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American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville International Airport

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville International Airport

An American Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Jacksonville International Airport, Florida, on March 14th. The Boeing 737 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after a passenger spilled soda on an electronic device. The plane landed safely. All 149 passengers and 6 crew members aboard... »

Allegiant Air Plane Rejects Take Off from St. Petersburg, FL

Monday, March 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Air Plane Rejects Take Off from St. Petersburg, FL

Allegiant Air flight G4-890 had to reject take off from St. Petersburg, Florida, on March 4th. The plane was accelerating to take off for Fort Wayne, Indiana, when the crew rejected take off due to a maintenance issue. All passengers and crew members remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

American Airlines Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport

Thursday, May 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport

American Airlines flight AA-57 had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom, on May 3rd. The plane took off for Miami, Florida, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a maintenance issue related to water pressure. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article... »

Four Killed after Indonesian Air Force Plane Crashed into House in East Java

Thursday, February 11, 2016
By George Hatcher

An Indonesian air force plane crashed into a house near near Abdul Rahman Saleh air force base in Malang, East Java, Indonesia, on February 10. Authorities said the plane went down during a routine testing flight after undergoing maintenance. There were two people aboard the plane, including the pilot Major Ivy Safatillah, and a... »

Brussels Bound Delta Airlines Plane Rejects Take-off due to Engine Problem

Saturday, November 7, 2015
By George Hatcher
Brussels Bound Delta Airlines Plane Rejects Take-off due to Engine Problem

Delta Airlines flight DL-42 rejected takeoff at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on November 2. The Boeing 767-300, en-route to Brussels, Belgium, had to abort taking off due to maintenance issue with its engine. The plane returned to the terminal uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Allegiant Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Utah

Thursday, September 10, 2015
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Utah

Allegiant Air flight 487 had to make an emergency landing in St. George, Utah, on September 7. According to the airline, the plane, heading from Bismarck, North Dakota, to Las Vegas, Nevada, had to be diverted due to a “possible maintenance issue”. The plane landed uneventfully. All 141 passengers and 6 crew members remained... »

Air Canada Plane Returns to Canada due to Maintenance Issue

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Plane Returns to Canada due to Maintenance Issue

Air Canada flight 8993 returned and made an emergency landing at St. John’s International Airport, Canada, on the morning of September 8. The Jazz Aviation operated flight, heading towards Halifax, had to return in emergency due to a maintenance issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All 74 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Allegiant Air Plane Diverts to Orlando Sanford International Airport

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Air Plane Diverts to Orlando Sanford International Airport

An Allegiant Air plane had to make an emergency landing at Orlando Sanford International Airport, Florida, on July 20. The plane took off from Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Florida and was en-route to Memphis, Tennessee when a maintenance issue prompted the pilot to declare emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The... »

Allegiant Air Flight Diverts to St. Petersburg Due to Bad Weather

Monday, July 6, 2015
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Air Flight Diverts to St. Petersburg Due to Bad Weather

Allegiant Air flight 977 had to make an emergency landing at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport in St. Petersburg, Florida, at 7:53 p.m. on July 3. The MD-83 aircraft, en-route to Putna Gorda in Florida, from Asheville, North Carolina, had to divert because of bad weather conditions. According to Allegiant, the pilot had to declare... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at London Heathrow Airport

Thursday, July 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at London Heathrow Airport

United Airlines Flight UA914 had to make an emergency landing at London Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom, on July 1. The Boeing 767-300 was en-route from Paris to Washington when it was diverted due to a “maintenance issue.” Airport authorities confirmed that the plane landed safely. None of the 209 passengers and 10 crew members... »

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  • #Aviationsafety Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 diverts to Kahului over smoke in cabin. Passengers rebooked on another plane.
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