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United Airlines Plane Diverts to Ireland due to Engine Problem

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-125 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, County Clare, Ireland, on July 20th. The Boeing 767-300 flying from Athens, Greece, Newark, New Jersey, had to divert due to a problem with one of its engines. The plane landed safely. All 199 passengers and 12 crew members... »

My Indo Airlines Plane makes Hard Landing in Indonesia due to Tyres Burst

By George Hatcher

A My Indo Airlines’ freight flight made a hard landing at Wamena Airport, Papua, Indonesia, on July 1st. The Boeing 737-200 flying from Jayapura, Indonesia, rolled out after landing on the runway, and turned around to the backtrack due to tyres burst. The plane was carrying 4 crew members, and 12 tons of fuel... »

PAL Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Australia due to Problem with Landing Gear

By George Hatcher

PAL Philippine Airlines flight PR-212 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport, Australia, on April 23rd. The Airbus A340-300 en-route to Manila, Philippines, had to return after the captain failed to retract its landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 220 passengers and 12 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dallas

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in Dallas, Texas, on February 11th. Authorities said the pilot reported engine issues before the plane landed in a field near South Lancaster Road and Loop 12 in southeast Oak Cliff. There were 2 people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. The plane was... »

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-946 had to divert for an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on January 20th. The plane flying from Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was diverted after the captain became unconscious. The plane, carrying 82 passengers and 12 crew members, landed safely. The captain was rushed to a... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Sauk County

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing on U.S. Highway 12 in Sauk County, Wisconsin, on December 28th. The pilot, Stephan Arnold, 69, of Madison, was forced to land on the highway after the plane lost power. The pilot and his only passenger remained unharmed. The plane was flying from Sauk-Prairie Airport in Prairie... »

Ethiopian Airlines Flight Diverts to Lahore due to Suspected Fuel Leak

By George Hatcher

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET-605 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on November 8th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Beijing, China, to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, was diverted due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 335 passengers and 12 crew members aboard at the time;... »

Helicopter Crash in Kenya Leaves 4 Injured

By George Hatcher

A 12-seater helicopter crashed at the National Youth Service (NYS) engineering institute near Mathare, Nairobi, Kenya, on September 8th. The helicopter carrying 4 people was on routine patrol when it developed a mechanical problem. All 4 people suffered non-life threatening injuries in the crash. The injured were taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Plane Diverts to Ireland due to Severe Turbulence

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-880 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, County Clare, Republic of Ireland, on August 31st. The Boeing 767-300 en-route from Houston, Texas, to London, England, encountered severe turbulence over Atlantic Ocean, prompting the crew to divert. At least 12 passengers and 2 crew members suffered minor... »

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... »

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  • Air Busan Plane Diverts to Tokyo due to Engine Shut Down https://t.co/5nouuxTfUk
    about 2 hours ago
  • Air France Plane Returns to Germany due to Problem in Positioning System https://t.co/StkwDIXGdn
    about 2 hours ago
  • British Airways Plane Returns to Singapore after Engine Failure https://t.co/UfDMBvKbkO
    about 2 hours ago
  • KLM Plane Returns to California due to Low Oil Pressure https://t.co/uLlu7NK2fo
    about 2 hours ago
  • Woman angry after plane romance video goes viral https://t.co/ZdKET4AqtT via @ABC13Houston
    about 18 hours ago