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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.... »

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... »

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  • 2 killed in Blair County plane crash identified
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  • Plane skids off the runway during take off in Nepal, 2nd crash at airport in a month
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  • Two killed in Pennsylvania plane crash were traveling to Notre Dame
    WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. — A small aircraft bound for South Bend crashed Thursday morning in central Pennsylvania killing a University of Notre Dame alumnus and one other. The crash occurred around 8:45 a.m.. Stephen Grady and James J. Durkin, officers in the Notre Dame Club of Harrisburg, Pa., ...
  • Nutts Corner plane crash victims 'experienced pilots'
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  • Small plane crash in Pa. kills 2 men
    A small plane crash in Woodbury Township, Blair County, killed two men who were onboard the aircraft. The single-plane engine crashed behind a residence at about 8:45 a.m. Thursday, according to The Altoona Mirror. Blair County Coroner Patricia Ross told the newspaper the two men onboard the ...

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  • Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire https://t.co/7JUEqGnWEL
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  • Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in New Plymouth, New Zealand https://t.co/g39z1DcPcN
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  • ‘The aircraft just disappeared from air’ Two dead in plane crash near Belfast https://t.co/IHu7aYl5rq via @ExtraIRL
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