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Saratov Airlines Plane Overruns Runway in Russia

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Saratov Airlines Plane Overruns Runway in Russia

A Saratov Airlines plane overran the end of runway while landing in Ufa, Russia, on February 20th. The incident happened when flight 6W-9548 flying from Novy Urengoy, Russia, was attempting to land during a snowstorm. All 50 passengers and 7 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Maldivian Airlines Plane Suffers Tail Strike While Landing in Maldives

Monday, February 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Maldivian Airlines Plane Suffers Tail Strike While Landing in Maldives

A Maldivian Airlines plane struck its tail onto runway while landing in Kooddoo Island, Maldives, on February 18th. The incident happened when the plane was performing flight Q2-160 from Kadhdhoo, Maldives. The plane taxied to apron without further incident. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Fighter Jets Intercept Jet Airways Plane After Loss of Communication

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Intercept Jet Airways Plane After Loss of Communication

Jet Airways flight 9W-118 was intercepted by two fighter planes due to loss of communication on February 16. The Boeing 777-300 plane was heading from Mumbai, India, to London, England, when it lost communication with the ATC. Two fighter jets intercepted the aircraft and subsequently, the communication was restored. The plane continued for a... »

Bird-Hit Aerolineas Argentinas Plane Makes Safe Landing in Argentina

Friday, February 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Aerolineas Argentinas Plane Makes Safe Landing in Argentina

Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR-1476 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Tucuman, Argentina, on February 13th. The plane flying from Buenos Aires, Argentina, was on approach to Tucuman Airport, Argentina, when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 130 passengers and 7 crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, February 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1495 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 7th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Dallas Love Field, Texas, was on final approach to Fort Lauderdale when one of the engines ingested a bird. The plane continued for safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.... »

Garuda Plane Veers off Runway in Indonesia

Sunday, February 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Garuda Plane Veers off Runway in Indonesia

Garuda flight GA-258 made a hard landing at Adisutjipto International Airport, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on February 1st. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Jakarta, Indonesia, veered off the runway upon landing and stopped with all gears. The aircraft was damaged. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on U.S. 31 in Indiana

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at U.S. Highway 31 in Howard County, Indiana, on January 31st. The plane flying from Brownsburg, Indiana, was forced to land on the highway due to a mechanical issue. No injuries were reported. The incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

PIA Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Monday, January 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
PIA Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-719 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Milan, Italy, on January 28th. The Boeing 777-300 plane flying from Lahore, Pakistan, was on approach to Milan–Malpensa Airport when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were 125 passengers aboard at the time; all... »

Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Jackson

Sunday, January 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Jackson

Delta Airlines flight DL-1411 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Jackson, Mississippi, on January 26th. The plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, was on approach to Jackson when a bird hit it. The crew continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Lightning Strike

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Lightning Strike

Delta Airlines flight DL-1201 made a safe landing following a lightning strike in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 21st. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Boston, Massachusetts, was descending toward Atlanta when it experienced a lightning strike on the nose. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

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