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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Flagler Beach, Florida

By George Hatcher

A small plane had to make an emergency landing in Flagler Beach, Florida, on August 20th. The 1968 Mooney plane caught fire after landing on the State Road 100 bridge. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. The FAA is investigating. Download article as PDF »

Myanmar Military Plane Carrying 122 People Crashes into Andaman Sea

By George Hatcher

A Myanmar military plane crashed into Andaman Sea near the city of Dawei, Myanmar, on June 7th. The plane, carrying one hundred and twenty-two people, had disappeared from the radar around thirty minutes after it took off from Myeik, Myanmar. Among the occupants were soldiers and their family members. Authorities said they have found... »

Small Plane Crashes Near Franklin Airport, VA

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Franklin Municipal–John Beverly Rose Airport in Virginia, on December 10th. The plane had just taken off from the airport when the pilot reported engine issues and decided to return. However, the aircraft could not make it back to the airport and went down around 100 yards off Route 258.... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cold Bay

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-288 made an emergency landing in Cold Bay, Alaska, on October 12th. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Shanghai, China, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after the crew received indication of a possible mechanical issue. The plane landed safely. All 100 passengers and 14 crew members remained unhurt. Download article as... »

Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi

By George Hatcher

Air India flight AI-460 made an emergency landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, India, on October 12th. The plane was flying from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India, when the crew declared an emergency due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely. There were more than 100 passengers and crew members aboard at... »

Air India Plane Returns to India after Engine Shut Down

By George Hatcher

Air India flight AI-247 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata, India, on July 19th. The Airbus A319-100 en-route to Kathmandu, Nepal had to return after the crew had to shut down on of its engines, mid-air. The plane landed safely. All 56 passengers... »

Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Ground Spoilers Problem

By George Hatcher

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-2250 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zurich Airport, Kloten, Switzerland, on July 7th. The Helvetic Fokker 100, en-route to Budapest, Hungary, was mid-air above Austria when the crew reported that ground spoilers were inoperative, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed uneventfully. All people... »

American Airlines Plane Diverts to Shannon Airport

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-141 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on June 16th. The Boeing 777-200, en-route from Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom, to John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was diverted after the crew reported a battery discharge issue. The plane landed safely. All 100 people aboard... »

Carpatair Plane Overruns Runway in Sweden

By George Hatcher

Carpatair flight 2N-4856 overran the runway after failing to stop before the end of the runway at Gallivare Airport, Gallivare, Sweden, on April 6th. The Fokker 100, flying from Arvidsjaur, Sweden, had landed on Gallivare’s runway when it could not stop and ended up with its nose gear on soft ground. The plane received... »

Bek Air Plane Lands without Landing Gear in Kazakhstan

By George Hatcher

Bek Air flight Z9-2041 had to make an emergency landing at Astana International Airport, Astana, Kazakhstan, on March 27. The Fokker 100, en-route from Kzyl-Orda to Astana, was on approach to the runway when the crew detected failure of the landing gear and went around for about 50 minutes before prompting the plane to... »

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July 2018
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  • WATCH: Passenger’s terrifying footage of Wonderboom plane crash https://t.co/zo1Lm9Y2rZ via @TheCitizen_News
    about 11 hours ago
  • Boeing exec says the 747 jumbo jet's future will be as a private jet https://t.co/DKK7b9iEsL
    about 11 hours ago
  • Lantana Airport flight instructor killed in Everglades plane crash https://t.co/FIeXUZbEGI
    about 14 hours ago
  • Air India Flight Diverts to Kolkata due to Smoke in Cabin https://t.co/Op02OmAIyo
    about 19 hours ago
  • Alaska Airlines Flight Diverts to Kansas City due to Loss of Cabin Pressure https://t.co/cRDevz736e
    about 19 hours ago