Medical emergency

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Sunday, February 11, 2018
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Lufthansa flight LH-1730 had to return and make an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on February 10th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, but had to turn back after a crew member complained of dizziness and nausea due to an unusual odor on board. The plane landed safely. Download... »

Delta Airlines Flight Diverts to Canada due to Medical Emergency

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Diverts to Canada due to Medical Emergency

Delta Airlines flight DL-87 made an emergency landing in Iqaluit, Canada, on February 5th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Frankfurt, Germany, to Detroit, Michigan, was diverted after five crew members became sick. The plane landed safely. One crew members was taken to a hospital while others were treated at the airport. Download article... »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

Thursday, January 25, 2018
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-7042 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on January 24th. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Copenhagen, Denmark, was diverted after the captain fell ill. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and sixty-six people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Helsinki

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
By George Hatcher
Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Helsinki

Finnair flight AY-617 had to return and make an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on January 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Ivalo, Finland, but had to turn back after the first officer fell ill. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and eighty-six passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, January 21, 2018
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Medical Emergency

United Airlines flight UA-71 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on January 19th. The Boeing 767-300 plane was heading to Newark, New Jersey, when the crew declared a medical emergency reporting fifteen people on board felt sick. The plane landed back safely. Medical teams examined fifteen people at the airport. Download article as... »

Jetstar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Coolangatta

Friday, December 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jetstar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Coolangatta

Jetstar Airways flight JQ-967 made an emergency landing in Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia, on December 20th. The A320-200 plane flying from Cairns, Queensland, Australia, was on approach to Coolangatta when fumes were noticed on-board, and all six crew members complained of dizziness, light-headedness, and nausea. The plane continued for a safe landing. The crew members... »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Manchester Airport

Sunday, December 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Manchester Airport

Lufthansa flight LH-492 made an emergency landing at Manchester Airport, England, on December 1st. Authorities said the plane heading from Frankfurt, Germany, to Vancouver, Canada, was diverted due to a medical emergency. A Lufthansa spokesperson said, “It turned out that there was a medical incident on board; thus one passenger plus a travel partner... »

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Heathrow Airport due to Medical Emergency

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Diverts to Heathrow Airport due to Medical Emergency

United Airlines flight UA-31 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on November 26th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Munich, Germany, to Newark, New Jersey, was diverted after several passengers complained of nausea and Lightheadedness. The plane landed safely. Medical services attended to the passengers. Download article as... »

Air-India Express Flight Diverts to Abu Dhabi due to Medical Emergency

Saturday, November 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air-India Express Flight Diverts to Abu Dhabi due to Medical Emergency

Air-India Express flight IX-322 made an emergency landing in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on November 15th. The plane heading from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to Calicut International Airport, Kerala, India, was diverted after a passenger complained of pain in his chest and vomited blood. The plane landed safely. The patient, Mohammed Salim, 35, was... »

Aeroflot Flight Diverts to Prague due to Medical Emergency

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeroflot Flight Diverts to Prague due to Medical Emergency

Aeroflot flight SU-2384 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Prague, Czech Republic, on November 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sheremetyevo International Airport, Russia, to Geneva, Switzerland, was diverted after the first officer suffered a medical emergency and became incapacitated. The plane landed safely. The first officer was rushed to... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    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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