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Avianca Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cuba

Thursday, January 11, 2018
By George Hatcher
Avianca Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cuba

Avianca flight AV-9 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Havana, Cuba, on January 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Bogota, Colombia, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and fifty passengers and six crew... »

Copa Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off from Santa Clara, Cuba

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Copa Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off from Santa Clara, Cuba

Copa Airlines flight CM-238 had to reject take off from Santa Clara, Cuba, on December 11th. The plane was accelerating to take off for Panama City, Panama, when its left. engine emitted a loud bang and smoke was noticed in the cabin. The crew subsequently rejected take off and deployed slides for an emergency... »

19 Haitian Politicos Make Cuban Emergency Landing

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
By George Hatcher
19 Haitian Politicos Make Cuban Emergency Landing

What: Aerolineas Mas turbo prop en route to Havana Where: Camaguey Cuba When: Nov 15, 2011 Who: 19 Haitians aboard Why: While en route, the turbo prop experienced problems with the air conditioning system and had to divert to Camaguey Cuba. This is a few days after a chopper had to make an unplanned... »

Cuban Flight Crashes; All aboard are Lost

Friday, November 5, 2010
By George Hatcher
Cuban Flight Crashes; All aboard are Lost

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Teemu Tuuri What: Aerocaribbean ATR-72-500 en route from Santiago to Havana Where: Guasimal, Sancti Spiritus Cuba When: Nov 4 2010 Who: with 61 passengers and 7 crew Why: The last flight to leave Santiago before the airport closed due to tropical storm Tomas disappeared... »

Skyservice Airbus Hard Landing in Cuba

Saturday, February 6, 2010
By George Hatcher
Skyservice Airbus Hard Landing in Cuba

Pictured: The Airbus in the incident, photo taken a year ago in Toronto Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark Kryst What: Skyservice Airbus A320-200 en route from Toronto to Varadero Cuba Where: Varadero When: Jan 31 2010 Why: While landing during high rain with little visibility, the flight made... »

Empresa Emergency Landing in Santo Domingo

Friday, December 11, 2009
By George Hatcher
Empresa Emergency Landing in Santo Domingo

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Ricardo Morales What: Empresa Aerocaribbean SA Boeing 737-200 en route from Caracas Venezuela to Santiago Cuba Where: Santo Domingo When: Dec 10th 2009 Who: 90 passengers and 9 crew Why: While en route, the flight developed oil filter trouble in the right engine. Gushing... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash
    KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah, reports the plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and ...
  • Probable victims of plane crash near Utah border identified
    According to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office, in Wyoming, the plan is registered to William Patterson, with an Evanston, Wyoming address. The office said it is believed Michelle Patterson and William Patterson are the two people who were killed in the crash with no survivors. The county coroner, the ...
  • Iran Plane Crash
    The search for the Aseman Airlines plane that crashed in bad weather in Iran on Sunday continues, after earlier unconfirmed reports the aircraft had been fou...
  • Search for Iranian plane crash site halted
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared on Sunday morning in the Zagros mountains with 66 people on board. Updated Updated 1 hour ago. Iranian rescue teams were forced to suspend their hunt for a missing passenger plane for a second night on Monday as severe weather and hazardous ...
  • Cause of plane crash revealed
    National Transportation Safety Board investigators have made a preliminary report explaining what they believe caused a fatal plane crash near Oldenburg in December that killed pilot Dr. Louis Cantilena, 63, Potomac, Maryland; his daughter Dr. Amy Cantilena, 31, Potomac, Maryland; family friend Dr.
  • Iranian rescue teams search for plane wreckage
    Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV has reported.
  • Commercial Plane Crashes in Southern Iran, Killing 66 People
    Meteorologist Orelon Sidney explains how bad weather could have been the cause for a deadly plane crash in Iran. At a Glance. An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in southern Iran. All 65 people on board were killed in the crash. Foggy conditions were blamed for the crash into Mount ...
  • Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found
    Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found.
  • Rescue Team Finds Wreckage From Iranian Plane Crash
    A rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains, Iran, searching for wreckage of a plane. February 19, 2018.Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP. Trump's catch-22 with Iran and the Palestinians could blow up at Israel · Putin's Syrian dilemma: Back Israel or Iran? Not just a gimmick: Netanyahu's ...
  • 66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 (local time) for the city of Yasuj, some 500km to the south, the airlines public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.

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