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Virgin Australia Flight Hits Turbulence Near Adelaide; Two Injured

Friday, September 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Flight Hits Turbulence Near Adelaide; Two Injured

Virgin Australia flight VA-233 encountered severe turbulence near Adelaide, Australia, on September 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Melbourne, Australia, was descending toward Adelaide when it was hit by turbulence that injured two flight attendants. The plane landed safely. The injured flight attendants were taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Jetstar Airways Flight Diverts to Port Hedland due to Medical Emergency

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jetstar Airways Flight Diverts to Port Hedland due to Medical Emergency

Jetstar Airways flight JQ-127 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Port Hedland, Western Australia, on September 13th. The plane heading from Adelaide, Australia, to Bali, Indonesia, was diverted after a passenger fell ill. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

Monday, August 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

Qantas Airways flight QF-63 made an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on August 4th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Johannesburg, South Africa, but had to turn back due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Airways Flight Returns to Sydney due to Flaps Problem

Monday, August 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Flight Returns to Sydney due to Flaps Problem

Qantas Airways flight QF-7 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on August 4th. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the flaps. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Air Asia X Plane Diverts to Australia after Bird Strike

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Asia X Plane Diverts to Australia after Bird Strike

Air Asia X flight D7-207 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Brisbane Airport, Queensland, Australia, on July 3rd. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Coolangatta, Australia, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, had to divert due to bird strike resulting in engine problems. The plane landed uneventfully. All 345 passengers and 14 crew members... »

Qantas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney

Thursday, June 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney

Qantas flight QF-93 had to divert for an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on June 29th. The plane heading from Melbourne, Australia, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after an indicator light in the cockpit switched on. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

AirAsia X Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Perth

Monday, June 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
AirAsia X Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Perth

AirAsia X flight D7-237 made an emergency landing in Perth, Australia, on June 25th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but had to turn back after it began shaking mid-air due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All three hundred and fifty-nine people aboard remained uninjured. Download... »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney

Monday, June 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-736 had to return for an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on June 11th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns to Melbourne After Passenger Tries to Enter Cockpit

Friday, June 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns to Melbourne After Passenger Tries to Enter Cockpit

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-128 had to return and make an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, on May 31st. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but had to turn back after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit and claimed that he had a bomb. The passenger, identified as a 25-year-old... »

Light Plane Crashes in South Australia; 3 Killed

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By George Hatcher

A light plane crashed near the Renmark Aerodrome, Old Calperum, South Australia, on the evening of May 30th. The Cessna 441 Conquest II was on a routine crew check flight at the time. All three pilots were killed in the crash. The decreased were identified as Paul Daw, 65, Martin Scott, 48, and Stephen... »

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