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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 »

Air India Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Jaipur

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Jaipur

Air India flight AI-436 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Jaipur, India, on February 6th. The plane flying from Bhopal to Delhi, India, was diverted due to poor weather conditions in Delhi. However, as the plane approached Jaipur, the crew requested a priority landing reporting low fuel indications. The plane landed... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Interstate 95 in Florida

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Piper Cherokee PA-28 plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 95 in Vero Beach, Florida, on January 30th. The pilot said he was forced to land in emergency due to fuel exhaustion. The plane was flying from St. Lucie County International Airport at the time. The pilot, who was the only one aboard,... »

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... »

Medical Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in New Mexico

Saturday, January 14, 2017
By George Hatcher

A medical helicopter had to make an emergency landing at Kirtland Central High School, in Kirtland, New Mexico, on January 12th. The chopper was transporting a patient from Kayenta Health Center in Kayenta, Arizona, when the pilot received a low fuel indication and decided to make an emergency landing. The helicopter landed safely. The... »

JetBlue Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at O’Hare International Airport

Saturday, January 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at O’Hare International Airport

JetBlue Airways flight B6-213 had to divert for an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, on January 5th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Long Beach, California, was diverted due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

VivaColombia Plane Diverts to Medellin due to Suspected Fuel Leak

Friday, December 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
VivaColombia Plane Diverts to Medellin due to Suspected Fuel Leak

VivaColombia flight FC-8170 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Medellin, Colombia, on November 28th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Bogota to San Andres Island, Colombia, was diverted due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Plane Carrying Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Diverts to Turkmenistan

Monday, November 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Plane Carrying Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Diverts to Turkmenistan

Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG-1011, carrying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, had to divert and make an emergency landing in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on November 27th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Budapest, Hungary, was diverted after the crew received a low fuel pressure indication for an engine. The plane landed safely. There... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Georgia due to Fuel Shortage

Thursday, September 15, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane had to divert and make an emergency landing on Interstate 20 in Covington, Newton County, Georgia, on September 10th. The Cessna 172 flying from Valdosta to Monroe, Georgia, ran out of gas when the pilot decided to make emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully. The pilot remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Air Algerie Plane Returns to Algeria due to Fuel Filter Contamination

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Algerie Plane Returns to Algeria due to Fuel Filter Contamination

Air Algerie flight AH-1020 had to return and make a precautionary landing at Algiers International Airport, Algiers, Algeria, on August 6th. The Boeing 737-600 en-route to Marseille, France, had to return shortly after the crew detected a contaminated fuel filter, reporting they had to shut down its engine. The plane landed safely. All 97... »

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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