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EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Spain

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Spain

EasyJet flight U2-6950 had to return and make an emergency landing at Tenerife–South Airport, Spain, on January 1st. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Edinburgh Airport, Scotland, but had to turn back due to indication of an open door. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Aeroflot Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Sunday, December 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeroflot Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Aeroflot flight SU-6462 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chelyabinsk, Russia, on December 30th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Saint Petersburg, Russia, but had to turn back after the crew received indication of an open cabin door. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Sriwijaya Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Guangzhou, China

Sunday, February 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sriwijaya Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Guangzhou, China

Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-1159 had to return and make an emergency landing in Guangzhou, China, on February 22nd. The plane took off for Bali, Indonesia, but had to turn back after the crew received indication of an open passenger door. The plane landed back safely. There were 180 passengers and 12 crew members aboard... »

Flybe Plane Returns to Birmingham due to Door Problem

Sunday, December 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Returns to Birmingham due to Door Problem

Flybe flight BE-7049 had to return and make a precautionary landing at Birmingham Airport, Birmingham, England, on December 21st. The de Havilland Dash 8-400 was en-route to Dusseldorf, Germany, when the crew reported that there was a problem with one of the doors. The plane landed safely. Everyone onboard remained unharmed. The passengers were rebooked... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philadelphia

Monday, December 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philadelphia

American Airlines flight AA-740 had to return and make an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on December 15th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Madrid, Spain, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported that a panel door was open. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

Sunday, November 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

Frontier Airlines flight F9-1643 had to return for an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida, on November 25th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Minneapolis, Minnesota, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with a door. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Alaska Airlines Passenger Tries to Open Door Mid-Air

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Passenger Tries to Open Door Mid-Air

Alaska Airlines flight 7 had to make an emergency landing at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport, Minnesota, on August 29th. The plane heading from JFK Airport, New York, to Seattle, Washington, was diverted after an unruly passenger tried to open a door mid-air. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 180 passengers aboard at the time;... »

Egypt Air Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport

Sunday, April 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport

Egypt Air flight MS-780 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom, on April 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Cairo, Egypt, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a problem with one of its doors. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Air Baltic Plane Rejects Takeoff in Netherlands due to Door Open Warning

Friday, March 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Baltic Plane Rejects Takeoff in Netherlands due to Door Open Warning

Air Baltic flight BT-618 had to reject takeoff at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on March 24th. The Boeing 737-300, en-route Riga, Latvia was accelerating for takeoff when the crew reported an open door, prompting the pilots to reject takeoff. The plane returned to the apron safely. All passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Jet Airways Passenger Opens Emergency Exit Door ‘Just For Fun’

Saturday, January 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jet Airways Passenger Opens Emergency Exit Door ‘Just For Fun’

A passenger aboard Jet Airways flight 9W 585 opened the plane’s emergency exit just after landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India, on January 24. According to a Jet Airways spokesperson, “A guest, who travelled from Abu Dhabi to Mumbai by Jet Airways flight 9W 585, opened the emergency exit after the... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Plane crash near Lake Elsinore: 'Pilot was practicing simulated engine failure'
    A single-engine plane that went down just north of Lake Elsinore after striking a power line was in the middle of a simulated engine-out procedure when the accident happened, a Federal Aviation Administration official confirmed Tuesday. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor told City News Service that the Piper ...
  • Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported
    Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported. Paris Lewbel. 11:41 PM, Jan 16, 2018. Share Article. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights ...
  • Deputies: Plane crash south of Santa Fe caused by storm
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A plane crash south of Santa Fe was caused by a storm. The pilot was flying a small engine aircraft from Kansas to the Santa Fe Airport Monday night when the wings and tail iced over, making it impossible to keep the plane in the air. Deputies found the pilot […]
  • Kansas pilot injured in New Mexico plane crash
    SANTA FE, NM The Santa Fe County, NM Sheriff's Office says a Kansas pilot was critically injured Monday night in a plane crash. The pilot reported the crash about 8 p.m. In the search and rescue effort, deputies located the crash site at about 10:30 p.m, the sheriff's office says. The sheriff's office did not ...
  • 'Taken': Bryan Mills Survives A Plane Crash In Season 2, Episode 2
    Bryan Mills' survival skills are put to the test in this week's episode of “Taken.” According to the synopsis for Season 2, episode 2 of the NBC action thriller, a plane carrying Bryan (Clive Standen) and a key witness in a murder investigation crashes. Although both survive the crash, Mills is wounded and ...
  • Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a small plane that crashed on a flight form Kansas to New Mexico. The pilot was hospitalized in critical condition. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. ...
  • Pilot survives airplane crash
    SANTA FE – It took rescue crews 2½ hours to locate a pilot who crashed his single-engine plane in rough terrain south of Santa Fe on a brutally cold Monday night. The flier suffered serious injuries and was recovering Tuesday at a local hospital. A news release from the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office ...
  • Plane crashes on Kansas-New Mexico flight, pilot hurt
    SANTA FE - Authorities say a man is hospitalized in critical condition after the small plane he was flying crashed in New Mexico. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. Monday to report the crash. The man provided coordinates directing ...
  • Pilot in critical condition after plane crash
    New Mexico State Police are searching for a plane that crashed just south of Santa Fe. According to state police, the pilot called 911 after the plane went down. Advertisement. State police and search and rescue crews are on the ground trying to find the plane and pilot but they cannot launch their ...
  • Culburra Beach's Tyler Wright nominated for Laureus sports award
    ... Italian MotoGP star Valentino Rossi and 100m hurdle world champion Sally Pearson are also in consideration alongside 100m sprint world champion Justin Gatlinand Brazilian football club Chapecoense, who made a remarkable return to competition after being involved in a tragic plane crash.

Blogroll

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  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
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