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KLM Plane Returns to California due to Low Oil Pressure

Monday, July 16, 2018
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Returns to California due to Low Oil Pressure

KLM flight KL-602 had to return and make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport, California, on July 13th. The Boeing 747-400 flying to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, was mid-air when the crew decided to return due to an indication of low oil pressure in one of its engines. The engine had to be... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Monday, December 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

United Airlines flight UA-459 made an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on December 1st. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Denver, Colorado, to San Diego, California, was diverted after the crew noticed a hydraulic leak. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Coronado

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By George Hatcher

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter made an emergency landing in an empty parking lot near Silver Strand State Beach in Coronado, California, on August 8th. Authorities said the crew decided to land as a precaution after a warning light in the cockpit came on. The helicopter landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-7 made an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on July 30th. The Boeing 787-900 plane was flying from Heathrow Airport, England, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines due to an engine oil leak. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Returns to California due to Oil Leakage

Monday, July 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Returns to California due to Oil Leakage

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-7064 had to return and make an emergency landing at Oakland International Airport, Alameda County, California, on July 22nd. The Boeing 787-800 en-route to Oslo, Norway, had to return due to engine oil leakage. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes on California Freeway; 2 Injured

Saturday, July 1, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed on the 405 freeway in Orange County, California, on June 30th. Authorities said the pilot had declared an emergency shortly after departing from John Wayne airport, and was trying to return when the plane went down and caught fire. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them... »

United Airlines Flight Diverts to San Francisco due to Lavatory Problem

Friday, June 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Diverts to San Francisco due to Lavatory Problem

United Airlines flight UA-851 had to divert and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on June 20th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to Beijing, China, was diverted due to a lavatory problem. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Camarillo, California; Father, Son Killed

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Camarillo, California, on June 4th. Authorities said the single-engine plane went down in a private property in Marvella Court. There were two people aboard at the time, including James Harlan, 57, and his son, Dylan Harlan,15; both of them were killed in the crash. The incident is being investigated.... »

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.... »

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