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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... »

Lufthansa Flight Diverts to Manchester on Suspicion of Wheel Well Fire

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Diverts to Manchester on Suspicion of Wheel Well Fire

Lufthansa flight LH404 had to make an emergency landing at Manchester Airport in United Kingdom, on August 7. The Boeing 747-800 jumbo jet, en-route from Frankfurt to New York, had to be diverted after the pilots reported a possible wheel well fire. The plane landed safely after dumping excess fuel. An airport spokesperson confirmed... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
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  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
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  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
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  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
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  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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