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Qantas Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Monday, May 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Qantas Airways flight QF-94 had to return and make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on May 20th. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Melbourne, Australia, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All 480 people aboard remained unharmed.... »

WestJet Flight Diverts to North Dakota due to Electrical Odor in Cabin

Monday, May 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
WestJet Flight Diverts to North Dakota due to Electrical Odor in Cabin

WestJet flight WS-1578 had to divert for an emergency landing in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on May 19th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Calgary, Canada, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted due to a strong electrical odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport

Monday, May 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport

American Airlines flight AA-1889 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, on May 19th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Hartford, Connecticut, was diverted after a strong electrical odor was noticed on-board. The plane landed safely. Authorities said nine people were provided medical... »

Military Jets Escort Hawaii-Bound American Airlines Plane

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Military Jets Escort Hawaii-Bound American Airlines Plane

A Hawaii-bound American Airlines plane was escorted by two fighter jets on May 19th. American Airlines flight 31 was heading from Los Angeles, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, when a passenger tried to break into the cockpit. The crew reported the disturbance, which prompted the Pacific Command to dispatch a pair of fighter jets for... »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Chicago due to Communication Radio Problem

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Chicago due to Communication Radio Problem

American Airlines flight AA-150 had to return and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on May 18th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew reported an issue with the primary communication radio. The plane landed back... »

Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

Mesa Airlines flight YV-6259 had to return and make an emergency landing in Columbus, Ohio, on May 18th. The plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

American Airlines flight AA-1803 had to make an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on May 17th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from San Francisco, California, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was diverted due to issues with the weather radar and navigation systems. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Louisville

Friday, May 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Louisville

Mesa Airlines flight YV-6073 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 18th. The Embraer ERJ-175 plane heading from Toronto, Canada, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to indication of a hydraulic failure. All four main tires burst as the plane landed in Louisville. All 77 people aboard remained... »

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles International Airport

Friday, May 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles International Airport

JetBlue flight B6-1808 had to return and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on May 17th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All 66 people aboard remained safe.... »

Piedmont Airlines Flight Returns to Long Island MacArthur Airport

Thursday, May 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Piedmont Airlines Flight Returns to Long Island MacArthur Airport

Piedmont Airlines flight PDT-4868 had to return and make an emergency landing at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York, on May 16th. The plane took off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but had to return shortly afterwards after a light bulb in the cockpit started emitting smoke. The plane landed back safely. All 40... »

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    about 21 hours ago
  • WestJet Flight Diverts to North Dakota due to Electrical Odor in Cabin https://t.co/BvvGP9EVKQ
    about 21 hours ago
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  • #Aviationsafety Learjet crash in Toluca Mexico, shortly after takeoff. Both pilots aboard suffered fatal injury.… https://t.co/LcjJdVh7oC
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