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Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Salt Lake City

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Salt Lake City

Delta Airlines flight DL-2785 made a safe landing following bird strikes near Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 27th. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was on final approach to Salt Lake City International Airport when it suffered bird strikes. The plane continued for a safe landing.... »

Pilot Injured After Small Plane Crashes in West Jordan, Utah

Saturday, August 26, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in field in West Jordan, Utah, on August 24th. The plane went down shortly after taking off from South Valley Regional Airport. Authorities said it struck multiple power lines and sparked a small grass fire. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, sustained minor injuries. He was taken to... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Salt Lake City due to Cracked Windshield

Friday, July 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Salt Lake City due to Cracked Windshield

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4620 had to return and make an emergency landing in Salt Lake City, Utah, on July 11th. The plane took off for Burbank, California, but had to turn back due to a crack in captain’s windshield. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Salt Lake City

Friday, November 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Diverts to Salt Lake City

United Airlines flight UA-1584 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Salt Lake City, Utah, on November 16th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from San Francisco, California, to Newark, New Jersey, was diverted after the captain began to feel unwell. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane Safely Lands in Salt Lake City after Bird Strikes

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Safely Lands in Salt Lake City after Bird Strikes

Delta Airlines flight DL-2229 safely landed in Salt Lake City, Utah, after bird strikes on October 16th. The plane flying from Seattle, Washington, was on final approach when it was hit by several birds. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Salt Lake City after Bird Strike

Thursday, September 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Salt Lake City after Bird Strike

Delta Airlines flight DL-1606 had to return for an emergency landing in Salt Lake City, Utah, on September 20th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Austin, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards after a bird strike caused damage to one of the engines. The plane landed safely. There were 120 people aboard... »

Bird-Hit Compass Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Salt Lake City

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Compass Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Salt Lake City

Compass Airlines flight CP-6075 was hit by a bird in Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 21st. The plane flying from Los Angeles, California, was on final approach to Salt Lake City when a bird hit on its nose. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Delta Airlines Plane Struck by Lightning in Utah

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Struck by Lightning in Utah

Delta Airlines flight DL-2421 had to make an emergency landing in Salt Lake City, Utah, on May 21st. The Boeing 737-900 was flying from Phoenix, Arizona, when lightning struck it, causing minor damage to the nose cone. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Two Dead in Cedar Fort Cessna Crash

Monday, January 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Two Dead in Cedar Fort Cessna Crash

A twin-engine Cessna Citation Jet CJ1 owned by Donald L. Baker and his wife Dawn Hunter, crashed near Cedar Fort, Utah. Witnesses saw the airplane on fire and coming to pieces, and heard an explosion. The plane was due at Tucson but never arrived. Two unidentified bodies were recovered from a large debris field... »

FedEx Plane Returns to Salt Lake City International Airport

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
FedEx Plane Returns to Salt Lake City International Airport

FedEx flight 3606 had to return and make an emergency landing at Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah, on December 22. The plane took off for Indianapolis, Indiana, but had to return shortly afterwards due to indication of smoke in the cargo hold. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • 2 dead in western Wyoming plane crash
    KUTV in Salt Lake City, Utah, reports the plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and ...
  • Probable victims of plane crash near Utah border identified
    According to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office, in Wyoming, the plan is registered to William Patterson, with an Evanston, Wyoming address. The office said it is believed Michelle Patterson and William Patterson are the two people who were killed in the crash with no survivors. The county coroner, the ...
  • Iran Plane Crash
    The search for the Aseman Airlines plane that crashed in bad weather in Iran on Sunday continues, after earlier unconfirmed reports the aircraft had been fou...
  • Search for Iranian plane crash site halted
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 disappeared on Sunday morning in the Zagros mountains with 66 people on board. Updated Updated 1 hour ago. Iranian rescue teams were forced to suspend their hunt for a missing passenger plane for a second night on Monday as severe weather and hazardous ...
  • Cause of plane crash revealed
    National Transportation Safety Board investigators have made a preliminary report explaining what they believe caused a fatal plane crash near Oldenburg in December that killed pilot Dr. Louis Cantilena, 63, Potomac, Maryland; his daughter Dr. Amy Cantilena, 31, Potomac, Maryland; family friend Dr.
  • Iranian rescue teams search for plane wreckage
    Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV has reported.
  • Commercial Plane Crashes in Southern Iran, Killing 66 People
    Meteorologist Orelon Sidney explains how bad weather could have been the cause for a deadly plane crash in Iran. At a Glance. An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in southern Iran. All 65 people on board were killed in the crash. Foggy conditions were blamed for the crash into Mount ...
  • Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found
    Iran plane crash: Officials say plane crash has been found.
  • Rescue Team Finds Wreckage From Iranian Plane Crash
    A rescue helicopter flies over the Dena mountains, Iran, searching for wreckage of a plane. February 19, 2018.Ali Khodaei/Tasnim News Agency via AP. Trump's catch-22 with Iran and the Palestinians could blow up at Israel · Putin's Syrian dilemma: Back Israel or Iran? Not just a gimmick: Netanyahu's ...
  • 66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains
    Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 (local time) for the city of Yasuj, some 500km to the south, the airlines public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.

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