Air France Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, November 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air France flight AF-178 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on November 4th. The Airbus A380-800 plane heading from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to Mexico City, Mexico, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to University Hospital Limerick. A subsequent inspection... »

Small Plane Crashes in Alva, Oklahoma; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

Sunday, November 5, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Alva, Oklahoma, on November 4th. The plane, performing a teaching flight, was approaching the Alva Regional Airport when it experienced a mechanical failure and went down. The instructor David Chael, 61, was killed in the crash. The student Cortney Washburn, 39, was injured and was rushed to a hospital.... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Florida Highway

Sunday, November 5, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 4 in Seminole County, Florida, on November 3rd. Authorities said the pilot decided to land on the highway due to mechanical issues with the plane. No injuries were reported. The plane was heading from DeLand to Orlando Executive Airport, Florida, at the time. Recommend on... »

1 Killed, 1 Injured after Small Plane Crashed in Idaho

Sunday, November 5, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Owyhee County, Idaho, on November 3rd. The plane was carrying two people when it went down. The pilot Dean Hilde, 56, was killed in the crash. His passenger Gerald Bublitz, 42, sustained serious injuries and was flown to a hospital. The FAA is investigating. Recommend on Facebook Share on... »

Air New Zealand Plane Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Saturday, November 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Plane Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Air New Zealand flight NZ-402 had to reject takeoff from Wellington, New Zealand, on November 3rd. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Auckland, New Zealand, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. All one hundred and forty-eight people aboard remained uninjured.... »

Transavia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Saturday, November 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Transavia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Transavia flight HV-6531 had to make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on November 3rd. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Eindhoven, Netherlands, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted after both autopilots failed. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin Tweet... »

Japan Airlines Flight Returns to Fukuoka After Bird Strike

Saturday, November 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Japan Airlines Flight Returns to Fukuoka After Bird Strike

Japan Airlines flight JL-3513 had to return and make an emergency landing in Fukuoka, Japan, on November 2nd. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Sapporo, Japan, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back uneventfully. There were one hundred and seventy-five people aboard at the time; all... »

Perimeter Aviation Plane Veers Off Runway at Thompson Airport, Canada

Saturday, November 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Perimeter Aviation Plane Veers Off Runway at Thompson Airport, Canada

Perimeter Aviation flight PAG-959 veered off runway at Thompson Airport, Manitoba, Canada, on November 2nd. The plane flying from Gods River, Manitoba, Canada, was descending toward Thompson Airport when the crew reported a low engine oil indication. The plane subsequently landed but skidded off the runway. There were two crew members aboard at the... »

Aer Lingus Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Friday, November 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aer Lingus Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Aer Lingus flight EI-712 made an emergency landing in Cork, Ireland, on November 2nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Heathrow Airport, England, but had to return shortly afterwards due to smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google... »

ANA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Friday, November 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
ANA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

All Nippon Airways flight NH-924 had to return and make an emergency landing in Guangzhou, China, on November 2nd. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Tokyo, Japan, but had to turn back after mist appeared in the cockpit and the cabin. The plane landed safely. There were one hundred and sixty-three passengers and... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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