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Small Plane Crashes near Miami Executive Airport; Pilot Killed

Monday, December 11, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Miami Executive Airport in Miami-Dade County, Florida, on December 10th. Authorities said the pilot had declared an emergency shortly after departing from Miami Executive Airport, and was attempting to return when the plane went down. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. Download... »

Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Brussels South Charleroi Airport

Monday, December 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Brussels South Charleroi Airport

Wizz Air flight W6-3352 had to reject takeoff from Brussels South Charleroi Airport, Belgium, on December 10th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Cluj International Airport, Romania, when the crew rejected takeoff due to disagreeing airspeeds. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

FedEx Express Flight Diverts to Tokyo Narita Airport

Monday, December 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
FedEx Express Flight Diverts to Tokyo Narita Airport

FedEx Express flight FX-49 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Tokyo Narita Airport, Japan, on December 9th. The plane heading from Anchorage, Alaska, to Taipei, Taiwan, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Jeddah

Monday, December 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Jeddah

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-21 had to return and make an emergency landing in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on December 9th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to turn back due to a tail strike indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members... »

2 Killed, 2 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in San Diego

Sunday, December 10, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a home in the Clairemont neighborhood of San Diego, California, on December 9th. It is believed that the plane experienced an engine failure shortly after taking off from Montgomery – Gibbs Executive Airport. There were four people aboard at the time; two of them were killed in the crash... »

Lufthansa Flight Returns to Munich due to Battery Issue

Sunday, December 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Returns to Munich due to Battery Issue

Lufthansa flight LH-762 had to return and make an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on December 9th. The Airbus A350-900 plane took off for Delhi, India, but had to turn back after one of the batteries failed. The plane landed back safely. All two hundred and sixty-eight people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Diverts to Porto Santo Island

Sunday, December 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Diverts to Porto Santo Island

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-1784 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Porto Santo Airport, Portugal, on December 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Oslo, Norway, to Funchal, Portugal, was diverted after the crew noticed a flaps problem. The plane landed safely. All eighty-four people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

3 Presumed Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Florida

Saturday, December 9, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into Lake Harney in Florida, on December 8th. The twin-engine Beechcraft plane was on its way to Orlando Sanford International Airport when it went down. There were three people aboard the plane, including the pilot Kamalesh Naik, 56, and the passengers Men Tao, 22, and Hou Xupeng, 23. All of... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

Saturday, December 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

United Airlines flight UA-1048 made an emergency landing in Newark, New Jersey, on December 8th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Cancun, Mexico, but had to turn back due to smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. There were one hundred and eighty-five people aboard at the time; all of them remained... »

Ural Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Saint Petersburg

Saturday, December 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ural Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Saint Petersburg

Ural Airlines flight U6-365 had to return and make an emergency landing in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on December 7th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Yekaterinburg, Russia, but had to turn back after the crew noticed disagreeing airspeeds. The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and twenty-three passengers and six crew members... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Southampton Business Owner Killed In San Diego Plane Crash
    SOUTHAMPTON, NY — The owner of a Southampton beach club was killed after a plane he was a passenger in crashed into home Saturday afternoon in San Diego. A post by 27east.com first identified Robert Stelling, 50, of Southampton as one of two passengers who died after the single-engine, ...
  • Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island
    Watch 98faa9dc-0253-428c-b292-04149d0408de's video, made in Plotagon. Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island.
  • That Time LeBron James Was 100 Percent Sure He Was Going to Die in a Plane Crash
    Back in June, one of LeBron James' former teammates, Drew Gooden, revealed that LeBron once told him he thought he could survive a plane crash if he was ever involved in one. According to Gooden, LeBron said he would simply stuff his shirt and pants with a ton of pillows and then jump out of […]
  • Remembering the Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
    Lawrence was killed in a plane crash in 1967 and never got to space, but is acknowledged for his historic achievement. Department of Defense/Public Domain. However, the MOL never launched its mission; funding struggles, competition with NASA and other Department of Defense projects, and ...
  • Emergency landing ends with plane crash in Kossuth County ditch
    ALGONA | An instructor and a student pilot walked away from a plane crash Saturday near Algona Municipal Airport. The instructor and student pilot took off northwest in a 1958 Cessna 172 plane, when the engine quit at about 600 feet, the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
  • DOJ Releases Names Of Plane Crash Victims
    The plane crash occurred on the evening of Dec. 7 at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport. All five people on board were killed. The National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”), Transportation Disaster Assistance Division, is conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fatal crash. The crash ...
  • No Injuries in Plane Crash at Algona Airport
    (Algona)--No one was injured in the crash of an airplane Saturday at the Algona Municipal Airport. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office, an instructor and a student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna 172 and were at an altitude of about 600-feet when the engine quit. The instructor turned ...
  • Divers search Lake Harney for plane wreckage
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Seminole County Sheriff's Office divers spent Monday searching for the wreckage of a plane that plunged into Lake Harney Friday, killing all three people aboard. The bodies of pilot Kamalesh Naik, 56, of Sanford, and passengers Men Tao, 22, and Hou Xupeng, 23, both of ...
  • Crews work to recover plane wreckage from Lake Harney
    Dive teams are searching the murky waters of Lake Harney Monday, hoping to recover wreckage from a plane crash that killed three people last week. Even though the water at the crash site is only 10-feet deep, visibility has been an issue for divers. Advertisement. The Federal Aviation Administration ...
  • No Injuries In Kossuth County Plane Crash
    No one is injured in a plane crash over the weekend in Kossuth County, Iowa. Authorities say an instructor and student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna plane when the engine quit at 600 feet. The instructor turned back to the southwest to try to land on the grass runway, but high winds […]

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