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Hawaiian Airlines Flight Returns to San Jose due to Mechanical Issue

By George Hatcher

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-43 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Jose, California, on March 7th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Honolulu, Hawaii, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed back safely. All 241 passengers and 11 crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashed near Hesperia Airport, CA

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Hesperia Airport, California, on March 7th. Authorities said the ultralight plane went down near the north end of the airport. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the accident. He was later identified as Robert Alexander, 55, of Hesperia, California. The incident is being investigated.... »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to Denver due to Severe Turbulence

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1296 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Denver, Colorado, on February 27th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from San Diego, California, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after it was hit by severe turbulence. The plane landed safely. There were 166 passengers aboard at the time; 2 of them... »

Los Angeles-Bound FedEx Plane Rejects Take Off From Honolulu

By George Hatcher

FedEx Federal Express flight FX-1814 had to reject take off from Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 24th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 plane was accelerating to take off for Los Angeles, California, when the crew rejected take off at high speed due to some issues. The plane returned to apron with a blown tire. Everyone aboard... »

Small Plane Crashed in San Diego County; 1 Killed, 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Ramona in San Diego County, California, on February 12th. The Cessna plane, carrying three people, was on an instructional flight when it went down on a mountainside. A 20-year-old woman was killed in the crash while two other people were injured. The plane was registered to American Aviation Academy.... »

Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

By George Hatcher

Swiss Global Air Lines flight LX-40 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, on February 1st. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after one of the engines shut down mid-air. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Small Plane Crashed Near Corona Municipal Airport; 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Corona Municipal Airport, California, on January 17th. The single-engine plane had just taken off from the airport when the pilot noticed some issues and attempted to make an emergency landing. There were two people aboard at the time; both were taken to hospital with moderate to severe injuries. The... »

Alaska Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Jose

By George Hatcher

Alaska Airlines flight AS-322 had to make an emergency landing in San Jose, California, on January 12th. The pilots declared an emergency after the crew noticed a white powder leaking from the cabin air conditioning vents and three of them reported feeling unwell. The Boeing 737-900 plane was flying from Seattle, Washington, at the... »

Swift Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at St. Louis Downtown Airport

By George Hatcher

Swift Air flight Q7-5017 had to return and make an emergency landing at St. Louis Downtown Airport, Illinois, on January 8th. The plane took off for Los Angeles, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The plane was... »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Los Angeles

By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines flight WN-3356 had to make an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on January 8th. The plane took off for San Francisco, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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  • Air crews shouldn't leave seatbelt sign on too long, says safety expert - Come to think of it, this could be true. https://t.co/xa7JDX4VkX
    about 13 hours ago
  • Air Canada Flight Returns to Montreal due to Engine Trouble https://t.co/jl5KV65EX3
    about 20 hours ago
  • U.S. Air Force Boeing 707 Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indonesia https://t.co/B8qu9cVkXQ
    about 20 hours ago
  • Bird-Hit Air Arabia Flight Diverts to Lucknow, India https://t.co/34D4rhjHrs
    about 20 hours ago
  • British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Frankfurt https://t.co/2FfQv4rJGZ
    about 20 hours ago