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AirAsia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philippines

Thursday, December 17, 2015
By George Hatcher
AirAsia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philippines

AirAsia Flight Z2 763 had to make an emergency landing at Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Cebu, Philippines, on December 15. It s believed that the pilots of the plane, flying from Manila, declared emergency due to a hydraulic problem in its landing gear. According to Philippines Air Asia, “The plane had technical issue on its... »

Small Plane Makes a Bumpy Landing at Essendon Airport

Friday, November 28, 2014
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Makes a Bumpy Landing at Essendon Airport

A small twin-engine aircraft had to make an emergency landing at Essendon Airport in Melbourne, Australia, at around 3 p.m. on November 26. The plane was on a flight from Adelaide to Mount Gambier when the pilot noticed a problem with nose landing gear. The 29-year-old pilot then diverted the plane to Essendon Airport... »

4 Sent to Hospital after Air Canada Jazz Flight Experienced Rough Landing in Edmonton

Saturday, November 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
4 Sent to Hospital after Air Canada Jazz Flight Experienced Rough Landing in Edmonton

Air Canada Jazz flight 8481 had to make an emergency landing at Edmonton International Airport in Alberta, Canada, on November 6. The plane was heading from Calgary to Grande Prairie, Alberta, when one of its tires blew off during take-off. Due to strong winds at Calgary International Airport, the pilot decided to make an... »

Passengers Applaud after Airlink Flight Made Safe Emergency Landing

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By George Hatcher
Passengers Applaud after Airlink Flight Made Safe Emergency Landing

A fully packed Airlink’s Avro RJ-85 jet had to divert and make an emergency landing at King Shaka International Airport, Durban, at 9:15 p.m. on August 10. The incident happened when the flight 4Z-8732/SA-8732 was on its way from Pietermaritzburg Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa. According to Albert Morudi, the acting executive manager- Accident... »

Plane Returned to Philadelphia International Airport Due to Landing Gear Issues

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
By George Hatcher
Plane Returned to Philadelphia International Airport Due to Landing Gear Issues

A Lufthansa flight returned and made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport due to issues with its landing gear. The plane took off for Frankfurt, Germany, at around 5:45 p.m. on June 15. However, shortly after take-off, it was noticed that the landing gear of the plane was stuck. The plane turned back... »

Military Aircraft Made Emergency Landing in Bermuda

Monday, May 12, 2014
By George Hatcher
Military Aircraft Made Emergency Landing in Bermuda

A military aircraft made a safe emergency landing at L.F. Wade International Airport, Bermuda, on May 11 at 3pm. The eye-witnesses said that the plane was extending and retracting its landing gear repeatedly. A police spokesman confirmed the incident and said that all the emergency protocols were observed. The causeway remained closed for traffic... »

Fokker 100 Makes Emergency Landing at Zahedan Airport, Iran

Sunday, May 11, 2014
By George Hatcher

An Iranian jet en-route from the northeastern city of Mashhad to Southeastern City of Zahedan, made an emergency landing at Zahedan airport on May 10, due to landing gear malfunction. The Fokker 100 plane was carrying 135 passengers at the time of incident, nine of whom suffered minor injuries. Reza Arbabi, a spokesperson of... »

Cargo Flight Crashes Van

Sunday, June 3, 2012
By George Hatcher
Cargo Flight Crashes Van

What: Allied Air Boeing 727 en route from Lagos Nigeria to Accra Where: Kotoka Airport, Hajj Village, Ghana When: June 2, 2012 7 pm Who: 10 fatalities, 4 survivors Why: Flight DHV 111 was flying from Lagos when it touched down halfway down the runway in Accra and failed to stop at the end.... »

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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