emergency slide

Atlas Air Plane Emergency Escape Slide Hits House in Phoenix

Sunday, April 3, 2016
By George Hatcher

A private Atlas Air plane’s emergency escape slide detached mid-air and fell on the top of a house in Mesa, Arizona, Phoenix, on March 30th. The Boeing 767, heading to Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix, was mid-air when the crew was told that the emergency slide over the right wing had deployed. The plane landed... »

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... »

Chinese Passenger Pulls Open Emergency Exit for ‘Fresh Air’

Monday, December 22, 2014
By George Hatcher
Chinese Passenger Pulls Open Emergency Exit for ‘Fresh Air’

A passenger aboard Xiamen Airlines Flight MF8453 opened the emergency exit door, just when the plane was preparing to take off from Hangzhou in Zhejiang province of China, on December 21. The Chengdu-bound plane was just about to move to the runway when the man pulled open the door, hoping to get ‘some fresh... »

Emergency Slide Unit Fell Off Midair; Thomas Cook Flight Makes Emergency Landing

Saturday, November 1, 2014
By George Hatcher
Emergency Slide Unit Fell Off Midair; Thomas Cook Flight Makes Emergency Landing

Thomas Cook flight TCX1638 had to return and make an emergency landing at Gatwick airport in West Sussex, UK, on October 31. The Boeing 757-3CQ departed from the airport at around 9 a.m. and was heading to Hurghada, Egypt, when its emergency slide unit fell off. The pilot was then instructed to turn back... »

UA Flight 1463 Makes Emergency Landing in Wichita

Monday, June 30, 2014
By George Hatcher
UA Flight 1463 Makes Emergency Landing in Wichita

United Airlines flight 1463 en route from Chicago to John Wayne Airport, Los Angeles, made a safe emergency landing at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, just after 10:30 p.m. on June 29. A spokesman with the FAA said that an emergency evacuation slide of the Boeing 737-700 opened up in midair. According to reports,... »

Jet Blue Flight Pins Attendant

Saturday, November 23, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Nov 20, 2013, a JetBlue Embraer ERJ-190 to Boston from Fort Myers diverted to Orlando when an emergency slide emitted a loud bang, and deployed itself in the front galley of the plane. There were four crew aboard and seventy-three passengers aboard flight B6-1266 who set out for Boston and ended up in... »

Montreal Airport Fire

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
By George Hatcher
Montreal Airport Fire

A Royal Air Maroc Boeing 767-36NER, Flight 206 from Casablanca, Morocco, had touched down at 4:30 p.m.. While the plane was being loaded, the belt loader caught fire. Two hundred fifty passengers evacuated by slide. Several were injured in the evacuation, and seven suffered smoke inhalation, five of whom were hospitalized. The plane is... »

RSS Plane Crash News

Blogroll

  • Air Consumer.gov
  • AirCrashConsultants
  • Airfleets
  • Airliners.net
  • AOPA
  • Bird Strike Database
  • Bird Strike Database Query
  • EASA
  • FAA
  • Find A Pilot
  • Frixo
  • IATA
  • International Civil Aviation Organization
  • Montreal Convention MC99 English
  • Nasa
  • NOAA
  • NTSB
  • RITA
  • U.S. Office of Special Counsel
March 2017
M T W T F S S
« Feb    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
  • US military plane makes emergency landing in Indonesia - ABC News - https://t.co/wuXTiXzHO9 via @ABC
    about 4 hours ago
  • Flight leaving Montreal forced to make emergency landing https://t.co/frPkkJt7gp
    about 19 hours ago
  • 2 teens among 4 dead in Blount County airplane crash https://t.co/EoCpO1hF7f
    about 19 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Chopper crash b River Thames near The Warren, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire. 2 injured.… https://t.co/YOgrSIufqP
    about 22 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Shelter Charter Services Cessna crashes house 25 miles shy of destination Atlanta-Fulton Airport.… https://t.co/oAw0qCovH1
    about 22 hours ago