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American Airlines First Officer Dies During Landing in Albuquerque

Friday, March 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines First Officer Dies During Landing in Albuquerque

American Airlines flight AA-1353 made an emergency landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on March 29th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas, was on final approach when the captain declared a medical emergency saying, “We’ve got an issue with one of the pilots.” The plane continued for a safe landing. Emergency services... »

Four Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Blount County, Alabama

Monday, March 27, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Cessna 210 plane crashed in Hayden, Blount County, Alabama, on March 25th. Authorities said the plane was heading from Kissimmee, Florida, to Jackson, Tennessee, when it went down. Four people were killed in the crash, including a 45-year-old man, a 43-year-old woman, a 16-year-old boy, and a 14-year-old girl. They are believed to... »

South Sudan Supreme Airlines Collision with Fire TRuck

Monday, March 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
South Sudan Supreme Airlines Collision with Fire TRuck

A passenger flight from Juba to Wau in the South Sudan landed, “missed the line,” and colliding with a fire truck. Seven or eighteen may have survived to be hospitalized but media reports vary wildly, from no injured to no survivors. Seven to eighteen people were reported hospitalized. Forty passengers and five crew were... »

ExpressJet Flight Diverts to Louisiana After Hydraulic Failure

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
ExpressJet Flight Diverts to Louisiana After Hydraulic Failure

ExpressJet flight EV-4114 had to divert for an emergency landing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on February 22nd. The plane flying from Houston, Texas, to Charleston, South Carolina, was diverted due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Two Injured after Small Plane Crashed near Centennial airport, Colorado

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Centennial airport in Colorado, on February 18th. Authorities said the plane went down in a parking lot at Belford Avenue and Peoria Street. There were two people aboard at the time; one of them was taken to a hospital while the other one was treated at the scene. The... »

Pegasus Airlines and UTAir Plane Escape Collision in Russia

Monday, November 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines and UTAir Plane Escape Collision in Russia

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-884 and UTAir flight UT-561 receive and follow TCAS resolution advisories and escaped collision at Domodedovo International Airport, Moscow Oblast, Russia, on November 2nd. The Boeing 737-800 (Pegasus Airlines) en-route from Turkey to Russia, was about to land maintaining FL-120 route, however, it descended to FL-110. The Boeing 737-500 (UTAir) was... »

4 Killed after Cargo Plane Crashed in Indonesia

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By George Hatcher

A cargo plane crashed in Papua province of Indonesia, on October 31st. The plane took off from Timika, Papua, and was heading to Ilaga, Papua, when it went down. All four people aboard the plane were killed in the crash. The National Transportation Safety Committee is investigating. Download article as PDF »

One Passenger Injured after Eurolot Plane Makes Hard Landing in Poland

Friday, October 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
One Passenger Injured after Eurolot Plane Makes Hard Landing in Poland

Eurolot flight LO-3815 made an hard landing in Gdansk, Poland, on October 5th. The plane flying from Warsaw, Poland, was in landing flare when a wind gust caused it to touch down hard on the runway. The plane taxied to the apron without further incident. One passenger was taken to hospital with minor injuries.... »

Eastern Airways Plane Diverts to Manchester

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Eastern Airways Plane Diverts to Manchester

Eastern Airways flight T3-9625 made an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on July 24th. The plane heading from Newcastle, England, to Geneva, Switzerland, was diverted due to indication of an engine malfunction. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. A replacement plane was arranged for the passengers. Download article as PDF »

Polar Air Cargo Plane Returns to Hong Kong due to Fire Warning

Monday, May 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Polar Air Cargo Plane Returns to Hong Kong due to Fire Warning

Polar Air Cargo flight PO-654 made an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on May 13th. The Boeing 747-400 freighter plane, en-route to Seoul, South Korea, had to turn back due to a cargo hold fire warning. The plane landed uneventfully. All crew members aboard remained safe. No evidence of fire was found upon... »

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