Puerto Rico

Air Canada Plane Returns to Puerto Rico due to Engine Issues

Saturday, November 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Plane Returns to Puerto Rico due to Engine Issues

Air Canada flight AC-957 had to make an unscheduled landing in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on November 13th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Toronto, Canada, but had to turn back due to engine issues. The plane landed safely. There were 132 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Download... »

American Diverts To San Juan

Monday, January 28, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Jan 28, 2013, American Airlines Boeing 767 Flight 233 with 198 passengers and a crew of 13 was en route from Miami to Brazil when it developed an electrical odor in the cockpit. The pilots diverted to Puerto Rico and made a safe landing in San Juan at 5:08 p.m. The plane is... »

Cargo Flight lost in Lagoon in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Thursday, March 15, 2012
By George Hatcher
Cargo Flight lost in Lagoon in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Hector A Rivera What: Jet One Express Convair CV-340 en route from San Juan to St. Maarten Where: San Juan When: Mar 15th 2012 Who: 2 crew Why: On takeoff, the Corvair developed engine trouble. They consulted with ATC and decided to return to... »

Puerto Rico Plane Crash

Friday, January 9, 2009
By George Hatcher
Puerto Rico Plane Crash

What: LANCAIR IVP Fixed Wing Single-Engine Experimental class plane Where: AGUADILLA, PUERTO RICO When: 01/07/2009 Who: Only the pilot was aboard Why: On landing, the aircraft rolled, the nose gear collapsed. Download article as PDF »

Puerto Rican Crash Found

Sunday, December 7, 2008
By George Hatcher

What: Rockwell International 690B, took off from Tortola in the British Virgin Islands en route to the Puerto Rican capital Where: Puerto Rican rainforest fog-shrouded El Yunque mountain When: on Wednesday Who: Caribbean pilot Ken Webster owner of Websta’s Aviation Services Inc. in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. ; and two U.S. tourists Tracy... »

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