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EgyptAir: 3 Alerts Before the Plane Left Radar. Fire on board.

Friday, June 3, 2016
By George Hatcher

Several different alerts on this plane went off immediately prior to the plane disappearing from the radar, including 1) issues with the windows on the co-pilot’s side of the plane; 2) two smoke alerts, the first one “SMOKE LAVATORY SMOKE” at 00:26 a.m. local time; 3) the second one “AVIONICS SMOKE” at 00:27 a.m.... »

UTair Aviation Plane Makes Safe Landing in Russia after Emergency Alarm

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
UTair Aviation Plane Makes Safe Landing in Russia after Emergency Alarm

UTair Aviation flight UT-247 had to return and make a safe landing at Vnukovo International Airport, Moscow, Russia, on March 20. The Boeing 737-800, flying from Moscow to Surgut, Russia, was mid-air when the crew reported emergency alarm signalling engine vibration, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed safely. All 112 people on... »

Delta Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

Saturday, July 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

Delta Airlines flight DL-73 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport in Ireland, at around 2:48 p.m. on July 3. The Boeing 747-400, en-route from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Atlanta, Georgia, declared emergency after an alarm sounded in the cockpit, warning about a possible fire in the cargo hold. The plane... »

AeroMexico Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
AeroMexico Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

An AeroMexico flight made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on June 29. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, heading from Mexico City to Paris Charles De Gaulle airport in France, had to be diverted after a fire alarm sounded in cargo hold. The plane landed uneventfully. All 193 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing at Aberdeen International Airport

Saturday, May 30, 2015
By George Hatcher
Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing at Aberdeen International Airport

A Super Puma EC 225 helicopter had to make an emergency landing at Aberdeen International Airport, United Kingdom, on May 28. The helicopter, operated by CHC Helicopter, was carrying 19 people when an alarm went off, forcing the pilot to declare an emergency. The aircraft landed safely and everyone aboard remained unhurt. According to... »

Allegiant Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

Friday, January 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

Allegiant Air Flight 536 had to return and make an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 22. The flight was heading from McCarran International Airport to Great Falls, Montana, but was forced to return after a smoke alarm went off. The plane landed uneventfully at around 8:50 a.m. None of the 160... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Heat from Vegetables

Monday, December 15, 2014
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Heat from Vegetables

Air France flight AF-733 had to make an emergency landing at Shannon airport, Ireland, at around 10 a.m. on December 14. The Boeing 747-, heading from the Dominican Republic to Paris, had to land in emergency after a fire alarm went off. The plane landed uneventfully and all 156 people aboard remained unharmed. A... »

GoAir Emergency Landing

Monday, November 18, 2013
By George Hatcher

Former Army Chief General V.K. Singh was on his way to Mumbai to launch his book at the ongoing Mumbai Literary Festival when the GoAir flight he was on with about 100 passengers had a fire alarm and was forced to return to IGI airport forty minutes after it left. Passengers were provided an... »

Delta Diversion to Pasco Washington

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Delta Airlines Boeing 757 en route from Atlanta,GA to Seattle,WA (USA) with 185 people aboard apparently developed a cargo fire on Oct 21, 2013. Pilots diverted diverted to Pasco Washington where they made a safe landing. Emergency services responded to the scene which was apparently a heat sensor alarm. No fire was found.... »

Germanwings Airbus Diverts to Prague

Monday, March 25, 2013
By George Hatcher

While a Germanwings Airbus A319-112 was en route from Moscow to Stuttgart, the plane issued warnings. Pilots diverted to Prague-Vaclav Havel (Ruzyne) Airport in the Czech Republic. Airport fire and rescue services responded to the scene according to the airport air crash consultant spokesperson THere were 144 passengers and five crew aboard the Airbus... »

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  • Finnair Flight Returns to Helsinki due to Technical Problem https://t.co/yQzhJQqjbY
    about 5 hours ago
  • Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Tokyo Narita Airport https://t.co/FPwJtopSZ9
    about 5 hours ago
  • Austrian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Vienna https://t.co/biY8ecWvep
    about 5 hours ago
  • Small Plane Crashes in Cochise County; Pilot Killed https://t.co/el47RkYAib
    about 5 hours ago
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