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Virgin Australia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Canberra Airport

Thursday, November 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Canberra Airport

Virgin Australia flight VA-646 made a hard landing at Canberra Airport, Australia, on November 19th. The incident happened after the plane flying from Sydney, Australia, encountered wind shear. Authorities said the aircraft’s tail skid and the fuselage contacted the runway. No injuries were reported. Australia’s TSB is investigating. Download article as PDF »

Enter Air Plane Aborts Landing after Getting Caught in Crosswinds at Salzburg Airport

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Enter Air Plane Aborts Landing after Getting Caught in Crosswinds at Salzburg Airport

Enter Air flight E4-503 aborted landing at Salzburg Airport, Austria, on October 29th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was attempting to land in Salzburg amid heavy winds brought by Storm Herwart. However, as the plane was on very short final to the runway, it got caught in the crosswinds and touched... »

Transavia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Marrakesh Menara Airport

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Transavia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Marrakesh Menara Airport

Transavia flight HV-5753 made a hard landing at Marrakesh Menara Airport, Morocco, on October 10th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Amsterdam, Netherlands, was on final approach to Marrakesh when the crew aborted the approach due to gusting winds. The plane subsequently positioned for another approach but touched down hard. No injuries were reported.... »

Massachusetts-Bound Delta Airlines Plane Encounters Turbulence; 2 Injured

Friday, September 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Massachusetts-Bound Delta Airlines Plane Encounters Turbulence; 2 Injured

Delta Airlines flight DL-1843 made a safe landing at General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Boston, Massachusetts, on September 21st. The Boeing 737-900 flying from Salt Lake City, Utah, was mid-air when it encountered turbulence. Two people sustained altitude deviation injuries. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Plane makes Safe landing in Texas after Engine Fire Indication

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane makes Safe landing in Texas after Engine Fire Indication

United Airlines flight UA-801 made a safe landing at Austin–Bergstrom International Airport, Texas, on September 18th. The Airbus A319-100 flying from Houston, Texas, was about to land when the crew reported an indication of engine fire. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

JetBlue Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Saturday, September 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

JetBlue Airways flight B6-1038 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Boston, Massachusetts, on August 31st. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Austin, Texas, was on approach to Boston when a bird impacted it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Trabzon, Turkey

Saturday, September 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Trabzon, Turkey

Turkish Airlines flight TK-2828 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Trabzon, Turkey, on August 29th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Istanbul, Turkey, was on final approach to Trabzon when a bird impacted it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

LGW Plane’s Tire Bursts on Landing in Saarbruecken

Friday, September 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
LGW Plane’s Tire Bursts on Landing in Saarbruecken

Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter (LGW) flight AB-6478 blew a main tire upon landing in Saarbruecken, Germany, on August 29th. The incident happened when the plane was coming from Berlin, Germany. The plane safely taxied to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Argentina Flight Makes Safe Landing After Hail Strike

Thursday, August 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Argentina Flight Makes Safe Landing After Hail Strike

LATAM Airlines Argentina flight 4M-7570 made a safe landing after encountering hail near Las Termas Airport, Argentina, on August 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Buenos Aires, Argentina, was descending toward Las Termas Airport when it encountered a hail storm. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Salt Lake City

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Salt Lake City

Delta Airlines flight DL-2785 made a safe landing following bird strikes near Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 27th. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was on final approach to Salt Lake City International Airport when it suffered bird strikes. The plane continued for a safe landing.... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Breaking News: Small Aircraft En Route To New Providence 'Missing'
    #AVIATION officials confirmed on Wednesday the apparent disappearance of a small passenger aircraft, which departed Andros en route to New Providence shortly after 8am. #According to Delvin Major, director of the Accident Investigations Department in the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority, officials ...
  • Military plane crash kills three in Turkey
    ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – A Turkish army-owned CASA transport plane crashed on Wednesday killing two pilots and a technician who were on a training flight, the military said in a statement. The Spanish-Indonesian made CASA CN 235 took off before noon local time from a main ...
  • Student deaths rock the University of Pennsylvania
    It has been a rough year for me and my fellow peers at the University of Pennsylvania. In just 13 months, nine students tragically lost their lives in a variety of ways from suicide to a plane crash. Just a week ago, Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, was found dead, ...
  • Remains of WWII pilot to be buried in Millsboro
    Stanley Stegnerski, last seen in skies above Germany in 1944, soon will be laid to rest in Delaware. Second Lieutenant Stegnerski was a 25-year-old from Chester, Pennsylvania, and a member of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II Nearly a year and a half after his plane's crash site was ...
  • UPDATE: Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board continues their investigation of the crash of a small plane on a flight from Kansas to New Mexico. The fixed wing-single engine aircraft was unable to maintain altitude due to icing and crashed in a field approximately four miles southeast of Santa ...
  • 3 soldiers killed in Turkish military training plane crash
    ANKARA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A Turkish military CASA-type cargo plane on Wednesday afternoon crashed in the southern Anatolian province of Isparta during training exercises, killing three Turkish crew members. Turkish Armed Forces confirmed in a statement that two pilots and one technician were on ...
  • RC Plane Crash
    My brother and I flew my RC plane in Markeaton park and it crashed in the wind , ripping off the propeller and the tail. !
  • An airport security van leaves the site of a small plane crash...1 bild
    An airport security van leaves the site of a small plane crash in Saint-Geoirs, on January 5, 2013. Five people died when their private plane crashed a few moments after taking off from the Grenoble airport in southeastern France, local police said. AFP PHOTO / Jean Pierre Clatot.
  • Three Lives Lost As Military Plane Crashed In Turkey
    Three lives have been reportedly lost in a plane crash on Wednesday in southern Anatolia, Turkey. The transport plane was owned by the Turkish military. According to a statement by the Turkish army, the victims of the plane crash were all military personnel. The statement also revealed that the plane ...
  • Vince Gilligan On The Toughest Jams The 'Breaking Bad' Writers Put Walter White Into
    But then, if you're not being lazy with your storytelling, then it quickly dawns on you, “Well, it can't just be a plane crash out of the blue. That's not Drama 101. It needs to be something that the main character action's put into motion.” So you can't just have a plane crash unless Walter […]

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