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Horizon Air Plane Returns to Montana after Bird Strike

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Horizon Air Plane Returns to Montana after Bird Strike

Horizon Air flight QX-2489/AS-2489 had to return and make an emergency landing at Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, Gallatin County, Montana, on July 2nd. The de Havilland Dash 8-400 flying to Seattle, Washington, had to return due to bird strike, damaging its pitot tube. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as... »

Horizon Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Yakima, WA

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
Horizon Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Yakima, WA

Horizon Air flight QX-2399 had to divert for an emergency landing in Yakima, Washington, on May 29th. The plane heading from Boise, Idaho, to Seattle, Washington, was diverted after the crew noticed an electrical burning odor on-board. The plane landed safely. All 82 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    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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