Utah

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

  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Police say one person is dead following a plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
  • Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid-Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Authorities haven't confirmed whether the pilot of a small plane that crashed near Miami Executive Airport Sunday survived. plane crash Plane Crashes After Declaring Mid Air Emergency Near Miami Executive Airport. Emergency crews respond to a plane crash outside of Miami ...
  • One dead in plane crash near Miami Executive Airport
    One person died in a plane crash Sunday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade, Miami-Dade police said. An FAA statement said the pilot was the only person on the plane: “A Piper PA 60 aircraft crashed approximately one and a half miles west of the Miami Executive Airport today at 2:50pm. The pilot ...
  • 50th Anniversary of Otis Redding's death, crash in Lake Monona
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Musical historians say the story of soul music legend Otis Redding is a tragic one. Ironically, Redding didn't reach the height of his fame until after his death in a small plane crash outside of Madison, 50 years ago today. Archival information says it's unclear what went wrong during ...
  • One Person Dead Following Plane Crash in SW Miami-Dade
    Miami-Dade Police said one person is dead following a small plane crash in Southwest Miami-Dade. Rescue crews rushed to the site of a downed plane Southwest Miami-Dade County Sunday afternoon. The incident happened in the area of Southwest 121st Street and Southwest 157th Avenue.
  • Plane remains submerged after bodies recovered from Lake Harney crash site
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - The bodies of a pilot and two trainees were recovered Saturday evening from a plane that crashed into Lake Harney Friday, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Related Headlines. Plane crash in Lake Harney. Bodies recovered in Lake Harney plane crash, ...
  • Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast
    Inspector on plane crash off Sussex coast. Mar 30, 1:40 PM. 0:001:00. See more options Embed Code. Facebook twitter Google+ · Playlist Embed. You need to be logged in to post a comment ...
  • 2 dead after plane crashes into home and bursts into flames
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A single-engine plane with four people aboard crashed into a Clairemont home and burst into flames Saturday, killing two passengers and destroying the house, authorities said. The accident occurred about 4:35 p.m. when the Beech B36 Bonanza crash-landed in the baseball field ...
  • The Crown Recap: School Days
    But to his eye, Charles is growing up in the middle of ruinous luxury and he's spoiled by overindulgence. After all, Charles has parents! His sister didn't die in a horrible plane crash! He needs toughening up. The sad irony is that far from overindulgence, Charles is most in need of a parent to hug […]
  • Small plane plummets into San Diego house, killing two
    Two people were killed when a small plane crashed Saturday into a house in San Diego, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. in the city's Clairemont neighborhood, a few miles north of downtown, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Two of the four people aboard ...

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