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San Francisco-Bound JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Grand Rapids

Thursday, June 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
San Francisco-Bound JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Grand Rapids

JetBlue flight B6-915 had to divert for an emergency landing in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on May 30th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to San Francisco, California, was diverted after a lithium battery inside a passenger’s laptop caught fire. The plane landed safely. All 158 people aboard... »

Pakistan International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Multan

Friday, May 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pakistan International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Multan

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-353 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Multan, Pakistan, on May 23rd. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Peshawar to Karachi, Pakistan, was diverted after fire erupted in a galley. The plane landed safely. There were 116 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.... »

Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sri Lanka

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sri Lanka

Qatar Airways flight QR-841 had to divert for an emergency landing at Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka, on May 19th. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Phuket, Thailand, to Doha, Qatar, was diverted due to reports of fire on-board. The plane landed safely. All 202 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Crop-Duster Plane Crashes in California; Pilot Safe

Monday, May 8, 2017
By George Hatcher

A crop-duster plane crashed at the runway of Madera Municipal Airport, California, on the morning of May 7th. The plane had just taken-off when the wind pushed it to the side, resulting it the crash and fire. Pilot Stephen Streeter, who was the only person aboard, walked out safely. Download article as PDF »

Peruvian Airlines Plane Catches Fire after Veering Off Runway in Jauja, Peru

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Peruvian Airlines Plane Catches Fire after Veering Off Runway in Jauja, Peru

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-112 caught fire after it veered off the runway at Francisco Carle Airport in Jauja, Peru, on March 28th. The Boeing 737-300 plane was coming from Lima, Peru, when it skidded off the runway and burst into flames. The airline said all 141 people aboard were safely evacuated and none of... »

Aeropostal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeropostal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Aeropostal Airlines flight VH-150 made an emergency landing in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, on February 27th. The plane flying from Caracas, Venezuela, was on approach to Barquisimeto when the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane continued for a safe landing. The passengers were evacuated via slides. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off From Sao Paulo

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off From Sao Paulo

LATAM Airlines flight JJ-3264 had to reject take off from Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 22nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Belo Horizonte, Brazil, when the crew rejected take off reporting an engine fire indication. The plane was towed to the apron. All 131 passengers and 6 crew members... »

Spring Airlines Flight Diverts to Shenyang, China

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spring Airlines Flight Diverts to Shenyang, China

Spring Airlines flight 9C-8617 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Shenyang, China, on February 18th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Harbin, China, to Nagoya, Japan, was diverted after a smartphone and a power bank caught fire in the overhead locker. The crew had cooled down the items before the plane... »

Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

Sunday, January 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

Mesa Airlines flight YV-6176 made an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee, on January 26th. The plane was flying from Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, when the crew declared an emergency due to a rapid loss of fuel and a fire warning. The plane landed safely. All 65 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Shaheen Air flight NL-902D made an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on January 8th. The Airbus A330-200 plane flying from Manchester, England, was descending toward Lahore when the crew declared an emergency due to an engine fire indication. The crew had activated the fire suppression system before the plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained... »

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