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Dana Air Plane Door Falls Off at Abuja Airport

Friday, February 9, 2018
By George Hatcher
Dana Air Plane Door Falls Off at Abuja Airport

A Dana Air plane’s emergency exit door fell off shortly after landing at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria, on February 7th. The incident happened when the flight coming from Lagos, Nigeria, was taxiing on the runway. One passenger fell out of the plane. The airline said in a statement, “The emergency exit... »

British Airways Plane Returns to London’s Heathrow Airport

Sunday, February 21, 2016
By George Hatcher

British Airways flight BA-33 had to make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom, on February 18th. The Boeing 787-900 took off for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but had to turn back just 20 minutes later, due to an issue with one of the door seals and difficulty in maintaining cabin pressure.... »

Air Transat Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Montreal

Monday, October 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air Transat Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Montreal

An Air Transat flight had to make an emergency landing in Montreal, Canada, on October 22. The plane was en-route from Toronto, Canada to London, U.K. when its back door unsealed mid-air. According to a passenger Rachel Weissfeld, “The change in altitude…it was so fast that there were people who were in a lot... »

Door Ripped from SAS Airbus

Saturday, January 26, 2013
By George Hatcher
Door Ripped from SAS Airbus

On Jan 25, 2013, a Scandinavian Airlines SAS Airbus A320-232 with 150 aboard was at Gardermoen airport Norway loaded with passengers to Copenhagen when the SAS plane rolled backwards while it still was parked at gate 44. The door to the plane was ripped from its hinges. Both the street and the plane were... »

Russia: Leaky Flight Turns Back

Monday, September 26, 2011
By George Hatcher

I would have to say that this Nordavia (Russia to Turkey) flight had good reason to turn back. I’d be just as alarmed as the flight crew was. From the sound of it, the passengers were lucky if nothing else fell off this plane. I would say that this is one Boeing which was,... »

Ajar Door Disrupts Continental Flight

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
By George Hatcher
Ajar Door Disrupts Continental Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andrew Compolo What: Continental Airlines Boeing 737-800 en route from Port of Spain ,Trinidad/Tobago to Houston,TX Where: Port of Spain When: Aug 16 2011 Who: 155 passengers and 6 crew Why: After takeoff, the crew noted an indication that a door was open. The... »

Boeing Emergency Landing in Sochi, Russia

Monday, April 18, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Donavia Boeing-737-500 passenger airliner flying from Rostov to Tel Aviv Where: Sochi, Russia Who: 99 passengers * also reported as 103 Why: The flight made a scheduled stop at Sochi, but after takeoff had undesignated problems in the air, and had to return to make an emergency landing. A replacement plane arrived to... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash
    KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah, reports 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 ...
  • Probable victims of plane crash near Utah border identified
    According to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office, in Wyoming, the plan is registered to William Patterson, with an Evanston, Wyoming address. The office said it is believed Michelle Patterson and William Patterson are the two people who were killed in the crash with no survivors. The county coroner, the ...
  • Iran Plane Crash
    The search for the Aseman Airlines plane that crashed in bad weather in Iran on Sunday continues, after earlier unconfirmed reports the aircraft had been fou...
  • Search for Iranian plane crash site halted
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared on Sunday morning in the Zagros mountains with 66 people on board. Updated Updated 1 hour ago. Iranian rescue teams were forced to suspend their hunt for a missing passenger plane for a second night on Monday as severe weather and hazardous ...
  • Cause of plane crash revealed
    National Transportation Safety Board investigators have made a preliminary report explaining what they believe caused a fatal plane crash near Oldenburg in December that killed pilot Dr. Louis Cantilena, 63, Potomac, Maryland; his daughter Dr. Amy Cantilena, 31, Potomac, Maryland; family friend Dr.
  • Iranian rescue teams search for plane wreckage
    Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV has reported.
  • Commercial Plane Crashes in Southern Iran, Killing 66 People
    Meteorologist Orelon Sidney explains how bad weather could have been the cause for a deadly plane crash in Iran. At a Glance. An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in southern Iran. All 65 people on board were killed in the crash. Foggy conditions were blamed for the crash into Mount ...
  • Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found
    Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found.
  • Rescue Team Finds Wreckage From Iranian Plane Crash
    A rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains, Iran, searching for wreckage of a plane. February 19, 2018.Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP. Trump's catch-22 with Iran and the Palestinians could blow up at Israel · Putin's Syrian dilemma: Back Israel or Iran? Not just a gimmick: Netanyahu's ...
  • 66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 (local time) for the city of Yasuj, some 500km to the south, the airlines public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.

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