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SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Tri-Cities Airport

Saturday, December 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Tri-Cities Airport

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4475 made an emergency landing at Tri-Cities Airport, Pasco, Washington, on December 29th. The plane took off for Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport, Minnesota, but had to turn back due to indication of a nose gear issue. The plane landed safely. All seventy people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Milwaukee

Saturday, December 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Milwaukee

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4668 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on December 28th. The plane heading from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Detroit, Michigan, was diverted due to the loss of cabin pressure. The plane, carrying thirty-eight passengers and three crew members, landed uneventfully. One female passenger complained of ear... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Syracuse

Thursday, December 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Syracuse

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-7390 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Syracuse, New York, on December 17th. The plane heading from Detroit, Michigan, to Ithaca, New York, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in St. George

Sunday, November 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in St. George

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3133 made an emergency landing in St. George, Utah, on November 17th. The plane took off for Phoenix, Arizona, but had to turn back due to an engine problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash
    KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah, reports the plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and ...
  • Probable victims of plane crash near Utah border identified
    According to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office, in Wyoming, the plan is registered to William Patterson, with an Evanston, Wyoming address. The office said it is believed Michelle Patterson and William Patterson are the two people who were killed in the crash with no survivors. The county coroner, the ...
  • Iran Plane Crash
    The search for the Aseman Airlines plane that crashed in bad weather in Iran on Sunday continues, after earlier unconfirmed reports the aircraft had been fou...
  • Search for Iranian plane crash site halted
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared on Sunday morning in the Zagros mountains with 66 people on board. Updated Updated 1 hour ago. Iranian rescue teams were forced to suspend their hunt for a missing passenger plane for a second night on Monday as severe weather and hazardous ...
  • Cause of plane crash revealed
    National Transportation Safety Board investigators have made a preliminary report explaining what they believe caused a fatal plane crash near Oldenburg in December that killed pilot Dr. Louis Cantilena, 63, Potomac, Maryland; his daughter Dr. Amy Cantilena, 31, Potomac, Maryland; family friend Dr.
  • Iranian rescue teams search for plane wreckage
    Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV has reported.
  • Commercial Plane Crashes in Southern Iran, Killing 66 People
    Meteorologist Orelon Sidney explains how bad weather could have been the cause for a deadly plane crash in Iran. At a Glance. An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in southern Iran. All 65 people on board were killed in the crash. Foggy conditions were blamed for the crash into Mount ...
  • Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found
    Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found.
  • Rescue Team Finds Wreckage From Iranian Plane Crash
    A rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains, Iran, searching for wreckage of a plane. February 19, 2018.Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP. Trump's catch-22 with Iran and the Palestinians could blow up at Israel · Putin's Syrian dilemma: Back Israel or Iran? Not just a gimmick: Netanyahu's ...
  • 66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 (local time) for the city of Yasuj, some 500km to the south, the airlines public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.

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