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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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (9 of 10) Plane crashed on a mountain. The airport is in a valley. The charts https://t.co/oQHwWZOpte
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  • (8 of 10) Wikipedia already has a site up on the crash, but the crash will be under official investigation for a… https://t.co/DjSQVYhgSP
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  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
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  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
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