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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

  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
  • Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid-Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities haven't confirmed whether the pilot of a small plane that crashed near Miami Executive Airport Sunday survived. plane crash Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport. Emergency crews respond to a plane crash outside of Miami ...
  • One dead in plane crash near Miami Executive Airport
    One person died in a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade police said. An FAA statement said the pilot was the only person on the plane: “A Piper PA 60 aircraft crashed approximately one and a half miles west of the Miami Executive Airport today at 2:50pm. The pilot ...
  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Musical historians say the story of soul music legend Otis Redding is a tragic one. Ironically, Redding didn't reach the height of his fame until after his death in a small plane crash outside of Madison, 50 years ago today. Archival information says it's unclear what went wrong during ...
  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Miami-Dade Police said one person is dead following a small plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade. Rescue crews rushed to the site of a downed plane Southwest Miami-Dade County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the area of Southwest 121st Street and Southwest 157th Avenue.
  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of a pilot and two trainees were recovered Saturday evening from a plane that crashed into Lake Harney Friday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Related Headlines. Plane crash in Lake Harney. Bodies recovered in Lake Harney plane crash, ...
  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
    Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast. Mar 30, 1:40 PM. 0:001:00. See more options Embed Code. Facebook twitter Google+ · Playlist Embed. You need to be logged in to post a comment ...
  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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