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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.... »

Dubai-Bound Qantas Airways Plane Diverts to Muscat

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Dubai-Bound Qantas Airways Plane Diverts to Muscat

Qantas Airways flight QF-9 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Muscat, Oman, on March 25th. The Airbus A380-800 plane en-route from Melbourne, Australia, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was diverted due to bad weather conditions in Dubai. As the plane was on approach to Muscat, it was hit by a bird.... »

Cathay Pacific Flight Diverts to Seattle due to Adverse Weather Conditions

Monday, February 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Diverts to Seattle due to Adverse Weather Conditions

Cathay Pacific flight CX-888 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Seattle, Washington, on February 4th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Hong Kong, China, to Vancouver, Canada, was diverted due to adverse weather conditions in Vancouver. The plane landed safely. All 155 passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Former Alameda Naval Air Station

Friday, October 28, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at the former Alameda Naval Air Station in Alameda, California, on October 27th. The Cessna 172 plane was flying from Oakland, California, when the pilot requested an emergency landing due to poor weather conditions. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Pawan Hans Helicopter Makes Precautionary Landing in India due to Bad Weather

Monday, August 29, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Pawan Hans chopper had to divert and make a precautionary landing in Kelva, Palghar, Maharashtra, India, on August 27th. The Bell 407 flying from Vedodara, Gujrat to Juhu, Mumbai, was diverted due to bad weather conditions. The helicopter landed safely. All 6 people onboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Colorado due to Hail Strike

Friday, August 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Colorado due to Hail Strike

Delta Airlines flight DL-1889 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado, on August 7th. The Airbus A320-200 en-route from Boston, Massachusetts, to Salt Lake City, Utah, was mid-air when it encountered severe turbulence due to hail and lightning. The plane received damage to its radome, windshields and... »

ASL Airlines Hungary Plane Overruns Runway in Italy

Sunday, August 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
ASL Airlines Hungary Plane Overruns Runway in Italy

ASL Airlines Hungary flight QY-7332 overran the runway upon landing at Orio al Serio International Airport, Orio al Serio, Bergamo, Italy, on August 5th. The Boeing 737-400 flying from France had landed on Orio al Serio’s runway in bad weather conditions and overran the end of the runway. The aircraft received substantial damage. The... »

Manchester United’s Plane Makes an Emergency Landing in China

Sunday, July 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Manchester United’s Plane Makes an Emergency Landing in China

Manchester United’s plane had to make an emergency landing in Tianjin, China, on July 23rd. The plane heading to Beijing, China, was diverted due to bad weather. The team was on its way to face Manchester City on July 25th. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Club manager Jose Mourinho said at... »

Porter Airlines Plane Diverts to Canada due to Inappropriate Weather

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Porter Airlines Plane Diverts to Canada due to Inappropriate Weather

Porter Airlines flight PD-139 had to divert and make an emergency landing Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada, on July 1st. The de Havilland Dash 8-400, flying from Ontario, Canada, to New Jersey, had to divert due to inappropriate weather conditions. The plane landed safely. All the passengers aboard remained unhurt. *updated Download article as... »

TAME Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway in Ecuador

Sunday, May 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAME Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway in Ecuador

A TAME Airlines plane skidded off runway at Cuenca Airport, Ecuador, on April 28th. The plane, performing flight EQ-173 from Quito, Ecuador, landed amid heavy rain and slided off the tarmac onto the grass. There were 87 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time; none of them were injured. The aircraft was... »

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  • Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue https://t.co/2cz7Qjrkpr
    about 6 hours ago
  • Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata https://t.co/ntY2zK9sJ1
    about 6 hours ago
  • Scandinavian Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway https://t.co/GixLxTlgd1
    about 6 hours ago
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem https://t.co/bQ6JhTCNqM
    about 6 hours ago
  • Night Sky https://t.co/31lYfea3nK
    about 14 hours ago