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Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Saturday, September 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-734 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on September 7th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Zurich, Switzerland, was on approach to Amsterdam when the crew reported a possible nose gear steering issue. The plane performed a low approach and subsequently landed safely on second approach. Everyone aboard... »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Switzerland

Thursday, August 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Switzerland

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1019 had to make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 1st. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, was descending toward Zurich when the crew noticed minor brakes issues and requested emergency assistance. The plane landed uneventfully. All thirty-three passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1838 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on July 9th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Athens, Greece, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Diverts to Zurich due to Generator Problem

Thursday, June 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Diverts to Zurich due to Generator Problem

Swiss Global Air Lines flight LX-528 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 20th. The plane heading from Geneva, Switzerland, to Nice, France, was diverted after the crew noticed a generator problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and five passengers remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Senegal

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Senegal

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-92 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dakar, Senegal, on March 13th. The Airbus A340-300 plane heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to Sao Paulo, Brazil, was diverted due to an issue with the fuel pump. The plane landed safely. There were 215 passengers aboard at the time;... »

Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Thursday, February 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Swiss Global Air Lines flight LX-40 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, on February 1st. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after one of the engines shut down mid-air. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Swiss International Air Lines Flight Returns to Stockholm After Engine Fire Indication

Thursday, December 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Flight Returns to Stockholm After Engine Fire Indication

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-1233 had to return for an emergency landing in Stockholm, Sweden, on December 27th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Geneva, Switzerland, but had to turn back after the crew received an engine fire indication. The crew had activated the fire suppression system before the plane landed back... »

Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Pristina after Bird Strike

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Pristina after Bird Strike

Swiss International Air Lines flight EDW-405 made an emergency landing in Pristina, Kosovo, on October 3rd. The plane took off for Zurich, Switzerland, but had to turn back after one of the engines ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Returns to Copenhagen due to Engine issue

Sunday, August 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Returns to Copenhagen due to Engine issue

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1267 had to return for an emergency landing in Copenhagen, Denmark, on August 19th. The plane took off for Zurich, Switzerland, but had to turn back after its right engine began emitting flames and loud bangs. The crew shut down the engine before the plane landed back safely. No injuries... »

Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Ground Spoilers Problem

Friday, July 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Ground Spoilers Problem

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-2250 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zurich Airport, Kloten, Switzerland, on July 7th. The Helvetic Fokker 100, en-route to Budapest, Hungary, was mid-air above Austria when the crew reported that ground spoilers were inoperative, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed uneventfully. All people... »

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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