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United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-1219 had to divert and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on January 14th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Denver, Colorado, to Lihue, Hawaii, was diverted after all toilets became full. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Flight Returns to Los Angeles due to Failure of Weather Radar

By George Hatcher

Qantas flight QF-16 had to return and make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on December 27th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Brisbane, Australia, but had to turn back due to failure of a weather radar. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

By George Hatcher

Air France flight AF-66 made an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on December 27th. The Airbus A380-800 plane flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, was descending toward Los Angeles when the crew received a low oil pressure indication for one of the engines. The crew subsequently shut down the faulty engine and... »

Aer Lingus Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

By George Hatcher

Aer Lingus flight EI-145 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on December 28th. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Dublin, Ireland, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted due to an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and sixty-two passengers and eleven crew members remained... »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Colorado Springs

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-1406 made an emergency landing at Colorado Springs Airport, Colorado, on December 21st. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Hawaiian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Jose

By George Hatcher

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-43 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Jose, California, on December 19th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Honolulu, Hawaii, but had to turn back due to failure of weather radar. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at SFO

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-779 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on December 18th. The Boeing 757-200 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to turn back due to indication of smoke in a lavatory. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and seventy-six people aboard remained... »

Three Injured After Small Plane Crashed in California

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a parking lot near Gillespie Field in El Cajon, California, on December 17th. Authorities said the pilot had reported engine issues, and was attempting to return to Gillespie Field when the plane went down and caught fire. Three people were injured in the crash, including the pilot and two... »

Philippine Airlines Flight Returns to Los Angeles due to Landing Gear Issue

By George Hatcher

Philippine Airlines flight PR-103 had to return and make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on December 11th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Manila, Philippines, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Oakland-Bound FedEx Express Flight Suffers Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

FedEx Express flight FX-540 suffered a bird strike near Oakland International Airport, California, on December 10th. The incident happened when the Boeing 767-300 plane flying from Memphis, Tennessee, was on approach to Oakland Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Breaking News: Small Aircraft En Route To New Providence 'Missing'
    #AVIATION officials confirmed on Wednesday the apparent disappearance of a small passenger aircraft, which departed Andros en route to New Providence shortly after 8am. #According to Delvin Major, director of the Accident Investigations Department in the Bahamas Civil Aviation Authority, officials ...
  • Military plane crash kills three in Turkey
    ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – A Turkish army-owned CASA transport plane crashed on Wednesday killing two pilots and a technician who were on a training flight, the military said in a statement. The Spanish-Indonesian made CASA CN 235 took off before noon local time from a main ...
  • Student deaths rock the University of Pennsylvania
    It has been a rough year for me and my fellow peers at the University of Pennsylvania. In just 13 months, nine students tragically lost their lives in a variety of ways from suicide to a plane crash. Just a week ago, Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, was found dead, ...
  • Remains of WWII pilot to be buried in Millsboro
    Stanley Stegnerski, last seen in skies above Germany in 1944, soon will be laid to rest in Delaware. Second Lieutenant Stegnerski was a 25-year-old from Chester, Pennsylvania, and a member of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II Nearly a year and a half after his plane's crash site was ...
  • UPDATE: Pilot injured after small plane crash on flight from Kansas to New Mexico
    SANTA FE — The National Transportation Safety Board continues their investigation of the crash of a small plane on a flight from Kansas to New Mexico. The fixed wing-single engine aircraft was unable to maintain altitude due to icing and crashed in a field approximately four miles southeast of Santa ...
  • 3 soldiers killed in Turkish military training plane crash
    ANKARA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A Turkish military CASA-type cargo plane on Wednesday afternoon crashed in the southern Anatolian province of Isparta during training exercises, killing three Turkish crew members. Turkish Armed Forces confirmed in a statement that two pilots and one technician were on ...
  • RC Plane Crash
    My brother and I flew my RC plane in Markeaton park and it crashed in the wind , ripping off the propeller and the tail. !
  • An airport security van leaves the site of a small plane crash...1 bild
    An airport security van leaves the site of a small plane crash in Saint-Geoirs, on January 5, 2013. Five people died when their private plane crashed a few moments after taking off from the Grenoble airport in southeastern France, local police said. AFP PHOTO / Jean Pierre Clatot.
  • Three Lives Lost As Military Plane Crashed In Turkey
    Three lives have been reportedly lost in a plane crash on Wednesday in southern Anatolia, Turkey. The transport plane was owned by the Turkish military. According to a statement by the Turkish army, the victims of the plane crash were all military personnel. The statement also revealed that the plane ...
  • Vince Gilligan On The Toughest Jams The 'Breaking Bad' Writers Put Walter White Into
    But then, if you're not being lazy with your storytelling, then it quickly dawns on you, “Well, it can't just be a plane crash out of the blue. That's not Drama 101. It needs to be something that the main character action's put into motion.” So you can't just have a plane crash unless Walter […]

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