Viet Nam

Air New Zealand Plane Returns to Ho Chi Minh City after Turbulence Injured 4

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Plane Returns to Ho Chi Minh City after Turbulence Injured 4

Air New Zealand flight NZ-268 had to return and make an emergency landing in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on October 9th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Auckland, New Zealand, but had to turn back after it experienced severe turbulence that injured 4 people. The plane landed uneventfully. The injured, including 3... »

Vietnam Airlines Plane Returns to Hanoi due to Engine Shut Down

Thursday, August 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vietnam Airlines Plane Returns to Hanoi due to Engine Shut Down

Vietnam Airlines flight VN-249 had to return and make an emergency landing at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi, Vietnam, on August 15. The Boeing 777-200 en-route to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, had to return due to engine problem. The crew had to shut its engine down mid-air. The plane landed safely. All 229... »

Vietnam Airlines Flight Diverts to Ho Chi Minh City

Saturday, June 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vietnam Airlines Flight Diverts to Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam Airlines flight VN-1201 made an emergency landing in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on June 21st. The plane, en-route from Hanoi to Can Tho, Vietnam, was diverted due to a crack in first officer’s windshield. The plane landed safely. There were 177 passengers and 7 crew members aboard at the time; all of... »

Vietnam Airlines Plane Returns to Hanoi after Losing Cabin Pressure

Sunday, February 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vietnam Airlines Plane Returns to Hanoi after Losing Cabin Pressure

Vietnam Airlines flight VN-227 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hanoi, Vietnam, on February 5th. The plane took off for Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, but had to return shortly afterwards due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All 137 passengers and 7 crew members remained unharmed. The airline... »

Vietjet Plane Makes Safe Landing at Noi Bai Airport after Bird Strike

Friday, October 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Vietjet Plane Makes Safe Landing at Noi Bai Airport after Bird Strike

Vietjet flight VJ-496 made a safe landing at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi, Vietnam, on September 30. The Airbus A320-200, flying from Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam, to Hanoi, was hit by a bird upon approaching the runway. The aircraft’s weather radar sustained damage while its radome was also reshaped due to the bird strike.... »

Crash Helicopter Crashes Killing 19 in Flames in Vietnam

Monday, July 7, 2014
By George Hatcher
Crash Helicopter Crashes Killing 19 in Flames in Vietnam

A helicopter exercise in Vietnam killed 19 of 21 people aboard on July 7, 2014 at 7:50 a.m. Vietnam People’s Army Air Force (VPAAF), Regiment 91 suffered a loss of 19 when the Mil Mi-171 helicopter engaged in a parachute training mission crashed near village 11 in Thach That district, Vietnam, managing to impact... »

No Mayday, then Gone

Saturday, March 8, 2014
By George Hatcher

I could speculate here about what caused the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, but that is all it would be: speculation. One can look at the type of plane, the weather, and various circumstances, but the truth is that the devil is in the details, and we just don’t know the details. The... »

Vietnam AIrlines lost Wheel

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
By George Hatcher
Vietnam AIrlines lost Wheel

A Vietnam Airlines ATR-72 with 45 aboard en route from Cat Bi to Da Nang developed problems landing in Da Nang. On landing, one of the plane’s two landing gear wheels was missing. No one aboard was injured. The passengers had already left the airport by the time techs discovered the front shaft of... »

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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  • A night in severe turbulence: 'the most terrifying journey I have ever experienced' https://t.co/VNx4weoSEd via @WWLTV
    about 5 hours ago
  • Bus Crash in Philippines Leaves 2 Dead, 26 Injured https://t.co/1N13kUH4Yd
    about 7 hours ago
  • 2 Killed, 2 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in San Diego https://t.co/h2efRVETMw
    about 7 hours ago
  • Lufthansa Flight Returns to Munich due to Battery Issue https://t.co/OAEzvfyYIF
    about 8 hours ago
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Diverts to Porto Santo Island https://t.co/qiTnOr4hMY
    about 8 hours ago