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Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Air Astana flight KC-857 had to return and make an emergency landing in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on April 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Aktau, Kazakhstan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The airline arranged a... »

United Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence Near Los Angeles; 1 Injured

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence Near Los Angeles; 1 Injured

United Airlines flight UA-1600 was hit by turbulence near Los Angeles, California, on April 25th. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from Newark, New Jersey, was descending toward Los Angeles when it encountered severe turbulence that injured one passenger. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

Wizz Air flight W6-1381 made an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland, on April 25th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Charleroi, Belgium, but had to turn back due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. All 220 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Plane Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Plane Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

Lufthansa flight LH-612 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on April 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Baku, Azerbaijan, but had to turn back after the crew received an indication of a landing gear problem. The plane landed safely. There were 161 passengers aboard at the time;... »

ANA Wings Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
ANA Wings Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

ANA Wings flight NH-1822 had to make an emergency landing in Nagoya, Japan, on April 25th. The plane flying from Matsuyama, Japan, was descending toward Nagoya when the crew entered a hold reporting a hydraulic failure. The plane subsequently landed safely and was towed to the apron. There were 57 passengers and 4 crew... »

Small Plane Crashed in Wallingford, Connecticut; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Meriden Markham Municipal Airport in Wallingford, Connecticut, on April 24th. Authorities said that Joseph Tomanelli, 56, and his son Daniel Tomanelli, 21, were practicing takeoffs and landings when the plane went down. Joseph Tomanelli was killed in the crash while his son was injured. The incident is being investigated.... »

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Costa Rica

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Costa Rica

United Airlines flight UA-1516 had to return and make an emergency landing in Liberia, Costa Rica, on April 24th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a ‘maintenance issue’. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SpiceJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Problem

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
SpiceJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Problem

SpiceJet flight SG-1004 had to return and make an emergency landing in Vijayawada, India, on April 24th. The plane took off for Hyderabad, India, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine problem. The plane landed back safely. All 75 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue

Cathay Dragon flight KA-618 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on April 24th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Xiamen, China, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata

Air India flight AI-401 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Kolkata, India, on April 24th. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Delhi, India, was on approach to Kolkata when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 254 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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    about 20 hours ago
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    about 21 hours ago
  • Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue https://t.co/lOrbcgteX5
    about 23 hours ago
  • United Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence Near Los Angeles; 1 Injured https://t.co/rvzzYYD9JM
    about 23 hours ago
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    about 23 hours ago