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VietJet Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Karachi

Thursday, September 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
VietJet Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Karachi

VietJet flight PK-368 had to return and make an emergency landing in Karachi, Pakistan, on September 5th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Islamabad, Pakistan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an instrument problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in New York; 3 Killed

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Syosset, New York, on May 3rd. The Beech BE-35 aircraft took off from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and was en-route to Plainville, Connecticut, when it broke up mid-air. There were three people aboard at the time, including two men and a woman; all of them were killed in the... »

United 777 Diverts to Remote Pacific Island

Monday, July 14, 2014
By George Hatcher
United 777 Diverts to Remote Pacific Island

On July 11, 2014, United Airlines flight 201, a Boeing 777-222 was four hours on the ground before the flight, with passengers waiting as some technical problem on the plane was worked out. Departure time of this flight is recorded as 18:16 but it is normally around 14:30. Then when the flight was enroute... »

United Visual Landing Without Instruments, Boston

Saturday, April 28, 2012
By George Hatcher
United Visual Landing Without Instruments, Boston

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Jason Whitebird What: United Airlines Airbus A320-200 en route from Chicago to Boston Where: Logan International When: Oct 23, 2012 Who: 144 passengers, 5 crew Why: The pilot was on approach to Logan when he noticed a problem with his instruments. The pilot informed... »

BA Instrument Failure over Calgary

Thursday, March 8, 2012
By George Hatcher
BA Instrument Failure over Calgary

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Phil Debski What: British Airways Boeing 767-300 en route from London Heathrow to Calgary Where: Calgary When: Mar 5th Why: On approach to Calgary, the crew of British Airways Boeing G-BNWY lost most of their instruments. The data stream loss appears to have been... »

Airbus Instrument Failure Behind Emergency Landing in Greece

Friday, July 15, 2011
By George Hatcher
Airbus Instrument Failure Behind Emergency Landing in Greece

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Ilgaz Deger What: Saudi Arabian Airlines Airbus A330-300 en route from Jeddah to Paris Where: Athens When: Jul 14 2011 Who: 168 (?) 187 aboard Why: While en route, the Airbus experienced instrument failure. The pilot decided to divert to Greece. The pilot made... »

Jet Blue Emergency Landing in Kingston Jamaica

Friday, February 4, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: JetBlue A320 Airbus en route from Orlando to Bogota Colombia Where: Norman Manley International Airport Kingston When: Feb 3 2011 8:10 p.m Who: 149 passengers Why: While en route, the plane’s systems indicated smoke in the cabin. The pilot diverted to Kingston where they made a safe landing. The flight was inspected on... »

Continental Flight Diverts to Guam

Thursday, July 22, 2010
By George Hatcher
Continental Flight Diverts to Guam

Pictured: A Continental Airlines Boeing 737-724 over Fukuoka Japan Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer J.Suzuki What: Continental Airlines Boeing 737-700 en route from Guam to Hiroshima Where: Guam When: Jul 22nd 2010 Who: 95 passengers and 5 crew Why: While en route, the pilot noticed irregularities from the control... »

Cautionary Landing in Dammam

Tuesday, June 8, 2010
By George Hatcher
Cautionary Landing in Dammam

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer TK What: Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 777-200 en route from Dammam to Kochi Where: Muscat When: Jun 7th 2010 Why: After developing instrument problems while en route, the crew turned around and returned to Dammam where they made a safe landing two hours into... »

Air Berlin Emergency Landing

Thursday, January 14, 2010
By George Hatcher
Air Berlin Emergency Landing

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Javier Bravo Muñoz What: Air Berlin Airbus A330-300 en route from Nuremberg Germany to Monastir Tunisia Where: Nuremberg When: Jan 12th 2010 Who: 374 passengers Why: After take-off, the flight developed problems with the cockpit instrumentation, and returned to the airport to make a... »

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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