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Finnair Flight Returns to Latvia due to Technical Fault

Sunday, January 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Finnair Flight Returns to Latvia due to Technical Fault

Finnair flight AY-1072 had to return and make an emergency landing in Riga, Latvia, on January 12th. The plane took off for Helsinki, Finland, but had to turn back due to a technical fault. The plane landed back safely. All twenty-eight passengers and four crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

US Air Force Aerial Refueling Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Friday, December 29, 2017
By George Hatcher

A US Air Force aerial refueling plane made an emergency landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Scotland, on December 27th. The pilots requested a diversion after the Boeing KC-135R plane experienced technical issues. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Thursday, December 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

SunExpress flight XQ-722 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on December 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Kayseri, Turkey, was on final approach to Amsterdam when the crew reported an issue with the localizer and went around. The plane subsequently landed safely on second approach. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Billings

Monday, December 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Billings

Delta Airlines flight DL-453 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Billings, Montana, on December 2nd. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Seattle, Washington, was diverted after all toilets stopped functioning. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Eurowings Flight Returns to Cologne due to Air Conditioning Problem

Thursday, November 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Eurowings Flight Returns to Cologne due to Air Conditioning Problem

Eurowings flight EW-20 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cologne Bonn Airport, Germany, on November 20th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Berlin Tegel Airport, Germany, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an air conditioning problem. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

Thursday, November 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

Lufthansa flight LH-453 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on November 20th. The Airbus A340-600 plane heading from Los Angeles, California, to Munich, Germany, was diverted after the crew noticed a temperature control problem in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in France

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in France

EasyJet flight U2-6407 made an emergency landing in Brest, France, on November 20th. The Airbus A319-100 plane heading from Newcastle Airport, England, to Malaga, Spain, was diverted due to a suspected technical issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and thirty people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

British Airways flight BA-196 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on November 13th. The Boeing 777-200 plane was flying from Houston, Texas, when the crew requested emergency assistance due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Flight Returns to Sydney due to Technical Issue

Sunday, October 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Returns to Sydney due to Technical Issue

Qantas flight QF-73 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on October 20th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for San Francisco, California, but had to turn back due to a technical issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Finnair Flight Returns to Helsinki due to Technical Problem

Friday, October 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Finnair Flight Returns to Helsinki due to Technical Problem

Finnair flight AY-73 made an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on October 19th. The Airbus A350-900 plane took off for Tokyo Narita Airport, Japan, but had to turn back due to a technical problem. The plane landed back safely. All two hundred and eighty-seven passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • News about plane crash in Rostov-on-Don not true
    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...

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