Auxiliary Power Unit

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to APU Problem

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to APU Problem

Delta Airlines flight DL-1183 made an emergency landing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on August 22nd. The plane was en-route from Norfolk, Virginia to Atlanta, Georgia, when the crew reported issues with the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) and decided to divert to Myrtle Beach for an emergency landing. The plane landed safely. There were... »

Eurowings Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in France due to APU Problem

Sunday, March 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Eurowings Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in France due to APU Problem

Eurowings flight EW-152 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Paris Orly Airport, Orly, France, on March 25. The Boeing 767-300, flying from Cologne, Germany to Bridgetown, Barbados, was mid-air above France when the crew reported a technical problem with the APU (Auxiliary Power Units), prompting the plane to divert. The plane... »

Alaska Airlines Plane Diverts to Honolulu

Sunday, February 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Plane Diverts to Honolulu

Alaska Airlines flight AS-862 had to make an emergency landing in Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 11. The plane was heading from Kahului, Hawaii, to Portland, Oregon, when the crew decided to divert due to a fault in the auxiliary power unit. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 152 passengers and 6 crew members aboard... »

Eastern Airways Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Aberdeen Airport

Saturday, May 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Eastern Airways Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Aberdeen Airport

An Eastern Airways fight had to make an emergency landing at Aberdeen International Airport in Scotland on April 30. According to an airline spokesperson, “Our crew were re-positioning an empty aircraft from Orebro in Sweden to Aberdeen and reported a cockpit warning indication relating to the aircraft’s Auxiliary Power Unit…There were no passengers onboard... »

Air India Airbus APU acts up in Hyderabad

Thursday, August 6, 2009
By George Hatcher
Air India Airbus APU acts up in Hyderabad

Pictured: An Air India Airbus over Singapore Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Photographer Andrew Hunt What: Air India Airbus A321-200 en route from Hyderabad to Mumbai Where: Hyderabad When: Aug 5th 2009 Who: 120 passengers Why: After take-off, the APU (Auxiliary Power Unit) developed a problem. After returning to Hyderabad,... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
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  • One dead in plane crash near Miami Executive Airport
    One person died in a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade police said. An FAA statement said the pilot was the only person on the plane: “A Piper PA 60 aircraft crashed approximately one and a half miles west of the Miami Executive Airport today at 2:50pm. The pilot ...
  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
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  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Miami-Dade Police said one person is dead following a small plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade. Rescue crews rushed to the site of a downed plane Southwest Miami-Dade County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the area of Southwest 121st Street and Southwest 157th Avenue.
  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of a pilot and two trainees were recovered Saturday evening from a plane that crashed into Lake Harney Friday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Related Headlines. Plane crash in Lake Harney. Bodies recovered in Lake Harney plane crash, ...
  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
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  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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