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NW Emergency Landing in Buffalo

Monday, February 1, 2010
By George Hatcher
NW Emergency Landing in Buffalo

Pictured: A Northwest Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 over New York Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Kenny What: Northwest Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-9 en route from Buffalo to Detroit Where: Buffalo When: Jan 28 2010 Why: After takeoff, the right engine developed vibration, leading the crew to shut down the... »

2nd Delta/Northwest Nigerian Incident

Sunday, December 27, 2009
By George Hatcher
2nd Delta/Northwest Nigerian Incident

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Daan Krans What: Delta/Northwest Airlines Airbus A330-300 en route from Amsterdam to Detroit Where: Detroit When: Dec 27th 2009 Who: Individual aboard Delta flight Why: On arrival to Detroit, a passenger locked himself in the bathroom and became verbally abusive. The flight crew notified... »

Attempted Terrorism on NW Detroit Flight

Friday, December 25, 2009
By George Hatcher
Attempted Terrorism on NW Detroit Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Manas Barooah What: Northwest Airlines Airbus A330-323X en route from Amsterdam to Detroit Where: Detroit-Metropolitan Wayne County Airport When: Dec 25, 2009 Who: 278 passengers Why: On approach to Detroit, Nigerian passenger Abdul Mudallad, an engineering student at the University College in London, attempted... »

Carbon Monoxide aboard NW flight

Thursday, December 17, 2009
By George Hatcher
Carbon Monoxide aboard NW flight

Pictured: A Northwest Jet Airlink (Pinnacle Airlines) Canadair CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet CRJ-200LR over Cleveland Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer DJ Reed What: Northwest/Pinnacle Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 en route from from Cleveland to Minneapolis Where: Grand Rapids When: Wednesday Dec 16 Who: 47 passengers, 3 crew Why: While en route,... »

Northeast Wing Strike

Friday, December 11, 2009
By George Hatcher
Northeast Wing Strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andy Egloff What: Northwest Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-9-30 en route from Charlotte NC to Minneapolis MN Where: Minneapolis When: Dec 9th 2009 Who: not available Why: On landing, the plane scraped a wing tip on the runway. The flight otherwise landed safely Download article... »

Overshooting Pilots Shoot back

Monday, December 7, 2009
By George Hatcher

Appealing the Federal Aviation Administration’s revocation of their pilots’ licenses, Northwest Airlines pilots Capt. Timothy Cheney, 54, of Gig Harbor, Wash., and First Officer Richard Cole, 54, of Salem, Ore., say air traffic controllers didn’t follow FAA rules and practices and didn’t coordinate effectively with Northwest dispatchers. On Oct. 21, their out-of-contact plane carried... »

Hawaii-bound Delta/Northwest Airbus Diverts to Minneapolis

Sunday, November 15, 2009
By George Hatcher
Hawaii-bound Delta/Northwest Airbus Diverts to Minneapolis

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andreas Fietz What: Northwest Airlines Airbus A330-300 en route from Atlanta, GA to Honolulu Where: Oklahoma When: Nov 14th 2009 Who: 305 on board Why: While en route, the plane developed cabin pressurization problems, descended to 10000 feet diverting to Minneapolis,MN. Download article as... »

Northwest Airbus Loses Contact; Overshoots Destination

Thursday, October 22, 2009
By George Hatcher
Northwest Airbus Loses Contact; Overshoots Destination

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jason Ernster What: Northwest Airlines Airbus A320-200 en route from San Diego, to Minneapolis Where: Minneapolis When: Oct 21st 200 Who: 144 passengers 5 crew Why: The Airbus was out of communication for nearly an hour and a half, and overflew Minneapolis by 15... »

Billings: Delta/Northwest Emergency Landing, Blown Tire

Sunday, October 18, 2009
By George Hatcher
Billings: Delta/Northwest Emergency Landing, Blown Tire

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andy Egloff What: Delta/Northwest Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Portland, Minneapolis Where: Billings,MT When: Oct 17th 2009 Who: 174 passengers Why: While en route, the plane developed a hydraulics problem, and diverted to Billings Montana. The flight landed safely, but blew a tire... »

Northwest Emergency Landing

Sunday, August 9, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Northwest (Delta) Airlines Airbus A320-200 en route from Raleigh Durham NC to Minneapolis,MN Where: Raleigh Durham When: Aug 9th 2009 Who: 148 passengers, 5 crew members Why: After takeoff, the pilots heard a noise (bird strike) before they lost an engine. They dumped fuel and returned to the airport where they landed safely... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
  • Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid-Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities haven't confirmed whether the pilot of a small plane that crashed near Miami Executive Airport Sunday survived. plane crash Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport. Emergency crews respond to a plane crash outside of Miami ...
  • One dead in plane crash near Miami Executive Airport
    One person died in a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade police said. An FAA statement said the pilot was the only person on the plane: “A Piper PA 60 aircraft crashed approximately one and a half miles west of the Miami Executive Airport today at 2:50pm. The pilot ...
  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Musical historians say the story of soul music legend Otis Redding is a tragic one. Ironically, Redding didn't reach the height of his fame until after his death in a small plane crash outside of Madison, 50 years ago today. Archival information says it's unclear what went wrong during ...
  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Miami-Dade Police said one person is dead following a small plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade. Rescue crews rushed to the site of a downed plane Southwest Miami-Dade County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the area of Southwest 121st Street and Southwest 157th Avenue.
  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of a pilot and two trainees were recovered Saturday evening from a plane that crashed into Lake Harney Friday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Related Headlines. Plane crash in Lake Harney. Bodies recovered in Lake Harney plane crash, ...
  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
    Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast. Mar 30, 1:40 PM. 0:001:00. See more options Embed Code. Facebook twitter Google+ · Playlist Embed. You need to be logged in to post a comment ...
  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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