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United Airlines Flight Diverts to Washington Dulles International Airport

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Diverts to Washington Dulles International Airport

United Airlines flight UA-1068 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on February 18th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Newark, New Jersey, to Bogota, Colombia, was diverted after both autopilots failed. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Houston

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Houston

Southwest Airlines flight WN-289 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Houston, Texas, on February 18th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Belize to Denver, Colorado, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Nok Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Nok Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Nok Air flight DD-9407 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand, on February 18th. The plane took off for Bangkok, Thailand, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All eighty-four people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Iran Aseman Airlines Plane Crashes in Iran; 66 Killed

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
Iran Aseman Airlines Plane Crashes in Iran; 66 Killed

Iran Aseman Airlines flight EP-3704 crashed in Semirom, Iran, on February 18th. The incident happened when the plane was heading from Tehran to Yasuj, Iran. The plane was carrying sixty passengers and six crew members at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. Download article as PDF »

Plane Crash in Wyoming Leaves Two Dead

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Evanston, Wyoming, on February 18th. The incident happened near Bear River when the plane was transporting two people from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Both occupants were killed in the crash. Download article as PDF »

Jet2 Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Medical Emergency

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
Jet2 Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Medical Emergency

Jet2 flight LS-1202 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Faro, Portugal, on February 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Lanzarote, Spain, to Birmingham, England, was diverted after the first officer became unwell. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

13 Killed in Mexico Helicopter Crash

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher

A military helicopter crashed on top of two vehicles in Oaxaca, Mexico, on February 16th. The incident happened when the helicopter, carrying officials including Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete Prida and Oaxaca’s governor Alejandro Murat, was attempting to land at an airfield in Santiago Jamiltepec. All the occupants survived the crash, however, thirteen people... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

American Airlines flight AA-206 made an emergency landing at Lajes Field, Portugal, on February 16th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Milan-Malpensa Airport, Italy, was diverted after the crew noticed multiple system failures. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Qeshm Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
Qeshm Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Qeshm Air flight QB-1202 made an emergency landing in Mashhad, Iran, on February 16th. The plane flying from Tehran, Iran, was on final approach to Mashhad when the crew failed to fully deploy the landing gear. The plane subsequently performed a partial gear up landing. All one hundred and four people aboard remained unharmed.... »

Aerotrans Cargo Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher

Aerotrans Cargo flight ATG-4428 had to return and make an emergency landing at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, Germany, on February 15th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Baku, Azerbaijan, but had to turn back after an unidentified loud bang was heard on-board. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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