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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... »

Jet Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lucknow

Thursday, April 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jet Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lucknow

Jet Airways flight 2828 made an emergency landing at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow, India, on April 27th. Authorities said the plane, flying from Dehradun, Uttarakhand, had reached its scheduled destination in New Delhi on time but the ATC advised the pilots to divert to Lucknow due to poor weather conditions. Shortly... »

American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Arkansas due to Bad Weather

Saturday, April 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Arkansas due to Bad Weather

American Airlines flight 3358 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport, Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 30th. The aircraft was heading from Dallas, Texas to Memphis, Tennessee, when it encountered bad weather, resulting in extreme turbulence inside the plane, prompting it to divert. The plane landed... »

Former Canadian Minister Jean Lapierre and 6 Others Die in Plane Crash

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the Magdalen Islands, Quebec, Canada, on March 29th. The private plane, transporting Jean Lapierre, 59, a broadcaster and former Canadian transport minister, and his family members to his father’s funeral, went down while approaching the Iles-de-la-Madeleine Airport amid heavy winds and snow. All seven people aboard, including the pilot,... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ottawa Field

Thursday, January 21, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small Piper fixed-wing aircraft had to make an emergency landing in a field off Labette Road and Louisiana Road near Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas, on January 19. It is believed that the pilot was forced to land in the field due to icy conditions. The plane landed uneventfully. There were two people aboard... »

Two Dead in Cedar Fort Cessna Crash

Monday, January 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Two Dead in Cedar Fort Cessna Crash

A twin-engine Cessna Citation Jet CJ1 owned by Donald L. Baker and his wife Dawn Hunter, crashed near Cedar Fort, Utah. Witnesses saw the airplane on fire and coming to pieces, and heard an explosion. The plane was due at Tucson but never arrived. Two unidentified bodies were recovered from a large debris field... »

Ukraine International Runway Overrun

Sunday, January 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ukraine International Runway Overrun

Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS-34 from Lviv to Kiev Borispol diverted to Kiev’s Zhuliany Airport due to weather. Pilots overran the end of the runway by about 100 meters. No injuries were reported. Runways at Borispil Airport were closed due to weather conditions. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines makes Emergency Landing in Miami

Saturday, January 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines makes Emergency Landing in Miami

Seatbelt signs were illuminated—a sign in flight that it is safer to be seated and belted in—when an American Airlines 737-800 en route from New York to Miami encountered a passing storm system that caused turbulence severe enough to send 5 passengers and a flight attendant to the hospital. Pilots did not divert, but... »

Venezuela National Guard Helicopter Crashes in Colombia

Tuesday, December 29, 2015
By George Hatcher
Venezuela National Guard Helicopter Crashes in Colombia

A Venezuela National Guard helicopter crashed onto a parking lot in Paraguachon, La Guajira, Colombia, on December 28. Delcy Rodriguez, Venezuela’s top diplomat, said, “Adverse weather conditions led to this unfortunate accident. We thank Colombian authorities who provided support to the officers.” There were two people aboard the Bell helicopter at the time; including... »

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