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Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dhaka

Sunday, March 29, 2015
By George Hatcher
Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dhaka

Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG 0085 had to make an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka, Bangladesh, on March 28. The Airbus 310 was coming from Singapore when the pilot reported a fire warning from one of its engines and requested an emergency landing. The plane landed safely and none of the... »

Air Arabia Flight Diverts to Mumbai, on Suspicion of Smoke in Cockpit System

Monday, March 17, 2014
By George Hatcher

An Air Arabia Airbus A320 flight, on its way from Sharjah to Kozhikode, was diverted to land in Mumbai on March 17, 2014, after the pilot suspected smoke in the aircraft’s cockpit. The flight safely landed at Mumbai Airport, at 2:45 am. All 171 passengers and six crew members exited safely. The thorough inspection of plane revealed that it... »

Arkia Flight makes Emergency Landing

Monday, January 14, 2013
By George Hatcher

On January 13, 2013, an Arkia Airlines ATR developed an engine problem forcing the pilot to shut down the affected engine and divert from Sde Dov to Ben-Gurion airport. The flight landed with emergency services on standby. None of the 67 aboard had any injuries. There was no fire found in the turboprop engine,... »

Reports of Crash Are Greatly Exaggerated

Friday, July 20, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Cessna Where: La Bufadora, Baja California, Mexico When: July 17, 2012 Who: 2 aboard Why: Rumors that a search is being coordinated for a Cessna that disappeared into the sea are false. The plane that had been flying low over the ocean while filming made a safe landing at Ensenada airport. Witnesses thought... »

Air India Boeing Makes Unscheduled Bucharest Stop

Sunday, May 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
Air India Boeing Makes Unscheduled Bucharest Stop

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer JangSu Lee – What: Air India Boeing 777 en route from Frankfurt to Chicago Where: Bucharest When: May 12, 2012 10:25 Who: 303 passengers and 17 crew Why: The flight was en route over Romania when a door warning went off, alerting the pilot... »

No Terrorist but Chautauqua Pilot Kidnapped by Lav Door

Saturday, November 19, 2011
By George Hatcher
No Terrorist but Chautauqua Pilot Kidnapped by Lav Door

What: Chautauqua Embraer ERJ-145/Delta Airlines en route from Asheville,NC to New York Where: La Guardia airport, New York When: Nov 16th 2011 Why: By now, everyone has probably heard about this: A captain who was locked in the airplane’s bathroom gave a passenger a security code to inform the co-pilot. But when the co-pilot... »

Air India: False alarm?

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Air India Airbus en route from Delhi to Jammu Where: Delhi When: August 3, 2011 Who: 122 passengers Why: After takeoff, the pilots noticed an emergency alert, and returned to Delhi where they made a safe landing. The plane was inspected, and the flight continued. In George’s Point of View This alert may... »

Fed Ex Dubai-Paris Flight Lands in Mumbai

Sunday, January 9, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Fed Ex en route from Dubai to Paris Where: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India When: Jan 7 2011 12:55 Who: crew Why: While en route on a routine cargo flight, the plane’s fire alarm went off. The crew made an emergency landing at Chhatrapati but no fire was found. Emergency status was... »

Qantas Airbus False Alarm

Monday, January 3, 2011
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airbus False Alarm

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark H What: Qantas Airbus A330-200 en route from Sydney to Jakarta Where: Sydney When: Jan 1st 2011 Why: On takeoff, the cabin pressurization set off an indicator. The crew returned to Sydney where they made a safe landing after being in the air... »

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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