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Update on United 777 Diversion to Henderson Field Airport Midway Atoll.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
By George Hatcher
Update on United 777 Diversion to  Henderson Field Airport Midway Atoll.

United Airlines revealed what went wrong on Flight 201. A problem with the equipment supply cooling fan on board the Boeing 777 caused the problems which required the pilots to divert to Midway to land there in the dark. The passengers waited in a gym until the replacement flight arrived. The plane that flew... »

United 777 Diverts to Remote Pacific Island

Monday, July 14, 2014
By George Hatcher
United 777 Diverts to Remote Pacific Island

On July 11, 2014, United Airlines flight 201, a Boeing 777-222 was four hours on the ground before the flight, with passengers waiting as some technical problem on the plane was worked out. Departure time of this flight is recorded as 18:16 but it is normally around 14:30. Then when the flight was enroute... »

US FIghter Splashes Down off Japanese Coast

Monday, July 23, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: US F-16 Fighter Falcon en route from Misawa Air Base in Aomori Where: 200 miles northeast of Hokkaido in the Pacific Ocean off Japanese Coast When: July 22, 2012 Who: pilot Why: After a U.S. fighter jet splashed down in the Pacific Ocean 200 miles northeast of Hokkaido Japan, the pilot was retrieved... »

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