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SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Grand Island, NE

Friday, April 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Grand Island, NE

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-5215 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Grand Island, Nebraska, on April 18th. The plane heading from Omaha, Nebraska, to San Francisco, California, was diverted after the crew received an indication of an open door. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Diverts to Modesto, CA due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Thursday, April 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Diverts to Modesto, CA due to Cargo Smoke Indication

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3391 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Modesto, California, on April 9th. The Embraer ERJ-175 plane heading from Sacramento to San Diego, California, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. There were 55 passengers and 4 crew members aboard at the time; all... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

Monday, February 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3079 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on February 18th. The plane took off for Salt Lake City, Utah, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

SkyWest Plane’s Nose Gear Collapses on Landing in San Antonio

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Plane’s Nose Gear Collapses on Landing in San Antonio

SkyWest Airlines flight 5588 made an emergency landing in San Antonio, Texas, on December 4th. The plane took off from Houston, Texas, and was on final approach to Monterrey, Mexico, when the crew reported an unsafe gear indication and decided to divert. The aircraft’s nose gear collapsed upon landing in San Antonio. One passenger... »

SkyWest Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Palm Springs

Saturday, September 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Palm Springs

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3046 had to return and make an emergency landing in Palm Springs, California, on September 8th. The plane was heading to Phoenix, Arizona, when the crew decided to turn back due to an engine anti ice light indication suggesting that the system had overheated. The plane landed safely. All 42 people... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Milwaukee

Friday, September 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Milwaukee

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4594 made an emergency landing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on September 8th. The plane took off for Minneapolis, Minnesota, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the right hand engine. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Durango

Thursday, July 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Durango

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-5849 had to make an emergency landing in Durango, Colorado, on July 25th. The plane flying from Denver, Colorado, was preparing to land in Durango when the crew reported a problem with nose landing gear. The crew used an alternate gear extension system and landed safely. All 56 people aboard remained... »

SkyWest Airlines Plane Returns to California due to Landing Gear Issue

Sunday, July 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Plane Returns to California due to Landing Gear Issue

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-5025/UA-5025 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Redding Municipal Airport, Redding, California, on July 13th. The Canadair CRJ-200 en-route to San Francisco, California was climbing out of Redding’s runway when the crew failed to retract its landing gear. The plane landed safely. All people onboard remained unharmed.... »

SkyWest Airlines Plane Returns to Michigan to ADG deployment

Thursday, June 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Plane Returns to Michigan to ADG deployment

SkyWest Airlines flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Detroit, Michigan, on June 4th. The Canadair CRJ-200, en-route to Ithaca, New York, had to return shortly after the crew reported that its ADG (Air Driven Generator) had deployed. The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained... »

Skywest Airlines Flight Returns to Portland due to Smoke in Cockpit

Saturday, June 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Skywest Airlines Flight Returns to Portland due to Smoke in Cockpit

Skywest Airlines flight OO-3470 had to return and make an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon, on May 31st. The plane took off for Santa Barbara, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 70 passengers aboard at the time; all of... »

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