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SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Thursday, December 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

SunExpress flight XQ-722 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on December 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Kayseri, Turkey, was on final approach to Amsterdam when the crew reported an issue with the localizer and went around. The plane subsequently landed safely on second approach. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Sun Express Flight Returns to Dusseldorf due to Cabin Pressure Problem

Sunday, October 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sun Express Flight Returns to Dusseldorf due to Cabin Pressure Problem

Sun Express Deutschland flight XG-4733 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dusseldorf, Germany, on October 26th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Marsa Alam, Egypt, but had to turn back due to a problem with the cabin pressure. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

SunExpress Deutschland Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Berlin

Sunday, September 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Deutschland Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Berlin

SunExpress Deutschland flight XG-995 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Berlin, Germany, on September 22nd. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Hamburg, Germany, to Izmir, Turkey, was diverted after the crew received a smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SunExpress Deutschland Flight Makes Emergency Landing in France

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Deutschland Flight Makes Emergency Landing in France

SunExpress Deutschland flight XG-2830 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Toulouse, France, on September 11th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Fuerteventura, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and ninety-two people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Sun Express Deutschland Plane Diverts to Serbia due to Smoke in Cabin

Sunday, July 30, 2017
By George Hatcher

Sun Express Deutschland flight XQ-4879 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, Belgrade, Serbia, on July 26th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Stuttgart, Germany, to Hurghada, Egypt, had to divert due to smoke in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Serbia

Saturday, July 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Serbia

SunExpress flight XQ-4879 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Belgrade, Serbia, on July 26th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Stuttgart, Germany, to Hurghada, Egypt, was diverted after the crew received indication of smoke in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Sun Express Plane Diverts to Germany due to Engine Problem

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sun Express Plane Diverts to Germany due to Engine Problem

Sun Express flight XQ-13 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Cologne Bonn Airport, Germany, on June 30th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, to Antalya, Turkey, had to divert due to an engine problem. The plane landed safely. All 167 passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

SunExpress Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Stockholm

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Stockholm

SunExpress Airlines flight EW-1216 had to make an emergency landing in Stockholm, Sweden, on January 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, was on approach to Stockholm when the crew reported a flaps issue and aborted approach. The plane subsequently made a second approach and landed safely at a higher than normal... »

Sun Express Germany makes Crash Landing in Germany

Monday, August 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Sun Express Germany makes Crash Landing in Germany

Sun Express Germany flight XG-3264 made a crash landing at Stuttgart Airport, Germany, on July 31st. The Boeing 737-800 en-route from Varna, Bulgaria, was on the taxiway when it failed to follow the turn and hit the grass between taxiway and runway. The plane received minor damage. No one was injured. Download article as... »

Sunexpress Flight makes Safe Landing in Germany after Flaps Problem

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Sunexpress Flight makes Safe Landing in Germany after Flaps Problem

Sunexpress flight EW-1885 made a safe emergency landing at Dusseldorf Airport, Dusseldorf, Germany, on June 4th. The Boeing 737-800, flying from Rome, Italy, was on approach to Dusseldorf’s runway when the crew encountered flaps problem, prompting the plane to land at a higher than normal speed. The plane landed successfully. All people onboard remained... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Investigators on scene Fond-du-Lac plane crash
    Left side view of the front of the ATR-42 that crashed just after taking off from the Fond du Lac airport in northern Saskatchewan on Dec. 13, 2017. Transportation Safety Board of Canada / Supplied. X. - A A +. Listen. Photos released by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) revealed the ...
  • Plane crash survivors took half an hour to pry open emergency exit
    Arson Fern had a feeling something was wrong when the ATR 42 airplane he and his family were on starting dipping from side to side. "I yelled in our language, in Dene, I said 'We're gonna crash! The plane's gonna crash!'" His wife, Janey, turned to him. "She said 'Arson, what is wrong with you?' […]
  • Pilot in Clairemont Plane Crash Had Flown Most of His Life
    The man piloting a small aircraft that suffered engine failure shortly after takeoff, crash-landing into a Clairemont home and killing two people, has been identified to NBC 7. Josh Reikes has been flying for most of his life, most recently for Sun Country Airlines, according to his LinkedIn page. Reikes was ...
  • Names Released In Calaveras Plane Crash
    Valley Springs, CA – The identities of two elderly men injured in Thursday's plane crash in Calaveras County have been released along with their conditions. As reported here Thursday afternoon, sheriff's officials stated that a witness saw the airplane flying low and believed it may have clipped a tree ...
  • Pilot, passenger identified in Calaveras County small plane crash
    VALLEY SPRINGS — Authorities identified the two men who were aboard a small plane that crashed Thursday in Calaveras County. Pilot Robert Pina, 72, of Lake Camanche and 75-year-old Richard Campbell of Pine Grove, along with a dog, were riding in the 1981 Cessna fixed-wing single-engine ...
  • At least 800-foot wreckage path left after northern Saskatchewan plane crash: TSB
    A plane crash in northern Saskatchewan left a path of wreckage extending at least 800 feet, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. The West Wind Aviation plane, a twin-engine ATR-42 turboprop, went down Wednesday evening shortly after takeoff from Fond du Lac. Photos of the ...
  • Plane crash renews calls for all-season road into Fond du Lac
    The plane crash outside Fond du Lac this week should be “a wakeup call” for the provincial government to invest in all-season roads into the province's most remote communities, says the MLA who represents northwest Saskatchewan. “It's always just an expensive, dangerous proposition when you ...
  • 3 killed in Germany plane crash
    Berlin, Dec 15 : Three persons have been killed in a small plane crash in Germany, the media reported. The accident on Thursday took place in Ravensburg, in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Xinhua news agency reported. The Cessna Citation Mustang Model 510 was on its way from the ...
  • Pilot error blamed in 2016 plane crash that killed three
    SCHOHARIE COUNTY -- A pilot's inadequate pre-flight planning and failure to use all available runway on takeoff likely led to the July 2016 Schoharie County plane crash that killed a Major League Baseball official and two others, according to a final National Transportation Safety Board report issued ...
  • Bruno plane crash photos
    Bruno plane crash photos. The. carrying Brazilian club Chapecoense crashed into a Colombian hillside, killing 71 people and leaving six survivors, officials said. The world is too terrible a place to live in, not because of the bad things that happen, AN investigation is under way after a light aircraft ...

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