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... »

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