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Bird-Hit Horizon Air Flight Safely Lands in Boise

Saturday, October 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Horizon Air Flight Safely Lands in Boise

Horizon Air flight QX-417 made a safe landing after a bird strike in Boise, Idaho, on September 29th. The plane flying from Portland, Oregon, was on final approach when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Horizon Air Flight Returns to Spokane due to Landing Gear Issue

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Horizon Air Flight Returns to Spokane due to Landing Gear Issue

Horizon Air flight QX-327 had to return and make an emergency landing in Spokane, Washington, on September 19th. The plane took off for Seattle, Washington, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 73 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Horizon Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland

Thursday, August 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Horizon Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland

Horizon Air flight QX-2150 made an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon, on August 2nd. The crew requested emergency services after the plane blew a tire on takeoff from Reno, Nevada. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Horizon Air Plane makes Safe Landing in California after Deer Strike

Saturday, December 12, 2015
By George Hatcher
Horizon Air Plane makes Safe Landing in California after Deer Strike

Horizon Air flight QX-475 made a safe landing at Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa, California, on December 2. The De Havilland Dash 8-400, en-route from Seattle, Washington, to Santa Rosa, was approaching the runway when it collided with a deer. The plane landed safely. All passengers aboard remained unhurt. Download article as... »

Horizon Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Pasco

Friday, November 14, 2014
By George Hatcher
Horizon Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Pasco

Horizon Air flight 2133 had to make an emergency landing at Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco, Washington, at around 4:05 p.m. on November 13. According to Horizon Air spokesperson Halley Knigge, the pilots declared emergency due to a pressurization issue in cabin. The flight was heading from Boise to Seattle at the time. The plane... »

Flight Attendant Shakedown at OK Corral (Read on a Stolen iPad)

Monday, September 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
Flight Attendant Shakedown at OK Corral (Read on a Stolen iPad)

Flight attendants made the news this weekend with one flight attendant bringing her gun to work even though it was not Bring Your GUn to Work day. (Note: It is NEVER bring your gun to work day for a flight attendant, even if you have a valid Chester County permit to carry a concealed... »

Horizon Air Loses Engine, Lands Safely in Seattle

Saturday, September 1, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Horizon Air Dash 8 en route from Vancouver to Seattle Where: Seattle When: August 31, 2012 Who: 80 aboard Why: While en route, the Horizon Air/Alaska Airlines flight developed engine trouble (it was running hot). The pilot shut down the affected engine and made a safe landing in Seattle. None of the 76... »

Horizon Air Dash 8-400 Limps back to Portland on One Engine

Sunday, January 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Horizon Air  Dash 8-400 Limps back to Portland on One Engine

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Tsuyoshi Hayasaki What: Horizon Air de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Portland,OR to Seattle,WA Where: Portland When: Jan 26 2012 Who: 55 passengers, 4 crew Why: While en route, the right engine was shut down. According to wptv witnesses aboard the flight, “there... »

Turbulence Injures Attendant

Thursday, July 14, 2011
By George Hatcher
Turbulence Injures Attendant

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Rotate What: Horizon Air de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Billings to Seattle Where: Billings When: Jul 8th 2011 Who: 1 injured Why: Encountering turbulence while en route, one flight attendant aboard the Horizon Air flight was injured. The pilot returned to Billings... »

Bird Strike over Dodger Stadium

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
By George Hatcher
Bird Strike over Dodger Stadium

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Ben Wang What: Horizon Air de Havilland Dash 8-400/Alaska Airlines en route from Redding CA to Los Angeles CA Where: Los Angeles When: Nov 8th 2010 Who: 73 passengers (Another report alleges there were 39 passengers.) Why: On approach to LA, crew members reported... »

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