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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... »

Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Friday, November 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Loganair flight BE-6844 had to return and make an emergency landing in Campbeltown, Scotland, on November 16th. The plane took off for Glasgow, Scotland, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic failure and reports of smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download... »

EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

Friday, November 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

EasyJet flight EZY811 had to make an emergency landing in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, on November 3rd. The plane was flying from Gatwick Airport in England, United Kingdom, when the crew declared a medical emergency. According to the airline, the pilot “requested a priority landing in Edinburgh due to a passenger requiring medical assistance.”... »

Fighter Jet Escorts Volaris Airlines Plane after Loss of Communication

Saturday, October 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jet Escorts Volaris Airlines Plane after Loss of Communication

Volaris Airlines flight Y4-9023 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport in Scotland, United Kingdom, on October 28th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was heading from Toulouse, France. to Keflavik, Iceland, when it lost communication with the ATC. A fighter jet was dispatched for escort. The passenger plane, escorted by... »

RSS Plane Crash News

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    SOUTHAMPTON, NY — The owner of a Southampton beach club was killed after a plane he was a passenger in crashed into home Saturday afternoon in San Diego. A post by 27east.com first identified Robert Stelling, 50, of Southampton as one of two passengers who died after the single-engine, ...
  • Plane Crash Red Team Stranded On A Island
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  • That Time LeBron James Was 100 Percent Sure He Was Going to Die in a Plane Crash
    Back in June, one of LeBron James' former teammates, Drew Gooden, revealed that LeBron once told him he thought he could survive a plane crash if he was ever involved in one. According to Gooden, LeBron said he would simply stuff his shirt and pants with a ton of pillows and then jump out of […]
  • Remembering the Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
    Lawrence was killed in a plane crash in 1967 and never got to space, but is acknowledged for his historic achievement. Department of Defense/Public Domain. However, the MOL never launched its mission; funding struggles, competition with NASA and other Department of Defense projects, and ...
  • 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.
  • DOJ Releases Names Of Plane Crash Victims
    The plane crash occurred on the evening of Dec. 7 at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport. All five people on board were killed. The National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”), Transportation Disaster Assistance Division, is conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the fatal crash. The crash ...
  • 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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