Switzerland

Austrian Airlines Flight Returns to Zurich due to Hydraulic Problem

Monday, November 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Austrian Airlines Flight Returns to Zurich due to Hydraulic Problem

Austrian Airlines flight LX-780 returned to Zurich, Switzerland, on November 5th. The plane took off for Brussels, Belgium, but had to turn back due to a hydraulic problem. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Thursday, October 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Edelweiss Air flight WK-34 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on October 18th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, but had to turn back after the crew noticed issues with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. There were two hundred and fifty-seven... »

Singapore Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Singapore Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Singapore Airlines flight SQ-345 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on September 2nd. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Singapore but had to turn back after the crew received an indication of a problem with the crew oxygen masks. The plane landed safely. There were three hundred and... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Friday, August 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

United Airlines flight UA-53 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 23rd. The Boeing 767-400 plane took off for Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to cabin pressurization issues. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Switzerland; 3 Killed

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the Canton of Valais in Switzerland, on August 20th. Authorities said the plane was carrying three people when it went down near the Sanetsch Pass. All three occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The accident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

3 Killed, 1 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in Switzerland

Sunday, August 6, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed near the Diavolezza mountain in Switzerland, on August 4th. The incident happened when the plane was transporting three teenagers who were participating in a week-long youth camp organized by Swiss Aero Club. Three people, including the pilot and two 14-year old boys were killed in the crash. A 17-year-old... »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Switzerland

Thursday, August 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Switzerland

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1019 had to make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 1st. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, was descending toward Zurich when the crew noticed minor brakes issues and requested emergency assistance. The plane landed uneventfully. All thirty-three passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1838 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on July 9th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Athens, Greece, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Air Europa Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Bad Smell in Cabin

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Europa Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Bad Smell in Cabin

Air Europa flight UX-1676 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zürich Airport, Switzerland, on July 2nd. The Embraer ERJ-195 flying to Madrid, Spain, had to return due to a bad smell in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Monday, July 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Edelweiss Air flight WK-176 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on July 2nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Antalya, Turkey, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. There were one hundred and sixty-six... »

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  • Remembering the Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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  • Emergency landing ends with plane crash in Kossuth County ditch
    ALGONA | An instructor and a student pilot walked away from a plane crash Saturday near Algona Municipal Airport. The instructor and student pilot took off northwest in a 1958 Cessna 172 plane, when the engine quit at about 600 feet, the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.
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  • No Injuries in Plane Crash at Algona Airport
    (Algona)--No one was injured in the crash of an airplane Saturday at the Algona Municipal Airport. According to the Kossuth County Sheriff's Office, an instructor and a student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna 172 and were at an altitude of about 600-feet when the engine quit. The instructor turned ...
  • Divers search Lake Harney for plane wreckage
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Seminole County Sheriff's Office divers spent Monday searching for the wreckage of a plane that plunged into Lake Harney Friday, killing all three people aboard. The bodies of pilot Kamalesh Naik, 56, of Sanford, and passengers Men Tao, 22, and Hou Xupeng, 23, both of ...
  • Crews work to recover plane wreckage from Lake Harney
    Dive teams are searching the murky waters of Lake Harney Monday, hoping to recover wreckage from a plane crash that killed three people last week. Even though the water at the crash site is only 10-feet deep, visibility has been an issue for divers. Advertisement. The Federal Aviation Administration ...
  • No Injuries In Kossuth County Plane Crash
    No one is injured in a plane crash over the weekend in Kossuth County, Iowa. Authorities say an instructor and student pilot were taking off in a 1958 Cessna plane when the engine quit at 600 feet. The instructor turned back to the southwest to try to land on the grass runway, but high winds […]

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