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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in El Paso

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in El Paso

American Airlines flight AA-1897 made an emergency landing in El Paso, Texas, on June 3rd. The Airbus A319-100 plane heading from San Antonio, Texas, to Phoenix, Arizona, was diverted after it sustained damage to the windscreen and nose cone due to a severe hail storm. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and thirty... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Panama City, Florida

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Panama City, Florida

Southwest Airlines flight 3461 had to make an emergency landing in Panama City, Florida, on April 14th. The plane heading from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to New Orleans, Louisiana, was diverted after it encountered severe weather near New Orleans. The plane landed uneventfully. The airline said the flight resumed to New Orleans after refueling at... »

Two Killed in Small Plane Crash near Port St. Lucie

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the Atlantic Ocean near Port St. Lucie, Florida, on Mach 31st. The incident happened shortly after the pilot reported to the Miami Air Route Traffic Control Center that he was changing course for weather avoidance. There were two people aboard the plane at the time, both were killed in... »

United Airlines Flight Overruns Runway at Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport

Saturday, February 24, 2018
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Overruns Runway at Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport

United Airlines flight UA-878 overran the end of the runway during landing at Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport, Wisconsin, on February 23rd. The Boeing 737-900 plane, flying from Madison, Wisconsin, was originally scheduled for Minneapolis, Minnesota. However, the pilots decided to divert to Green Bay due to bad weather in Minneapolis. The plane came... »

Enter Air Plane Aborts Landing after Getting Caught in Crosswinds at Salzburg Airport

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Enter Air Plane Aborts Landing after Getting Caught in Crosswinds at Salzburg Airport

Enter Air flight E4-503 aborted landing at Salzburg Airport, Austria, on October 29th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was attempting to land in Salzburg amid heavy winds brought by Storm Herwart. However, as the plane was on very short final to the runway, it got caught in the crosswinds and touched... »

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.... »

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