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Bird-Hit UPS Plane Makes Safe Landing in Rockford, IL

Thursday, October 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit UPS Plane Makes Safe Landing in Rockford, IL

UPS flight 5X-555 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Rockford, Illinois, on October 9th. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from Minneapolis, Minnesota, was on approach to Rockford when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Monday, August 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

UPS flight 5X-203 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on August 4th. The plane heading from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Cologne, Germany, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke on board. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

UPS Flight Returns to Springfield After Bird Strike

Friday, August 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
UPS Flight Returns to Springfield After Bird Strike

UPS flight 5X-671 made an emergency landing in Springfield, Missouri, on August 1st. The Airbus A300-600 plane took off for Louisville, Kentucky, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air Cargo Carriers Plane Crashes in West Virginia; 2 Killed

Saturday, May 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Cargo Carriers Plane Crashes in West Virginia; 2 Killed

Air Cargo Carriers flight 2Q-1260 crashed into the trees left to the runway of Yeager Airport, Charleston, West Virginia, on May 5th. The Short SD-330 flying on behalf of UPS went down the hill after hitting the trees. All 2 crew members aboard lost their lives in the crash. The incident is under investigation.... »

UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Thursday, March 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

UPS flight 5X-104 had to divert for an emergency landing at New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido, Japan, on March 8th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Anchorage, Alaska, to Osaka, Japan, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article... »

UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing at O’Hare International Airport

Friday, January 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing at O’Hare International Airport

UPS flight 5X-605 had to return and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Illinois, on January 18th. The plane took off for Louisville, Kentucky, but had to return shortly afterwards due to issues with landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

UPS Plane Rejects Takeoff in South Korea

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane Rejects Takeoff in South Korea

United Parcel Service flight 5X-61 had to reject takeoff at Incheon International Airport, Incheon, South Korea, on June 6th. The McDonnell Douglas-11 was accelerating to takeoff for Anchorage, Alaska, when the crew had to abort taking-off at a high speed. The plane received substantial damage after it overran the runway and had its nose... »

UPS Plane makes Emergency landing in Alaska after Oil Leakage

Thursday, May 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane makes Emergency landing in Alaska after Oil Leakage

UPS flight 5X-63 made a safe emergency landing at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Anchorage, Alaska, on May 16th. The Boeing 747-400, flying from Hong Kong, China, was flying above the Pacific Ocean when the crew notice a slow oil leakage from one of its engines. The crew had to shut the engine down... »

UPS Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Halifax

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Halifax

UPS flight 5X-213 made an emergency landing in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on April 25th. The plane, heading from Louisville, Kentucky, to Cologne, Germany, was diverted due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed safely. All four crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

UPS Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Cologne

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Cologne

UPS flight 5X-2 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cologne, Germany, on April 10th. The Boeing 747-400 cargo plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported that they had to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. All 3... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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