Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Los Angeles due to Smoke in Cockpit

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Los Angeles due to Smoke in Cockpit

Southwest Airlines flight WN-2799 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on May 13th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from San Diego, California, to Las Vegas, Nevada, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All sixty-eight people aboard remained unharmed. Recommend on... »

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue flight B6-517 had to return and make an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 13th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Mexico City, Mexico, but had to turn back due to the failure of weather radar. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on... »

Qeshm Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Weather Radar Failure

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
Qeshm Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Weather Radar Failure

Qeshm Air flight QB-1227 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bandar Abbas, Iran, on May 12th. The plane took off for Dasht-e Naz Airport, Iran, but had to turn back due to the failure of weather radar. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook... »

PIA Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
PIA Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-588 made an emergency landing in Bahawalpur, Pakistan, on May 12th. The plane flying from Karachi, Pakistan, was on final approach to Bahawalpur when the crew went around and reported an engine fire indication. The plane subsequently landed safely on second approach. All forty-one people aboard remained safe. Recommend on Facebook... »

Regional Express Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Adelaide

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
Regional Express Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Adelaide

Regional Express Airlines flight ZL-4768 made an emergency landing in Adelaide, Australia, on May 12th. The plane flying from Kingscote, Australia, was on final approach to Adelaide when the crew went around and reported a hydraulic issue. The plane subsequently landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on... »

Thai Lion Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chiang Mai

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
Thai Lion Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chiang Mai

Thai Lion Air flight SL-515 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on May 12th. The plane took off for Bangkok, Thailand, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and sixty-nine people aboard... »

Martinair Plane Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Monday, May 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Martinair Plane Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Martinair flight MP-7342 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on May 12th. The Boeing 747-400 freighter plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google... »

Small Plane Crashes in Jacksonville, Alabama; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

Monday, May 14, 2018
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Jacksonville, Alabama, on May 12th. The Beech BE-35 plane was carrying two people when it went down in a wooded area off Whites Gap Road. The pilot was injured and was taken to a hospital. His passenger Stefanie Fasselin, 27, who is believed to be his daughter, was killed.... »

Avior Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Fuel System Problem

Monday, May 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Avior Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Fuel System Problem

Avior Airlines flight 9V-1226 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on May 11th. The plane heading from Caracas, Venezuela, to Miami, Florida, was diverted due to an issue with the fuel system. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google... »

South African Express Flight Returns to Cape Town due to Engine Issue

Monday, May 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
South African Express Flight Returns to Cape Town due to Engine Issue

South African Express flight XZ-1375 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cape Town, South Africa, on May 11th. The plane took off for Port Elizabeth, South Africa, but had to turn back due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on... »

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    about 37 mins ago
  • JetBlue Flight Returns to Buffalo After Bird Strike https://t.co/ORF7Bmqj5n
    about 22 hours ago
  • Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan https://t.co/KPFQMO6Lfr
    about 22 hours ago
  • Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at DFW Airport https://t.co/hh9B1f4mGK
    about 22 hours ago
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    about 22 hours ago