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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Peoria

Monday, January 8, 2018
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Peoria

American Airlines flight AA-5710 had to return and make an emergency landing in Peoria, Illinois, on January 6th. The plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to turn back due to an electronic problem. The plane landed safely. All seventy-eight people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bulgaria

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bulgaria

Lufthansa flight LH-689 made an emergency landing in Sofia, Bulgaria, on December 26th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Tel Aviv, Israel, to Munich, Germany, was diverted after electrical smoke was noticed in aft galley. The plane landed uneventfully. All eighty-one people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Paraguay

Thursday, December 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Paraguay

Air France flight AF-229 made an emergency landing in Asuncion, Paraguay, on December 19th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, was diverted due to an unusual odor on-board. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and seventy-four people aboard remained unharmed. It is believed that... »

Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Palmerston North

Friday, December 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Palmerston North

Air New Zealand flight NZ-5255 made an emergency landing at Palmerston North Airport, New Zealand, on November 29th. The plane heading from Tauranga to Wellington, New Zealand, was diverted after an electrical odor was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Friday, November 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

British Airways flight BA-39 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on November 21st. The Boeing 787-900 plane took off for Beijing, China, but had to turn back after an electrical fire sparked in the cabin. The fire had been extinguished before the plane landed back. No injuries were reported. Download article as... »

Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Electrical Problems

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Electrical Problems

Japan Airlines flight JL-69 had to return and make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on November 19th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Osaka, Japan, but had to turn back due to electrical problems. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Aerodynamics Flight Diverts to Little Rock due to Electrical Problems

Monday, November 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aerodynamics Flight Diverts to Little Rock due to Electrical Problems

Aerodynamics Inc. flight 4A-286 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Little Rock, Arkansas, on November 11th. The Embraer ERJ-145 plane heading from Memphis, Tennessee, to Amarillo, Texas, was diverted due to electrical problems. The plane landed uneventfully. The flight was carrying NASCAR team members at the time; all of them remained... »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Monday, October 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Lufthansa flight LH-1683 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on October 27th. The Airbus A321-100 plane flying from Budapest, Hungary, was descending toward Munich when the crew declared an emergency due to an electrical odor on-board. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Fuji Dream Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Electrical Failure

Thursday, October 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fuji Dream Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Electrical Failure

Fuji Dream Airlines flight JH-150 had to return and make an emergency landing in Fukuoka, Japan, on October 23rd. The Embraer ERJ-175 plane took off for Shizuoka, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an electrical failure. The plane landed back safely. All thirty-nine people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Returns to JFK Airport due to Electrical Problem

Saturday, October 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Returns to JFK Airport due to Electrical Problem

American Airlines flight AA-64 had to return and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on October 5th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Zurich, Switzerland, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an electrical problem. The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers and crew members... »

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  • Military plane crash kills three in Turkey
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    It has been a rough year for me and my fellow peers at the University of Pennsylvania. In just 13 months, nine students tragically lost their lives in a variety of ways from suicide to a plane crash. Just a week ago, Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, was found dead, ...
  • Remains of WWII pilot to be buried in Millsboro
    Stanley Stegnerski, last seen in skies above Germany in 1944, soon will be laid to rest in Delaware. Second Lieutenant Stegnerski was a 25-year-old from Chester, Pennsylvania, and a member of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II Nearly a year and a half after his plane's crash site was ...
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    An airport security van leaves the site of a small plane crash in Saint-Geoirs, on January 5, 2013. Five people died when their private plane crashed a few moments after taking off from the Grenoble airport in southeastern France, local police said. AFP PHOTO / Jean Pierre Clatot.
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    Three lives have been reportedly lost in a plane crash on Wednesday in southern Anatolia, Turkey. The transport plane was owned by the Turkish military. According to a statement by the Turkish army, the victims of the plane crash were all military personnel. The statement also revealed that the plane ...
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    But then, if you're not being lazy with your storytelling, then it quickly dawns on you, “Well, it can't just be a plane crash out of the blue. That's not Drama 101. It needs to be something that the main character action's put into motion.” So you can't just have a plane crash unless Walter […]

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