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Qantas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Australia

Saturday, March 3, 2018
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Australia

Qantas flight QF-566 had to return and make an emergency landing in Perth, Australia, on February 27th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Sydney, Australia, but had to turn back due to airspeed disagreement. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and seventy-four people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Sofia

Friday, March 2, 2018
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Sofia

Wizz Air flight W6-4321 had to reject takeoff from Sofia, Bulgaria, on February 26th. The Airbus A321-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Beauvais, France, when the crew rejected takeoff due to unreliable airspeed indications. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Budapest

Thursday, March 1, 2018
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Budapest

Wizz Air flight W6-4351 had to make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on February 26th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Sofia, Bulgaria, to Orio al Serio International Airport, Italy, was diverted after the crew received unreliable airspeed indication. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and four people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Brussels South Charleroi Airport

Monday, December 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Brussels South Charleroi Airport

Wizz Air flight W6-3352 had to reject takeoff from Brussels South Charleroi Airport, Belgium, on December 10th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Cluj International Airport, Romania, when the crew rejected takeoff due to disagreeing airspeeds. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Ural Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Saint Petersburg

Saturday, December 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ural Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Saint Petersburg

Ural Airlines flight U6-365 had to return and make an emergency landing in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on December 7th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Yekaterinburg, Russia, but had to turn back after the crew noticed disagreeing airspeeds. The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and twenty-three passengers and six crew members... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Miami

Thursday, September 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Miami

American Airlines flight AA-1391 had to return and make an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on September 4th. The Boeing 757-200 plane took off for Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a “potential airspeed malfunction”. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Southwest Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada due to Unreliable Airspeed and Altitude

Monday, July 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada due to Unreliable Airspeed and Altitude

Southwest Airlines flight WN-3641 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 7th. The Boeing 737-700 flying to Cleveland, Ohio, had to return due to an unreliable airspeed and the altitude. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Helicopter Crash in India Kills One; Two Injured

Sunday, June 11, 2017
By George Hatcher

A helicopter lost its balance and crashed while taking-off from Himalayan shrine of Badrinath, Uttarakhand, India, on June 10th. The accident happened due to insufficient air pressure. A crew member lost his life while the two pilots sustained injuries in the crash. All five passengers remained safe. The crash remains under investigation. Download article... »

United Airlines Plane Rejects Take-off in California due to Airspeed Issues

Saturday, May 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Rejects Take-off in California due to Airspeed Issues

United Airlines flight UA-1858 had to reject take-off at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, on May 11th. The Boeing 777-200 en-route to Denver, Colorado, had to reject taking-off after the first officer’s airspeed disagreed with the other airspeed indicators. The plane returned to the apron safely. No injuries were reported. Download article... »

Omni Air International Flight Makes Emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Omni Air International Flight Makes Emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Omni Air International flight EI-135 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on June 26th. The Boeing 767-200 plane, took off for Boston, Massachusetts, but had to turn back after the crew detected an air speed indication issue. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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