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Italy-Bound Alitalia Flight Diverts to Canada

Saturday, November 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Italy-Bound Alitalia Flight Diverts to Canada

Alitalia flight AZ-631 had to divert and make an emergency landing in St. John’s, Canada, on November 22nd. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, was diverted due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashed in Wyoming; 3 Injured

Saturday, November 18, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Rock Springs–Sweetwater County Airport, Wyoming, on November 15th. It is believed that the single-engine Cessna 207 plane, carrying four people, experienced mechanical issues before it went down. Three occupants of the plane were injured in the crash. They were taken to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Download article as... »

Small Plane Crashes in Alva, Oklahoma; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

Sunday, November 5, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Alva, Oklahoma, on November 4th. The plane, performing a teaching flight, was approaching the Alva Regional Airport when it experienced a mechanical failure and went down. The instructor David Chael, 61, was killed in the crash. The student Cortney Washburn, 39, was injured and was rushed to a hospital.... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Florida Highway

Sunday, November 5, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 4 in Seminole County, Florida, on November 3rd. Authorities said the pilot decided to land on the highway due to mechanical issues with the plane. No injuries were reported. The plane was heading from DeLand to Orlando Executive Airport, Florida, at the time. Download article... »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to Little Rock due to Mechanical Issues

Thursday, September 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Diverts to Little Rock due to Mechanical Issues

American Airlines flight 5473 made an emergency landing in Little Rock, Arkansas, on September 25th. The plane heading from Dayton, Ohio, to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, was diverted due to mechanical issues. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Diverts to Reno due to Mechanical Indication

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Diverts to Reno due to Mechanical Indication

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4564 diverted to Reno, Nevada, on September 11th. The plane heading from Boise, Idaho, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted due to a mechanical indication. The plane landed safely. All seventy-three people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lansing

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lansing

SkyWest Airlines flight 4896 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, Michigan, on August 18th. The plane heading from Detroit to Kalamazoo, Michigan, was diverted after the crew noticed a mechanical issue. The plane landed safely. All forty-six passengers and three crew members aboard remained unharmed.... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Newark, New Jersey, on August 8th. The plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to Paris, France, was diverted due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Tour Helicopter Crashes in California; 3 Injured

Sunday, May 7, 2017
By George Hatcher

A tour helicopter made a crash landing, hit 2 vans, and caught fire in the parking area of Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Club in California, in the afternoon of May 5th. The four-seater Robinson R-44 was returning to the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport after a tour, when it developed a mechanical problem. All three... »

Air Canada Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Spokane International Airport

Monday, May 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Spokane International Airport

An Air Canada flight made an emergency landing at Spokane International Airport, Washington, on April 30th. The plane heading from Seattle, Washington, to Toronto, Canada, was diverted after the crew noticed a potential mechanical problem. The plane landed safely. No Injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

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