Radar Failure

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

American Airlines flight AA-1803 had to make an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on May 17th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from San Francisco, California, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was diverted due to issues with the weather radar and navigation systems. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Peruvian Airlines Plane Returns to Peru due to Weather Radar Failure

Monday, July 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Peruvian Airlines Plane Returns to Peru due to Weather Radar Failure

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-234 had to return and make an emergency landing at Rodríguez Ballón International Airport, Peru, on July 1st. The Boeing 737-500, en-route to Lima, Peru, had to return due to failure of weather radar. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Makes Two Emergency Landings in Kansas City

Thursday, May 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Two Emergency Landings in Kansas City

United Airlines Flight 594 had to make two emergency landings at Kansas City International Airport, Kansas City, Missouri, on May 26. The flight originated from Washington, D.C. and was heading to Denver, Colorado, when it was diverted to Kansas City due to weather radar issues aboard the Airbus A-320 aircraft. The plane landed safely... »

Radar Failure in Iberia Airbus

Sunday, November 14, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Iberia Airbus A340-300 en route from Sao Paulo Brazil to Madrid Where: Sao Paulo When: Nov 12th 2010 Why: While en route, the flight developed problems with their radar and returned to Sao Paulo where they made a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Another Aviation Emergency from ETHIOPIAN Airlines

Thursday, January 28, 2010
By George Hatcher
Another Aviation Emergency from ETHIOPIAN Airlines

Pictured: An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-86R Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Konstantin Von Wedelstaedt What: ETHIOPIAN Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Bamako Mali to Addis Ababa Where: Ndjamena Chad When: Jan 29, 2010 Who: 150 passengers Why: After circling N’Djamena for an hour and dumping fuel, the plane... »

Radar Failure

Friday, August 3, 2007
By George Hatcher

Radar failure over the Amazon is just one among a host of problems plaguing Brazil’s suffering aviation industry. The failure forced Brazilian and International flights to ground or to turn back. This from the country that sent a piece of the fuselage off thinking it was the flight recorder. The radar was out from... »

Radar Failure in Brazil

Sunday, July 22, 2007
By George Hatcher

A radar outage from 11:15 p.m. Friday to 2:30 a.m. Saturday, caused by an electrical problem, forced planes heading to Brazil to return to their points of origin and make unscheduled landings. The nation has had chronic problems with delays and cancellations on domestic flights over the past 10 months but this is the... »

Brazil’s Aviation Crisis Continues

Saturday, July 21, 2007
By George Hatcher

Radar failure over the Amazon forced Brazil to turn back and ground international flights yesterday. Authorities mistook a piece of the fuselage from the accident for the flight recorder. The loss of radar from 11:15 p.m. Friday to 2:30 a.m. yesterday caused planes s to return to their points of origin or make unscheduled... »

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