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Ukraine International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tbilisi

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
By George Hatcher
Ukraine International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tbilisi

Ukraine International Airlines flight PS-515 made an emergency landing in Tbilisi, Georgia, on February 4th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Kiev, Ukraine, was on approach to Tbilisi when the crew reported a flaps problem and climbed back. The plane subsequently landed at a higher than normal speed. All one hundred and thirty-two passengers... »

Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Atlanta due to Pressurisation Issue

Sunday, April 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Atlanta due to Pressurisation Issue

Delta Airlines flight DL-9958 had to return and make an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 28th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Boston, Massachusetts, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a pressurisation issue. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashed in Barrow County, GA; Two Killed

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Barrow County Airport in Winder, Georgia, on February 16th. Barrow County Emergency Services Captain Scott Dakin said the airport employees spotted the wreckage while coming back after the lunch break. “When they came down the road they did see the plane in the wood line just along the road... »

KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Atlanta

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Atlanta

KLM flight KL-624 had to return and make an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 8th. The plane took off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew detected a water leak into the avionics. The plane landed back uneventfully. All 325 people aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Atlanta

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Atlanta

Delta Airlines flight DL-2274 had to return for an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia, on December 18th. The plane took off for Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, but had to turn back after the right engine emitted a loud bang. The crew had shut down the faulty engine before the plane landed back safely. All passengers and... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Georgia due to Fuel Shortage

Thursday, September 15, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane had to divert and make an emergency landing on Interstate 20 in Covington, Newton County, Georgia, on September 10th. The Cessna 172 flying from Valdosta to Monroe, Georgia, ran out of gas when the pilot decided to make emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully. The pilot remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Atlanta-Bound Delta Airlines Plane Loses Cabin Pressure

Monday, June 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Atlanta-Bound Delta Airlines Plane Loses Cabin Pressure

Delta Airlines flight DL-2129 made an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 1st. The plane was flying from Rochester, New York, when it lost cabin pressure, prompting the pilots to accelerate the descent. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Passengers reported that the oxygen masks were deployed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Plane Diverts to Georgia due to Cracked Windshield

Monday, May 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Diverts to Georgia due to Cracked Windshield

American Airlines flight AA-1090 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia, on April 29th. The Boeing 757-200, flying from Miami, Florida, to Chicago, Illinois, was mid-air when the crew notice a crack in its windshield, prompting to divert in emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers... »

Lufthansa Airbus Flight Cancelled over Cabin Pressure

Monday, December 6, 2010
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Airbus Flight Cancelled over Cabin Pressure

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mario Aurich What: Lufthansa Airbus A319-100 en route from LH-2557 from Tbilisi to Munich Where: Tbilisi Georgia When: Dec 6th 2010 Who: 66 passengers Why: While en route, the pilots found the cabin pressure was inconsistent. They returned to Tbilisi and made a safe... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. 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.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    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 Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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