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Helicopter and Plane Collide Mid-Air in Buckinghamshire; Four Killed

Friday, November 17, 2017
By George Hatcher

A two-seater plane collided mid-air with a helicopter in Buckinghamshire, England, on November 17th. It is believed that both aircraft were flying from Wycombe Air Park when they collided near Waddesdon. Four people were killed in the crash. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is investigating the cause of accident. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

British Airways flight BA-196 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on November 13th. The Boeing 777-200 plane was flying from Houston, Texas, when the crew requested emergency assistance due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Belfast International Airport; 1 Injured

Saturday, November 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Belfast International Airport; 1 Injured

Flybe flight BE-331 crash-landed at Belfast International Airport, Northern Ireland, on November 10th. The plane was heading from George Best Belfast City Airport, Northern Ireland, to Inverness, Scotland, when the crew diverted to Belfast International Airport due to a gear problem. The plane landed without nose gear. One passenger was injured and was taken... »

Aer Lingus Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Friday, November 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aer Lingus Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Aer Lingus flight EI-712 made an emergency landing in Cork, Ireland, on November 2nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Heathrow Airport, England, but had to return shortly afterwards due to smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Sunday, October 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-1 had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on October 20th. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but had to turn back due to a water supply problem in the lavatories. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dublin Airport

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dublin Airport

Flybe flight BE-4521 made an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on October 16th. The plane was flying from Cardiff, United Kingdom, when the crew reported smell of smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All seventy-five passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Aer Lingus Flight Diverts to Cardiff due to Fumes in Cockpit

Saturday, October 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aer Lingus Flight Diverts to Cardiff due to Fumes in Cockpit

Aer Lingus flight EI-845 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, on October 12th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Cork, Ireland, was diverted after the crew noticed fumes in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and sixty-nine people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Royal Jordanian Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Saturday, October 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Royal Jordanian Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Royal Jordanian Airlines flight RJ-264 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on October 7th. The plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to Amman, Jordan, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane landed safely. The patient was taken to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Thursday, October 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Cargo Smoke Indication

American Airlines flight AA-62 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on October 4th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Flybe Plane Diverts to Manchester Airport due to Suspected Technical Fault

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Diverts to Manchester Airport due to Suspected Technical Fault

Flybe flight BE-2108 made an emergency landing at Manchester Airport, England, on October 3rd. The plane heading from Heathrow Airport, England, to Edinburgh, Scotland, was diverted due to a suspected technical fault. The plane landed safely. All forty-eight passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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  • Helicopter, plane crash in mid-air over England, leaving 'number of casualties'
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the UK has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Air crash investigators have ...
  • Funerals held for three victims killed in plane crash
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  • Casualties in UK helicopter and plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday, local time. SHARE; Share on ...
  • Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'
    Waddesdon plane crash - Air traffic control 'was CLOSED due to staff shortages'. AIR Traffic control services were reportedly closed for weeks due to staff shortages at the park where a helicopter and plane took off before catastrophically colliding, it has been revealed. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: ...
  • Casualties in UK helicopter, plane crash
    A mid-air collision between a helicopter and an aircraft in the south of England has resulted in a "number of casualties". Both of the aircraft are understood to have come from Wycombe Air Park in Buckinghamshire, just north of London, shortly after midday on Friday (local time). Air crash investigators ...

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