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SkyWest Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Palm Springs

Saturday, September 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Palm Springs

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3046 had to return and make an emergency landing in Palm Springs, California, on September 8th. The plane was heading to Phoenix, Arizona, when the crew decided to turn back due to an engine anti ice light indication suggesting that the system had overheated. The plane landed safely. All 42 people... »

Air Tahiti Plane Makes Emergency Landing in French Polynesia

Friday, June 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Tahiti Plane Makes Emergency Landing in French Polynesia

Air Tahiti flight VT-933 made an emergency landing in Papeete, French Polynesia, on June 5th. The plane was flying from Tubuai, French Polynesia, when the crew received an overheat indication for one of the engines and needed to shut it down. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Skywest Airlines Plane Returns to San Francisco

Thursday, April 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Skywest Airlines Plane Returns to San Francisco

Skywest Airlines flight OO-5336 made an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on April 18th. The plane was heading to Portland, Oregon, when the crew reported an issue with windshield heating and decided to return. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download article... »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Pennsylvania after Engine Shut-down

Sunday, November 8, 2015
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Pennsylvania after Engine Shut-down

American Airlines flight AA-1864 had to return and make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport, Pennsylvania, on November 6. The Airbus A319-100, en-route to Charlotte, North Carolina, had to return due to high oil temperature, forcing the crew to shut one of its engines down mid-air. The plane landed safely. All 111 people... »

SriLankan Airlines Plane Stops at Runway in India after Hydraulic Problem

Friday, September 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
SriLankan Airlines Plane Stops at Runway in India after Hydraulic Problem

SriLankan Airlines flight UL-125 had to stop at runway 25 of Chennai International Airport, India, on September 10. The Airbus A330-200, en-route from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Chennai, had to be stopped before reaching the apron due to over-heated hydraulic system. The plane landed uneventfully. All 114 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as... »

Hot Cows Set off Alarms

Sunday, April 6, 2014
By George Hatcher
Hot Cows Set off Alarms

Almost 400 cows aboard a Boeing 747 heated the craft up so much they set off the fire alarm. Pilots diverted from their location over the Irish sea, and made a safe landing at Heathrow. This did not happen April 1st, so we are presuming it is an actual event. None of the 390... »

Melted Tarmac Traps, Delays DC Flight

Friday, July 6, 2012
By George Hatcher
Melted Tarmac Traps, Delays DC Flight

What: U.S. Airways en route from Reagan National Airport to CHarleston SC Where: Washington DC When: July 6, 2012 Who: 35 passengers, 3 crew Why: As the jet was on the runway, it sank into the hot tarmac, and got stuck. THe cart could not pull the plane with the tires embedded. Everyone aboard... »

Air India Boeing Makes Unscheduled Bucharest Stop

Sunday, May 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
Air India Boeing Makes Unscheduled Bucharest Stop

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer JangSu Lee – What: Air India Boeing 777 en route from Frankfurt to Chicago Where: Bucharest When: May 12, 2012 10:25 Who: 303 passengers and 17 crew Why: The flight was en route over Romania when a door warning went off, alerting the pilot... »

SAS MD-82 Faces Problems Leaving Madrid

Thursday, March 15, 2012
By George Hatcher

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Continental Overactive Heater

Friday, September 23, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Continental Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Newark,NJ to London Where: Newark When: Sep 19th 2011 Why: While en route, a cabin sidewall overheated. The crew shut down the local electricity but not before a passenger was burned by the heater. The passenger was treated for minor injuries. The incident occurred over Charlottetown... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash
    KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah, reports the plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and ...
  • Probable victims of plane crash near Utah border identified
    According to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office, in Wyoming, the plan is registered to William Patterson, with an Evanston, Wyoming address. The office said it is believed Michelle Patterson and William Patterson are the two people who were killed in the crash with no survivors. The county coroner, the ...
  • Iran Plane Crash
    The search for the Aseman Airlines plane that crashed in bad weather in Iran on Sunday continues, after earlier unconfirmed reports the aircraft had been fou...
  • Search for Iranian plane crash site halted
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared on Sunday morning in the Zagros mountains with 66 people on board. Updated Updated 1 hour ago. Iranian rescue teams were forced to suspend their hunt for a missing passenger plane for a second night on Monday as severe weather and hazardous ...
  • Cause of plane crash revealed
    National Transportation Safety Board investigators have made a preliminary report explaining what they believe caused a fatal plane crash near Oldenburg in December that killed pilot Dr. Louis Cantilena, 63, Potomac, Maryland; his daughter Dr. Amy Cantilena, 31, Potomac, Maryland; family friend Dr.
  • Iranian rescue teams search for plane wreckage
    Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV has reported.
  • Commercial Plane Crashes in Southern Iran, Killing 66 People
    Meteorologist Orelon Sidney explains how bad weather could have been the cause for a deadly plane crash in Iran. At a Glance. An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in southern Iran. All 65 people on board were killed in the crash. Foggy conditions were blamed for the crash into Mount ...
  • Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found
    Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found.
  • Rescue Team Finds Wreckage From Iranian Plane Crash
    A rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains, Iran, searching for wreckage of a plane. February 19, 2018.Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP. Trump's catch-22 with Iran and the Palestinians could blow up at Israel · Putin's Syrian dilemma: Back Israel or Iran? Not just a gimmick: Netanyahu's ...
  • 66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 (local time) for the city of Yasuj, some 500km to the south, the airlines public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.

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