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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... »

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