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US Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Saturday, January 21, 2017
By George Hatcher

A US military helicopter made an emergency landing in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, on January 20th. The AH-1 attack helicopter was forced to land in emergency on Ikei Island due to a mechanical issue. The U.S. Marines Corps confirmed in a statement, “there was no damage to the aircraft and no injuries.” Download article as... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Alaska

Monday, October 31, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on train tracks in South Anchorage, Alaska, on October 30th. The pilot of the Cessna 185 plane said he was forced to make an emergency landing after the engine stopped working shortly after taking off from Flying Crown Airport, Anchorage. The pilot and his only passenger remained... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Sunken Meadow Park

Sunday, March 13, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Cessna 152 plane made an emergency landing at Sunken Meadow Park in Suffolk County, New York, on March 11th. The plane was on a training flight when its engine failed, forcing the pilot to land on the beach. There were two people aboard, including the instructor Robert Keleti, 61, and a student Bar... »

Malmo Aviation Plane Returns to Germany due to Gear Problem

Thursday, February 18, 2016
By George Hatcher

Malmo Aviation flight TF-9887 had to return for a safe landing at Cologne Bonn Airport, Cologne, North Rhine- Westphalia, Germany on February 13. The Avro RJ-100, heading from Cologne to Malmo, Sweden, was mid-air when the crew reported some problem with its gear, causing it to return. The plane landed safely. All people aboard... »

Two Kathmandu-Bound Flights Grounded due to Bomb Threat

Saturday, January 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Two Kathmandu-Bound Flights Grounded due to Bomb Threat

Two Kathmandu-bound flights were grounded just before takeoff from Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, on January 27. Authorities said the flights were grounded after the Jet Airways security office received a call saying there was a “bomb threat” to Jet Airways flight 9W 260 and Air India flight AI-215. There were... »

Helicopter Carrying Pennsylvania National Guardsmen Makes Emergency Landing

Saturday, January 23, 2016
By George Hatcher

An Army National Guard helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in a field near Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, on January 22. The Blackhawk helicopter was returning to Fort Indiantown Gap after a training flight when an engine chip warning light came on, forcing the pilots to land in emergency. There were 2... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ottawa Field

Thursday, January 21, 2016
By George Hatcher

A small Piper fixed-wing aircraft had to make an emergency landing in a field off Labette Road and Louisiana Road near Ottawa, Franklin County, Kansas, on January 19. It is believed that the pilot was forced to land in the field due to icy conditions. The plane landed uneventfully. There were two people aboard... »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Pennsylvania after Engine Shut-down

Sunday, November 8, 2015
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Pennsylvania after Engine Shut-down

American Airlines flight AA-1864 had to return and make an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport, Pennsylvania, on November 6. The Airbus A319-100, en-route to Charlotte, North Carolina, had to return due to high oil temperature, forcing the crew to shut one of its engines down mid-air. The plane landed safely. All 111 people... »

Bird-Hit Volotea Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

Sunday, October 25, 2015
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Volotea Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

Volotea Airlines flight V7-1230 had to make an emergency landing at Cagliari Elmas Airport in Italy, on October 22. The plane was flying from Venice when a large seagull struck it, forcing the crew to declare emergency. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Aer Lingus Plane Diverts to Cork Airport after Passenger’s Death Mid-Air

Monday, October 19, 2015
By George Hatcher
Aer Lingus Plane Diverts to Cork Airport after Passenger’s Death Mid-Air

Aer Lingus flight EI 485 was forced to make an emergency landing at Cork Airport, Cork, Ireland, on the afternoon of October 18. The Airbus A320-200, en-route to Dublin, Ireland, from Lisbon, Portugal, had to be diverted in emergency after a 24-year-old passenger “ran amok” and later died mid-air. The plane landed uneventfully. Among... »

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