Piedmont Airlines Flight Returns to Long Island MacArthur Airport

Thursday, May 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Piedmont Airlines Flight Returns to Long Island MacArthur Airport

Piedmont Airlines flight PDT-4868 had to return and make an emergency landing at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York, on May 16th. The plane took off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but had to return shortly afterwards after a light bulb in the cockpit started emitting smoke. The plane landed back safely. All 40... »

Piedmont Airlines Flight Returns to Philadelphia

Friday, September 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Piedmont Airlines Flight Returns to Philadelphia

Piedmont Airlines flight PDT-4839 had to return and make an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 27th. The plane took off for Elmira, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic issue. The plane landed safely. There were 32 passengers and 3 crew members aboard at the time; all... »

Piedmont Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Philadelphia

Saturday, April 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Piedmont Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Philadelphia

Piedmont Air Flight AA-4801, operating on behalf of American Eagle, made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport, Pennsylvania, on April 29th. The plane, flying from Richmond, Virginia, declared emergency after the crew noticed smoke in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All 50 passengers and 4 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

US Airways Emergency lands with failed landing gear

Saturday, May 18, 2013
By George Hatcher

A parade of emergency services met the Dash 8 as it ground to a stop in a shower of sparks after a dramatic belly landing. On May 18, 2013, a US Airways/Piedmont Airlines Dash 8-100 turboprop en route from Philadelphia to Newark was landing in Newark when the left main landing gear failed to... »

Dash 8 Burned at Gate

Thursday, October 11, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Piedmont AL de Havilland Canada DHC-8-100 Where: Philadelphia When: Oct 7 2012 Who: no injuries Why: A PDT Dash 8 was extensively damaged by an electrical fire at the gate. The fire may have originated from a faulty GPU plug/cord. src Download article as PDF »

Hawker Goes Off Runway with Flat

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
By George Hatcher
Hawker Goes Off Runway with Flat

What: Piedmont Hawthorne Aviation Hawker Beechjet 400XP en route from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Harrisburg Where: Baltimore When: April 19, 2011, 11:44 Who: 0 fatalities Why: On takeoff, the plane blew a tire. The plane veered off the left of the runway. Neither of the two pilots nor the passenger was injured.... »

TAT Technologies Wholly Owned Subsidiary, Piedmont Aviation Component Services Has signed a Five Year APU maintenance Agreement with Austrian Airlines

Thursday, February 3, 2011
By George Hatcher

February 3, 2011 — TAT Technologies Ltd. a leading provider of services and products to the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Piedmont Aviation Component Services (“Piedmont”), has signed a five year APU (Auxiliary Power Unit – a small gas turbine engine) maintenance Agreement with Austrian... »

Plane Struck By Lightning

Thursday, January 27, 2011
By George Hatcher
Plane Struck By Lightning

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Daniel J. Evans What: Piedmont/US Airways Havilland Dash 8-300 en route to Lynchburg Where: Lynchburg Regional Airport. When: Jan 26, 2010, 10:35 a.m. Who: 13 passengers, 3 crew Why: While en route during a heavy rainfall, the plane was struck by lighting. The plane... »

Piedmont plane lands after Lightning Strike, No injuries

Saturday, January 8, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Piedmont Airlines/US Airways de Havilland Dash 8-100 en route from Philadelphia to New Haven Where: Islip When: Jan 7th 2011 Who: 32 passengers, 3 crew Why: While en route near Islap, the plane was struck by lightning. When the plane experienced electrical problems, the pilots decided to divert to Islap and landed within... »

Piedmont Emergency Landing in Philadelphia

Saturday, November 29, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: Piedmont Airlines flight en route from Allentown to Philadelphia Where: Philadelphia International Airport When: Sunday morning 11-16 Who: 38 passengers and crew Why: On approach, the crew got an indication the nose gear was not down. The plane slid down the runway on its nose. Fire crews foamed the runway and there was... »

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