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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... »

Air India Plane Tyres Burst during Landing in Mumbai

Friday, March 18, 2016
By George Hatcher

Air India flight AI-630 burst two of its main tyres upon landing at Chhatrapati Shiva International Airport, Mumbai, India, on March 15. The Airbus A320-200, flying from Nagpur to Mumbai, had landed on Mumbai’s runway when the tyres burst during roll out. An emergency evacuation was initiated after the aircraft became disabled. There were... »

WestJet Plane Diverts to Boise due to Medical Emergency

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
By George Hatcher
WestJet Plane Diverts to Boise due to Medical Emergency

A WestJet plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Boise Airport in Idaho, on December 29. The plane, heading from Calgary, Canada, to Phoenix, Arizona, was diverted after a passenger fell sick mid-air. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to the hospital. The flight resumed shortly afterwards. Download article... »

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