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Cathay Pacific Flight Diverts to Seattle due to Adverse Weather Conditions

Monday, February 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Diverts to Seattle due to Adverse Weather Conditions

Cathay Pacific flight CX-888 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Seattle, Washington, on February 4th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Hong Kong, China, to Vancouver, Canada, was diverted due to adverse weather conditions in Vancouver. The plane landed safely. All 155 passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Seattle due to Smoke in Cabin

Friday, December 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Seattle due to Smoke in Cabin

Delta Airlines flight DL-2215 made an emergency landing in Seattle, Washington, on December 20th. The Boeing 757-200 plane was heading to Honolulu, Hawaii, when the crew noticed smoke in the cabin and decided to return. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

All Nippon Airways Flight Returns to Everett, WA

Thursday, October 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
All Nippon Airways Flight Returns to Everett, WA

All Nippon Airways flight NH-9397 had to return for an emergency landing in Everett, Washington, on October 25th. The Boeing 787-900 plane took off for Tokyo, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport

Thursday, October 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport

Delta Airlines flight 17 had to make an emergency landing at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, Washington, on October 26th. The plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to turn back after an indicator light went off. The plane landed safely at Sea-Tac Airport where the fire trucks hosed down the brakes with water.... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Seattle

Friday, October 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Seattle

Southwest Airlines flight WN-441 had to return and make an emergency landing in Seattle, Washington, on October 19th. The Boeing 737-300 plane took off for Phoenix, Arizona, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement... »

Passengers Safely Rescued in Float Plane Crash over San Juan Islands

Sunday, October 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Passengers Safely Rescued in Float Plane Crash over San Juan Islands

A Kenmore Air float plane crashed in the waters of San Juan Islands, Lopez Island, Washington, on September 30th. The De Havilland Turbine Beaver took off from Seattle and crashed forty five minutes later. All 4 people onboard survived with non-life threatening injuries. The pilot and three passengers were rescued and transported to hospital.... »

Horizon Air Flight Returns to Spokane due to Landing Gear Issue

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Horizon Air Flight Returns to Spokane due to Landing Gear Issue

Horizon Air flight QX-327 had to return and make an emergency landing in Spokane, Washington, on September 19th. The plane took off for Seattle, Washington, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 73 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Hawaiian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Seattle

Monday, July 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Hawaiian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Seattle

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-21 made an emergency landing in Seattle, Washington, on July 24th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Honolulu, Hawaii, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported an issue with windshield heating. The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Reagan National Airport Near Miss

Thursday, August 2, 2012
By George Hatcher
Reagan National Airport Near Miss

What: US Airways en route from Washington What: US Airways en route from Washington What: US Airways en route to Washington Where: Reagan National Airport, Washington When: July 31, 2012 2:00 pm Who: 192 aboard Why: One US Airways plane had been rerouted into Washington’s Reagan international airport. Its route had been changed in... »

Philadelphia Bound Canadair CRJ Hops to Dulles with Mechanical Issues

Monday, March 12, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: US Airways Express flight 3650 Canadair CRJ (CRJ) en route from Washington to Philadelphia Where: Washington DC When: March 12, 2012 2:20 pm Who: 3 crew, 29 passengers Why: After takeoff from Ronald Reagan National Airport, a warning light indicated problems. Pilots diverted to Dulles where they made a safe landing with emergency... »

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