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Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

Mesa Airlines flight YV-6259 had to return and make an emergency landing in Columbus, Ohio, on May 18th. The plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Louisville

Friday, May 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Louisville

Mesa Airlines flight YV-6073 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 18th. The Embraer ERJ-175 plane heading from Toronto, Canada, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to indication of a hydraulic failure. All four main tires burst as the plane landed in Louisville. All 77 people aboard remained... »

Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

Sunday, January 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

Mesa Airlines flight YV-6176 made an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee, on January 26th. The plane was flying from Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, when the crew declared an emergency due to a rapid loss of fuel and a fire warning. The plane landed safely. All 65 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Mesa Airlines Plane Returns to Arizona due to Cabin Pressurisation Problem

Friday, August 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Plane Returns to Arizona due to Cabin Pressurisation Problem

Mesa Airlines flight AA-5906, flying on behalf of American Airlines, had to return and make an emergency landing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Arizona, on August 24th. The Canadair CRJ-900 flying to Burbank, California, had to return due to problems with cabin pressurisation. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article... »

Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Corpus Christi

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Corpus Christi

Mesa Airlines flight YV-5704 made an emergency landing in Corpus Christi, Texas, on June 28th. The plane was flying from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, when the crew received an unsafe gear indication and declared an emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Mesa Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Texas

Friday, April 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Texas

Mesa Airlines flight YV-5631/ AA-5631 had to abort takeoff at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas, on April 20th. The Canadair CRJ-900 was about to takeoff for Columbia, South Carolina, when the crew had to abort taking off due to a flight control issue. The plane remained on the taxiway, and resumed flight after... »

Pressure-loss and Smoke at 10,000 Feet

Thursday, January 30, 2014
By George Hatcher
Pressure-loss and Smoke at 10,000 Feet

I write a lot of shorthand. Not real secretarial shorthand but the kind that sums up major panicfests into four lines without even an exclamation point. A plane made an emergency landing at such and such a place after it filled with smoke. These people were hurt (or they weren’t), this broke on the... »

Mesa Makes Emergency Landing in South Bend

Saturday, July 23, 2011
By George Hatcher
Mesa Makes Emergency Landing in South Bend

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Bill Shull What: Mesa Airlines Canadair CRJ-700 en route from Portland to Chicago Where: South Bend When: July 22 2011 Who: 57 passengers Why: Some time after taking off from Portland, the flight developed hydraulic issues. The pilots diverted to South bend, and made... »

Twitter News: Mesa Survives

Thursday, March 3, 2011
By George Hatcher
Twitter News: Mesa Survives

It’s being circulated on Twitter that Mesa Air is out of Chapter 11, and is now in a good position. Apparently they downsized, eliminated 200 inessential planes, and cut out unnecessary leases. This is what Mesa is now: 76 aircraft with approximately 450 daily system departures to 94 cities, 38 states, the District of... »

San Antonio Emergency Landing

Wednesday, December 30, 2009
By George Hatcher
San Antonio Emergency Landing

Pictured: One of the fleet of US Airways Express (Mesa Airlines) Canadair CL-600-2D24 Regional Jet CRJ-900ER at Phoenix – Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX) Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alevik What: Mesa Airlines/US Airways Canadair CRJ-900 en route from San Antonio, TX to Phoenix, AZ Where: San Antonio... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
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    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
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  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...

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