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Hawaiian Airlines Plane Returns to Hawaii due to Problems with Gear Retraction

Friday, May 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Hawaiian Airlines Plane Returns to Hawaii due to Problems with Gear Retraction

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-50 had to return and make an emergency landing at Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii, on May 10th. The Airbus A330-200 flying to New York, USA, had just taken-off when the crew noticed a problem with its gear retraction. The plane landed safely. All 291 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article... »

Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in New Delhi

Monday, May 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in New Delhi

Air India Flight AI-416 made an emergency landing in New Delhi, India, on April 28th. The Airbus A320-200 was flying from Patna in Bihar, India, when the crew declared emergency due to a gear problem. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Volotea Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Italy due to Gear Problem

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Volotea Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Italy due to Gear Problem

Volotea flight V7-1546 had to return and make an emergency landing at Falcone-Borsellino Airport, Palermo, Italy, on March 19. The Boeing 717-200, en-route from Palermo to Naples, Italy, was mid-air when the crew reported problem with the gear after retraction, prompting it to return. The plane landed safely. All 64 passengers onboard remained unharmed.... »

Shaheen Air Plane Crash-Lands at Lahore Airport; At Least 10 Injured

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Plane Crash-Lands at Lahore Airport; At Least 10 Injured

Shaheen Air flight NL-142 crash-landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, Pakistan, on November 3. The plane was flying from Karachi when the pilot declared emergency due to faulty landing gear. Authorities said one of the tires of the plane burst upon landing, causing it to skid off the runway. At least 10... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Delta County Airport

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Delta County Airport in Michigan, on November 3. Authorities said the single-engine experimental Kitfox plane had to perform an emergency landing due to gearbox failure that stopped propeller movement. The plane landed on the north side of the ramp and ended up into a ditch between... »

Arkia Israel Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Thursday, October 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
Arkia Israel Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Arkia Israel Airlines flight IZ-826 diverted to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, for an emergency landing on September 27. The ATR-72-212A plane, heading from Eilat to Sde Dov Airport, Tel Aviv, was diverted after the crew noticed a gear problem. The plane landed safely. None of the 72 people aboard were harmed.... »

Bemidji Aviation Flight Gear Collapse

Sunday, November 11, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Bemidji Aviation/UPS Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner Where: Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport When: Nov 9 2012 8 p.m. Who: pilot Why: The Bemidji Aviation plane was on a UPS flight attempting to land when the left rear wheel collapsed. The plane veered off the runway and came to a stop. There were no injuries and... »

North Sea Rescuers Exemplary Performance

Sunday, May 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
North Sea Rescuers Exemplary Performance

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark McEwan What: Bond Offshore Helicopters Ltd. Eurocopter EC225LP Super Puma Mk2+ Where: 24 nautical miles off the coast of Aberdeen, North Sea When: May 10, 2012 Who: 16 passengers, 0 fatalities Why: The Bond helicopter was en route from Aberdeen Airport to the... »

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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  • (10 of 10) The crash site is about 16 miles west, northwest of the airport. The final radio contact prior to the c… https://t.co/vfcxme8KFW
    about 12 hours ago
  • (9 of 10) Plane crashed on a mountain. The airport is in a valley. The charts https://t.co/oQHwWZOpte
    about 12 hours ago
  • (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
    about 12 hours ago
  • (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.
    about 12 hours ago
  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
    about 13 hours ago