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Aeromar Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mexico City

Sunday, December 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeromar Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mexico City

Aeromar flight VW-240 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mexico City, Mexico, on December 22nd. The plane took off for Monclova, Mexico, but had to turn back due to an engine failure. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Interjet Flight Diverts to Guadalajara due to Engine Issue

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Interjet Flight Diverts to Guadalajara due to Engine Issue

Interjet flight 4O-2940 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Guadalajara, Mexico, on December 10th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Mexico City, Mexico, to Las Vegas, Nevada, was diverted due to an indication of low oil pressure in one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members... »

Aeromexico Flight Diverts to Queretaro due to Hydraulic Leak

Saturday, December 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeromexico Flight Diverts to Queretaro due to Hydraulic Leak

Aeromexico flight AM-222 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Queretaro, Mexico, on December 6th. The plane heading from Mexico City to Chihuahua, Mexico, was diverted due to a hydraulic leak. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Volaris Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Veracruz International Airport

Friday, October 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Volaris Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Veracruz International Airport

Volaris Airlines flight Y4-714 made an emergency landing at Veracruz International Airport, Mexico, on October 25th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Mexico City to Cancun, Mexico, was diverted due to a smoke detector indication. The plane landed safely. One passenger suffered a nervous breakdown and was rushed to a hospital. Two others were... »

Aeromexico Flight Diverts to Guadalajara due to Disruptive Passenger

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeromexico Flight Diverts to Guadalajara due to Disruptive Passenger

Aeromexico flight AM-664 made an emergency landing in Guadalajara, Mexico, on August 27th. The plane heading from San Francisco, California, to Mexico City, Mexico, was diverted after an angry “drunk” passenger started screaming and attacking the crew. The plane landed uneventfully. The disruptive passenger was removed from the plane. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mexico City

Thursday, July 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mexico City

British Airways flight BA-242 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mexico City, Mexico, on July 17th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Heathrow Airport, England, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a pressurization issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Aeromexico Plane makes Safe Landing in Mexico after Hydraulic Failure

Saturday, July 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeromexico Plane makes Safe Landing in Mexico after Hydraulic Failure

Aeromexico Boeing 737-700 made a safe emergency landing at Ciudad Juárez International Airport, Mexico, on July 5th. The Boeing 737-700 flying from Mexico City was about to land when the crew notice hydraulic failure affecting its flaps. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Interjet Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Interjet Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

Interjet flight 4O-2523 had to return and make an emergency landing in Merida, Mexico, on June 5th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Mexico City, Mexico, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
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  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
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