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Air France Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Monday, September 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air France Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Air France flight AF-852 had to return and make an emergency landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, on September 25th. The plane was heading from Paris Orly Airport in Paray-Vieille-Poste, France, to Cayenne, French Guiana, when the crew reported that left engine had suffered a compressor stall and decided to divert. The plane... »

Allegiant Flight Returns to Lansing Airport due to Compression Issues

Saturday, August 9, 2014
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Flight Returns to Lansing Airport due to Compression Issues

Allegiant Air Flight 657, had to return and make an emergency landing at Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, Michigan, on August 7. The Boeing MD-80 aircraft, carrying 166 passengers, took off for Orlando’s Sanford International Airport at about 11:42 a.m. However, immediately after taking off, a compression problem was discovered. The plane was... »

Travelspan Flight Returns to JFK for Emergency Landing

Friday, July 18, 2014
By George Hatcher
Travelspan Flight Returns to JFK for Emergency Landing

A Guyana-bound flight of Travelspan, operated by Vision Air, had to return to JFK International Airport, New York for emergency landing on the morning of July 15. Chief Operations Manager at Travelspan Guyana, David Goberdhan, confirmed that the plane had to return to JFK, just two and a half hours after leaving the airport,... »

Portland Emergency Landing: Compressor Down in American Airlines MD-83

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 en route from Portland,OR to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX Where: Portland When: Mar 13th 2012 6:25 Who: 132 aboard Why: The plane was en route when pilots developed a problem with the engine compressor. Port of Portland Emergency services were on standby on the flight’s return to Portland (as... »

Qantas Flight Scare

Thursday, October 6, 2011
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Scare

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Nathan Bartlett What: Qantaslink Boeing 717-200 en route from Newman,WA to Perth,WA Where: Newman Australia When: Oct 4th 2011 Who: 75 passengers and 5 crew Why: The plane had taken off normally from Newman, but while still ascending, the engine popped. That is, it... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • LIVE: Plane and helicopter crash mid-air in UK
    An aircraft and a helicopter crashed mid-flight near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on Friday, November 17. Ruptly is live from the scene of the crash site as p...
  • Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1000 ft in 45 seconds
    Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1,000 ft in 45 seconds. A PLANE suspected of being involved in the Waddesdon Manor crash has been recorded plummeting 1,000 feet in just 45 seconds just before police were called to the incident. By Helen Barnett. PUBLISHED: 16:40 ...
  • Eleven dead, including Americans, as safari tourist plane crashes between Mount Kilimanjaro and ...
    Eleven people including American and German tourists are dead after a plane crash in Tanzania. Two Americans, two Germans, six Tanzanians, and a South African pilot were all killed when their Cessna Caravan aircraft crashed in Ngorongoro National Park. Coastal Aviation, which owned the aircraft, ...
  • Helicopter, plane crash in mid-air over England, leaving 'number of casualties'
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the UK has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Air crash investigators have ...
  • Funerals held for three victims killed in plane crash
    (WKYT) - A community is coming together again to remember three of four victims killed in a plane crash. Funerals will take place for Scott and Noah Foster, as well as Kyle Stewart on Friday in Somerset. Relatives laid the fourth victim, Doug Whitaker, to rest on Thursday. All four died on Sunday when ...
  • LIVE
    LIVE at the scene where a helicopter and a plane crashed mid-air in Buckinghamshire. A number of fatalities have been reported. Like what you see? Please sub...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision just north of London, England between a helicopter and an aircraft has resulted in a "number of casualties". Source: AAP. 5 MINS AGO. A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter and plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday, local time. SHARE; Share on ...
  • Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'
    Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'. AIR Traffic control services were reportedly closed for weeks due to staff shortages at the park where a helicopter and plane took off before catastrophically colliding, it has been revealed. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (local time). Air crash investigators ...

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