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10 Injured After American Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-759 encountered turbulence near Long Island, New York, on August 5th. The Airbus A330-300 plane flying from Athens, Greece, was descending toward Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when it hit turbulence that injured ten people. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospitals. Download article as PDF »

Egypt Air Flight Returns to Saudi Arabia due to Smoke in Cockpit

By George Hatcher

Egypt Air flight MS-640 had to return for an emergency landing in Medina, Saudi Arabia, on August 4th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Cairo, Egypt, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All fifty passengers and ten crew members remained safe.... »

Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Narita International Airport due to Engine Problem

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-276 had to return and make an emergency landing at Narita International Airport, Japan, on June 7th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Detroit, Michigan, but had to turn back after the crew reported an engine problem. The plane landed back safely. There were three hundred and ten passengers and... »

Air Canada Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

Air Canada flight AC-868 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on December 24th. The plane flying from Toronto, Canada, to London, United Kingdom, was diverted after a 10-year-old girl had a cardiac arrest midair. The plane landed safely. The child was immediately taken to University Hospital Limerick where she was later pronounced... »

Indonesian Military Plane Crashed in Papua; 13 Killed

By George Hatcher

An Indonesian military plane crashed into a mountain in Papua province of Indonesia, on December 18th. The Hercules C-130 plane took off from Timika, Papua, and was preparing to land in Wamena, Papua, when it went down. There were 13 people aboard the plane, including 3 pilots and 10 passengers; all of them were... »

Plane Carrying Colombia’s Interior Minister Crash-Lands in Bogota

By George Hatcher

A plane crash-landed at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, Colombia, on October 28th. The Anti-Narcotics Police aircraft carrying 10 people, including Colombia’s interior minister Juan Fernando Cristo, was attempting to land at the airport when its landing gear failed. Everyone aboard remained safe. The plane was returning from Pereira, Colombia, at the time.... »

National Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Texas due to Mechanical Issue

By George Hatcher

A National Guard chopper had to make an emergency landing in a muddy field near Interstate 10, Baytown, Texas, on the evening of August 30th. The pilot had encountered a mechanical issue mid-air, which prompted him to land. The helicopter got stuck in the mud. No casualties were reported. Download article as PDF »

Sudanese Transport Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Saudi Arabia due to Technical Problem

By George Hatcher

A Sudanese transport aircraft had to divert and make a safe emergency landing at Al-Baha Domestic Airport, Al-Baha, Saudi Arabia, on August 25th. The Sudan bound Antonov 12 was mid air when it had to be diverted due to a technical problem in one of its engines. One of the plane’s tyres burst during... »

Airlander 10 Crashes During Test Flight in England

By George Hatcher

Airlander 10, the world’s largest aircraft, crashed during its test flight at Cardington Airfield, Bedfordshire, England, UK, on the morning of August 24th. The plane crashed during its second test flight after having been revamped. No injuries were reported in the crash. Download article as PDF »

Avianca Airlines Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence; 23 Injured

By George Hatcher

Avianca Airlines flight AV-965 had to make an emergency landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 4th. The Airbus A330-200 aircraft, flying from Lima, Peru, ran into severe turbulence that injured 23 people on-board. The plane continued for a safe landing in Buenos Aires, where the injured were given medical aid. Authorities confirmed that... »

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