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American Airlines Plane Returns to Austin due to Odor in Cabin

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Austin due to Odor in Cabin

American Airlines flight AA-2575 made an emergency landing in Austin, Texas, on February 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Chicago, Illinois, but had to turn back after the crew reported an odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All 146 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dallas

Sunday, February 12, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in Dallas, Texas, on February 11th. Authorities said the pilot reported engine issues before the plane landed in a field near South Lancaster Road and Loop 12 in southeast Oak Cliff. There were 2 people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. The plane was... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Diverts to Lubbock Due to Foul Odor

Saturday, January 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spirit Airlines Flight Diverts to Lubbock Due to Foul Odor

Spirit Airlines flight NK-866 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lubbock, Texas, on January 4th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Los Angeles, California, to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, was diverted after the crew noticed a foul odor on-board. The plane landed safely. All 94 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in San Antonio

Saturday, December 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in San Antonio

American Airlines flight AA-9634 made an emergency landing in San Antonio, Texas, on December 13th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane took off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Plane’s Nose Gear Collapses on Landing in San Antonio

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Plane’s Nose Gear Collapses on Landing in San Antonio

SkyWest Airlines flight 5588 made an emergency landing in San Antonio, Texas, on December 4th. The plane took off from Houston, Texas, and was on final approach to Monterrey, Mexico, when the crew reported an unsafe gear indication and decided to divert. The aircraft’s nose gear collapsed upon landing in San Antonio. One passenger... »

Pilot Survives Crop Duster Crash in Texas

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
By George Hatcher

A crop duster airplane crashed in a field on a ranch in Coleman County, Texas, on the afternoon of November 12th. The pilot, who was the only person aboard, remained unharmed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Virgin America Flight Makes Emergency Landing at DFW Airport

Friday, October 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Virgin America Flight Makes Emergency Landing at DFW Airport

Virgin America flight VX-762 had to make an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on October 27th. The Airbus A319-100 plane was flying from to Dallas Love Field, Texas, to LaGuardia Airport, New York, when the crew decided to divert due to rudder issues. The plane landed safely. All 92 people aboard... »

Medical Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Dallas

Friday, October 28, 2016
By George Hatcher

A PHI Air Medical helicopter had to make an emergency landing at West Mockingbird Lane and Irving Boulevard in Dallas, Texas, on October 26th. The aircraft was on its way to pick up a patient when the pilot reported a possible fuel leak and decided to make an emergency landing. The helicopter landed safely.... »

United Express Flight Returns to George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Monday, October 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Express Flight Returns to George Bush Intercontinental Airport

United Express Flight 3888 had to return and make an emergency landing at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas, on October 23rd. The plane took off for Birmingham, Alabama, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported fumes in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

GoJet Plane Blows Tire on Landing in Austin

Saturday, October 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
GoJet Plane Blows Tire on Landing in Austin

GoJet flight UA-4540 blew a tire while landing in Austin, Texas, on October 12th. The plane was coming from Denver, Colorado, when one of the main tires burst during landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The incident resulted in minor damage to engine and flaps. Download article as PDF »

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