlines Emergency Landing

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
Bomb Threat Prompts Hong Kong Airlines Emergency Landing

Hong Kong Airlines flight HX337 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, China, on March 10. The Airbus A330-200, carrying 295 passengers and crew members, was en-route from Beijing to Hong Kong when the airline officials got information about possible explosive device onboard. The pilot then diverted the... »

Airbus Cabin Pressure Causes Flight Diversion

Saturday, March 10, 2012
By George Hatcher
Airbus Cabin Pressure Causes Flight Diversion

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andrew Hunt What: Hong Kong Airlines Airbus A330-200 en route from Hong Kong to Beijing Where: Changsa When: Mar 9th 2012 Why: While en route, the flight developed a loss of cabin pressure. Oxygen masks were deployed. Pilots diverted to Changsa where they made... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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