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Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Helsinki

Monday, September 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Helsinki

Finnair flight AY-73 had to return and make an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on September 22nd. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Tokyo Narita Airport, Japan, but had to turn back due to an engine control problem. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Volaris Airlines Flight Returns to Guadalajara due to Control Problems

Friday, October 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Volaris Airlines Flight Returns to Guadalajara due to Control Problems

Volaris Airlines flight Y4-739 made an emergency landing in Guadalajara, Mexico, on October 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane departed for Mexico City, Mexico, but had to turn back after the crew reported control problems. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Eva Air Cargo Plane makes Safe Landing in Taiwan

Sunday, September 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Eva Air Cargo Plane makes Safe Landing in Taiwan

Eva Air Cargo flight BR-682 made a safe emergency landing at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taoyuan City, Taiwan, on September 3rd. The Boeing 747-400 flying from Shenzhen, China, had just landed when the crew faced difficulties in its control. The aircraft became disabled after landing and turned off with all its tyres and main... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Las Vegas due to Control Issue

Friday, May 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Las Vegas due to Control Issue

Southwest Airlines flight WN-4077 had to return and make an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 23rd. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Ontario, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a control issue. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. The airline arranged a replacement... »

American Eagle Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Green Bay

Friday, February 12, 2016
By George Hatcher

An American Eagle plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on February 12. The plane, heading from Marquette, Michigan, to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, was diverted after it developed control problems. The plane landed safely. There were 42 passengers and 3 crew members aboard... »

Italy: Windjet Emergency Loss of Control over Catania

Thursday, August 18, 2011
By George Hatcher
Italy: Windjet Emergency Loss of Control over Catania

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Pise – Roma Spotters Club What: Windjet Airbus A320-200 en route from Catania to Milan Italy Where: Catania When: Aug 16 2011 Who: 164 passengers Why: While en route, the crew discovered the plane was unresponsive to certain controls. The crew returned to the airport... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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