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Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Monday, November 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight D8-5370 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on November 5th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Alicante, Spain, to Copenhagen, Denmark, was diverted due to a generator failure. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

China Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

China Airlines flight CI-113 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Fukuoka, Japan, on August 15th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Hiroshima, Japan, to Taipei, Taiwan, was diverted due to problems with an engine generator. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and thirty-four people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Nevada due to Generator Problem

Monday, July 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Nevada due to Generator Problem

Delta Airlines flight DL-1728 had to divert and make an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 8th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-90 flying from San Diego, California, to Minneapolis, Minnesota, had to divert due to some generator problem. The plane landed safely. All 158 people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Diverts to Zurich due to Generator Problem

Thursday, June 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Diverts to Zurich due to Generator Problem

Swiss Global Air Lines flight LX-528 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 20th. The plane heading from Geneva, Switzerland, to Nice, France, was diverted after the crew noticed a generator problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and five passengers remained safe. Download article as PDF »

J-Air Flight Returns to Osaka International Airport

Thursday, June 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
J-Air Flight Returns to Osaka International Airport

J-Air flight JL-2301 had to return and make an emergency landing at Osaka International Airport, Japan, on June 28th. The plane took off for Matsuyama, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported failure of right hand generator. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 32 people aboard at the time; all... »

Birmingham-Bound American Airlines Plane Diverts to Canada

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
Birmingham-Bound American Airlines Plane Diverts to Canada

American Airlines flight AA130 made an emergency landing in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada, on August 24. It is believed that the plane was diverted after cabin lights went off due to generator malfunction. According to the airline, “American Airlines Flight 130 travelling from New York John F. Kennedy Airport to Birmingham International Airport, UK diverted... »

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH066 Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Monday, March 24, 2014
By George Hatcher
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH066 Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Malaysian Airlines flight MH066 had to make an emergency landing in Hong Kong after its main electrical power generator failed. The flight was on its way from from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul when the main generator of Airbus A330-300 stopped working. The plane, carrying 271 passengers, safely landed at the Hong Kong International Airport... »

Emergency Landing in Albuquerque

Saturday, January 12, 2013
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing in Albuquerque

On Jan 11, 2013, Flight 1868, an American Airlines MD-80 en route from Las Vegas to Dallas was in the air when a problem developed in a plane generator. There were 150 passengers and 5 crew. The Captain told passengers that the backup generator failed, so they had to divert to Albuquerque International where... »

Emergency Landing in Multan Pakistan

Thursday, September 29, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 737-300 en route from Islamabad to Karachi Where: Multan Pakistan When: Sep 27th 2011 Who: 118 passengers Why: While en route, the one working generator failed. The captain announced to the passengers that they were having technical problems. The crew diverted to Multan and made a safe landing;... »

Lufthansa having a bad day

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 en route from Frankfurt/Main to Seattle,WA Where: Calgary When: Jun 18th 2011 Who: 197 aboard Why: Over Greenland, the Airbus A330-300 developed APU and generator failure. On board electrics failed (right hand generator (engine Trent 772), affecting reading lights, cabin and lav lighting. The crew initially was going to divert... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Southampton Business Owner Killed In San Diego Plane Crash
    SOUTHAMPTON, NY — The owner of a Southampton beach club was killed after a plane he was a passenger in crashed into home Saturday afternoon in San Diego. A post by 27east.com first identified Robert Stelling, 50, of Southampton as one of two passengers who died after the single-engine, ...
  • Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island
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  • That Time LeBron James Was 100 Percent Sure He Was Going to Die in a Plane Crash
    Back in June, one of LeBron James' former teammates, Drew Gooden, revealed that LeBron once told him he thought he could survive a plane crash if he was ever involved in one. According to Gooden, LeBron said he would simply stuff his shirt and pants with a ton of pillows and then jump out of […]
  • Remembering the Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
    Lawrence was killed in a plane crash in 1967 and never got to space, but is acknowledged for his historic achievement. Department of Defense/Public Domain. However, the MOL never launched its mission; funding struggles, competition with NASA and other Department of Defense projects, and ...
  • Emergency landing ends with plane crash in Kossuth County ditch
    ALGONA | An instructor and a student pilot walked away from a plane crash Saturday near Algona Municipal Airport. The instructor and student pilot took off northwest in a 1958 Cessna 172 plane, when the engine quit at about 600 feet, the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
  • DOJ Releases Names Of Plane Crash Victims
    The plane crash occurred on the evening of Dec. 7 at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport. All five people on board were killed. The National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”), Transportation Disaster Assistance Division, is conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fatal crash. The crash ...
  • No Injuries in Plane Crash at Algona Airport
    (Algona)--No one was injured in the crash of an airplane Saturday at the Algona Municipal Airport. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office, an instructor and a student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna 172 and were at an altitude of about 600-feet when the engine quit. The instructor turned ...
  • Divers search Lake Harney for plane wreckage
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Seminole County Sheriff's Office divers spent Monday searching for the wreckage of a plane that plunged into Lake Harney Friday, killing all three people aboard. The bodies of pilot Kamalesh Naik, 56, of Sanford, and passengers Men Tao, 22, and Hou Xupeng, 23, both of ...
  • Crews work to recover plane wreckage from Lake Harney
    Dive teams are searching the murky waters of Lake Harney Monday, hoping to recover wreckage from a plane crash that killed three people last week. Even though the water at the crash site is only 10-feet deep, visibility has been an issue for divers. Advertisement. The Federal Aviation Administration ...
  • No Injuries In Kossuth County Plane Crash
    No one is injured in a plane crash over the weekend in Kossuth County, Iowa. Authorities say an instructor and student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna plane when the engine quit at 600 feet. The instructor turned back to the southwest to try to land on the grass runway, but high winds […]

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