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Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Friday, January 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Flybe flight BE-480 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Scotland, on January 16th. The plane heading from Manchester, England, to Belfast, Northern Ireland, was diverted due to a suspected technical fault. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Thursday, January 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Loganair flight LM-390 had to return and make an emergency landing in Kirkwall, Scotland, on January 16th. The plane took off for Edinburgh, Scotland, but had to turn back after one of the engines failed. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

US Air Force Aerial Refueling Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Friday, December 29, 2017
By George Hatcher

A US Air Force aerial refueling plane made an emergency landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Scotland, on December 27th. The pilots requested a diversion after the Boeing KC-135R plane experienced technical issues. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

BA Cityflyer Plane Returns to Scotland due to Cracked Windshield

Sunday, July 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
BA Cityflyer Plane Returns to Scotland due to Cracked Windshield

BA Cityflyer flight BA-4541 had to return and make an emergency landing at Glasgow Airport, Paisley, Scotland, on July 22nd. The Embraer ERJ-190 en-route to Salzburg, Austria, had to return due to cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Air France Plane Diverts to Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Sunday, July 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Plane Diverts to Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Air France flight AF-374 had to divert for an emergency landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Scotland, on July 15th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to Vancouver, Canada, was diverted after the crew noticed a burning odor on board. The plane landed uneventfully. All two hundred and ninety-four passengers... »

EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

Friday, June 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

EasyJet flight U2-864 made an emergency landing in Inverness, Scotland, on June 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Gatwick Airport, England, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Sunday, March 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Loganair flight BE-6939 made an emergency landing at Sumburgh Airport in Shetland, Scotland, on March 9th. The plane was flying from Kirkwall, Scotland, when the first officer became unwell, prompting the crew to declare an emergency. The plane continued for a safe landing. The first officer was rushed to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

Friday, March 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

Flybe flight BE-851 made an emergency landing in Edinburgh, Scotland, on February 28th. The plane flying from Birmingham, England, was on approach to Edinburgh when the crew reported an issue with the nose gear and went around. The plane landed safely on second approach. All 60 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Glasgow

Friday, February 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Glasgow

Flybe flight BE-783 had to return and make an emergency landing in Glasgow, Scotland, on February 23rd. The plane took off for Birmingham, England, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All 46 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

Friday, February 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

Flybe flight BE-848 had to return and make an emergency landing in Edinburgh, Scotland, on February 16th. The plane took off for Birmingham, England, but had to turn back after the crew reported vapor onboard. The plane landed back uneventfully. There were 65 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. Download... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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