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Cayman Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Grand Cayman Airport

Sunday, December 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cayman Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Grand Cayman Airport

Cayman Airways flight KX-505 made an emergency landing at Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, on December 27th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from O’Hare International Airport, Illinois, was descending toward Grand Cayman when the crew requested emergency assistance due to an unidentified odor in the cabin. The plane landed safely.... »

Cayman Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Owen Roberts International Airport

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cayman Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Owen Roberts International Airport

Cayman Airways flight KX-792 had to return and make an emergency landing at Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, on November 26th. The Boeing 737-300 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to turn back due to issues with cabin pressurization system. The plane landed... »

Cayman Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Grand Cayman

Saturday, September 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cayman Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Grand Cayman

Cayman Airways flight KX-200 made an emergency landing in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, on September 14th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Tampa, Florida, but had to return shortly afterwards due to problems with one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and twenty-eight people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cayman Islands

Saturday, April 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cayman Islands

Southwest Airlines flight WN-607 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, on April 13th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from San Jose, Costa Rica, to Baltimore, Maryland, was diverted after an electrical odor was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed safely. There were 123 passengers and 5... »

Cayman Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Electrical Odor

Saturday, April 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cayman Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Electrical Odor

Cayman Airways flight KX-793 had to make an emergency landing in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, on April 13th. The Boeing 737-300 plane was flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, when the crew declared an emergency due to an electrical odor in the cabin. The plane continued for a safe landing. All... »

DHL Jet with Flammable Cargo Makes Emergency Landing in Cayman Islands

Friday, February 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
DHL Jet with Flammable Cargo Makes Emergency Landing in Cayman Islands

A DHL cargo plane made an emergency landing at the Owen Roberts International Airport in Cayman Islands, at around 10:35 a.m. on February 18. Authorities said the Boeing 757 plane was transporting flammable liquids from Miami to Costa Rica when one of its engines malfunctioned. The crew then shut down the faulty engine and... »

Cayman Airways Emergency Landing

Thursday, January 6, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Cayman Airways Boeing 737-300 Where: Owen Roberts International Airport When: Jan 5 2011 Who: Not Available Why: Thirty minutes from landing, the cabin developed a burning smell, later attributed to a faulty ventilation fan. The pilot made an early descent, and landed safely. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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