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LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Plane Diverts to Switzerland due to Open Door Indication

Monday, May 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Plane Diverts to Switzerland due to Open Door Indication

LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter flight AB-8621 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Geneva Airport, Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, on May 28th. The de Havilland Dash 8-400 flying to Dusseldorf, Germany, on behalf of Air Berlin, had to return due to an open door indication. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download... »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Detroit

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Detroit

Delta Airlines flight DL-159 made an emergency landing in Detroit, Michigan, on May 20th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Seoul, South Korea, but had to return shortly afterwards due to indication of an open panel door. The plane landed back safely. All 375 passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

PSA Airlines Plane Diverts to Tennessee due to Open Door Indication

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
PSA Airlines Plane Diverts to Tennessee due to Open Door Indication

PSA Airlines flight AA-5550 had to divert and make an emergency landing at McGhee Tyson Airport, Blount County, Tennessee, on May 8th. The Canadair CRJ-200 flying on behalf of American Airlines was flying from Nashville, Tennessee, to Washington DC, when it had to divert due to indication of open door. The plane landed safely.... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Grand Island, NE

Friday, April 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Grand Island, NE

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-5215 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Grand Island, Nebraska, on April 18th. The plane heading from Omaha, Nebraska, to San Francisco, California, was diverted after the crew received an indication of an open door. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Yakutia Airlines Flight Turns Back due to Open Door Indication

Monday, January 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Yakutia Airlines Flight Turns Back due to Open Door Indication

Yakutia Airlines flight R3-497 made an emergency landing in Yakutsk, Russia, on January 5th. The plane took off for Blagoveshchensk, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to indication of an open door. The plane landed safely. There were 50 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Aurora Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Aurora Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Aurora Airlines flight HZ-209 had to return for an emergency landing in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, on December 19th. The plane took off for Blagoveshchensk, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received an open door indication. The plane landed back safely. All 50 passengers and 4 crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Delta Airlines Plane Returns to New York due to Open Cargo Door Indication

Saturday, August 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Returns to New York due to Open Cargo Door Indication

Delta Airlines flight DL-404 had to return and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on August 11. The Boeing 777-200 en-route to Paris, France, had just departed when the crew noticed an open cargo door indication. The plane landed safely after dumping fuel. No injuries were reported. Download... »

Ajar Door Disrupts Continental Flight

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
By George Hatcher
Ajar Door Disrupts Continental Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andrew Compolo What: Continental Airlines Boeing 737-800 en route from Port of Spain ,Trinidad/Tobago to Houston,TX Where: Port of Spain When: Aug 16 2011 Who: 155 passengers and 6 crew Why: After takeoff, the crew noted an indication that a door was open. The... »

Open Door Plane Lands at Burlington International Airport

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: United Express/Atlantic Southeast Airlines en route from Burlington International Airport to Washington-Dulles in Virginia Where: Burlington International Airport, Vermont When: Jan 24, 2010 6:45 a.m. Who: 43 passengers Why: While en route, the pilot was having trouble steering; a light indicated that a passenger door was open. A “Phase 5 Emergency” was declared,... »

Australia’s CAA Investigation Points to Baggage Handlers

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
By George Hatcher
Australia’s CAA Investigation Points to Baggage Handlers

The April 9 emergency landing of Eagle Air/Air New Zealand Beech 1900D en route from Auckland to Whangarei, attributed to an open rear cargo door, has been blamed on untrained baggage handlers who did not lock cargo doors. The hatch flew open on takeoff. See the link to a photograph of the open door... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Breaking News: Small Aircraft En Route To New Providence 'Missing'
    #AVIATION officials confirmed on Wednesday the apparent disappearance of a small passenger aircraft, which departed Andros en route to New Providence shortly after 8am. #According to Delvin Major, director of the Accident Investigations Department in the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority, officials ...
  • Military plane crash kills three in Turkey
    ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – A Turkish army-owned CASA transport plane crashed on Wednesday killing two pilots and a technician who were on a training flight, the military said in a statement. The Spanish-Indonesian made CASA CN 235 took off before noon local time from a main ...
  • Student deaths rock the University of Pennsylvania
    It has been a rough year for me and my fellow peers at the University of Pennsylvania. In just 13 months, nine students tragically lost their lives in a variety of ways from suicide to a plane crash. Just a week ago, Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, was found dead, ...
  • Remains of WWII pilot to be buried in Millsboro
    Stanley Stegnerski, last seen in skies above Germany in 1944, soon will be laid to rest in Delaware. Second Lieutenant Stegnerski was a 25-year-old from Chester, Pennsylvania, and a member of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II Nearly a year and a half after his plane's crash site was ...
  • UPDATE: Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board continues their investigation of the crash of a small plane on a flight from Kansas to New Mexico. The fixed wing-single engine aircraft was unable to maintain altitude due to icing and crashed in a field approximately four miles southeast of Santa ...
  • 3 soldiers killed in Turkish military training plane crash
    ANKARA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A Turkish military CASA-type cargo plane on Wednesday afternoon crashed in the southern Anatolian province of Isparta during training exercises, killing three Turkish crew members. Turkish Armed Forces confirmed in a statement that two pilots and one technician were on ...
  • RC Plane Crash
    My brother and I flew my RC plane in Markeaton park and it crashed in the wind , ripping off the propeller and the tail. !
  • An airport security van leaves the site of a small plane crash...1 bild
    An airport security van leaves the site of a small plane crash in Saint-Geoirs, on January 5, 2013. Five people died when their private plane crashed a few moments after taking off from the Grenoble airport in southeastern France, local police said. AFP PHOTO / Jean Pierre Clatot.
  • Three Lives Lost As Military Plane Crashed In Turkey
    Three lives have been reportedly lost in a plane crash on Wednesday in southern Anatolia, Turkey. The transport plane was owned by the Turkish military. According to a statement by the Turkish army, the victims of the plane crash were all military personnel. The statement also revealed that the plane ...
  • Vince Gilligan On The Toughest Jams The 'Breaking Bad' Writers Put Walter White Into
    But then, if you're not being lazy with your storytelling, then it quickly dawns on you, “Well, it can't just be a plane crash out of the blue. That's not Drama 101. It needs to be something that the main character action's put into motion.” So you can't just have a plane crash unless Walter […]

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