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Scandinavian Airlines Plane Returns to Shannon Airport due to Landing Gear Problem

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Scandinavian Airlines Plane Returns to Shannon Airport due to Landing Gear Problem

Scandinavian Airlines flight SK-9113 had to return and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on February 12th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Ostrava, Czech Republic, but had to turn back due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

British Airways Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Smoke on Board

Saturday, February 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Smoke on Board

British Airways flight BA-213 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on February 9th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Heathrow Airport, England, to Boston, Massachusetts, was diverted after smoke was noticed on board. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and twenty-four passengers and fifteen crew members remained... »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

Thursday, January 25, 2018
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-7042 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on January 24th. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Copenhagen, Denmark, was diverted after the captain fell ill. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and sixty-six people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Belfast International Airport

Sunday, January 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Belfast International Airport

Flybe flight BE-653 made an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport, Northern Ireland, on January 14th. The plane heading from Birmingham, England, to Ireland West Airport Knock, Ireland, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Aer Lingus Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Thursday, December 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aer Lingus Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Aer Lingus flight EI-145 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on December 28th. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Dublin, Ireland, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted due to an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and sixty-two passengers and eleven crew members remained... »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Diverts to Dublin Airport

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Diverts to Dublin Airport

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-7147 made an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on December 3rd. The Boeing 787-900 plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Boston, Massachusetts, was diverted due to a piece of luggage that belonged to a passenger who was not on the plane. The plane landed safely. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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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