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Air Algerie Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algiers

Monday, February 5, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air Algerie Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algiers

Air Algerie flight AH-4016 had to return and make an emergency landing in Algiers, Algeria, on February 4th. The Boeing 737-600 plane took off for Beirut, Lebanon, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the air conditioning system. The plane landed safely. All forty-seven passengers remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Failure of Air Conditioning System

Sunday, June 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Failure of Air Conditioning System

Air Astana flight KC-151 had to return and make an emergency landing in Astana, Kazakhstan, on June 16th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane took off for Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to failure of the cabin air conditioning system. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air New Zealand Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Problem with Air Conditioning

Monday, May 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Problem with Air Conditioning

ANZ Air New Zealand flight NZ-992 had to return and make an emergency landing at Auckland Airport, Auckland, New Zealand, on May 7th. The Airbus A320-200 was mid-air when it had to enter a hold due to problem with its air conditioning. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Oriental Air Bridge Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Thursday, March 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Oriental Air Bridge Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Oriental Air Bridge flight OC-51 had to return and make an emergency landing in Nagasaki, Japan, on March 8th. The plane took off for Tsushima, Japan, but had to turn back after white mist was noticed coming through air conditioning outlets. The plane landed safely. There were 32 people aboard at the time; all... »

WestJet Flight Returns to Calgary due to Smoke On-Board

Saturday, February 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
WestJet Flight Returns to Calgary due to Smoke On-Board

WestJet flight 662 had to return and make an emergency landing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on February 3rd. The plane took off for Toronto, Ontario, Canada, but had to turn back after smoke was observed coming from the air conditioning system. The plane landed safely. All 132 passengers aboard remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook... »

Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Friday, May 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-327 made an emergency landing in Stuttgart, Germany, on May 3rd. The plane, flying from Izmir, Turkey, declared an emergency due to an air-conditioning failure. The plane landed uneventfully after the crew initiated an emergency descent. The passenger oxygen masks were deployed. Download article as PDF »

Austrian Airlines Plane Diverts to Turkey due to Burning Odor

Saturday, April 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Austrian Airlines Plane Diverts to Turkey due to Burning Odor

Austrian Airlines flight OS-832 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, Istanbul, Turkey, on April 21st. The Airbus A320-200, heading from Larnaca, Cyprus, to Vienna, Austria, was mid-air when the crew reported a burning odor from its air conditioning system. The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained unharmed.... »

KLM Plane Experiences Cabin Pressure Problem Mid-Air

Monday, April 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Experiences Cabin Pressure Problem Mid-Air

KLM flight KL-1072 had a cabin pressure problem shortly after it took off from Manchester, United Kingdom, on April 9th. The Boeing 737-900 plane was heading to Amsterdam, Netherlands, when it experienced problems with cabin pressure. According to the airline, the oxygen masks were released for the passengers and the crew was able to... »

Wideroe Flight Diverts and makes Emergency Landing in Norway

Thursday, March 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wideroe Flight Diverts and makes Emergency Landing in Norway

Wideroe flight WF-276 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Torp Sandefjord Airport, Sandefjord, Norway, on March28. The De Havilland Dash 8-400, en-route from Kristiansand, Norway to Copenhagen, Denmark, was mid air when the crew reported problems with the AC generators, prompting it to divert. The plane landed uneventfully. All 43 passengers... »

Safair Plane Returns for a Safe Landing in Cape Town

Thursday, March 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Safair Plane Returns for a Safe Landing in Cape Town

Safair flight FA-136 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cape Town International Airport, South Africa, on March 6. The Boeing 737-400, heading from Cape Town, to Port Elizabeth, was mid air when it had to return due to some issue with its air conditioning system. The plane landed safely. All passengers... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    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. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (9 of 10) Plane crashed on a mountain. The airport is in a valley. The charts https://t.co/oQHwWZOpte
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  • (8 of 10) Wikipedia already has a site up on the crash, but the crash will be under official investigation for a… https://t.co/DjSQVYhgSP
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  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
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  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
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