AA Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
By George Hatcher
AA Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

American Airlines flight AA65 had to make an emergency landing at London’s Heathrow Airport, on February 23. Emergency was declared aboard the Boeing 767-300 aircraft after its windscreen cracked. The plane was heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to New York at the time. The plane landed uneventfully and no one was hurt. It is not... »

TransAsia Plane Returns to Songshan Airport

Monday, February 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
TransAsia Plane Returns to Songshan Airport

TransAsia flight GE507 returned and made an emergency landing at Songshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan, on February 21. The plane took off from Songshan Airport for Makung Airport in Penghu County but had to turn back immediately after the captain reported issues with signals involving torque. The plane landed back safely shortly after 1... »

Southwest Flight Makes Stop in Albuquerque Due to Medical Emergency

Monday, February 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
Southwest Flight Makes Stop in Albuquerque Due to Medical Emergency

Southwest Flight 947 had to make an unscheduled landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on the evening of February 20. The plane took off from Love Field in Dallas and was heading to Las Vegas when a passenger apparently had a heart attack. The flight attendants and a passenger physician helped the sick passenger until... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Former Edmonton City Centre Airport

Sunday, February 22, 2015
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Former Edmonton City Centre Airport

A small plane made an emergency landing at a closed airport in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on the afternoon of February 21. Edmonton authorities confirmed that the 2-seater glider plane had to make a hard landing at Edmonton City Centre Airport, due to mechanical issues. The pilot, who was the only one aboard remained unharmed... »

Thai Air Force Fighter Jet Crashes in Lopburi Province; Pilot Killed

Saturday, February 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
Thai Air Force Fighter Jet Crashes in Lopburi Province; Pilot Killed

A Royal Thai Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed in Khok Samrong district of Thailand’s central Lopburi province, at around 3 p.m. on February 20. The accident happened when the plane was participating in missile-launch training drill. According to Lopburi governor Thanakom Chongchira, “The pilot could not eject himself out of the plane in... »

Loganair Flight Diverts to Aberdeen due to ‘Unusual Smell’

Saturday, February 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
Loganair Flight Diverts to Aberdeen due to ‘Unusual Smell’

Loganair flight BE6891 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Aberdeen International Airport in Scotland, at around 10:45 a.m. on February 20. According to a statement released by the airline, “The captain of Flight BE6891, which departed Edinburgh International Airport at 09:25 this morning for Kirkwall with 20 passengers, one infant and... »

Navy Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Corpus Christi

Saturday, February 21, 2015
By George Hatcher

A Navy plane had to make an emergency landing at Corpus Christi International Airport in Corpus Christi, Texas, on February 20. The decision for emergency landing was made after the pilot reported fire in one of the aircraft’s engines. The plane landed safely and all 7 people aboard remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share... »

DHL Jet with Flammable Cargo Makes Emergency Landing in Cayman Islands

Friday, February 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
DHL Jet with Flammable Cargo Makes Emergency Landing in Cayman Islands

A DHL cargo plane made an emergency landing at the Owen Roberts International Airport in Cayman Islands, at around 10:35 a.m. on February 18. Authorities said the Boeing 757 plane was transporting flammable liquids from Miami to Costa Rica when one of its engines malfunctioned. The crew then shut down the faulty engine and... »

Spain-Bound EasyJet Flight Returns to Manchester Airport

Friday, February 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
Spain-Bound EasyJet Flight Returns to Manchester Airport

EasyJet flight EZY1877 had to return and make an emergency landing at Manchester Airport in England, on February 17. The plane took off from Manchester for Bilbao, Spain but had to turn back shortly afterwards due to smell of fumes in the cabin. The plane made an uneventful emergency landing and no one aboard... »

American Airlines Flight Lands in Emergency at Austin Bergstrom International Airport

Friday, February 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Lands in Emergency at Austin Bergstrom International Airport

American Airlines flight 1569 had to make an emergency landing at Austin Bergstrom International Airport, Texas, at 6:49 p.m. on February 17. According to the airline, the MD-80 aircraft was heading to McAllen when the crew sought permission for an emergency landing due to a “passenger medical emergency.” The plane, carrying 132 passengers and... »

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