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REX Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dubbo, New South Wales

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
REX Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dubbo, New South Wales

Regional Express Airlines flight ZL-821 had to return for an emergency landing in Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia, on March 23rd. The plane took off for Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, but had to turn back after its right hand engine failed. The plane landed back safely. All 23 passengers and 3 crew members... »

REX Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Propeller Falls Off

Friday, March 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
REX Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Propeller Falls Off

A Regional Express Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Sydney Airport in New South Wales, Australia, on March 17th. The Saab 340B plane flying from Albury, New South Wales, Australia, was on approach to Sydney when a propeller fell off. The plane landed safely. All 16 passengers and 3 crew members remained unharmed.... »

Qantas Airways Plane Hits Turbulence near Canberra; 2 Injured

Friday, March 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Plane Hits Turbulence near Canberra; 2 Injured

Qantas Airways flight QF-718 encountered severe turbulence while descending toward Canberra, Australia, on March 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Perth, Australia, when it was hit by turbulence that injured two flight attendants. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Virgin Australia flight VA-1188 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Williamtown, New South Wales, Australia, on February 21st. The plane heading from Port Macquarie, to Sydney, Australia, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Tigerair Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke On Board

Saturday, January 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tigerair Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke On Board

Tigerair Australia flight TT-612 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, on January 20th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sydney to Coolangatta, Australia, was diverted after smoke was noticed in the cockpit and cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

7 Injured after China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
7 Injured after China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-777 ran into severe turbulence while descending toward Sydney, Australia, on November 29th. The Airbus A330-200 plane was flying from Kunming, China, when it was hit by severe turbulence that injured 5 passengers and 2 crew members. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospital.... »

Small Plane Crashed at Wangaratta Airport, Australia

Sunday, November 27, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Wangaratta Airport in Laceby, Victoria, Australia, on November 26th. The plane, carrying two people, was attempting to take off from the airport when it crashed. Authorities said both occupants were able to exit the plane before it exploded. The cause of crash is not clear at the moment. Download... »

Ultralight Plane Crashed in Australia; 2 Killed

Friday, November 25, 2016
By George Hatcher

An ultralight aircraft crashed at the runway of Hedlow Airstrip, near Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, on the afternoon of November 25. According to sources, 2 people lost their lives in the crash. The Queensland Ambulance Service and firefighters responded at the scene. The accident remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Alliance Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke On Board

Friday, November 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alliance Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke On Board

Alliance Airlines flight QQ-3215 had to divert for an emergency landing in Whyalla, South Australia, Australia, on November 15th. The plane flying from Olympic Dam to Adelaide, Australia, was diverted after smoke was observed onboard. The plane landed safely. All 42 people aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

Pilot Killed in Small Plane Crash in Australia

Sunday, November 6, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed and caught fire on Cryon Road near Walgett, New South Wales, Australia, on the morning of November 5th. The pilot, who was the only person aboard was killed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains unknown. Download article as PDF »

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