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Delta Airlines Flight Returns to St. Louis After Bird Strikes

Monday, August 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Returns to St. Louis After Bird Strikes

Delta Airlines flight DL-1080 made an emergency landing in St. Louis, Missouri, on August 18th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia, but had to turn back due to multiple bird strikes. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes Near Camp Verde; 2 Dead

Monday, August 20, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Camp Verde, Arizona, on August 18th. The incident happened when the pilot was taking a friend for a short flight around Yavapai County. Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. They were identified as pilot Glenn Tenniswood, 68, and passenger Ron Walker, 78. The cause of... »

Air Canada Flight Returns to Dublin due to Mechanical Issue

Monday, August 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Flight Returns to Dublin due to Mechanical Issue

Air Canada flight AC-843 returned to Dublin, Ireland, on August 18th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Toronto, Canada, but had to turn back due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Solaseed Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Monday, August 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Solaseed Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Solaseed Air flight 6J-51 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kagoshima, Japan, on August 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Tokyo to Miyazaki, Japan, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and eighty-three people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Flight Returns to Frankfurt with Cracked Windshield

Sunday, August 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Returns to Frankfurt with Cracked Windshield

Lufthansa flight LH-1162 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 17th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Faro, Portugal, but had to turn back due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Maryland; 2 Dead

Sunday, August 19, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Carroll County, Maryland, on August 18th. Authorities said the wreckage was found in an open field near Baugher Road in Westminster. There were two people aboard at the time; both were killed in the crash. They were later identified as the pilot Michael Kilpatrick, 62, and his passenger Robert... »

ASL Airlines Belgium Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Liege

Sunday, August 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
ASL Airlines Belgium Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Liege

ASL Airlines Belgium freight flight 3V-801 made an emergency landing in Liege, Belgium, on August 17th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to turn back after the crew reported fire in the cabin. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Solaseed Air Flight Suffers Lightning Strike in Japan

Saturday, August 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
Solaseed Air Flight Suffers Lightning Strike in Japan

Solaseed Air flight 6Q-93 suffered a lightning strike on the way to Oita, Japan, on August 16th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Tokyo, Japan. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed Download article as PDF »

Nordwind Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Antalya

Saturday, August 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
Nordwind Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Antalya

Nordwind Airlines flight N4-1768 made an emergency landing in Antalya, Turkey, on August 16th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Monastir, Tunisia, to Rostov-on-Don, Russia, was diverted after the crew noticed an engine issue. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and fifty people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

VivaAeroBus Flight Returns to Mexico City due to Landing Gear Issue

Saturday, August 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
VivaAeroBus Flight Returns to Mexico City due to Landing Gear Issue

VivaAeroBus flight VB-3490 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mexico City, Mexico, on August 16th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Puerto Escondido, Mexico, but had to turn back due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

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    about 54 mins ago
  • Delta Airlines Flight Returns to St. Louis After Bird Strikes https://t.co/EtqBVeCuuE
    about 9 hours ago
  • Small Plane Crashes Near Camp Verde; 2 Dead https://t.co/Kw3TxlGt1S
    about 10 hours ago
  • Air Canada Flight Returns to Dublin due to Mechanical Issue https://t.co/aVVnKD7HUN
    about 10 hours ago
  • Solaseed Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem https://t.co/9HWSXgqL90
    about 10 hours ago