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China Southern Airlines Flight Returns to Melbourne due to Flaps Problem

Sunday, February 4, 2018
By George Hatcher
China Southern Airlines Flight Returns to Melbourne due to Flaps Problem

China Southern Airlines flight CZ-344 had to return and make an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, on February 3rd. The Airbus A333-300 plane took off for Guangzhou, China, but had to turn back due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Regional Express Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Saturday, February 3, 2018
By George Hatcher
Regional Express Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Regional Express Airlines flight ZL-5361 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, on February 1st. The plane took off for Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia, but had to turn back due to an engine problem. The plane landed safely. All twenty people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Brisbane-Bound Etihad Airways Flight Hits Turbulence

Thursday, February 1, 2018
By George Hatcher
Brisbane-Bound Etihad Airways Flight Hits Turbulence

Etihad Airways flight EY-484 encountered turbulence on the way to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, on January 30th. The Boeing 787-900 plane was flying from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, when it hit turbulence that injured several people on-board. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Australia

Saturday, January 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Australia

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-122 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Alice Springs Airport, Australia, on January 18th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Sydney, Australia, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one the engines. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and fifty-five people... »

Jetstar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Coolangatta

Friday, December 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jetstar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Coolangatta

Jetstar Airways flight JQ-967 made an emergency landing in Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia, on December 20th. The A320-200 plane flying from Cairns, Queensland, Australia, was on approach to Coolangatta when fumes were noticed on-board, and all six crew members complained of dizziness, light-headedness, and nausea. The plane continued for a safe landing. The crew members... »

Qantas Flight Suffers Bat Strike Near Coffs Harbour Airport

Monday, November 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Suffers Bat Strike Near Coffs Harbour Airport

Qantas flight QF-2179 suffered a bat strike near Coffs Harbour Airport, Australia, on November 24th. The plane flying from Port Macquarie, Australia, was on final approach to Coffs Harbour Airport when a bat hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Australia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Canberra Airport

Thursday, November 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Canberra Airport

Virgin Australia flight VA-646 made a hard landing at Canberra Airport, Australia, on November 19th. The incident happened after the plane flying from Sydney, Australia, encountered wind shear. Authorities said the aircraft’s tail skid and the fuselage contacted the runway. No injuries were reported. Australia’s TSB is investigating. Download article as PDF »

Eastern Australia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Albury

Saturday, October 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Eastern Australia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Albury

Eastern Australia Airlines flight QF-2207 made an emergency landing in Albury, Australia, on October 25th. The plane was flying from Sydney, Australia, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Flight Returns to Sydney due to Technical Issue

Sunday, October 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Returns to Sydney due to Technical Issue

Qantas flight QF-73 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on October 20th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for San Francisco, California, but had to turn back due to a technical issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Melbourne

Saturday, October 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Melbourne

Virgin Australia flight VA-319 made an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, on October 20th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Brisbane, Australia, but had to turn back after the crew suspected a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    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. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (10 of 10) The crash site is about 16 miles west, northwest of the airport. The final radio contact prior to the c… https://t.co/vfcxme8KFW
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  • (9 of 10) Plane crashed on a mountain. The airport is in a valley. The charts https://t.co/oQHwWZOpte
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  • (8 of 10) Wikipedia already has a site up on the crash, but the crash will be under official investigation for a… https://t.co/DjSQVYhgSP
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  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
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  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
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