Mississippi

Marine Corps Crash Kills 16. Total Loss

Monday, July 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Marine Corps Crash Kills 16. Total Loss

A Marine Corps C-130 departed from the Mid-South Base in Millington, Tennessee and crashed in Mississippi in Leflore County in Itta Bena just off Highway 82 in a soybean field. Reports say the plane exploded in mid-air. Bodies were found more than a mile from the crash site. The debris field covered a radius... »

U.S. Coast Guard Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Gulfport–Biloxi International Airport

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
By George Hatcher

A U.S. Coast Guard C-130 plane made an emergency landing at Gulfport–Biloxi International Airport, Mississippi, on June 20th. Airport authorities said the crew radioed in, saying that they needed to land at the airport due to smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. There were six people aboard at the time; all of... »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flight Control Problems

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flight Control Problems

Delta Airlines flight DL-2312 made an emergency landing in Gulfport, Mississippi, on March 12th. The Boeing 717-200 plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, was descending toward Gulfport when the crew declared an emergency due to flight control problems. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. All 98 people aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Jackson

Sunday, January 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Jackson

Delta Airlines flight DL-1411 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Jackson, Mississippi, on January 26th. The plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, was on approach to Jackson when a bird hit it. The crew continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Jackson after Loss of Cabin Pressure

Friday, December 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Jackson after Loss of Cabin Pressure

Southwest Airlines flight WN-214 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Jackson, Mississippi, on December 6th. The plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane, carrying 118 passengers and 5 crew members, landed safely. The airline said a flight attendant was taken... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ocean Springs

Sunday, October 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Ocean Springs Airport in Mississippi, on October 8th. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing due to engine issues. The pilot sustained minor injuries in the incident. Download article as PDF »

Morgan Freeman’s Jet Crash-Lands at Tunica Airport

Sunday, December 6, 2015
By George Hatcher

Morgan Freeman’s private jet crash-landed at Tunica Airport in Mississippi, on December 5. Authorities said the plane, carrying the 78-year-old actor, ended up in a dirt field after landing. According to Morgan, “I was on my plane on the way to Texas to shoot a segment for The Story of God. Sometimes things don’t... »

AA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mississippi

Sunday, December 6, 2015
By George Hatcher
AA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mississippi

An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Meridian, Mississippi, on December 5. The plane, operated by ExpressJet, was heading from Dallas, Texas, to Columbia Metropolitan Airport, South Carolina, when the crew reported a crack in the windshield and requested an emergency landing. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. The airline... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Jackson County Highway

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Jackson County Highway

A small plane made an emergency landing at Highway 63 in Jackson County, Mississippi, on November 8. The single-engine plane was en-route from St. Elmo, Mobile County, when it lost power, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing. The plane landed safely. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained unhurt. The... »

Medical Evacuation Helicopter has Hard Landing in Mississippi

Saturday, September 21, 2013
By George Hatcher

A medical Eurocopter AS350 helicopter from Pioneer Hospital carrying a patient to Baptist Hospital in Jackson made a hard landing in the back yard of Don Forbush–an open field on Ratliff Ferry Road, Madison County around 9:30 pm on Sept 19. The helicopter sustained damage. Rescue and law enforcement responded to the scene. The... »

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