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Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Amsterdam Airport; No Injuries Reported

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-1284 crash-landed at Amsterdam Airport, Netherlands, on February 23rd. The plane was coming from Edinburgh, Scotland, when its right main gear collapsed during landing. There were 59 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. The aircraft suffered significant damage. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles International Airport

By George Hatcher

Turkish Airlines flight TK-183 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on February 23rd. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Havana, Cuba, was diverted due to a mechanical problem. The plane landed safely. There were 173 passengers and 13 crew members aboard at the... »

Small Plane Crashed Near Tweed-New Haven Airport, Connecticut; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Tweed-New Haven Airport in Connecticut, on February 22nd. Authorities said the Piper PA 38 plane went down in a nearby swamp immediately after taking off from the airport. There were two people aboard at the time; one of them was killed in the accident while the other one was... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cancun, Mexico, on February 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed back safely. There were 185 people aboard at... »

Eastern Airways Flight Rejects Take Off From Isle of Man

By George Hatcher

Eastern Airways flight BA-3287 had to reject take off from Isle of Man, on February 17th. The plane was accelerating to take off for London City Airport, United Kingdom, when the crew rejected take off due to an engine failure. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Two Injured after Small Plane Crashed near Centennial airport, Colorado

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Centennial airport in Colorado, on February 18th. Authorities said the plane went down in a parking lot at Belford Avenue and Peoria Street. There were two people aboard at the time; one of them was taken to a hospital while the other one was treated at the scene. The... »

Small Plane Crashed in Barrow County, GA; Two Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Barrow County Airport in Winder, Georgia, on February 16th. Barrow County Emergency Services Captain Scott Dakin said the airport employees spotted the wreckage while coming back after the lunch break. “When they came down the road they did see the plane in the wood line just along the road... »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at London City Airport

By George Hatcher

British Airways flight BA-4454 had to make an emergency landing at London City Airport, England, on February 17th. The plane flying from Rotterdam, Netherlands, was descending toward London City Airport when the crew reported smell of smoke on-board and declared an emergency. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Russia due to Engine Problem

By George Hatcher

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-552 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on February 15th. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Heathrow Airport, England, to Shanghai, China, was diverted due to an engine issue. The plane landed safely. All 186 passengers and 17 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

TAP Portugal Airlines Flight Returns to Lisbon due to Engine Problem

By George Hatcher

TAP Portugal Airlines flight TP-89 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lisbon, Portugal, on February 14th. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. There were 177 passengers and... »

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  • #Aviationsafety 2 people taking pictures on a runway were fatally struck by the wing of a landing plane. Chinipas Mexico.
    about 4 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety 6 die in Zimbabwe crash. Britten-Norman crashes into mountains.Minister of Transports brother dies.… https://t.co/KLHsdXpSkZ
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  • #Aviationsafety Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 diverts to Kahului over smoke in cabin. Passengers rebooked on another plane.
    about 4 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Birdstrike. LATAM Chile Airbus A321-200 encountered flock at Cordoba. Flight 18 minutes in the air. Safe landing.
    about 4 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Fedex MD-10 Memphis-Montreal could not retract gear after takeoff. Returned to Memphis to make safe landing.
    about 4 hours ago