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Fighter Jets Intercept Ryanair Flight Over Netherlands

Monday, February 12, 2018
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Intercept Ryanair Flight Over Netherlands

Ryanair flight FR-9525 was intercepted by Belgian fighter aircraft over Netherlands, on February 10th. The aircraft were dispatched after the Boeing 737-800 plane, heading from Lublin, Poland, to London Stansted Airport, England, lost contact with the ATC. The communication was subsequently re-established, and the fighter jets returned to their bases. The flight continued to... »

Fighter Jets Escort Air Algerie Flight to Lyon, France

Friday, January 12, 2018
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Escort Air Algerie Flight to Lyon, France

Air Algerie flight AH-1460 was intercepted by two French fighter jets on the way to Lyon, France, on January 9th. The Mirage 2000 fighter jets were dispatched after the Boeing 737-800 plane, flying from Constantine, Algeria, lost communication with the ATC. The plane continued for a safe landing under escort. All passengers and crew... »

Tassili Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Monday, October 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tassili Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Tassili Airlines flight SF-2210 made an emergency landing in Oran, Algeria, on October 14th. The plane heading from Algiers to Tlemcen, Algeria, was diverted after it lost communication with the ATC. However, while trying to send a transponder signal for loss of communication, the crew mistakenly set the code that indicates unlawful interference. The... »

Fighter Jets Escort Korean Airlines Plane to Stuttgart, Germany

Monday, July 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Escort Korean Airlines Plane to Stuttgart, Germany

Korean Airlines flight KE-917 was intercepted by two supersonic fighter jets on July 15th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Seoul, South Korea, to Zurich, Switzerland, was over Berlin, Germany, when it lost communication with the ATC. The German Air Force subsequently dispatched two fighter jets that escorted the plane to Stuttgart, Germany. The... »

Hungarian Fighter Jets Intercept Blue Air Plane After Loss of Communication

Friday, June 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Hungarian Fighter Jets Intercept Blue Air Plane After Loss of Communication

Blue Air flight 0B-405 was intercepted by two Hungarian fighter jets on May 31st. The Boeing 737-500 plane heading from Constanta, Romania, to Paris-Beauvais Airport, France, was intercepted after it lost contact with ATC in the Hungarian air space. The communication was subsequently restored and the plane continued for a safe landing in France.... »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Chicago due to Communication Radio Problem

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Chicago due to Communication Radio Problem

American Airlines flight AA-150 had to return and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on May 18th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew reported an issue with the primary communication radio. The plane landed back... »

Delta Airlines Flight Intercepted by Greek F-16 Fighter Jets

Monday, May 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Intercepted by Greek F-16 Fighter Jets

Delta Airlines flight DL-8957 was intercepted by two Greek F-16 fighter aircrafts on May 19th. According to the airline, the radio contact with Greek ATC was lost for a brief period of time when the Boeing 767-400, en-route from Frankfurt, Germany, to Kuwait, was transiting through Greek Airspace. The fighter jets returned to the... »

Egypt Air Plane Makes Safe Landing in Israel after Communication Loss

Monday, April 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Plane Makes Safe Landing in Israel after Communication Loss

Egypt Air flight 4D-54 had to be intercepted before it made a safe landing at Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 23rd. The Embraer ERJ-170 was en-route from Cairo, Egypt, when upon entering Israeli Airspace, it lost communication due to a radio failure, prompting Israeli Authorities to intercept the plane. The plane... »

Air Kasthamandap Plane Crash-Lands in Nepal; 2 Killed, 9 Injured

Sunday, February 28, 2016
By George Hatcher

Air Kasthamandap flight 9N-AJB crash-landed in Chilkhaya, Kalikot district of Nepal, on February 26th. The single engine PAC 750 plane took off from Nepalgunj and was heading to Jumla when it developed some technical problems and went down. Authorities said the plane lost contact with the control tower just 11 minutes after take off.... »

Air Berlin Plane makes Safe Landing in Spain after Losing Contact with ATC

Monday, February 8, 2016
By George Hatcher

Air Berlin flight AB-2266 (callsign BER344E) made a safe landing at Málaga Airport, Spain, on February 5th. The Airbus A320-200, flying from Munich Airport, Germany, lost communication with ATC mid-air. The plane could contact back the ATC after around 10 minutes. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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