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Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Seattle due to Nose Gear Issue

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Seattle due to Nose Gear Issue

Southwest Airlines had to return and make an emergency landing in Seattle, Washington, on January 1st. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Baltimore, Maryland, but had to turn back due to an issue with the nose gear. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and sixty-six people aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Pensacola

Thursday, December 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Pensacola

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1539 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Pensacola, Florida, on December 12th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Orlando, Florida, to Houston, Texas, was diverted after a burning odor was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Southwest Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Southwest Airlines flight WN-4046 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on December 3rd. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Sacramento to Santa Ana, California, was diverted due to a burning odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and three passengers aboard remained safe. Download... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Las Vegas due to Hydraulic Failure

Saturday, December 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Las Vegas due to Hydraulic Failure

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1111 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on November 30th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Phoenix, Arizona, to Reno, Nevada, was diverted after the crew reported a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and seventeen people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Sacramento After Bird Strike

Saturday, December 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Sacramento After Bird Strike

Southwest Airlines flight WN-158 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sacramento, California, on November 29th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Seattle, Washington, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Buffalo

Friday, November 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Buffalo

Southwest Airlines flight WN-411 suffered a bird strike near Tampa International Airport, Florida, on November 15th. The incident happened shortly after the Boeing 737-800 plane departed Tampa International Airport for Buffalo, New York. The crew decided to continue the flight to Buffalo, where the plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Southwest Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strikes Near Reagan National Airport

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strikes Near Reagan National Airport

Southwest Airlines flight WN-3442 suffered multiple bird strikes near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, on November 5th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Kansas City, Missouri, was on approach to Reagan National Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in St. Louis

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in St. Louis

Southwest Airlines flight WN-3313 made a safe landing after suffering a bird strike near St. Louis Lambert International Airport, Missouri, on November 4th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was on final approach when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke Indication

Friday, October 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke Indication

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1604 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Amarillo, Texas, on October 24th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Las Vegas, Nevada, was diverted after the crew received indication of smoke in a lavatory. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Baltimore

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Baltimore

Southwest Airlines flight WN-5509 made an emergency landing in Baltimore, Maryland, on October 21st. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Islip, New York, was diverted after it sustained damage due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Plane crash near Lake Elsinore: 'Pilot was practicing simulated engine failure'
    A single-engine plane that went down just north of Lake Elsinore after striking a power line was in the middle of a simulated engine-out procedure when the accident happened, a Federal Aviation Administration official confirmed Tuesday. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor told City News Service that the Piper ...
  • Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported
    Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported. Paris Lewbel. 11:41 PM, Jan 16, 2018. Share Article. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights ...
  • Deputies: Plane crash south of Santa Fe caused by storm
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A plane crash south of Santa Fe was caused by a storm. The pilot was flying a small engine aircraft from Kansas to the Santa Fe Airport Monday night when the wings and tail iced over, making it impossible to keep the plane in the air. Deputies found the pilot […]
  • Kansas pilot injured in New Mexico plane crash
    SANTA FE, NM The Santa Fe County, NM Sheriff's Office says a Kansas pilot was critically injured Monday night in a plane crash. The pilot reported the crash about 8 p.m. In the search and rescue effort, deputies located the crash site at about 10:30 p.m, the sheriff's office says. The sheriff's office did not ...
  • 'Taken': Bryan Mills Survives A Plane Crash In Season 2, Episode 2
    Bryan Mills' survival skills are put to the test in this week's episode of “Taken.” According to the synopsis for Season 2, episode 2 of the NBC action thriller, a plane carrying Bryan (Clive Standen) and a key witness in a murder investigation crashes. Although both survive the crash, Mills is wounded and ...
  • Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a small plane that crashed on a flight form Kansas to New Mexico. The pilot was hospitalized in critical condition. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. ...
  • Pilot survives airplane crash
    SANTA FE – It took rescue crews 2½ hours to locate a pilot who crashed his single-engine plane in rough terrain south of Santa Fe on a brutally cold Monday night. The flier suffered serious injuries and was recovering Tuesday at a local hospital. A news release from the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office ...
  • Plane crashes on Kansas-New Mexico flight, pilot hurt
    SANTA FE - Authorities say a man is hospitalized in critical condition after the small plane he was flying crashed in New Mexico. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. Monday to report the crash. The man provided coordinates directing ...
  • Pilot in critical condition after plane crash
    New Mexico State Police are searching for a plane that crashed just south of Santa Fe. According to state police, the pilot called 911 after the plane went down. Advertisement. State police and search and rescue crews are on the ground trying to find the plane and pilot but they cannot launch their ...
  • Culburra Beach's Tyler Wright nominated for Laureus sports award
    ... Italian MotoGP star Valentino Rossi and 100m hurdle world champion Sally Pearson are also in consideration alongside 100m sprint world champion Justin Gatlinand Brazilian football club Chapecoense, who made a remarkable return to competition after being involved in a tragic plane crash.

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