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Hawaiian Airlines Flight Returns to San Jose due to Mechanical Issue

Thursday, March 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Hawaiian Airlines Flight Returns to San Jose due to Mechanical Issue

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-43 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Jose, California, on March 7th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Honolulu, Hawaii, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed back safely. All 241 passengers and 11 crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Qantas Airways Flight Diverts to Singapore due to Engine Issues

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Flight Diverts to Singapore due to Engine Issues

Qantas Airways flight QF-10 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Singapore, on February 6th. The Airbus A380-800 plane heading from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to Melbourne, Australia, was diverted due to a mechanical problem with one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Louisville

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Louisville

American Airlines flight AA-1251 had to return and make an emergency landing in Louisville, Kentucky, on January 30th. The plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a possible mechanical problem. The plane landed safely. All 119 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

US Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Saturday, January 21, 2017
By George Hatcher

A US military helicopter made an emergency landing in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, on January 20th. The AH-1 attack helicopter was forced to land in emergency on Ikei Island due to a mechanical issue. The U.S. Marines Corps confirmed in a statement, “there was no damage to the aircraft and no injuries.” Download article as... »

Taban Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Mehrabad International Airport

Monday, January 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Taban Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Mehrabad International Airport

Taban Air flight HH-6295 had to return and make an emergency landing at Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran, Iran, on December 31st. The plane took off for Shiraz, Iran, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a mechanical problem with one of the engines and had to shut it down. The plane... »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to O’Hare International Airport

Friday, December 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Diverts to O’Hare International Airport

An American Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Illinois, on December 28th. The plane flying from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Minneapolis, Minnesota, was diverted due to a possible mechanical problem. The plane landed safely. All 149 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

United Airlines flight UA-837 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on November 28th. According to the airline, the plane took off for Tokyo Narita Airport, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a mechanical issue with one of the engines. The plane landed safely. There were... »

JetBlue Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Mechanical Issue

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Mechanical Issue

JetBlue flight 1146 had to make an emergency landing at Charleston International Airport, South Carolina, on November 21st. The plane took off from Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Florida, and was heading to Richmond, Virginia, when the crew noticed a mechanical issue and decided to divert. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Two F15 Jets Make Emergency Landing at Huntsville International Airport

Monday, October 31, 2016
By George Hatcher

Two F15 jets made an emergency landing at Huntsville International Airport, Alabama, on October 28th. The planes were flying from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, to Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, when one of them experienced mechanical issues. The planes were diverted to Huntsville where they landed safely. All crew members... »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to Milwaukee due to Possible Mechanical Issues

Monday, October 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Diverts to Milwaukee due to Possible Mechanical Issues

American Airlines flight 3232 had to make an emergency landing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on October 22nd. The plane flying from Chicago, Illinois, to Fargo, North Dakota, was diverted due to possible mechanical issues. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 50 passengers and 3 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.... »

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