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Aeromexico Plane Collides with Service Truck at LAX; 8 Injured

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeromexico Plane Collides with Service Truck at LAX; 8 Injured

An Aeromexico plane collided with a service truck after landing in Los Angeles, California, on May 20th. The incident happened when flight AM-642 from Mexico City, Mexico, was taxiing toward the terminal at Los Angeles airport. The truck overturned due to impact. There were eight people aboard, including six men and two women; all... »

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.... »

United Airlines Plane Rejects Take-off in California due to Airspeed Issues

Saturday, May 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Rejects Take-off in California due to Airspeed Issues

United Airlines flight UA-1858 had to reject take-off at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, on May 11th. The Boeing 777-200 en-route to Denver, Colorado, had to reject taking-off after the first officer’s airspeed disagreed with the other airspeed indicators. The plane returned to the apron safely. No injuries were reported. Download article... »

Single Engine Plane Crashes in California; 2 Killed

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By George Hatcher

A single-engine plane crashed at Lake Berryessa between Pleasure Cove Marina and Markley Cove Resort in Napa County, California, on the morning of May 8th. The two men aboard the Icon A5, identified as Jon Murray Karkow, 55, and his passenger Cagri Sever, 41, were killed in the crash. Both were employees of Icon... »

Crop-Duster Plane Crashes in California; Pilot Safe

Monday, May 8, 2017
By George Hatcher

A crop-duster plane crashed at the runway of Madera Municipal Airport, California, on the morning of May 7th. The plane had just taken-off when the wind pushed it to the side, resulting it the crash and fire. Pilot Stephen Streeter, who was the only person aboard, walked out safely. Download article as PDF »

Tour Helicopter Crashes in California; 3 Injured

Sunday, May 7, 2017
By George Hatcher

A tour helicopter made a crash landing, hit 2 vans, and caught fire in the parking area of Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Club in California, in the afternoon of May 5th. The four-seater Robinson R-44 was returning to the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport after a tour, when it developed a mechanical problem. All three... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

Friday, April 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

United Airlines flight UA-888 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on April 25th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Beijing, China, but had to turn back after it lost the reduced vertical separation minima (RVSM) maintenance capability. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members... »

United Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence Near Los Angeles; 1 Injured

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence Near Los Angeles; 1 Injured

United Airlines flight UA-1600 was hit by turbulence near Los Angeles, California, on April 25th. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from Newark, New Jersey, was descending toward Los Angeles when it encountered severe turbulence that injured one passenger. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Hawaiian Airlines Plane Returns to Hawaii due to Engine Problem

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Hawaiian Airlines Plane Returns to Hawaii due to Engine Problem

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-43 had to return and make an emergency landing at San Jose International Airport, California, on April 18th. The Boeing 767-300 heading to Honolulu, Hawaii, had to return due to a problem with one of its engines. The plane landed safely. All 252 passengers and 11 crew members remained safe. Download... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

United Airlines flight UA-1721 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on April 16th. The Boeing 737-900 plane heading to Kona, Hawaii, had to turn back due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed back safely. All 183 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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    about 52 mins ago
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    about 59 mins ago
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    about 1 hour ago
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