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Four Killed After Police Helicopter Crashes in Mexico

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By George Hatcher

A police helicopter crashed in the hills near Mexicali, in the state of Baja California, Mexico, on March 14th. The state police helicopter was on a mission to recover the body of a female hiker when it got tangled in power cables and went down. Four people were killed in the crash, including the... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

American Airlines flight AA-1343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cancun, Mexico, on February 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed back safely. There were 185 people aboard at... »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tampico, Mexico

Saturday, February 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tampico, Mexico

Delta Airlines flight DL-363 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Tampico, Mexico, on February 2nd. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Atlanta, Georgia, to Mexico City, Mexico, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Aeromexico Connect Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Snake was Spotted On Board

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
Aeromexico Connect Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Snake was Spotted On Board

Aeromexico Connect flight AM-231 had to make an emergency landing in Mexico City, Mexico, on November 6th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane was flying from Torreon, Mexico, when a snake was spotted in the cabin, prompting the crew to declare an emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. The incident... »

AeroUnion Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mexico City

Saturday, October 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
AeroUnion Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mexico City

AeroUnion flight 6R-300 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mexico City, Mexico, on October 27th. The plane took off for Guadalajara, Mexico, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported repeated surges in left engine along with streaks of flames and loud bangs. The plane landed safely. All passengers... »

Volaris Airlines Flight Returns to Guadalajara due to Control Problems

Friday, October 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Volaris Airlines Flight Returns to Guadalajara due to Control Problems

Volaris Airlines flight Y4-739 made an emergency landing in Guadalajara, Mexico, on October 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane departed for Mexico City, Mexico, but had to turn back after the crew reported control problems. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in New Mexico

Friday, September 30, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed shortly after taking off from Grants-Milan Municipal Airport, Grants, Cibola County, New Mexico, on the evening of September 26th. The Piper PA-32R-300, carrying 2 passengers and the pilot, had its engine sputtering before it went down. All three people miraculously survived the crash with no injuries whereas the plane burst... »

Aeromexico Plane Rejects Takeoff in Mexico due to another Aircraft on Runway

Saturday, July 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Aeromexico Plane Rejects Takeoff in Mexico due to another Aircraft on Runway

Aeromexico flight AM-421 had to reject takeoff at a high speed at Mexico City International Airport, Mexico City, Mexico, on July 13th. The Boeing 737-700 was accelerating to takeoff for Merida, Mexico, when the crew saw another aircraft on the runway, prompting the plane to stop. The aircraft braked heavily. All people onboard remained... »

AeroMéxico Flight Returns to Mexico after Part of Engine Cover Comes Off

Monday, December 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
AeroMéxico Flight Returns to Mexico after Part of Engine Cover Comes Off

AeroMéxico flight 3351 had to return and make an emergency landing at Mexico City International Airport, Mexico, on December 23. The plane took off for Cancún, Mexico, but had to return shortly afterwards after a portion of right engine cover became detached. The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Magnicharters Airlines Jet Crash-Landed at Mexico City Airport

Saturday, November 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
Magnicharters Airlines Jet Crash-Landed at Mexico City Airport

A Magnicharters airlines jet crash-landed at Mexico City International Airport in Mexico, on November 26. The Boeing 737 plane was coming from the Caribbean coast resort of Cancun when its landing gear partially collapsed upon landing. There were 139 passengers and 5 crew members aboard at the time; none of them were injured. Authorities... »

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