defroster failure

Southwest Flight Diverts to Louisville

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300, en route from Orlando to Chicago Where: Louisville Kentucky When: Mar 28 2011 3:00 pm Who: 101 passengers 5 crew Why: While en route, the cockpit began to fill with smoke. A pilot saw a problem with the windshield defroster wiring, and turned off the defroster. The pilots diverted... »

Jet Blue Cautionary Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, April 22, 2010
By George Hatcher
Jet Blue Cautionary Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Frank Robitaille What: Jetblue Embraer ERJ-190 en route from Fort Lauderdale to Boston,MA Where: Fort Lauderdale on Apr 22nd 2010 When: Apr 22nd 2010 Who: 94 passengers and 4 crew Why: After takeoff, fumes were detected on board. The flight returned to Fort Lauderdale... »

Birdstrike in Amsterdam Recalls Plane 2x

Tuesday, July 21, 2009
By George Hatcher
Birdstrike in Amsterdam Recalls Plane 2x

Click to view full size photo at Contact Photographer HGabor What: Transavia Boeing 737-700 en route from Amsterdam to Ibiza Spain Where: Amsterdam When: Jul 20th 2009 Who: 148 passengers Why: During takeoff, the flight struck a bird; it took about twenty minutes to land back at the airport where the plane was... »

Boeing emergency landing in Buenos Aires

Thursday, May 21, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Flight AA956, American Airlines Boeing 767 en route from Ezeiza International of Buenos Aires to New York Where: Buenos Aires When: May 20 took off at 8:39 p.m and landed at 1:17 Who: 200 passengers Why: The flight returned to Buenos Aires for an emergency landing due to a technical failure of the... »

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