Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Daytona Beach International Airport

Friday, March 31, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Daytona Beach International Airport, Florida, on March 30th. It is believed that the twin-engine Piper Aztec plane declared an emergency due to a landing gear issue. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them... »

Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Thursday, March 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Cathay Dragon flight KA-622 had to return for an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on March 28th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Hangzhou, China, but had to turn back due to an aft cargo smoke indication. The plane landed back uneventfully. All 219 passengers aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a... »

Lineas Aereas Suramericanas Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Bogota

Thursday, March 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lineas Aereas Suramericanas Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Bogota

A Lineas Aereas Suramericanas plane had to return and make an emergency landing in Bogota, Colombia, on March 28th. The Boeing 727-200 plane took off for Leticia, Colombia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share... »

Bird-Hit ANA Plane Makes Safe Landing in San Jose

Thursday, March 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit ANA Plane Makes Safe Landing in San Jose

All Nippon Airways flight NH-172 made a safe landing following bird strikes near San Jose, California, on March 26th. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Tokyo, Japan, was on final approach to San Jose when it received multiple bird strikes. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook... »

Air Transat Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Thursday, March 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Transat Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Air Transat flight TS-103 made an emergency landing in Montreal, Canada, on March 26th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Orlando, Florida, was descending toward Montreal when it lost cabin pressure, prompting the deployment of oxygen masks. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were 102 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at... »

Peruvian Airlines Plane Catches Fire after Veering Off Runway in Jauja, Peru

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Peruvian Airlines Plane Catches Fire after Veering Off Runway in Jauja, Peru

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-112 caught fire after it veered off the runway at Francisco Carle Airport in Jauja, Peru, on March 28th. The Boeing 737-300 plane was coming from Lima, Peru, when it skidded off the runway and burst into flames. The airline said all 141 people aboard were safely evacuated and none of... »

Fedex Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Memphis

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fedex Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Memphis

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-130 had to return and make an emergency landing in Memphis, Tennessee, on March 28th. The plane took off for Montréal–Mirabel International Airport, Canada, but had to turn back after the crew reported an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook... »

LATAM Airlines Flight Returns to Argentina After Bird Strike

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Flight Returns to Argentina After Bird Strike

LATAM Airlines flight LA-487 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cordoba, Argentina, on March 27th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Santiago, Chile, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All 220 people aboard remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on... »

Taban Air Plane’s Landing Gear Collapses in Ardabil, Iran

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Taban Air Plane’s Landing Gear Collapses in Ardabil, Iran

Taban Air flight HH-6243 suffered a gear collapse during landing at Ardabil Airport, Iran, on March 27th. The Boeing 737-400 plane was coming from Mashhad, Iran, when its right hand main gear collapsed. There were 163 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. The plane sustained considerable damage. Recommend on Facebook... »

Plane Crash Near Zimbabwe-Mozambique Border Kills 6

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the Vumba Mountains in Zimbabwe, on March 27th. The plane was heading from Beira, Mozambique, to Mutare, Zimbabwe when it went down. There were 6 people aboard, including 2 crew members and 4 passengers; all of them were killed in the crash. The accident is being investigated. Recommend on... »

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