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.... »

LOT Polish Airlines Flight Lands in Emergency at Glasgow Airport

Saturday, September 27, 2014
By George Hatcher
LOT Polish Airlines Flight Lands in Emergency at Glasgow Airport

A LOT Polish Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing at Scotland’s Glasgow airport at 11:35 a.m. on September 26. The decision for emergency landing was made after the crew received an alert from the Boeing 787 Dreamliner’s fire protection system. The aircraft, carrying 260 people, was on its way from Chicago, US,... »

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.... »

Emergency landing At Sumburgh, Scotland

Thursday, August 1, 2013
By George Hatcher
Emergency landing At Sumburgh, Scotland

Photographer Okke Behm On July 31, 2013, an Eastern Airways Saab 2000 was en route when pilots observed a warning light on the flight panel. The flight had to divert to Sumburgh Airport in Shetland, Scotland. Thirty oil workers were aboard. THere were thirty-two passengers and three crew. Shetland’s air, sea and land rescue... »

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... »

Southwest Airlines Safe Landing after Indicator Alert Error

Saturday, March 16, 2013
By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 Flight 481 from Las Vegas to Tulsa made an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport. The flight diverted back after a cargo hold fire-alert alerted the crew. The flight had left at 1:20, and returned at 2:45. Passengers indicated turbulence as they were returning to Las Vegas. The crew did... »

Allegiant Flight Diverts to Fort Wayne

Saturday, December 29, 2012
By George Hatcher

Allegiant Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-82, en route from South Bend to Punta Gorda Florida with 149 passengers and five crew diverted to Fort Wayne Indiana and made a safe landing with emergency services on standby. Pilots diverted because of a warning light. Passengers were evacuated safely. An alternative flight was provided. See Video Below... »

UPS Safe Landing in Tulsa

Thursday, May 24, 2012
By George Hatcher
UPS Safe Landing in Tulsa

What: UPS Cargo Airbus en route from Louisville to Tulsa Where: Tulsa International Airport When: May 22, 2012 5:40 a.m. Who: 2 Crew Why: En route, the plane flashed a landing gear warning. Pilots made a safe landing in Tulsa but had to be towed. The runway was closed for thirty minutes. Below see... »

Air India Boeing Makes Unscheduled Bucharest Stop

Sunday, May 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
Air India Boeing Makes Unscheduled Bucharest Stop

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer JangSu Lee – What: Air India Boeing 777 en route from Frankfurt to Chicago Where: Bucharest When: May 12, 2012 10:25 Who: 303 passengers and 17 crew Why: The flight was en route over Romania when a door warning went off, alerting the pilot... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • News about plane crash in Rostov-on-Don not true
    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...


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