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Delta Flap: Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Monday, July 14, 2014
By George Hatcher
Delta Flap: Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

A Delta Airlines Boeing 747 en route from Tel Aviv to New York with 370 passengers and 17 crew could not retract the flaps on takeoff. The plane went into a holding pattern, dumped fuel and returned to land in Tel Aviv at 2:00 a.m. after circling for two hours. Download article as PDF »

Thomson Airways Boeing Diverts to Heathrow

Sunday, July 14, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Thomson Airways Boeing 787-800 en route from Manchester to Orlando on July 12 was enroute when technical problems–an electronic issue– developed. Pilots diverted back to Manchester, circling Wales where they dumped fuel prior to securing a safe landing with emergency services on standby. Passengers were provided an alternative flight. A dedicated team of... »

JAL Business Class Fire over Tokyo

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
By George Hatcher
JAL Business Class Fire over Tokyo

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Wayne Campbell What: A JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 777-200 en route from Tokyo to Sydney Where: Tokyo When: Jan 14th 2012 Who: 260 aboard Why: About twenty minutes after takeoff, a passenger’s armrest caught on fire in business class. After the fire was put... »

Delta Galley Fire

Monday, December 13, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Delta Airlines Boeing 747-400 en route from New York to Tel Aviv Where: New York When: Dec 11th 2010 Who: 399 aboard Why: After takeoff from JFK, the crew reported a fire in galley 2. While burning off fuel to land, the fire went out; but additional problems with fuel pumps were reported.... »

Qantas Smoking Flight Display Shortens Flight

Monday, November 15, 2010
By George Hatcher
Qantas Smoking Flight Display Shortens Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark H What: Qantas Boeing 747-400 en route from Sydney Australia to Buenos Aires, Argentina Where: Sydney When: Nov 15th 2010 Who: 199 passengers, 21 crew Why: While en route, the plane developed smoke in the cockpit, according to Qantas, originating in the cockpit... »

Lebanon: Bird Strike

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
By George Hatcher
Lebanon: Bird Strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Thomas Posch What: UM Ukrainian Mediterranean Airlines Douglas DC-9-50 en route from Beirut (Lebanon) to Kiev Where: Beirut When: Sep 21 2010 Who: 91 passengers Why: After takeoff, an engine ingested a bird, resulting in engine problems. There were reports of an engine surge,... »

Continental: Hydraulic Leak over Newark Cancels Japan Flight

Sunday, May 9, 2010
By George Hatcher
Continental: Hydraulic Leak over Newark Cancels Japan Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark Kwiatkowski What: Continental Airlines Boeing 777-200 en route from Newark,NJ to Tokyo Japan Where: Newark When: May 9th 2010 Who: 275 passengers and 16 crew Why: After take-off, exterior observers saw the gear out and observed a leak which was determined to be... »

Qantas Lands in Sydney after Engine Shut Down

Tuesday, March 30, 2010
By George Hatcher
Qantas Lands in Sydney after Engine Shut Down

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer KianHong What: Qantas Boeing 747-400 en route Sydney to Singapore Where: Sydney When: Mar 30th 2010 Who: 414 aboard Why: While en route, a right engine experienced an engine surge. That engine had to be shut down. The crew had to dump fuel and... »

Another Aviation Emergency from ETHIOPIAN Airlines

Thursday, January 28, 2010
By George Hatcher
Another Aviation Emergency from ETHIOPIAN Airlines

Pictured: An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-86R Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Konstantin Von Wedelstaedt What: ETHIOPIAN Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Bamako Mali to Addis Ababa Where: Ndjamena Chad When: Jan 29, 2010 Who: 150 passengers Why: After circling N’Djamena for an hour and dumping fuel, the plane... »

Sao Paulo: Swiss International Airlines Airbus Cracks Windshield

Monday, January 18, 2010
By George Hatcher
Sao Paulo:  Swiss International Airlines Airbus Cracks Windshield

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stefan Sonnenberg What: Swiss International Airlines Airbus A340-300 en route from Sao Paulo Brazil to Zurich Switzerland Where: Sao Paulo When: Jan 17th 2010 Who: not available Why: On takeoff, the flight crew reported they had a cracked windshield. They entered a holding pattern,... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
  • Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid-Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities haven't confirmed whether the pilot of a small plane that crashed near Miami Executive Airport Sunday survived. plane crash Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport. Emergency crews respond to a plane crash outside of Miami ...
  • One dead in plane crash near Miami Executive Airport
    One person died in a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade police said. An FAA statement said the pilot was the only person on the plane: “A Piper PA 60 aircraft crashed approximately one and a half miles west of the Miami Executive Airport today at 2:50pm. The pilot ...
  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Musical historians say the story of soul music legend Otis Redding is a tragic one. Ironically, Redding didn't reach the height of his fame until after his death in a small plane crash outside of Madison, 50 years ago today. Archival information says it's unclear what went wrong during ...
  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Miami-Dade Police said one person is dead following a small plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade. Rescue crews rushed to the site of a downed plane Southwest Miami-Dade County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the area of Southwest 121st Street and Southwest 157th Avenue.
  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of a pilot and two trainees were recovered Saturday evening from a plane that crashed into Lake Harney Friday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Related Headlines. Plane crash in Lake Harney. Bodies recovered in Lake Harney plane crash, ...
  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
    Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast. Mar 30, 1:40 PM. 0:001:00. See more options Embed Code. Facebook twitter Google+ · Playlist Embed. You need to be logged in to post a comment ...
  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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