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Korean Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Seoul

Saturday, December 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Seoul

Korean Air flight KE-51 made an emergency landing in Seoul, South Korea, on November 29th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Honolulu, Hawaii, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a cabin pressure problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and twenty-eight passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Asiana Airlines Flight Returns to Seoul After Bird Strike

Saturday, October 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Asiana Airlines Flight Returns to Seoul After Bird Strike

Asiana Airlines flight OZ-1165 had to return and make an emergency landing in Seoul, South Korea, on October 25th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Kansai International Airport, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Jeju Air Plane Rejects Takeoff From Jeju City, South Korea

Saturday, September 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jeju Air Plane Rejects Takeoff From Jeju City, South Korea

Jeju Air flight 7C-510 had to reject takeoff from Jeju City, South Korea, on September 29th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Busan, South Korea, when the tower instructed the crew to stop. The crew subsequently rejected takeoff at high speed. Several tires deflated and the plane became disabled on the... »

Korean Air Flight Returns to Seoul After Hydraulic Failure

Friday, March 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Flight Returns to Seoul After Hydraulic Failure

Korean Air flight KE-137 had to return for an emergency landing in Seoul, South Korea, on February 28th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Nadi, Fiji, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 115 people aboard at the time; all of them remained... »

Jin Air Flight Returns to Seoul After Engine Fire Indication

Friday, February 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jin Air Flight Returns to Seoul After Engine Fire Indication

Jin Air flight LJ-23 had to return and make an emergency landing in Seoul, South Korea, on February 8th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Angeles, Philippines, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Asiana Airlines Flight Diverts to Jeju Island Due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Saturday, January 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Asiana Airlines Flight Diverts to Jeju Island Due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Asiana Airlines flight OZ-707 had to make an emergency landing in Jeju Island, South Korea, on January 5th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Seoul, South Korea, to Angeles, Philippines, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 166 passengers and 8 crew members aboard at the time;... »

Korean Air Plane’s Tyres Deflate during Roll out in South Korea

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Plane’s Tyres Deflate during Roll out in South Korea

Korean Air flight KE-718’s both nose tyres deflated after landing at Jeju International Airport, Jeju City, South Korea, on July 29th. The Boeing 737-900 flying from Tokyo, Japan, had landed on Jeju’s runway when the incident occurred. All 148 passengers onboard disembarked safely. The aircraft is still on the ground since the occurrence. Download... »

UPS Plane Rejects Takeoff in South Korea

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane Rejects Takeoff in South Korea

United Parcel Service flight 5X-61 had to reject takeoff at Incheon International Airport, Incheon, South Korea, on June 6th. The McDonnell Douglas-11 was accelerating to takeoff for Anchorage, Alaska, when the crew had to abort taking-off at a high speed. The plane received substantial damage after it overran the runway and had its nose... »

Air Busan Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in South Korea

Monday, April 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Busan Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in South Korea

Air Busan plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Jeju International Airport, Jeju, South Korea, on April 2nd. The Airbus A321-200, en-route from Busan, South Korea to Cambodia, was mid air when the crew detected some problem with the weather radar, prompting the plane to divert. The plane landed uneventfully. All... »

Korean Airlines Plane Returns to Seoul Airport

Friday, March 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Korean Airlines Plane Returns to Seoul Airport

Korean Airlines flight KE-621 had to return and make an emergency landing in Seoul, South Korea, on March 1st. The Boeing 777-300 took off for Manila, Philippines, but had to return shortly afterwards after its nose gear failed to retract. The plane landed uneventfully. All 267 people aboard remained safe. The incident is under... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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