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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • BSF plane crash probe panel castigates force's air wing for 'non existent safety culture'
    NEW DELHI: The Border Security Force's (BSF) air wing — which routinely flies top VVIPs, especially of the home ministry — has been severely castigated by a government panel set up to probe the crash of a BSF Beechcraft Super King Air B 200 soon after takeoff from Delhi airport in December 2015, ...
  • Airport simulates emergency plane-crash
    Meant to reflect a real-life scenario as much as possible, the drill involved approximately 20 plane crash “victims” — portrayed by Adams County Christian School, high school students — who donned makeup that simulated grave injuries. Some of those simulating the most serious injuries even had fake ...
  • Jus' Bekoz: Win with dignity
    At least two of them, and possibly more of those who secretly were complicit and in vile agreement. One Mountaineer fan reportedly chortled something about a plane crash in a bar in Charleston, as reported by a Twitter person, in describing Marshall's loss to in-state rival West Virginia in last Sunday's ...
  • No denying Michigan on path to the Final Four
    ... even went through a plane crash and did everything. The team before that had five NBA first-rounders on it." One thing Beilein will be able to count on Saturday is that his squad will be well-supported. Roughly 2,000 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan, fans turned Staples Center into a quasi-home game.
  • Nepal plane crash victim Piyash Roy's body reaches home
    Barisal, Mar 23 (UNB) – The body of Piyash Roy, who was killed in US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, reached his home in Shitla Khola area of the city early Friday. An ambulance carrying the body arrived here around 3.30am. Earlier, family members received Piyash's body from Hazrat Shah Jalal ...
  • MSP end plane crash victim recovery effort
    Photo by: Photo courtesy Natural Resources Police A Natural Resources Police boat joins a Maryland State Police Boat during search and recovery operations for a plane crash that occurred on March 1. Police announced they ended operations on March 16. The body of the pilot was recovered, but the ...
  • Family finally learns fate of Canadian shot down over Germany in 1944
    ... one of their families finally has answers about their grandfather's last day during the war. “All we knew (was) that our grandfather was shot down in a plane crash,” Linda Sargeant told CTV News. “I don't think we knew where it was.” “You hear all these different stories,” her sister Laura Sargeant added.
  • PIA plane crash: Victim families being kept in the dark, PHC moved
    PESHAWAR: Member National Assembly (MNA) from Chitral and brother of one of the victims of a Pakistan International Airlines flight crash on Thursday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking directions for the government to release final investigation report and compensation to legal heirs of ...
  • How a Vermont author is reaching reluctant readers
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Have you had trouble getting your young son to sit down and read? It can be a challenge and you're not alone. On average, girls have outscored boys on reading assessments for decades both here in the U.S. and abroad. The reasons why are not always clear. But parents ...
  • 2018 NCAA Tournament: Michigan's Sweet 16 run brings Austin Hatch back to Los Angeles
    Austin Hatch's one year in Los Angeles was mostly spent grieving, after he survived a plane crash that killed his father and stepmother. Eight years earlier, he had survived a separate crash during which his mother, brother and sister died. So when Hatch, now a student assistant at Michigan, returned to ...


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