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United Express Flight Returns to George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Monday, October 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Express Flight Returns to George Bush Intercontinental Airport

United Express Flight 3888 had to return and make an emergency landing at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, on October 23rd. The plane took off for Birmingham, Alabama, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported fumes in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

United Express flight 3550 made an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee, on September 5th. The plane heading from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to an unruly passenger. Authorities said the male passenger caused “extreme concern for passengers and the flight crew”, as he broke out of toilet’s door and shouted in... »

United Express Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Redding

Thursday, July 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Express Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Redding

A United Express jet made an emergency landing in Redding, California, on July 13th. The plane took off for San Francisco, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after its landing gear failed to retract completely. The plane landed safely. All 53 passengers aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

United Express Flight Diverts to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Friday, February 26, 2016
By George Hatcher

United Express flight 6183 had to make an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on February 24th. The Embraer ERJ-175 took off from Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, and was heading to San Antonio, Texas, when it lost cabin pressure, forcing the pilot to divert. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained... »

United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing at McAllen Miller International Airport

Sunday, January 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing at McAllen Miller International Airport

United Express flight 4020 operated by Mesa Airlines made an emergency landing at McAllen Miller International Airport in Hidalgo County, Texas, on January 28. The airline said that the ATC declared a ‘precautionary emergency’ after a brake light indicator came on. The Embraer 175 plane landed uneventfully. There were 41 people aboard the plane;... »

Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Salina Regional Airport

Sunday, September 27, 2015
By George Hatcher
Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Salina Regional Airport

A United Express flight, operated by Shuttle America, made an emergency landing at Salina Regional Airport, Kansas, on September 25. Authorities said the pilot requested an emergency landing after noticing smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 70 passengers aboard at the time; one of them was treated for a nosebleed... »

United Express Plane Returns to Milwaukee due to Engine Issue

Friday, July 31, 2015
By George Hatcher
United Express Plane Returns to Milwaukee due to Engine Issue

United Express flight 5393, operated by SkyWest Airlines, had to return and make an emergency landing at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on July 28. According to SkyWest Airlines, the plane had to return after the pilots noticed an engine issue. The flight was heading to Chicago, Illinois, at the time. The... »

United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cockpit Fire

Sunday, June 7, 2015
By George Hatcher
United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cockpit Fire

CommutAir Flight 4776, operating as United Express, made an emergency landing at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, on June 5. The Dash 8 turboprop commuter jet, en-route from Newark Liberty International Airport to Bradley, declared emergency on approach after a small fire broke out in the cockpit. Authorities said the crew had... »

Canadair CRJ Belly Landing at LAX

Monday, May 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
Canadair CRJ Belly Landing at LAX

A SkyWest/United Express Canadair CRJ made a belly landing at Los Angeles International Airport with the left main gear not fully extended. None of the 43 aboard reported injury. The video below shows sparks on landing, with the commentators realizing on air there were not 4 aboard but a full plane. The video has... »

United Air Express Flight Diverts to Philadelphia Airport

Thursday, April 30, 2015
By George Hatcher
United Air Express Flight Diverts to Philadelphia Airport

United Air Express flight 4882 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport, Pennsylvania, on April 28. Airport officials confirmed that the flight, heading from Raleigh-Durham to Newark, was diverted after one of its engines caught fire. The fire-fighters were ready at the scene when the plane landed uneventfully. All... »

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