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Etihad Airways Pilot Dies During Abu Dhabi-Amsterdam Flight

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airways Pilot Dies During Abu Dhabi-Amsterdam Flight

Etihad Airways flight EY-927 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on September 27th. The Boeing 777-200 freighter plane heading from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was diverted after the captain fell ill and became incapacitated. The plane landed safely. The captain was pronounced dead. Download... »

AtlasGlobal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kuwait City

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
AtlasGlobal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kuwait City

AtlasGlobal flight KK-8850 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on August 5th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Trabzon, Turkey, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after it lost cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Eurowings Flight Diverts to Kuwait City due to Bomb Threat

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Eurowings Flight Diverts to Kuwait City due to Bomb Threat

Eurowings flight 117 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on January 15th. The plane heading from Salalah, Oman, to Cologne, Germany, was diverted due to a bomb threat. The plane landed safely. There were 299 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. The authorities confirmed... »

Iraqi Airways Flight Diverts to Kuwait City

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Iraqi Airways Flight Diverts to Kuwait City

Iraqi Airways flight IA-443 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on July 31st. The plane heading from Basra, Iraq, to New Delhi, India, was diverted due to an engine malfunction. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air Berlin Plane Diverts to Kuwait due to Electronic Problems

Monday, April 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Berlin Plane Diverts to Kuwait due to Electronic Problems

Air Berlin flight AB-7495 made an emergency landing in Kuwait, on April 20th. The plane, heading from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to Berlin, Germany, had to be diverted due to electronic problems. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Emirates Airbus Diverts to Kuwait after engine shut down

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Oct 25, an Emirates Airlines Airbus A380 en route from New York to Dubai had to shut down a right engine. Pilots diverted to Kuwait where they made a safe landing. A replacement airbus was provided to carry the passengers to Dubai. We don’t have information how long passengers waited or if they... »

Gear Door Message over Kuwait City

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
By George Hatcher
Gear Door Message over Kuwait City

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer What: Kuwait Airways Airbus 340-300 en route from Kuwait City (Kuwait) to London Heathrow Where: Kuwait When: Dec 6th 2010 Why: On takeoff from Kuwait City, the plane could not retract the landing gear. According to Al Abdulkarim, the procedure was routine, not an... »

Smokey Airbus A300 Makes Safe Landing in Kuwait

Thursday, November 11, 2010
By George Hatcher
Smokey Airbus A300 Makes Safe Landing in Kuwait

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Pise – Roma Spotters Club What: Kuwait Airways Airbus A300-600 en route from Kuwait City (Kuwait) to Dhaka (Bangladesh) Where: Kuwait When: Nov 10th 2010 Who: 226 passengers and 12 crew Why: Just after takeoff, smoke was reported in the cabin. The plane returned... »

Emergency Landing Kuwait City

Monday, October 25, 2010
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing Kuwait City

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Christopher Schneider What: Kuwait Airways Airbus A300-600 en route from Kuwait City to Dhaka Where: Kuwait When: Oct 23rd 2010 Why: After takeoff, the windshield developed a crack. The pilot returned to Kuwait and made a safe landing. Conflicting reports: According to Mohammed Bursali,... »

Biman Bangladesh Brake Fire, Emergency Evacuation

Saturday, October 16, 2010
By George Hatcher
Biman Bangladesh Brake Fire, Emergency Evacuation

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Dn280 What: Biman Bangladesh Airbus A310-300 en route from Kuwait to Dhaka Bangladesh Where: Kuwait When: Oct 14 2010 Who: 229 passengers Why: During take-off, an indicator displayed that a cargo door was open, so the take-off was aborted; braking caught the wheels on... »

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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