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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

American Airlines flight AA-206 made an emergency landing at Lajes Field, Portugal, on February 16th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Milan-Malpensa Airport, Italy, was diverted after the crew noticed multiple system failures. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Qeshm Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
Qeshm Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Qeshm Air flight QB-1202 made an emergency landing in Mashhad, Iran, on February 16th. The plane flying from Tehran, Iran, was on final approach to Mashhad when the crew failed to fully deploy the landing gear. The plane subsequently performed a partial gear up landing. All one hundred and four people aboard remained unharmed.... »

Aerotrans Cargo Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher

Aerotrans Cargo flight ATG-4428 had to return and make an emergency landing at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, Germany, on February 15th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Baku, Azerbaijan, but had to turn back after an unidentified loud bang was heard on-board. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to Alabama After Engine Failure

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Diverts to Alabama After Engine Failure

American Airlines flight AA-5359 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Birmingham, Alabama, on February 15th. The plane heading from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, to Jackson, Mississippi, was diverted due to an engine failure. The plane landed safely. All fifty-two people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Korean Airlines Flight Returns to Japan due to Engine Issue

Saturday, February 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
Korean Airlines Flight Returns to Japan due to Engine Issue

Korean Airlines flight KE-2728 had to return and make an emergency landing at Kansai International Airport, Japan, on February 15th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Seoul, South Korea, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All two hundred and sixteen people aboard remained safe.... »

Yakutia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Saturday, February 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
Yakutia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Yakutia Airlines flight R3-498 made an emergency landing in Blagoveshchensk, Russia, on February 15th. The plane took off for Yakutsk, Russia, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an engine problem. The plane landed back safely. All thirty-one passengers and four crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

RUTACA Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Saturday, February 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
RUTACA Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

RUTACA Airlines flight 5R-310 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Barcelona, Venezuela, on February 14th. The Boeing 737-200 plane heading from Manuel Carlos Piar Guayana Airport to Simon Bolivar International Airport, Venezuela, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers... »

Indian Air Force Aircraft Crashes in Assam; 2 Killed

Friday, February 16, 2018
By George Hatcher

An Indian air force helicopter crashed in Majuli, Assam, India, on February 15th. The chopper took off from Jorhat air base and was on a routine sortie when it went down. There were two pilots on board at the time; both were killed in the crash. The cause of crash is under investigation. Download... »

JetBlue Flight Returns to Fort Lauderdale due to Engine Issue

Friday, February 16, 2018
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Returns to Fort Lauderdale due to Engine Issue

JetBlue flight B6-1675 made an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 13th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Kingston, Jamaica, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Fiji Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

Friday, February 16, 2018
By George Hatcher
Fiji Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

Fiji Airways flight FJ-7 had to return and make an emergency landing in Nadi, Fiji, on February 13th. The plane took off for Suva, Fiji, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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  • (9 of 10) Plane crashed on a mountain. The airport is in a valley. The charts https://t.co/oQHwWZOpte
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  • (8 of 10) Wikipedia already has a site up on the crash, but the crash will be under official investigation for a… https://t.co/DjSQVYhgSP
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  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
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  • (6 of 10) Weather hampered recovery efforts. Fog and a blizzard prevented local helicopter support. Aseman airline… https://t.co/FBdxVdN84N
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