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ANA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Friday, November 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
ANA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

All Nippon Airways flight NH-924 had to return and make an emergency landing in Guangzhou, China, on November 2nd. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Tokyo, Japan, but had to turn back after mist appeared in the cockpit and the cabin. The plane landed safely. There were one hundred and sixty-three passengers and... »

Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Monday, June 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Emirates flight EK-22 made an emergency landing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on June 25th. The Boeing 777-300 plane, flying from Manchester, England, declared emergency after the crew reported that pilot vision was impaired. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

China Eastern Plane makes Safe Landing in Wenzhou after Visual Difficulties

Saturday, May 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Plane makes Safe Landing in Wenzhou after Visual Difficulties

China Eastern flight MU-5577 made a safe emergency landing at Wenzhou Longwan International Airport, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China, on March 20th. The Airbus A320-200, flying from Shanghai to Wenzhou, China, was about to land when the crew faced some visual difficulties disabling them to see the runway. The plane received substantial damage to its landing... »

Seven EgyptAir Planes Divert and Make Emergency Landing in Egypt

Monday, April 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Seven EgyptAir Planes Divert and Make Emergency Landing in Egypt

EgyptAir flights 631, 650, 664, 834, 921, 959, 969 had to divert and make emergency landing at Sharm El-Sheikh and El-Ghardaga Airports, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, on April 3rd. According to sources, the planes en-route to China, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Eritrea and India were mid-air when they were told to divert due to low visibility... »

JetBlue Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Laser Blinding

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Laser Blinding

A JetBlue flight had to make an emergency landing at Las Americas Airport, Dominican Republic, on January 9. Authorities said the pilots declared emergency after one or more individuals pointed a laser beam on the plane, impairing pilot’s visibility. The flight was coming from New York at the time. The plane landed uneventfully. There... »

Qantas Flight Diverts to Jakarta due to Low Visibility

Sunday, October 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Diverts to Jakarta due to Low Visibility

Qantas QF51 made an emergency landing at Soekarno-Hatta Airport in Jakarta, Indonesia, on September 29. The plane, heading from Brisbane, Australia, to Singapore, was diverted after the pilot reported low visibility due to haze. General manager of Jakarta’s Air Traffic Service Centre, Bambang Rianto, said the pilot reported that visibility was below the safety... »

Business Jet Crashes

Friday, January 17, 2014
By George Hatcher
Business Jet Crashes

Sunday a Cessna Citation business jet carrying two pilots and two passengers from Shoreham airport in England to an airfield at Foehren struck a post in foggy conditions, and crashed, in flames when firefighters arrived. The two pilots and two passengers—all German— died at the scene. The wing stuck in (struck?) a pylon to... »

Shree Airlines Diversion

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
By George Hatcher

After encountering low visibility in Kushma Bazaar, a Shree Airlines helicopter en route from Dolpa to Pokhara made an emergency landing at around 10:00 am when it diverted to the Chandika Armed Police Battalion in Kushma Bazaar. Shree Airlines wants to emphasize that a diversion during rainy season is not an emergency. General Manager... »

New Mexico Cessna Crash

Thursday, February 28, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Feb 27, 2013, a privately owned Cessna 150 was near Deming New Mexico when it crashed. Before ATC lost contact with him, the last message they received from pilot Carl Link was a distress call saying he was losing his vision. Someone in the area heard the plane fly but did not hear... »

Beijing Smog Affects Air Traffic

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
By George Hatcher
Beijing Smog Affects Air Traffic

According to reports, pollution and smog grounded traffic in parts of China on January 23, 2013. Government warnings were issued for residents to stay indoors in Beijing. PM2.5 one of the worst pollutants was measured at 526 micrograms per cubic metre, or “beyond index”, and more than 20 times higher than World Health Organisation... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Top European Union official Donald Tusk says his appearance in court in a case relating to the 2010 plane crash that killed Poland's president and 95 others is about "important matters." Families of some of the victims have sued officials in the government of the time, saying ...
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  • Would you be able to fly again after surviving a plane crash?
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  • Plane crash injured one
    HARRISON TOWNSHIP – Troopers from the Bowling Green Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a plane crash that occurred on the runway of Henry County Airport. Troopers were dispatched to the airport at 4:59 p.m. Saturday to the airport at 10646 County Road O.
  • Minor injuries in plane crash in Napoleon
    An airplane crashed Saturday at the Henry County Airport, causing minor injuries to a passenger. The Bowling Green Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported that after taking flight from and then returning to the Henry County Airport, 10646 Henry County Road O, Napoleon, a Taylorcraft BC12-65 ...
  • UPDATE: Plane crash victim identified, FAA investigating
    One person was killed in a plane crash at the Collegedale municipal airport Friday evening.
  • Warburton 'meteor' mistaken as plane crash
    Concerned residents phoned SES to report a plane crash in Warburton, however the streaking light is believed to be a meteor. Locals reported seeing a bright object falling from the skies about 9.30pm. Several people called it in to SES Warbuton as a plane crash. However, it's believed the streaking ...
  • Warburton 'meteor' mistaken as plane crash
    Several people called it in to SES Warbuton as a plane crash. However, it's believed the streaking light may have been be a meteor. Did you see the meteor? Let us know on Facebook or news@heraldsun.com.au. Witness Heath wrote on Facebook: “I just saw the biggest shooting star/meteorite/satellite ...
  • World's First Peace Corp volunteers to Die in Service Honored in Bolivar
    They died together in a plane crash on April 26th, 56 years ago. David, son of a pharmacist, started serving in 1961. His sister Nancy Crozier Brown said she tries to look at the positive outcomes of this incident. "God has a way of making good things happen from bad things," said Brown, "seemingly bad ...
  • Guterres hails predecessor Dag Hammarskjöld as 'my reference and my inspiration'
    Delivering the annual Dag Hammarskjöld Lecture in Uppsala, Sweden, the childhood home of the second UN Secretary-General, Mr. Guterres said Mr. Hammarskjöld made the “supreme sacrifice” in September 1961, when he died in a plane crash in what is now Zambia, while trying to negotiate a ...

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