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 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... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • BSF plane crash probe panel castigates force's air wing for 'non existent safety culture'
    NEW DELHI: The Border Security Force's (BSF) air wing — which routinely flies top VVIPs, especially of the home ministry — has been severely castigated by a government panel set up to probe the crash of a BSF Beechcraft Super King Air B 200 soon after takeoff from Delhi airport in December 2015, ...
  • Airport simulates emergency plane-crash
    Meant to reflect a real-life scenario as much as possible, the drill involved approximately 20 plane crash “victims” — portrayed by Adams County Christian School, high school students — who donned makeup that simulated grave injuries. Some of those simulating the most serious injuries even had fake ...
  • Jus' Bekoz: Win with dignity
    At least two of them, and possibly more of those who secretly were complicit and in vile agreement. One Mountaineer fan reportedly chortled something about a plane crash in a bar in Charleston, as reported by a Twitter person, in describing Marshall's loss to in-state rival West Virginia in last Sunday's ...
  • No denying Michigan on path to the Final Four
    ... even went through a plane crash and did everything. The team before that had five NBA first-rounders on it." One thing Beilein will be able to count on Saturday is that his squad will be well-supported. Roughly 2,000 miles from Ann Arbor, Michigan, fans turned Staples Center into a quasi-home game.
  • Nepal plane crash victim Piyash Roy's body reaches home
    Barisal, Mar 23 (UNB) – The body of Piyash Roy, who was killed in US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu, reached his home in Shitla Khola area of the city early Friday. An ambulance carrying the body arrived here around 3.30am. Earlier, family members received Piyash's body from Hazrat Shah Jalal ...
  • MSP end plane crash victim recovery effort
    Photo by: Photo courtesy Natural Resources Police A Natural Resources Police boat joins a Maryland State Police Boat during search and recovery operations for a plane crash that occurred on March 1. Police announced they ended operations on March 16. The body of the pilot was recovered, but the ...
  • Family finally learns fate of Canadian shot down over Germany in 1944
    ... one of their families finally has answers about their grandfather's last day during the war. “All we knew (was) that our grandfather was shot down in a plane crash,” Linda Sargeant told CTV News. “I don't think we knew where it was.” “You hear all these different stories,” her sister Laura Sargeant added.
  • PIA plane crash: Victim families being kept in the dark, PHC moved
    PESHAWAR: Member National Assembly (MNA) from Chitral and brother of one of the victims of a Pakistan International Airlines flight crash on Thursday moved the Peshawar High Court (PHC) seeking directions for the government to release final investigation report and compensation to legal heirs of ...
  • How a Vermont author is reaching reluctant readers
    MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) Have you had trouble getting your young son to sit down and read? It can be a challenge and you're not alone. On average, girls have outscored boys on reading assessments for decades both here in the U.S. and abroad. The reasons why are not always clear. But parents ...
  • 2018 NCAA Tournament: Michigan's Sweet 16 run brings Austin Hatch back to Los Angeles
    Austin Hatch's one year in Los Angeles was mostly spent grieving, after he survived a plane crash that killed his father and stepmother. Eight years earlier, he had survived a separate crash during which his mother, brother and sister died. So when Hatch, now a student assistant at Michigan, returned to ...


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