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Lufthansa Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Thursday, September 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Lufthansa flight LH-695 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on September 21st. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Frankfurt, Germany, but had to turn back due to an engine failure. The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and sixty people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

El Al flight LY-27 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on June 4th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to turn back after the crew was informed that tire debris had been found on the departure runway in Tel Aviv. The plane... »

Up Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Israel

Saturday, August 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Up Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Israel

Up Airlines flight LY-2653 made an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on August 18th. The plane had just departed for Kiev, Ukraine, when the crew received information that tire debris was found on the runway and decided to return. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 182 people aboard at the time; all of... »

Egypt Air Plane Makes Safe Landing in Israel after Communication Loss

Monday, April 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Plane Makes Safe Landing in Israel after Communication Loss

Egypt Air flight 4D-54 had to be intercepted before it made a safe landing at Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 23rd. The Embraer ERJ-170 was en-route from Cairo, Egypt, when upon entering Israeli Airspace, it lost communication due to a radio failure, prompting Israeli Authorities to intercept the plane. The plane... »

Israeli Warplanes Came Dangerously Close to Ryanair Passenger Plane

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By George Hatcher

Two Israel Air Force F-16 fighter jets almost crashed into a Ryanair passenger plane near Ovda Airport, Israel, on March 1st. The passenger plane was en-route from Krakow, Poland, to Ovda airport, Israel, when two fighter planes, engaged in the training exercises, came “dangerously close”. The Ryanair pilots changed the course at the last... »

Royal Jordanian Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Israel

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Royal Jordanian Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Israel

Royal Jordanian Airlines flight RJA611 had to make an emergency landing at Ben Gurion International airport in Israel, on November 3. According to the airline, the Airbus A320 was en-route from Dubai to Amman, Jordan when it was diverted due to poor weather conditions. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Authorities said... »

Arkia Israel Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Thursday, October 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
Arkia Israel Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Arkia Israel Airlines flight IZ-826 diverted to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, for an emergency landing on September 27. The ATR-72-212A plane, heading from Eilat to Sde Dov Airport, Tel Aviv, was diverted after the crew noticed a gear problem. The plane landed safely. None of the 72 people aboard were harmed.... »

Aegean Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
Aegean Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

An Aegean Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, on the night of June 21. The plane, en-route from Athens, Greece to Amman, Jordan, declared emergency after the crew reported smoke coming out of cargo hold. The plane landed uneventfully. All 60 passengers remained safe. Download article... »

Israir Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Ben Gurion International Airport

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
Israir Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Ben Gurion International Airport

An Israir flight made an emergency at Ben Gurion International Airport in Israel, on May 25. The ATR plane took off from Sde Dov airport in north Tel Aviv and was en-route to Eilat when one of its engines failed. The pilot reported the situation to ATC and requested at emergency landing. The plane,... »

Bird-Hit Arkia Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Ben Gurion Airport

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Arkia Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Ben Gurion Airport

Arkia Israel Airlines flight IZ-803 had to make an emergency landing at Ben Gurion Airport, Israel, on April 26. The Embraer ERJ-195 jet was heading from Sde Dov Airport in Tel Aviv, to Eilat when the pilot reported a bird strike and sought permission for an emergency landing. The plane landed safely around 10... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Investigators on scene Fond-du-Lac plane crash
    Left side view of the front of the ATR-42 that crashed just after taking off from the Fond du Lac airport in northern Saskatchewan on Dec. 13, 2017. Transportation Safety Board of Canada / Supplied. X. - A A +. Listen. Photos released by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) revealed the ...
  • Plane crash survivors took half an hour to pry open emergency exit
    Arson Fern had a feeling something was wrong when the ATR 42 airplane he and his family were on starting dipping from side to side. "I yelled in our language, in Dene, I said 'We're gonna crash! The plane's gonna crash!'" His wife, Janey, turned to him. "She said 'Arson, what is wrong with you?' […]
  • Pilot in Clairemont Plane Crash Had Flown Most of His Life
    The man piloting a small aircraft that suffered engine failure shortly after takeoff, crash-landing into a Clairemont home and killing two people, has been identified to NBC 7. Josh Reikes has been flying for most of his life, most recently for Sun Country Airlines, according to his LinkedIn page. Reikes was ...
  • Names Released In Calaveras Plane Crash
    Valley Springs, CA – The identities of two elderly men injured in Thursday's plane crash in Calaveras County have been released along with their conditions. As reported here Thursday afternoon, sheriff's officials stated that a witness saw the airplane flying low and believed it may have clipped a tree ...
  • Pilot, passenger identified in Calaveras County small plane crash
    VALLEY SPRINGS — Authorities identified the two men who were aboard a small plane that crashed Thursday in Calaveras County. Pilot Robert Pina, 72, of Lake Camanche and 75-year-old Richard Campbell of Pine Grove, along with a dog, were riding in the 1981 Cessna fixed-wing single-engine ...
  • At least 800-foot wreckage path left after northern Saskatchewan plane crash: TSB
    A plane crash in northern Saskatchewan left a path of wreckage extending at least 800 feet, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. The West Wind Aviation plane, a twin-engine ATR-42 turboprop, went down Wednesday evening shortly after takeoff from Fond du Lac. Photos of the ...
  • Plane crash renews calls for all-season road into Fond du Lac
    The plane crash outside Fond du Lac this week should be “a wakeup call” for the provincial government to invest in all-season roads into the province's most remote communities, says the MLA who represents northwest Saskatchewan. “It's always just an expensive, dangerous proposition when you ...
  • 3 killed in Germany plane crash
    Berlin, Dec 15 : Three persons have been killed in a small plane crash in Germany, the media reported. The accident on Thursday took place in Ravensburg, in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Xinhua news agency reported. The Cessna Citation Mustang Model 510 was on its way from the ...
  • Pilot error blamed in 2016 plane crash that killed three
    SCHOHARIE COUNTY -- A pilot's inadequate pre-flight planning and failure to use all available runway on takeoff likely led to the July 2016 Schoharie County plane crash that killed a Major League Baseball official and two others, according to a final National Transportation Safety Board report issued ...
  • Bruno plane crash photos
    Bruno plane crash photos. The. carrying Brazilian club Chapecoense crashed into a Colombian hillside, killing 71 people and leaving six survivors, officials said. The world is too terrible a place to live in, not because of the bad things that happen, AN investigation is under way after a light aircraft ...

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