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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Champaign

Friday, December 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Champaign

American Airlines flight AA-3478 had to return and make an emergency landing in Champaign, Illinois, on December 13th. The plane took off for O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, but had to turn back after the crew noticed fumes in the cockpit. The plane landed back safely. All eighteen people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Pensacola

Thursday, December 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Pensacola

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1539 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Pensacola, Florida, on December 12th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Orlando, Florida, to Houston, Texas, was diverted after a burning odor was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Philippine Airlines Flight Returns to Los Angeles due to Landing Gear Issue

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Philippine Airlines Flight Returns to Los Angeles due to Landing Gear Issue

Philippine Airlines flight PR-103 had to return and make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on December 11th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Manila, Philippines, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Oakland-Bound FedEx Express Flight Suffers Bird Strike

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Oakland-Bound FedEx Express Flight Suffers Bird Strike

FedEx Express flight FX-540 suffered a bird strike near Oakland International Airport, California, on December 10th. The incident happened when the Boeing 767-300 plane flying from Memphis, Tennessee, was on approach to Oakland Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Suffers Bird Strike Near Spokane International Airport

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Suffers Bird Strike Near Spokane International Airport

United Airlines flight UA-255 suffered a bird strike in Spokane, Washington, on December 9th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-900 plane flying from Denver, Colorado, was on approach to Spokane International Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. The plane sustained damage to the tail and wings. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes near Miami Executive Airport; Pilot Killed

Monday, December 11, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Miami Executive Airport in Miami-Dade County, Florida, on December 10th. Authorities said the pilot had declared an emergency shortly after departing from Miami Executive Airport, and was attempting to return when the plane went down. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. Download... »

2 Killed, 2 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in San Diego

Sunday, December 10, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a home in the Clairemont neighborhood of San Diego, California, on December 9th. It is believed that the plane experienced an engine failure shortly after taking off from Montgomery – Gibbs Executive Airport. There were four people aboard at the time; two of them were killed in the crash... »

3 Presumed Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Florida

Saturday, December 9, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into Lake Harney in Florida, on December 8th. The twin-engine Beechcraft plane was on its way to Orlando Sanford International Airport when it went down. There were three people aboard the plane, including the pilot Kamalesh Naik, 56, and the passengers Men Tao, 22, and Hou Xupeng, 23. All of... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

Saturday, December 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

United Airlines flight UA-1048 made an emergency landing in Newark, New Jersey, on December 8th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Cancun, Mexico, but had to turn back due to smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. There were one hundred and eighty-five people aboard at the time; all of them remained... »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Phoenix

Friday, December 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Phoenix

British Airways flight BA-288 had to return and make an emergency landing in Phoenix, Arizona, on December 6th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Heathrow Airport, England, but had to turn back after one of the engines stopped working. The plane landed back safely. All two hundred and thirty-four people aboard remained unharmed.... »

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    about 26 mins ago
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