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Transavia Plane Returns to Netherlands due to Non-Working Toilets

Monday, May 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Transavia Plane Returns to Netherlands due to Non-Working Toilets

Transavia flight HV-5807 had to return and make an emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands, at May 28th. The Boeing 737-800 flying to Thessaloniki, Greece, had to return because none of its toilets was working. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

TransAsia Plane Lands on One Engine Due to Oil Leak

Thursday, September 10, 2015
By George Hatcher
TransAsia Plane Lands on One Engine Due to Oil Leak

A TransAsia Airways plane, performing flight GE505, had to land with only one engine at Magong Airport, Penghu County, Taiwan, on September 8. The pilot of the ATR 72-500 aircraft, en-route from Taipei Songshan to Magong, had to shut the right engine down after he detected an oil leak. The plane landed safely. There... »

TransAsia Plane Returns to Songshan Airport

Monday, February 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
TransAsia Plane Returns to Songshan Airport

TransAsia flight GE507 returned and made an emergency landing at Songshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan, on February 21. The plane took off from Songshan Airport for Makung Airport in Penghu County but had to turn back immediately after the captain reported issues with signals involving torque. The plane landed back safely shortly after 1... »

TransAsia Airways Falls from Sky, hits Bridge, Keelung river

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
By George Hatcher

At least thirteen were killed and 10 injured when a TransAsia Airways ATR 72 jet en route from Taipei to Kinmen crashed in the Keelung River after hitting a bridge at around 11 am on Wednesday morning. Before impact, the pilot radioed Sungshan Airport a “Mayday” with engine flame out. Other reports say 16... »

Bad Weather Crash in Taiwan, after Typhoon Matmo

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By George Hatcher
Bad Weather Crash in Taiwan, after Typhoon Matmo

On July 23, 2014, a fourteen year old TransAsia Airways ATR 72-212A with a crew of four and fifty-four passengers, was making a go-around prior to landing near Magong Airport in Taiwan, and instead of landing, TransAsia Airways flight GE222 impacted buildings and the ground. GE-222 flies from Kaohsiung to Magong. ATC lost contact... »

Transasia Overheats over Taipei

Monday, May 7, 2012
By George Hatcher
Transasia Overheats over Taipei

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Dennis Chang What: Transasia Avion de Transport Regional ATR-72-500 en route from Taipei to Makung Where: Taipei When: May 2nd 2012 Who: 72 passengers Why: Ten minutes after taking off, the pilots received an overheat indication from the left engine. They returned to Taipei... »

TransAsia Airways Rolls Along in Taiwan

Monday, August 30, 2010
By George Hatcher
TransAsia Airways Rolls Along in Taiwan

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Jamie Chaung What: TransAsia Airways Aerospatiale ATR-72-500 en route from Kaohsiung to Taiwan Where: Taiwan When: Aug 27 2010 Who: 65 passengers, 4 crew Why: After a normal flight and a safe landing, on the runway, the left nose wheel rolled off by itself.... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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  • MSP end plane crash victim recovery effort
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  • Family finally learns fate of Canadian shot down over Germany in 1944
    ... one of their families finally has answers about their grandfather's last day during the war. “All we knew (was) that our grandfather was shot down in a plane crash,” Linda Sargeant told CTV News. “I don't think we knew where it was.” “You hear all these different stories,” her sister Laura Sargeant added.
  • PIA plane crash: Victim families being kept in the dark, PHC moved
    PESHAWAR: Member National Assembly (MNA) from Chitral and brother of one of the victims of a Pakistan International Airlines flight crash on Thursday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking directions for the government to release final investigation report and compensation to legal heirs of ...
  • How a Vermont author is reaching reluctant readers
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Have you had trouble getting your young son to sit down and read? It can be a challenge and you're not alone. On average, girls have outscored boys on reading assessments for decades both here in the U.S. and abroad. The reasons why are not always clear. But parents ...
  • 2018 NCAA Tournament: Michigan's Sweet 16 run brings Austin Hatch back to Los Angeles
    Austin Hatch's one year in Los Angeles was mostly spent grieving, after he survived a plane crash that killed his father and stepmother. Eight years earlier, he had survived a separate crash during which his mother, brother and sister died. So when Hatch, now a student assistant at Michigan, returned to ...


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