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Houston-Bound United Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 10 Injured

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Houston-Bound United Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 10 Injured

United Airlines flight UA-1031 encountered turbulence on the way to Houston, Texas, on June 20th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Panama City, Panama, when it hit turbulence that injured nine passengers and one crew member. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospitals. Download article as PDF »

U.S. Coast Guard Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Gulfport–Biloxi International Airport

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
By George Hatcher

A U.S. Coast Guard C-130 plane made an emergency landing at Gulfport–Biloxi International Airport, Mississippi, on June 20th. Airport authorities said the crew radioed in, saying that they needed to land at the airport due to smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. There were six people aboard at the time; all of... »

Ural Airlines Plane Overruns Runway at Koltsovo Airport, Russia

Saturday, June 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ural Airlines Plane Overruns Runway at Koltsovo Airport, Russia

Ural Airlines flight U6-261 overran runway while landing at Koltsovo Airport, Russia, on June 15th. The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Domodedovo International Airport, Russia, was attempting to land during heavy rain. The plane was carrying eighty-one people at the time; all of them remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Malaysia Airlines Plane Bursts Tire on Landing in Jakarta

Thursday, June 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Plane Bursts Tire on Landing in Jakarta

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 plane burst a tire on landing in Jakarta, Indonesia, on June 13th. The incident happened when flight MH-725 was coming from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The plane became disabled on the runway and was towed to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Caracas-Bound Venezolana Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff

Sunday, June 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Caracas-Bound Venezolana Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff

Venezolana Airlines flight VNE-222 had to reject takeoff from Maracaibo, Venezuela, on June 9th. The Boeing 737-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Caracas, Venezuela, when both nose tires burst, forcing the crew to rejected takeoff. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Kulula Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence near Cape Town; One Injured

Thursday, June 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Kulula Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence near Cape Town; One Injured

Kulula flight MN-111 encountered severe turbulence near Cape Town, South Africa, on June 7th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Johannesburg, South Africa, was on approach to Cape Town International Airport when it hit turbulence that injured a passenger. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

TAROM Plane Veers Off Runway at Chisinau International Airport, Moldova

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
TAROM Plane Veers Off Runway at Chisinau International Airport, Moldova

TAROM flight RO-207 veered off the runway while landing at Chisinau International Airport, Moldova, on June 4th. The incident happened when the plane was coming from Henri Coanda International Airport, Romania. There were 39 people aboard at the time; all of them remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Hungarian Fighter Jets Intercept Blue Air Plane After Loss of Communication

Friday, June 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Hungarian Fighter Jets Intercept Blue Air Plane After Loss of Communication

Blue Air flight 0B-405 was intercepted by two Hungarian fighter jets on May 31st. The Boeing 737-500 plane heading from Constanta, Romania, to Paris-Beauvais Airport, France, was intercepted after it lost contact with ATC in the Hungarian air space. The communication was subsequently restored and the plane continued for a safe landing in France.... »

Flybe Plane makes Safe Landing in England due to Engine Shut Down

Sunday, May 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane makes Safe Landing in England due to Engine Shut Down

Flybe flight BE-292 made a safe landing at Manchester Airport, England, UK, on May 26th. The de Havilland Dash 8-400 flying from Edinburgh, Scotland, was about to reach when the crew had to shut one of its engines down. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Military Jets Escort Hawaii-Bound American Airlines Plane

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Military Jets Escort Hawaii-Bound American Airlines Plane

A Hawaii-bound American Airlines plane was escorted by two fighter jets on May 19th. American Airlines flight 31 was heading from Los Angeles, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, when a passenger tried to break into the cockpit. The crew reported the disturbance, which prompted the Pacific Command to dispatch a pair of fighter jets for... »

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