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United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

United Airlines flight UA-2118 had to return and make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on October 7th. The Boeing 757-200 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a problem with the flight controls. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

KLM Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Flight Control Problem

Friday, June 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Flight Control Problem

KLM flight KL-1793 returned to Amsterdam, Netherlands, on June 13th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Munich, Germany, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with the flight controls. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Flight Returns to Atlanta due to Flight Control Issues

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Returns to Atlanta due to Flight Control Issues

Delta Airlines flight DL-1752 had to return for an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 13th. The Boeing 717-200 plane took off for Savannah, Georgia, but had to turn back due to flight control issues. The plane landed back safely. All 116 people aboard remained unharmed. The plane had experienced a similar issue... »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flight Control Problems

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flight Control Problems

Delta Airlines flight DL-2312 made an emergency landing in Gulfport, Mississippi, on March 12th. The Boeing 717-200 plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, was descending toward Gulfport when the crew declared an emergency due to flight control problems. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. All 98 people aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

United Airlines Jet Diverts to Memphis

Thursday, June 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Jet Diverts to Memphis

United Airlines Flight 3730 had to make an emergency landing in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 22nd. The plane, en-route from Jackson, Mississippi, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted due to issues with cockpit flight control system. The plane landed safely. All 37 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Pacific Flight Returns to Hong Kong

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Returns to Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific flight CX-412 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on June 11th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Seoul, South Korea, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a possible flight control problem. The plane landed safely. There were 314 people aboard at the time;... »

Jazz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Canada due to Issue with Flight Control System

Friday, May 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jazz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Canada due to Issue with Flight Control System

Jazz Air flight QK-8417 had to reject takeoff at Kelowna International Airport, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, on April 20th. The De Havilland Dash 8-300 was about to takeoff for Vancouver, Canada, when the crew reported some problem with its flight control system. The plane returned to the apron. The flight was cancelled. Download article... »

Mesa Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Texas

Friday, April 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Texas

Mesa Airlines flight YV-5631/ AA-5631 had to abort takeoff at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas, on April 20th. The Canadair CRJ-900 was about to takeoff for Columbia, South Carolina, when the crew had to abort taking off due to a flight control issue. The plane remained on the taxiway, and resumed flight after... »

U.S. Air Force Tanker Makes Emergency Landing at RAF Mildenhall

Sunday, May 3, 2015
By George Hatcher
U.S. Air Force Tanker Makes Emergency Landing at RAF Mildenhall

A U.S. Air Force refueling plane made an emergency landing at RAF Mildenhall airbase in England, on April 29. The KC-135 Stratotanker was on a routine mission when it had to declare an in-flight emergency due to a flight control-related fault. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 3 passengers and 3 crew members aboard at... »

Delta Connection Jet in Emergency Landing at Indianapolis Airport

Monday, August 18, 2014
By George Hatcher
Delta Connection Jet in Emergency Landing at Indianapolis Airport

A Delta Connection regional jet en route from Lansing to Atlanta had to divert and make an emergency landing at Indianapolis International Airport, Indiana, at around 10:10 a.m. on August 16. Airport officials confirmed that the jet diverted to Indianapolis because of flight control issues. The plane landed safely and all 44 people aboard... »

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