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LATAM Argentina Flight Makes Safe Landing After Hail Strike

Thursday, August 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Argentina Flight Makes Safe Landing After Hail Strike

LATAM Airlines Argentina flight 4M-7570 made a safe landing after encountering hail near Las Termas Airport, Argentina, on August 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Buenos Aires, Argentina, was descending toward Las Termas Airport when it encountered a hail storm. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Canakkale After Hail Strike

Saturday, July 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Canakkale After Hail Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-969 had to divert for an emergency landing in Canakkale, Turkey, on July 27th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Ercan International Airport, Cyprus, to Istanbul, Turkey, was diverted after a hailstorm caused damage to the nose cone and the windshield. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

AtlasGlobal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Saturday, July 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
AtlasGlobal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

AtlasGlobal flight KK-1010 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 27th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Ercan International Airport, Cyprus, but had to turn back after encountering dense hail. The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and twenty-one passengers and six crew members remained unharmed.... »

Sky Airline Plane Diverts to Chile due to Landing Gear and Weather Issue

Thursday, July 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sky Airline Plane Diverts to Chile due to Landing Gear and Weather Issue

Sky Airline flight H2-142 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Viña del Mar Airport, Chile, on July 25th. The Airbus A319-100 flying from Santiago to Antofagasta in Chile had to divert due to an issue with its landing gear and poor weather. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download... »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Daytona Beach

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Daytona Beach

Delta Airlines flight DL-685 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Daytona Beach, Florida, on July 10th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, to Port au Prince, Haiti, was diverted after a hail strike cracked the windshield. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and thirty-two people aboard remained safe.... »

Ural Airlines Plane Overruns Runway at Koltsovo Airport, Russia

Saturday, June 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ural Airlines Plane Overruns Runway at Koltsovo Airport, Russia

Ural Airlines flight U6-261 overran runway while landing at Koltsovo Airport, Russia, on June 15th. The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Domodedovo International Airport, Russia, was attempting to land during heavy rain. The plane was carrying eighty-one people at the time; all of them remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Summit Air Freight Flight Crashes in Nepal; 2 Killed, 3, Injured

Sunday, May 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Summit Air Freight Flight Crashes in Nepal; 2 Killed, 3, Injured

A Summit Air freight flight crashed on the runway of Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Chaurikharka, Nepal, on May 27th. The Let L-410 flying from Kathmandu, Nepal, was about to land when it hit a tree near the runway and hit the land. The incident happened due to fog. The aircraft sustained technical problems. Captain and... »

Primera Air Nordic Plane Overruns Runway in Iceland

Sunday, April 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Primera Air Nordic Plane Overruns Runway in Iceland

Primera Air Nordic flight 6F-108 overran the end of the runway at Keflavik International Airport, Iceland, on April 28th. The incident happened after the Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Alicante, Spain, landed during heavy snowfall. There were 137 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. The incident is being investigated. Download... »

Nesma Airlines Plane Overruns Runway in Abha, Saudi Arabia

Sunday, April 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Nesma Airlines Plane Overruns Runway in Abha, Saudi Arabia

Nesma Airlines flight NE-154 overran the end of runway in Abha, Saudi Arabia, on April 28th. The incident happened after the Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Cairo, Egypt, landed during thunderstorms. The plane was towed to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Sita Air Plane Diverts to Nepal due to Bad Weather

Monday, April 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sita Air Plane Diverts to Nepal due to Bad Weather

Sita Air flight ST-605 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Phaplu Airport, Dudhakunda, Nepal, on April 23rd. The Dornier Do-228 flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, Nepal, had to divert due to bad weather. The plane’s wing hit a wall during the landing. All 14 passengers and 3 crew members remained safe.... »

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