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US Airways Jet Hits Runway Lights in Charlotte; No Injuries

Thursday, August 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
US Airways Jet Hits Runway Lights in Charlotte; No Injuries

A US Airways jet, performing flight 1851, hit runway lights while trying to land in Charlotte, North Carolina, on August 15. Authorities said the Airbus A321 was coming from Atlanta, Georgia, when the pilot reported wind shear. The plane then hit the runway lights while trying to land, damaging the underside of its tail.... »

U.S. Airways Flight Diverts to Augusta

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
U.S. Airways Flight Diverts to Augusta

U.S. Airways Flight 5095 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Augusta, Georgia, on April 20. The plane was heading from Tallahassee, Florida, to Charlotte, North Carolina, when the pilot requested an emergency landing due to an out-of-order indicator light in the cockpit. The plane landed safely and everyone aboard remained unharmed.... »

US Airways Express Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Dayton

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
By George Hatcher
US Airways Express Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Dayton

A US Airways Express jet made an emergency landing at Dayton International Airport in Ohio, on April 13. The plane was en-route from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Milwaukee when the pilot requested an emergency landing due to a maintenance light indicator. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 74 passengers and 4 crew members aboard... »

Bird-Struck U.S. Airways Jet Returns to BWI Airport

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
By George Hatcher
Bird-Struck U.S. Airways Jet Returns to BWI Airport

A U.S. Airways flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Baltimore–Washington International Airport in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 29. According to airport spokesperson Jonathan Green, the plane, heading to phoenix, had to return after a bird hit its windshield. The plane landed back uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as... »

U.S. Airways Flight Diverts to Houston due to Engine Malfunction

Saturday, March 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
U.S. Airways Flight Diverts to Houston due to Engine Malfunction

U.S. Airways Flight 5568 made an emergency landing at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Texas, on March 27. Emergency was declared aboard the plane after it developed some engine issues. The flight, operated by Mesa Airlines, was en-route from Charlotte to Austin at the time. The plane safely landed shortly after 6 p.m. None... »

US Airways Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

Saturday, March 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
US Airways Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

A US Airways express flight made an emergency landing at Burlington International Airport, Vermont, on March 26. The plane was heading from Philadelphia to Montreal when the pilot reported a windshield crack and requested an emergency landing. According to Burlington airport operations foreman Doug Wood, “The crack was reportedly getting larger and working its... »

US Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dublin Airport

Friday, February 27, 2015
By George Hatcher
US Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dublin Airport

US Airways flight 723 had to return and make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport, Ireland, on February 26. The plane took off for Philadelphia at 11:15 a.m. but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with its flaps. The Boeing 757 landed back uneventfully. There were 132 people aboard at the... »

U.S. Airways Flight Lands Without Nose Gear

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
U.S. Airways Flight Lands Without Nose Gear

U.S. Airways Flight 1825 had to make an emergency landing at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, on the night of February 9. The Embraer 190 plane was coming from Philadelphia when the pilot reported an issue with its nose gear. According to the Houston Airport System spokesperson David Hebert, “They did a... »

U.S. Airways Flight Returns to Milwaukee for Emergency Landing

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
U.S. Airways Flight Returns to Milwaukee for Emergency Landing

U.S. Airways Express flight 3846 had to return and make an emergency landing at Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on January 20. According to a statement issued by the American Airlines, “US Airways Express flight 3846 from Milwaukee to Charlotte returned to Mitchell airport due to an indication of possible smoke in the... »

Engine Issues Forced Emergency Landing at Philadelphia International Airport

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
By George Hatcher
Engine Issues Forced Emergency Landing at Philadelphia International Airport

A US Airways Express jet, operated by Republic Airlines, had to return and make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport, Pennsylvania, on the morning of December 29. The Embraer 175 aircraft took off from Philadelphia for Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, New Hampshire, but had to turn back just minutes later, due to an engine... »

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