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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... »

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... »

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