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Ryanair Flight Returns to Rhodes After Dog Strike

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Returns to Rhodes After Dog Strike

Ryanair flight FR-1431 had to return and make an emergency landing at Rhodes Airport, Greece, on November 5th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Athens, Greece, but suffered a dog strike during takeoff. The crew subsequently turned back and landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Planet Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff From Greece

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Small Planet Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff From Greece

Small Planet Airlines flight P7-8730 had to reject takeoff from Corfu, Greece, on August 19th. The Airbus A321-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Warsaw, Poland, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a damaged tire. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Sunwing Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Greece after Technical Problems

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sunwing Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Greece after Technical Problems

Sunwing Airlines flight BY-1526 made a safe landing at Corfu International Airport, Greece, on July 21st. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Belfast, Northern Ireland, had just taken-off when the crew some technical problems. The plane landed safely. All 186 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

TUIFly Plane Diverts to Greece due to Electrical Problems

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
TUIFly Plane Diverts to Greece due to Electrical Problems

TUIFly flight HG-2273 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Athens International Airport, Greece, on June 30th. The Boeing 737-800 flying on behalf of FlyNiki and Air Berlin from Heraklion, Greece, to Berlin Tegel, Germany, had to divert due to electrical problems. The plane landed safely. The passengers were accommodated in hotels... »

EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greece

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greece

EasyJet flight U2-1110 had to return and make an emergency landing in Thessaloniki, Greece, on May 30th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg, France, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a technical problem. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 152 people aboard at the time; all of... »

Nordwind Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Greece

Thursday, May 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Nordwind Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Greece

Nordwind Airlines flight N4-1606 had to return and make an emergency landing in Heraklion, Greece, on May 3rd. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Moscow, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the cabin pressure. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Burning Odor

Friday, March 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Burning Odor

Lufthansa flight LH-632 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on February 28th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Frankfurt, Germany, to Dammam, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after a burning odor was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All 114 passengers and 14 crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Ethiopian Airlines Flight Diverts to Athens

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Diverts to Athens

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET-702 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on November 13th. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Rome, Italy, was diverted after the crew noticed several problems including issues with left hand engine. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Aegean Airlines Flight Returns to Athens due to Gear Problem

Monday, October 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Aegean Airlines Flight Returns to Athens due to Gear Problem

Aegean Airlines flight A3-610 had to return and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on October 2nd. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported issues with the gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. The airline... »

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

Sunday, October 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

United Airlines flight UA-125 made an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on September 30th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to return shortly afterwards after the passengers noticed fluid leaking from the left hand wing. The plane landed safely. All 209 passengers and 11 crew members remained unhurt.... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • News about plane crash in Rostov-on-Don not true
    MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. Russia's Emergencies Ministry has rejected media reports that a passenger plane disappeared from radars at the airport near Rostov-on-Don, the ministry's southern regional branch told TASS on Saturday. "The information is not true," they said. A source at Platov Airport ...
  • People gather in Moscow to light candles for plane crash victims
    (12 Feb 2018) People gathered outside the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow on Monday night, to pay their respects to the 71 people killed in Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 regional jet, bound for Orsk in the southern Urals, crashed several minutes after taking off from Moscow's Domodedovo ...
  • Nehru promoted Netaji crash theory without conclusive evidence
    It has been observed that Nehru, right from the beginning, tried to suppress facts on Netaji's disappearance and promoted the plane crash theory without any conclusive evidence to establish the same. If we accept Ashis Ray's contention that the Netaji mystery could not be solved as relationship ...
  • Death in crash is the only consistent story about Netaji's demise
    “As evidence became available from the mid-1950s, the only consistent story about Netaji's demise remains his death in a plane crash on 18 August 1945. For me personally, this fact was brought home most strikingly when I had the opportunity to be present during the interview of one of the survivors of ...
  • Commentary: Russian general plots our cyber downfall
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, observes a minute of silence with Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) head Alexander Bortnikov, third right, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, second right, and others before a meeting on Russian plane crash in Egypt, at Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, ...
  • 13 dead in Mexico plane crash near earthquake epicentre
    Mexico City [Mexico], Feb 17 (ANI): As many as 13 persons have been killed after a helicopter carrying officials, assessing the damage caused by a powerful earthquake, crashed in southern Mexico. Mexican state">state Oaxaca's attorney general's office said that 12 people were killed at the scene and ...
  • Candlelit vigil in Moscow in memory of plane crash dead
    (12 Feb 2018) A candle-lit vigil was held outside Moscow's Christ the Saviour Cathedral on Monday evening for victims of Sunday's plane crash. The An-148 twi...
  • Lebanon's Al Bustan festival launches 25th edition with sense of 'mission accomplished'
    She won the seat previously held by her father, who died in a plane crash in the Mediterranean off Beirut in a heavy storm. Bustani, who had two small children, quickly determined she had no desire for a political life and stepped down after a year. With the outbreak of war in 1975, Bustani looked […]
  • Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today
    Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today Such was the case with the elusive Flight 870 from Italy, which crashed for reasons that still have not been determined. The mystery surrounding it continues to perplex not just surviving friends and family of those who ...
  • I Love to Read
    Captain Hiebert was killed in a plane crash in 1993 in northern Ontario. Shirley's career has been in health care, much of it in remote northern communities as a nurse practitioner and researcher. Her PhD research was done in collaboration with First Nations. Her newly released The Captain's Widow ...

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