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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

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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