Kentucky

Allegiant Air Plane Returns to Kentucky due to Engine Problem

Saturday, July 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Air Plane Returns to Kentucky due to Engine Problem

Allegiant Air flight G4-533 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Boone County, Kentucky, on July 20th. The Boeing 757-200 en-route to Las Vegas, Nevada, had to return due to problems with its right engine. The plane landed safely. All 203 passengers and 7 crew members remained safe.... »

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... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Louisville

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Louisville

American Airlines flight AA-1251 had to return and make an emergency landing in Louisville, Kentucky, on January 30th. The plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a possible mechanical problem. The plane landed safely. All 119 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Eagle Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Kentucky

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Eagle Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Kentucky

American Eagle flight 5946 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Louisville International Airport, Kentucky, on September 25th. The plane was heading from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, to Dayton, Ohio, when the crew reported a mechanical problem and decided to divert. The plane landed safely. There were 51 passengers and 4... »

1 Killed in Graves County Helicopter Crash

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed at a Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) site in Graves County, Kentucky, on July 11th. The Bell 407 helicopter went down while it was attempting to land at the site located between Paducah and Mayfield. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Franklin County Field

Saturday, November 28, 2015
By George Hatcher

A small Cessna 172 plane made an emergency landing in a field on Woodlake Road near U.S. 460, Franklin County, Kentucky, on November 27. The plane was heading from Jacksonville, North Carolina, to Frankfort, Kentucky when it apparently experienced engine issues and was forced to land in the field. Authorities said the plane landed... »

Embraer Flaps Failure in Louisville

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
By George Hatcher
Embraer Flaps Failure in Louisville

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Radek Oneksiak What: Expressjet/Continental Express Embraer ERJ-145 flight 2496 en route from Houston to Louisville Where: Louisville When: 7 pm Who: 47 aboard Why: On landing, the plane developed a problem with one of its flaps (emergency flap failure). The pilot made a safe... »

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