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American Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada after Engine Shut-down

Monday, April 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada after Engine Shut-down

American Airlines flight AA-1871 had to return and make an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada, on April 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 flying to Charlotte, North Carolina, had to return when its right engine showed overtemp and the crew had to shut it down. The plane landed safely. All 197 people... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

Monday, February 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

American Airlines flight AA-2098 had to return and make an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 10th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to reports of smoke and haze in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and... »

Air Canada Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

Saturday, November 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

Air Canada flight RV-1856 made an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on November 2nd. The plane took off for Montreal, Canada, but had to turn back due to an indication of failure of an Air Data Inertial Reference Unit (ADIRU). The plane landed uneventfully. There were 126 people aboard at the time; all... »

Las Vegas-Bound Southwest Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 2 Injured

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Las Vegas-Bound Southwest Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 2 Injured

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1932 encountered turbulence while descending towards Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 31st. The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Seattle, Washington, when it ran into severe turbulence. The plane continued for a safe landing. Two crew members sustained minor injuries in the incident. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Plane Diverts to Las Vegas

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Diverts to Las Vegas

United Airlines flight UA-1469 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on September 26th. The Boeing 777-200 plane flying from Los Angeles, California, to Newark, New Jersey, was diverted due to smell of smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 269 people aboard at the time;... »

Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Las Vegas due to Wheel Well Fire Indication

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Las Vegas due to Wheel Well Fire Indication

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-44 made an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on August 6th. The Boeing 747-400 plane was flying to Gatwick Airport, England, when the crew decided to turn back due to a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed safely. There were 359 people aboard at the time; all of the... »

Allegiant Air Flight Makes Emergency landing at McCarran International Airport

Thursday, June 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Air Flight Makes Emergency landing at McCarran International Airport

Allegiant Air Flight 500 had to make an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 22nd. The plane took off for Indianapolis, Indiana, however, one of its tires deflated during takeoff, prompting the crew to turn back. The plane landed safely. All 202 passengers and 7 crew members remained... »

Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Las Vegas

Monday, June 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Las Vegas

Delta Airlines flight DL-44 had to return and make an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 10th. The plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards due to suspicion of a windshield crack. The plane landed safely. All 164 people aboard remained unhurt.... »

Southwest Airlines makes Emergency Landing in Nevada

Saturday, June 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines makes Emergency Landing in Nevada

Southwest Airlines flight WN-511 had to return and make an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada on June 8th. The Boeing 737-800, flying to Saint Louis, Missouri, had to return after the crew suspected its tyre had blown and something struck on its tail. The plane landed safely. No injuries were... »

Small Plane Crash-Landed in Reno

Thursday, May 26, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Cessna 182 plane crash-landed on McCarran Boulevard in Reno, Nevada, on May 24th. According to the FAA, the incident happened when the plane was attempting an emergency landing due to engine failure. No one was injured in the incident. The NTSB is investigating. Download article as PDF »

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