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Peruvian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Problems with Ailerons

Monday, April 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Peruvian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Problems with Ailerons

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-219 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lima, Peru, on April 1st. The Boeing 737-500 plane took off for Cuzco, Peru, but had to return shortly afterwards due to issues with the ailerons. The plane landed safely. All 120 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

CommutAir Plane Returns to Virginia after Aileron Issue

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
CommutAir Plane Returns to Virginia after Aileron Issue

CommutAir flight C5-2672/UA-2672 had to return and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on April 7th. The De Havilland Dash 8-200, en-route from Virginia to New York, had just climbed out of Washington Dulles’s runway when it experienced aileron mistrim, prompting the crew to return. The plane landed uneventfully. All... »

American Airlines Plane Diverts to California due to Issue with Aileron

Thursday, November 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Diverts to California due to Issue with Aileron

American Airlines flight AA-123 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport, California, on November 24. The Boeing 767-300, flying from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, to Honolulu, Hawaii, had to divert in emergency due to an issue with its aileron. The plane landed safely. All 137 passengers aboard... »

Austral Embraer Returns to Puerto Rico after Issue with Ailerons

Monday, October 5, 2015
By George Hatcher
Austral Embraer Returns to Puerto Rico after Issue with Ailerons

Austral Líneas Aéreas flight AR-2431, operating on behalf of Aerolineas Argentinas, returned to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA, on September 28. The Embraer ERJ-190, heading towards Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires, Argentina, had to return due to some issue with its ailerons. The plane landed safely. No injuries... »

United Express No Lefts Turn Out All Right

Monday, January 27, 2014
By George Hatcher
United Express No Lefts Turn Out All Right

On January 27, 2013, a United Express Jet’s ailerons mid-flight failure fifty miles out forced the pilot of the Shreveport-Denver flight to make an emergency diversion and landing in Wichita. The pilot of the Embraer EMB-145XR Flight ? ASQ6099 could not turn left but made a safe landing at Mid-Continent Airport. Kudos to the... »

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