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United Airlines Plane Rejects Take-off due to Issue with Cockpit Window

Monday, July 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Rejects Take-off due to Issue with Cockpit Window

United Airlines flight UA-61 rejected take-off at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, on July 23rd. The Boeing 767-300 flying to Honolulu, Hawaii, had to reject taking-off due to some issue with a cockpit window. The plane landed safely. All 201 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mumbai

Thursday, June 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mumbai

Air India flight AI-937 had to divert for an emergency landing in Mumbai, India, on June 13th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Kozhikode, India, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was diverted after a burning odor was noticed in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All sixty-two people aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

U.S. Marine Corps Osprey Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Monday, June 12, 2017
By George Hatcher

A U.S. Marine Corps Osprey aircraft made an emergency landing at Amami Airport, Japan, on June 10th. According to the Okinawa defense bureau, the pilots decided to make an emergency landing after a cockpit warning light came on. The plane, based at U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa, landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard... »

Wideroe Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Thursday, February 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wideroe Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Wideroe Airlines flight WF-831 made an emergency landing in Bodo, Norway, on February 1st. The plane flying from Leknes, Norway, was on approach to Bodo when the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit and declared an emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. All 13 passengers and 3 crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Gets Locked out of Cockpit; Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

Saturday, January 31, 2015
By George Hatcher
Pilot Gets Locked out of Cockpit; Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

Delta flight 1651 made an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 29. The plane was en-route from Minneapolis to Las Vegas when the pilot went out of the cockpit to use bathroom. However on returning, he could not get in because the door got jammed. Fortunately, the first... »

Ak Bars Aero/Tatarstan Fatal Flight update

Sunday, November 17, 2013
By George Hatcher
Ak Bars Aero/Tatarstan Fatal Flight update

On November 17, 2013 at 6:23 pm, Flight 363, an Ak Bars Aero/Tatarstan Boeing 737-500 en route from Moscow to Kazan, made several go-arounds, and more than one landing pass. On the second (?) attempt, an hour after takeoff, it crashed on landing at Kazan. On touchdown, the jet’s nose hit the ground. The... »

Door Locks Out Air India Captain

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
By George Hatcher
Door Locks Out Air India Captain

On May 13/14, 2013 the cockpit door of one of Air India’s planes locked the captain out while he was using the toilet. The co-pilot and trainee pilot had to land the plane in Bhopal for ground maintenance engineers to fix the problem. On May 13, the flight took off from Delhi for Bangalore.... »

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