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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... »

Air France Flight Diverts to Salt Lake City Due to Bomb Threat

Thursday, November 19, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Diverts to Salt Lake City Due to Bomb Threat

Air France flight AF065 made an emergency landing in Salt Lake City, Utah, on November 17. Authorities said the flight, en-route from Los Angeles to Paris, was diverted due to a bomb threat. The plane landed safely. None of the 497 passengers and crew members were harmed. The airline said, “Local authorities are carrying... »

Delta Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Utah after Bird Strike

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Utah after Bird Strike

Delta Airlines flight DL-1883 made a safe landing at Salt Lake City International Airport, Utah, on November 8. The Airbus A320-200, en-route from Las Vegas, Nevada, was hit by a bird on the runway. The plane taxied to the apron uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

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