Thrust Reverser

Skywest Plane Diverts to Pennsylvania due to Thrust Reversers Indication

Friday, September 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Skywest Plane Diverts to Pennsylvania due to Thrust Reversers Indication

Skywest flight OO-4906/DL-4906 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Erie International Airport, Erie County, Pennsylvania, on September 21st. The Canadair CRJ-200 flying on behalf of Delta Airlines was mid-air when the crew reported indication of thrust reversers deployment, causing the diversion. The plane landed safely. All 34 passengers and 3 crew... »

Germanwings Flight Rejects Take Off from Hamburg

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Germanwings Flight Rejects Take Off from Hamburg

Germanwings flight 4U-7046 rejected take off from Hamburg, Germany, on October 31st. The plane was accelerating to take off for Stuttgart, Germany, when the crew rejected take off due to asymmetric thrust. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Private Jet with 9 Onboard Crash-Lands at Marco Island Executive Airport

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
By George Hatcher

A private plane crash-landed at Marco Island Executive Airport in Naples, Florida, on March 1. According to the FAA, the Canadair CL-600 was attempting to land at the airport when the pilot noticed a fault in reverse thrusters. The plane was flying from Florida Keys Marathon Airport at the time. Authorities said the plane... »

US Airways Flight Returned to Bluegrass Airport for Emergency Landing

Monday, June 16, 2014
By George Hatcher
US Airways Flight Returned to Bluegrass Airport for Emergency Landing

A US Airways flight returned to Bluegrass Airport, Lexington, Kentucky, immediately after taking off at around 12:40 p.m. on June 14 and made a safe emergency landing. The small plane was scheduled to go to Philadelphia with 33 people on-board. Airport officials said that the decision for emergency landing was made after the thrust... »

DC-10 with Faulty Reverser Returns to Calgary

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
By George Hatcher
DC-10 with Faulty Reverser Returns to Calgary

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andre Oferta What: Kelowna McDonnell Douglas DC-10 en route from Calgary to Hamilton Where: Calgary When: Apr 29th 2012 Who: 3 crew Why: A flight from Calgary to Hamilton returned back in Calgary after an engine was shut down with a faulty “thrust reverser”... »

Flawed Airbus Reverser Cancels Freight Flight

Saturday, November 27, 2010
By George Hatcher
Flawed Airbus Reverser Cancels Freight Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Johannes Klinghardt What: Emirates Airbus A340-300 en route from Zurich to Dubai Where: Zurich When: Nov 26th 2010 Why: On its takeoff run, pilots reported thrust reverser issues. They rejected takeoff and the flight was cancelled for maintenance. Download article as PDF »

Airbus Thrust Reverser Malfunctions

Monday, January 11, 2010
By George Hatcher
Airbus Thrust Reverser Malfunctions

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer F. Camirand What: Air Canada Airbus A320-200 en route from Toronto, Canada to El Catey Dominican Republic Where: Toronto When: Jan 10th 2010 Who: not available Why: After takeoff, the Airbus thrust reverser malfunctioned and the crew had to return to the airport. They... »

PR Newswire: Multiple Lawsuits Against TAM Airlines

Sunday, March 30, 2008
By George Hatcher

Masry and Vititoe Partners, MIAMI, March 26 /PRNewswire/ PRESS RELEASE — Internationally recognized aviation attorneys Steven C. Marks and Ricardo M. Martinez-Cid with the Podhurst Orseck law firm have filed a series of lawsuits on behalf of families of passengers killed in Brazil’s worst airline disaster. On July 17, 2007, 199 people perished when... »

Tam Air Suit Filed

Thursday, March 27, 2008
By George Hatcher

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP)–Relatives of victims of Brazil’s Tam Air CRASH filed suit in Miami seeking damages in 59 wrongful death complaints. Plaintiffs are seeking a jury trial for pain and suffering, lost value of life, funeral expenses and other damages. The TAM Airlines Flight 3054 crash killed 199 people. Masry and Vititoe’s partner... »

Brazil jet thrust reverser ‘off’

Sunday, February 3, 2008
By George Hatcher
Brazil jet thrust reverser ‘off’

This photograph was produced by Agência Brasil, a public Brazilian news agency.Their website states: “O conteúdo deste site é publicado sob a licença Creative Commons Atribuição 2.5 Brasil”(This photo is published under the Creative Commons License Attribution 2.5 Brazil) The thrust reverser had been deactivated during maintenance checks, the airline confessed. The reverser is... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Plane crash near Lake Elsinore: 'Pilot was practicing simulated engine failure'
    A single-engine plane that went down just north of Lake Elsinore after striking a power line was in the middle of a simulated engine-out procedure when the accident happened, a Federal Aviation Administration official confirmed Tuesday. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor told City News Service that the Piper ...
  • Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported
    Small plane crash-lands on runway at Fishers airport, no injuries reported. Paris Lewbel. 11:41 PM, Jan 16, 2018. Share Article. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights ...
  • Deputies: Plane crash south of Santa Fe caused by storm
    SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A plane crash south of Santa Fe was caused by a storm. The pilot was flying a small engine aircraft from Kansas to the Santa Fe Airport Monday night when the wings and tail iced over, making it impossible to keep the plane in the air. Deputies found the pilot […]
  • Kansas pilot injured in New Mexico plane crash
    SANTA FE, NM The Santa Fe County, NM Sheriff's Office says a Kansas pilot was critically injured Monday night in a plane crash. The pilot reported the crash about 8 p.m. In the search and rescue effort, deputies located the crash site at about 10:30 p.m, the sheriff's office says. The sheriff's office did not ...
  • 'Taken': Bryan Mills Survives A Plane Crash In Season 2, Episode 2
    Bryan Mills' survival skills are put to the test in this week's episode of “Taken.” According to the synopsis for Season 2, episode 2 of the NBC action thriller, a plane carrying Bryan (Clive Standen) and a key witness in a murder investigation crashes. Although both survive the crash, Mills is wounded and ...
  • Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a small plane that crashed on a flight form Kansas to New Mexico. The pilot was hospitalized in critical condition. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. ...
  • Pilot survives airplane crash
    SANTA FE – It took rescue crews 2½ hours to locate a pilot who crashed his single-engine plane in rough terrain south of Santa Fe on a brutally cold Monday night. The flier suffered serious injuries and was recovering Tuesday at a local hospital. A news release from the Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office ...
  • Plane crashes on Kansas-New Mexico flight, pilot hurt
    SANTA FE - Authorities say a man is hospitalized in critical condition after the small plane he was flying crashed in New Mexico. Santa Fe Sheriff's officials say the pilot called a regional emergency communications center about 8 p.m. Monday to report the crash. The man provided coordinates directing ...
  • Pilot in critical condition after plane crash
    New Mexico State Police are searching for a plane that crashed just south of Santa Fe. According to state police, the pilot called 911 after the plane went down. Advertisement. State police and search and rescue crews are on the ground trying to find the plane and pilot but they cannot launch their ...
  • Culburra Beach's Tyler Wright nominated for Laureus sports award
    ... Italian MotoGP star Valentino Rossi and 100m hurdle world champion Sally Pearson are also in consideration alongside 100m sprint world champion Justin Gatlinand Brazilian football club Chapecoense, who made a remarkable return to competition after being involved in a tragic plane crash.

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