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El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Monday, January 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

El Al flight LY-8 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada, on January 14th. The Boeing 747-400 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted after the crew received a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers... »

EgyptAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
EgyptAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

EgyptAir flight 802 made an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on August 29th. The plane was flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when the crew declared an emergency due to an issue with the wheels. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Corendon Dutch Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Corendon Dutch Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Corendon Dutch Airlines flight CD-295 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on June 27th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Kos, Greece, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Air Canada Plane makes Emergency Landing Due to Missing Wheel

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Plane makes Emergency Landing Due to Missing Wheel

Air Canada flight AC-864 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, Longford, England, on April 16th. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Montreal, Canada, had an uneventful flight due to a missing outboard main wheel. The plane landed safely. All 294 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Las Vegas due to Wheel Well Fire Indication

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Las Vegas due to Wheel Well Fire Indication

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-44 made an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on August 6th. The Boeing 747-400 plane was flying to Gatwick Airport, England, when the crew decided to turn back due to a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed safely. There were 359 people aboard at the time; all of the... »

Ryanair Flight Diverts to Brussels Airport

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Diverts to Brussels Airport

Ryanair flight FR-3131 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Brussels Airport, Belgium, on July 24th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from London Stansted Airport, England, to Paphos, Cyprus, was diverted due to a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed safely Everyone aboard remained unhurt. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Volotea Plane Diverts to France after Problem with Wheels

Friday, July 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Volotea Plane Diverts to France after Problem with Wheels

Volotea flight V7-2092 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport, France, on July 21st. The Boeing 717-200 flying from Strasbourg to Toulouse, France, had to divert due to some problem with one of its wheel. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Yamal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia due to Missing Wheel

Friday, March 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Yamal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia due to Missing Wheel

Yamal Airlines flight YC-145 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tyumen, Ural Federal District, Russia, on March 9. The Boeing 737-400, heading from Tyumen to Novy Urengoy, Russia, had to return shortly afterwards after one of its main wheels was reported missing. The plane landed uneventfully. All 155 people aboard remained... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands in South Australia; No Injuries Reported

Monday, January 4, 2016
By George Hatcher

A light plane crash-landed at Parafield Airport in South Australia, on January 2. It is believed that the plane landed on its belly due to a problem with its front wheel. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained uninjured. The plane was damaged. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Morristown Municipal Airport

Saturday, September 12, 2015
By George Hatcher

A Piper Seminole plane returned and made an emergency landing at Morristown Municipal Airport, New Jersey, on September 11. The pilot decided to return after he noticed a problem with front wheel retraction upon take off. The plane landed on its nose. There were 2 people aboard, including the pilot James Forrey, 25 and... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • News about plane crash in Rostov-on-Don not true
    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...

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