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Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

Saturday, May 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1224 had to return and make an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida, on May 24th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but had to turn back after the crew suspected a tire had blown during departure. The plane landed back safely. All 149 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Air Europa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Miami

Saturday, May 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Europa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Miami

Air Europa flight UX-98 had to return and make an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on May 24th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Madrid, Spain, but had to turn back after a windshield cracked due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. All 178 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Small Plane Crashed in Florida; Pilot Killed

Sunday, May 7, 2017
By George Hatcher

A single-engine plane made a crash landing at St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport, Clearwater, Florida, at around 7:30 p.m. on May 5th. The 44-year old pilot James Fink from Rhode Island was killed in the accident. The airport authorities informed the police after hearing the crash sound. The FAA is investigating the incident. Download article... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport

Monday, May 1, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, Florida, on April 28th. The plane was flying from Belize to Tampa, Florida, when the pilot declared an emergency reporting that the left main gear wheel was missing. The plane landed safely. Chief Operating Officer of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, Mark Stuckey, said,... »

American Airlines Flight Returns to Miami due to Engine Problem

Friday, April 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Returns to Miami due to Engine Problem

American Airlines flight AA-62 had to return and make an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on April 12th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine problem. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville International Airport

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville International Airport

An American Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Jacksonville International Airport, Florida, on March 14th. The Boeing 737 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after a passenger spilled soda on an electronic device. The plane landed safely. All 149 passengers and 6 crew members aboard... »

Fort Lauderdale-Bound JetBlue Flight Hits Turbulence; 1 Injured

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fort Lauderdale-Bound JetBlue Flight Hits Turbulence; 1 Injured

JetBlue flight B6-1020 encountered turbulence while descending toward Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was flying from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, when it hit turbulence that injured a passenger. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Fort Lauderdale After Bird Strike

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Fort Lauderdale After Bird Strike

Spirit Airlines flight NK-153 had to return for an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 13th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for San Salvador, El Salvador, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, February 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1495 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 7th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Dallas Love Field, Texas, was on final approach to Fort Lauderdale when one of the engines ingested a bird. The plane continued for safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.... »

JetBlue Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

Monday, February 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

JetBlue Airways flight B6-658 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida, on February 2nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Cleveland, Ohio, was diverted after the crew reported issues with cabin pressurization. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

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