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United Airlines Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Fuel Balance Problem

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Fuel Balance Problem

United Airlines flight UA-2823 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on May 18th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a fuel balance problem. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Hop! Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Paris Orly Airport

Monday, March 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Hop! Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Paris Orly Airport

Hop! Airlines flight AF-7478 made an emergency landing at Paris Orly Airport, France, on March 23rd. The plane took off for Quimper, France, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a fuel metering issue. The plane landed safely. All 60 passengers and 4 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Frontier Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indianapolis

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Frontier Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indianapolis

Frontier Airlines flight F9-1334 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Indianapolis, Indiana, on December 4th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted due to issues with the fuel system. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 205 passengers and 7 crew members aboard at... »

ExpressJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Fuel Imbalance

Thursday, September 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
ExpressJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Fuel Imbalance

ExpressJet flight EV-3945 made an emergency landing in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on September 5th. The plane heading from Newark, New Jersey, to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was diverted after the crew reported a fuel imbalance. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Ultralight Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Florida

Saturday, August 1, 2015
By George Hatcher

An Ultralight plane made an emergency landing in a field near 1991 West Plymouth Avenue, Florida, on the morning of July 29. The single-engine plane, with 2 people aboard, had to land in emergency after it lost fuel pressure. The pilot, identified as Patrick O’Brien, and his passenger remained unhurt. The aircraft sustained minor... »

Executive Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon

Monday, February 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Executive Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon

An executive jet, registered to New York-based Constellation Leasing, had to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on February 1. The Dassault Falcon 900EX jet was en-route to an airport in the United Kingdom when the crew reported issues with its fuel system and declared an emergency. Emergency services personnel were ready... »

Robinson Retrofit

Sunday, February 9, 2014
By George Hatcher

Owners of Robinson R44 choppers are recommended to replace their fuel tanks after crash investigations realized fatal accidents could have been avoided. Survivable accidents were made unsurvivable after a post-crash fires resulted from “an impact-related breach in the fuel tanks.” Robinson issued a service bulletin in December 2010 calling for the retrofit of the... »

Fuel gauge Issues Lead to Albany Emergency Diversion

Thursday, January 19, 2012
By George Hatcher
Fuel gauge Issues Lead to Albany Emergency Diversion

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Bruce Leibowitz What: Delta/Pinnacle Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 en route from Detroit to Portland Where: Albany When: Jan 18th 2012 Who: 51 passengers and 3 crew Why: While en route, the plane developed problems with the fuel gauge. Pilots diverted to Albany where they made... »

Dirty Fuel Contaminated Cathay Airbus

Friday, August 13, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Cathay Pacific Airbus SAS A330 Where: Hong Kong When: April 13 Who: 57 injured Why: On approach to Hong Kong International Airport on April 13 2010, one Rolls Royce engine stalled and the other was left with only 70 percent power. The flight landed, popping 6 tires. The investigation uncovered that the last... »

Beckham Flight Returns to London

Monday, August 9, 2010
By George Hatcher
Beckham Flight Returns to London

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alasdair Mulhern What: British Airways Boeing 747-400 en route from London to Los Angeles Where: over Scotland When: Aug 7th 2010 Why: While en route, the British Airways plane developed a problem with the fuel system, dumped the fuel while at sea and returned... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Man dies in glider aircraft crash in NSW
    Emergency services were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton near Bathurst just after 1pm on Sunday after reports a powered glider had crashed and ignited a grassfire. The 75-year-old male pilot died at the scene, police say. A male pilot has died in a glider plane crash in central NSW. Photo: 7 News.
  • Bathurst glider crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    PHOTOS: Plane crash in Bathurst. Update 3.56pm. A 75-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a glider crash near Bathurst on Sunday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the Piper's Airfield at Eglinton just before 1pm following reports that a glider had crashed into a field. The wreckage was located in ...
  • Plane crash into river in illinios
    KG/BARKLEY/DAVIS/"DONT UNDERSTAND HOW SOME OF THE ALL STARS MADE IT ON THE TEAM - Duration: 2:05. MONEY TIME No views. New · 2:05 · RICKY MARTIN - Duration: 2:49. MONEY TIME 27 views. New · 2:49 · FS2004 - Disaster in The Potomac (Air Florida Flight 90) RE-UPLOADED ...
  • Military families gather in San Diego for updates on loved ones missing-in-action
    Former Marine Cpl. Ruben Valencia spoke highly of his childhood friend Navy journalist Raul Antonion Guerra, whose remains from a plane crash during the Vietnam War were recovered in June 2007. (JOHN GASTALDO). During a remembrance ceremony, the relatives held up photographs and ...
  • Two years after BSF officer died in plane crash, children still wait for pension
    NEW DELHI: Saloni, the 23-year-old daughter of Border Security Force (BSF) Sub-Inspector Ravindra Kumar, who died in a plane crash at Indira Gandhi International Airport in 2015, doesn't think that the security forces take good care of families of deceased personnel. “My father died in December 2015 ...
  • Bathurst place crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    Police, fire, ambulance and rescue crews were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton just after 1pm on Sunday with reports a place had crashed which had then ignited a grass fire. NSW Rural Fire Service Operational Officer Brett Taylor confirmed a plane had crashed. “A powered glider was on fire when it ...
  • Noteworthy
    MLB: Although an autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year, it is unclear whether the drugs played a role as the NTSB hasn't identified a cause of the crash.
  • Roy Halladay's autopsy reveals he had drugs in his system during plane crash
    The autopsy of former All-Star Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay was released, showing he had drugs in his system when he crashed his small plane off the coast of Florida last year. The cause of death was blunt force trauma.
  • Caught plane crash
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  • Skiers remember a fallen friend while hitting the slopes
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Skiers in our area took to the slopes Saturday while also remembering the life of a fellow skier. Mount La Crosse held its annual Dan Nagy Memorial ski race Saturday afternoon. Nagy was a skier who would ski at Mt. La Crosse before he died just over a decade ago […]

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