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SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Colorado Springs due to Blown Tire

Thursday, October 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Colorado Springs due to Blown Tire

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4630 had to return and make an emergency landing in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on October 10th. Authorities said the plane bound for Salt Lake City, Utah, blew a tire during taking off. The crew continued takeoff but subsequently returned to Colorado Springs for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3473 had to return and make an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon, on September 30th. The Embraer ERJ-175 plane took off for Seattle, Washington, but had to return shortly afterwards due to bird strikes that caused damage to one of the engines. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Skywest Plane Diverts to Pennsylvania due to Thrust Reversers Indication

Friday, September 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Skywest Plane Diverts to Pennsylvania due to Thrust Reversers Indication

Skywest flight OO-4906/DL-4906 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Erie International Airport, Erie County, Pennsylvania, on September 21st. The Canadair CRJ-200 flying on behalf of Delta Airlines was mid-air when the crew reported indication of thrust reversers deployment, causing the diversion. The plane landed safely. All 34 passengers and 3 crew... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Diverts to Reno due to Mechanical Indication

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Diverts to Reno due to Mechanical Indication

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4564 diverted to Reno, Nevada, on September 11th. The plane heading from Boise, Idaho, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted due to a mechanical indication. The plane landed safely. All seventy-three people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Hits Severe Turbulence; 3 Injured

Thursday, August 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Hits Severe Turbulence; 3 Injured

SkyWest Airlines flight 3167 made an emergency landing in St. Louis. Missouri, on August 22nd. The plane heading from Atlanta, Georgia, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after it encountered severe turbulence. The plane landed safely. Three people, including a flight attendant and two passengers, were taken to a hospital. The flight was operating as... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Grand Forks After Bird Strikes

Monday, August 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Grand Forks After Bird Strikes

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4751 had to return and make an emergency landing in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on August 18th. The Canadair CRJ-200 plane took off for Minneapolis, Minnesota, but had to return shortly afterwards due to multiple bird strikes. The plane landed uneventfully. There were thirty-three passengers and three crew members aboard at... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lansing

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lansing

SkyWest Airlines flight 4896 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, Michigan, on August 18th. The plane heading from Detroit to Kalamazoo, Michigan, was diverted after the crew noticed a mechanical issue. The plane landed safely. All forty-six passengers and three crew members aboard remained unharmed.... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Buffalo

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Buffalo

SkyWest Airlines OO-4281 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, on August 12th. The plane heading from Detroit, Michigan, to Newburgh, New York, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All forty-five passengers and three crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Salt Lake City due to Cracked Windshield

Friday, July 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Salt Lake City due to Cracked Windshield

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4620 had to return and make an emergency landing in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 11th. The plane took off for Burbank, California, but had to turn back due to a crack in captain’s windshield. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Skywest Plane makes Hard Landing in Colorado

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Skywest Plane makes Hard Landing in Colorado

Skywest Airlines flight OO-5869 made a hard landing at Denver International Airport, Colorado, on July 2nd. The Canadair CRJ-700 flying from Aspen, Colorado, had just landed when flames appeared from the ground and its left engine. The passengers were deplaned rabidly via stairs. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

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