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Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Diverts to Dublin Airport

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Diverts to Dublin Airport

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-7147 made an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on December 3rd. The Boeing 787-900 plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Boston, Massachusetts, was diverted due to a piece of luggage that belonged to a passenger who was not on the plane. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Friday, February 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

American Airlines flight 534 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, Missouri, on February 9th. Authorities said the plane heading from Columbus, Ohio, to Phoenix, Arizona, was diverted for a security check. The plane landed safely. There were 113 passengers and 5 crew members aboard at the time;... »

British Airways Flight Lands Safely in Newark after Security Alert

Saturday, June 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Lands Safely in Newark after Security Alert

A British Airways flight made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, on June 1st. Authorities said a security alert was issued about the British Airways plane that was flying from London, United Kingdom. An airline spokesperson said, “The aircraft has landed normally. Security checks will carried out as a precaution…We... »

Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Poland

Sunday, August 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Poland

Turkish Airlines flight TK-79 had to make an emergency landing at Warsaw Chopin Airport, Warsaw, Poland, at around 3:50 P.M. on July 30. The Boeing 777-300, heading from Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, to San Francisco, California, had to be landed in emergency due to an unclaimed mobile phone found in the cabin. The plane... »

Unruly Passenger Forces Delta Emergency Landing on Christmas Night

Friday, December 26, 2014
By George Hatcher
Unruly Passenger Forces Delta Emergency Landing on Christmas Night

Delta Airlines flight 81 had to make an emergency landing on Christmas night, at Albuquerque International Sunport, Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Boeing 767, en-route from Atlanta to Los Angeles, was diverted after the pilot reported a ‘security threat’ due to a disruptive passenger on-board. The plane, carrying more than 200 passengers, landed shortly after... »

Slovakia Plants Explosive on Dublin-bound Flight

Wednesday, January 6, 2010
By George Hatcher
Slovakia Plants Explosive on Dublin-bound Flight

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Diego Ruiz De Vargas What: Danube Wings Boeing 737-400 en route from Poprad/Tatry Slovakia to Dublin Where: The entire flight When: Jan 2nd 2010 Who: Number aboard not released Why: A Slovakian agency decided to test their security by slipping 9 packages of explosives... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • BSF plane crash probe panel castigates force's air wing for 'non existent safety culture'
    NEW DELHI: The Border Security Force's (BSF) air wing — which routinely flies top VVIPs, especially of the home ministry — has been severely castigated by a government panel set up to probe the crash of a BSF Beechcraft Super King Air B 200 soon after takeoff from Delhi airport in December 2015, ...
  • Airport simulates emergency plane-crash
    Meant to reflect a real-life scenario as much as possible, the drill involved approximately 20 plane crash “victims” — portrayed by Adams County Christian School, high school students — who donned makeup that simulated grave injuries. Some of those simulating the most serious injuries even had fake ...
  • Jus' Bekoz: Win with dignity
    At least two of them, and possibly more of those who secretly were complicit and in vile agreement. One Mountaineer fan reportedly chortled something about a plane crash in a bar in Charleston, as reported by a Twitter person, in describing Marshall's loss to in-state rival West Virginia in last Sunday's ...
  • No denying Michigan on path to the Final Four
    ... even went through a plane crash and did everything. The team before that had five NBA first-rounders on it." One thing Beilein will be able to count on Saturday is that his squad will be well-supported. Roughly 2,000 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan, fans turned Staples Center into a quasi-home game.
  • Nepal plane crash victim Piyash Roy's body reaches home
    Barisal, Mar 23 (UNB) – The body of Piyash Roy, who was killed in US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, reached his home in Shitla Khola area of the city early Friday. An ambulance carrying the body arrived here around 3.30am. Earlier, family members received Piyash's body from Hazrat Shah Jalal ...
  • MSP end plane crash victim recovery effort
    Photo by: Photo courtesy Natural Resources Police A Natural Resources Police boat joins a Maryland State Police Boat during search and recovery operations for a plane crash that occurred on March 1. Police announced they ended operations on March 16. The body of the pilot was recovered, but the ...
  • Family finally learns fate of Canadian shot down over Germany in 1944
    ... one of their families finally has answers about their grandfather's last day during the war. “All we knew (was) that our grandfather was shot down in a plane crash,” Linda Sargeant told CTV News. “I don't think we knew where it was.” “You hear all these different stories,” her sister Laura Sargeant added.
  • PIA plane crash: Victim families being kept in the dark, PHC moved
    PESHAWAR: Member National Assembly (MNA) from Chitral and brother of one of the victims of a Pakistan International Airlines flight crash on Thursday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking directions for the government to release final investigation report and compensation to legal heirs of ...
  • How a Vermont author is reaching reluctant readers
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Have you had trouble getting your young son to sit down and read? It can be a challenge and you're not alone. On average, girls have outscored boys on reading assessments for decades both here in the U.S. and abroad. The reasons why are not always clear. But parents ...
  • 2018 NCAA Tournament: Michigan's Sweet 16 run brings Austin Hatch back to Los Angeles
    Austin Hatch's one year in Los Angeles was mostly spent grieving, after he survived a plane crash that killed his father and stepmother. Eight years earlier, he had survived a separate crash during which his mother, brother and sister died. So when Hatch, now a student assistant at Michigan, returned to ...


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