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Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Thursday, February 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific flight CX-899 made an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on February 10th. The Airbus A350-900 plane flying from Newark, New Jersey, was on approach to Hong Kong when the crew reported an issue with nose wheel steering. The plane subsequently landed safely and was towed to the gate. All passengers and... »

Ryanair Plane Diverts to East Midlands Airport After Losing Nose Wheel

Friday, September 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Plane Diverts to East Midlands Airport After Losing Nose Wheel

Ryanair flight FR-7384 made an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport, England, on September 15th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from London Stansted Airport, England, to Copenhagen, Denmark, was diverted after it dropped one of the nose wheels. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Michigan after Losing Nose Wheel Steering

Thursday, May 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Michigan after Losing Nose Wheel Steering

Delta Airlines flight Dl-964 made a safe emergency landing at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Romulus, Michigan, May 10th. The Airbus A320-200 flying from New York was about to land when it had to go-around due to loss of nose wheel steering. The plane landed safely. All 66 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flat Tire Indication

Sunday, September 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flat Tire Indication

Emirates Airlines flight EK-9 made an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, England, on September 8th. The Airbus A380-800 plane was flying from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when the crew declared emergency due to indication of a flat nose wheel tire. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Sunday, June 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Shaheen Air flight NL-718 made an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on June 16th. The plane was flying from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when the crew reported an issue with nose wheel steering. The plane landed safely. All 377 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Darwin Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Italy after Dropping Nose Wheel

Thursday, May 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Darwin Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Italy after Dropping Nose Wheel

Darwin Airlines flight AZ-1203 made a safe landing at Falcone–Borsellino Airport, Italy, on May 18th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, flying to Naples, Italy, dropped one of its nose wheels just after the departure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Delta Flight 5358 Lands in Emergency at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

Friday, June 13, 2014
By George Hatcher
Delta Flight 5358 Lands in Emergency at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

Delta Airlines flight 5358 had to make an emergency landing at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA), at about 10:20 p.m. on June 12. Airport director Kelly Johnson confirmed that the flight, which departed for Atlanta at about 9:20 a.m., was forced to return and make an emergency landing, after which, the aircraft lost the... »

Air France Airbus Flight Cancelled

Sunday, March 2, 2014
By George Hatcher

On March 2, 2013, an Airbus A380 (flight 275) scheduled to fly from Narita International Airport to Paris aborted a takeoff on runway 34L at Tokyo-Narita. The takeoff was delayed because of a nose gear problem, and subsequently towed to the gate. After maintenance, the takeoff was rescheduled but aborted a second time because... »

Indonesia: Plane Stuck in the Mud

Friday, January 3, 2014
By George Hatcher

On January 3, 2013, a Garuda Indonesia Bombardier CRJ-600-2E25 en route from Sorong Airport to Renani Airport suffered a runway excursion after landing. The number of passengers aboard was not release. No one was injured and the plane didn’t suffer any damage but it did get stuck. The pilots apparently tried to turn on... »

Emergency Landing in Mumbai

Sunday, May 5, 2013
By George Hatcher

An IndiGo flight en route from Srinagar to Mumbai developed a problem with a nose wheel, leading to the pilot requesting priority landing at Mumbai. Emergency services were on hand when the pilot made the emergency landing. No injuries were reported. The plane was towed to the gate. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    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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