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Small Plane Crash-Lands in Florida Everglades; 2 Injured

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
By George Hatcher

A Lancair LNC 4 aircraft crash-landed onto a levee in the Everglades, near Broward-Palm Beach county line, Florida, on August 30. The four-seater aircraft, which took off from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport and was heading to Lynchburg, Virginia, crash-landed due to engine failure. Authorities said the aircraft cartwheeled and burst into flames upon landing.... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Worth

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By George Hatcher

A small plane had to make an emergency landing at the corner of Loop 820 and Trinity Boulevard in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 3. The plane was returning from Globe Life Park, Arlington, when it lost oil pressure, forcing the pilot to land in emergency. The plane landed safely and the pilot remained... »

Small Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing on a Duplin County Road

Saturday, December 13, 2014
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing on a Duplin County Road

A Piper aircraft made an emergency landing on River Road, near Interstate 40, in Duplin County, North Carolina, on the afternoon of December 11. The plane, en-route from Maryland to Wilmington, was forced to land in emergency after it lost oil pressure. Authorities said the pilot was trying to land at Wallace Airport but... »

Cessna Makes Crash Landing on Texas Highway

Monday, June 30, 2014
By George Hatcher
Cessna Makes Crash Landing on Texas Highway

A single-engine Cessna plane made a crash landing on a ramp on northbound U.S. 287, north of Interstate 20, in Arlington, Texas, on the afternoon of June 27. The plane landed on the highway ramp’s barrier wall and then crashed into a black pickup truck. The incident happened shortly before 5 p.m. after the... »

Experimental Plane Lands in Emergency in Walcott

Wednesday, June 18, 2014
By George Hatcher

A 1994 experimental aircraft owned by Raging Thermal Sky Sports LLC, and known as “Meyer Goat” made a safe emergency landing at the Eagle Springs Golf Club located in Walcott, Colorado after 11 a.m. on June 16. The decision to make an emergency landing was made after the small aircraft lost oil pressure during... »

Smoking Engine in Turks and Caicos Islands

Monday, October 28, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Oct 23, an American Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) to Miami reported a fire in the cockpit, a smoking engine and a loss of fuel. With smoke in the cockpit, and a hot engine, pilots made a safe landing when they diverted to Providenciales, Turks and... »

Hawaiian Airlines Oil Light Cuts Flight Short

Monday, April 8, 2013
By George Hatcher

If you’re one of those drivers who ignores that oil light on your car’s dashboard when it goes off, then be glad you’re not a pilot. Pilots have the same light, and it can’t be ignored. It’s a good thing you’re not a pilot, then. 258 passengers aboard a 10:30 a.m. Hawaiian Airlines A330... »

Emergency Landing on Florida Interstate

Thursday, August 23, 2012
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing on Florida Interstate

What: Piper PA 32 en route from Davis Island Where: I-75 at Gibsonton Drive, Florida When: August 23, 2012 Who: 3 aboard Why: The pilot, Charles Pulliam took off from Davis Island en route to Opa Locka AIrport, but began losing oil and had to make an emergency landing. He struck a power line... »

Engine Problems Land Plane in Little Rock instead of Memphis

Monday, March 5, 2012
By George Hatcher
Engine Problems Land Plane in Little Rock instead of Memphis

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Vik S What: American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-82 en route from Dallas to Memphis Where: Little Rock Arkansas When: Mar 5, 2012 Who: 129 passengers, 5 crew Why: While en route, one of the plane’s engines developed an oil pressure issue. Pilots diverted to... »

Airbus Emergency Landing in Dusseldorf

Saturday, February 18, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Air Via Airbus A320-200 en route from Bourgas to Dublin Where: Dusseldorf When: Feb 17th 2012 Who: 3 crew Why: While en route on the ferry flight, the left engine gauge indicated low oil, signifying an oil leak. Pilots diverted to Dusseldorf where they made a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

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