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

  • Man dies in glider aircraft crash in NSW
    Emergency services were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton near Bathurst just after 1pm on Sunday after reports a powered glider had crashed and ignited a grassfire. The 75-year-old male pilot died at the scene, police say. A male pilot has died in a glider plane crash in central NSW. Photo: 7 News.
  • Bathurst glider crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    PHOTOS: Plane crash in Bathurst. Update 3.56pm. A 75-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a glider crash near Bathurst on Sunday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the Piper's Airfield at Eglinton just before 1pm following reports that a glider had crashed into a field. The wreckage was located in ...
  • Plane crash into river in illinios
    KG/BARKLEY/DAVIS/"DONT UNDERSTAND HOW SOME OF THE ALL STARS MADE IT ON THE TEAM - Duration: 2:05. MONEY TIME No views. New · 2:05 · RICKY MARTIN - Duration: 2:49. MONEY TIME 27 views. New · 2:49 · FS2004 - Disaster in The Potomac (Air Florida Flight 90) RE-UPLOADED ...
  • Military families gather in San Diego for updates on loved ones missing-in-action
    Former Marine Cpl. Ruben Valencia spoke highly of his childhood friend Navy journalist Raul Antonion Guerra, whose remains from a plane crash during the Vietnam War were recovered in June 2007. (JOHN GASTALDO). During a remembrance ceremony, the relatives held up photographs and ...
  • Two years after BSF officer died in plane crash, children still wait for pension
    NEW DELHI: Saloni, the 23-year-old daughter of Border Security Force (BSF) Sub-Inspector Ravindra Kumar, who died in a plane crash at Indira Gandhi International Airport in 2015, doesn't think that the security forces take good care of families of deceased personnel. “My father died in December 2015 ...
  • Bathurst place crash, emergency services called | Photos, pictures
    Police, fire, ambulance and rescue crews were called to Piper's Airfield in Eglinton just after 1pm on Sunday with reports a place had crashed which had then ignited a grass fire. NSW Rural Fire Service Operational Officer Brett Taylor confirmed a plane had crashed. “A powered glider was on fire when it ...
  • Noteworthy
    MLB: Although an autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year, it is unclear whether the drugs played a role as the NTSB hasn't identified a cause of the crash.
  • Roy Halladay's autopsy reveals he had drugs in his system during plane crash
    The autopsy of former All-Star Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay was released, showing he had drugs in his system when he crashed his small plane off the coast of Florida last year. The cause of death was blunt force trauma.
  • Caught plane crash
    Top 5 Area 51 Breakins of 2016 (From Crossing the Border to Breaking Through the Gates) - Duration: 8:58. TOP 5 ALLTIME 2,442,850 views · 8:58 · Top 10 Aircraft Crashes - Duration: 4:09. GoldenTop10s 10,489,088 views · 4:09 · PLANE CRASH IN VIRTUAL REALITY - Duration: 20:19.
  • Skiers remember a fallen friend while hitting the slopes
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - Skiers in our area took to the slopes Saturday while also remembering the life of a fellow skier. Mount La Crosse held its annual Dan Nagy Memorial ski race Saturday afternoon. Nagy was a skier who would ski at Mt. La Crosse before he died just over a decade ago […]


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