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Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Friday, October 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Cathay Dragon flight KA-621 made an emergency landing in Fuzhou, China, on October 11th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Hangzhou to Hong Kong, China, was diverted after the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Container Fire, Hong Kong

Monday, October 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Container Fire, Hong Kong

American Airlines Flight AA192 had a little bit of an issue while standing prior to takeoff Oct 9 2017, earlier today. As the Boeing 777 was being loaded, the container loader malfunctioned, resulting in a fire. The fire spread, and burned the cargo container. The plane was scheduled to fly from Hong Kong-Chek Lap... »

United Airlines Plane makes Safe landing in Texas after Engine Fire Indication

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane makes Safe landing in Texas after Engine Fire Indication

United Airlines flight UA-801 made a safe landing at Austin–Bergstrom International Airport, Texas, on September 18th. The Airbus A319-100 flying from Houston, Texas, was about to land when the crew reported an indication of engine fire. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

Friday, September 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

Delta Airlines flight DL-1057 had to return and make an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on September 6th. The Boeing 757-200 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to turn back after the crew reported an engine fire. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members... »

Eastar Jet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Sunday, September 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Eastar Jet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Eastar Jet flight ZE-623 made an emergency landing at New Chitose Airport, Japan, on September 1st. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Seoul, South Korea, was on approach to New Chitose Airport when the crew declared an emergency due to a gear well fire indication. The plane continued for a safe landing. All one... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Flagler Beach, Florida

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane had to make an emergency landing in Flagler Beach, Florida, on August 20th. The 1968 Mooney plane caught fire after landing on the State Road 100 bridge. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. The FAA is investigating. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Jefferson County, OR

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Madras Municipal Airport in Jefferson County, Oregon, on August 19th. The plane was approaching the airport when it crashed and caught fire. The pilot, who is believed to be the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Travel Service Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cabin Fire Indication

Thursday, August 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Travel Service Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cabin Fire Indication

Travel Service flight QS-1580 made an emergency landing in Burgas, Bulgaria, on August 1st. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Bratislava, Slovakia, was on approach to Burgas when the crew declared an emergency due to a cabin fire indication. The plane continued for a safe landing. All one hundred and seventy-eight people aboard remained... »

Skywest Plane makes Hard Landing in Colorado

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Skywest Plane makes Hard Landing in Colorado

Skywest Airlines flight OO-5869 made a hard landing at Denver International Airport, Colorado, on July 2nd. The Canadair CRJ-700 flying from Aspen, Colorado, had just landed when flames appeared from the ground and its left engine. The passengers were deplaned rabidly via stairs. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes on California Freeway; 2 Injured

Saturday, July 1, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed on the 405 freeway in Orange County, California, on June 30th. Authorities said the pilot had declared an emergency shortly after departing from John Wayne airport, and was trying to return when the plane went down and caught fire. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them... »

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  • UTair Aviation Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Vnukovo International Airport https://t.co/zzN8fMjs73
    about 4 hours ago
  • Indonesia AirAsia Flight Returns to Perth due to Loss of Cabin Pressure https://t.co/0HiVKpx5FS
    about 4 hours ago
  • EasyJet Flight Diverts to Germany due to Smoke in Cockpit https://t.co/u9jjxmXBOu
    about 4 hours ago
  • Tassili Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria https://t.co/T7YhyPuoKX
    about 5 hours ago
  • Passenger plane hit by drone while flying into Quebec airport https://t.co/FBeGdgD2r6
    about 6 hours ago