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Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Charlotte After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-1591 had to return and make an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on February 24th. The plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia, but had to return shortly afterwards after it hit a flock of birds. The plane landed safely. All 122 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

2 Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Punjab, Pakistan

By George Hatcher

A two-seater trainer plane crashed in Punjab, Pakistan, on February 24th. The plane, belonging to Shaheen Air, went down shortly after taking off from a flight training school in Faisalabad, Punjab. There were 2 people aboard at the time, including the instructor and trainee pilot. Both of them were killed in the crash. The... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Omaha due to Unusual Odor

By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines flight 4378 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Omaha, Nebraska, on February 23rd. The plane heading from Denver, Colorado, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after the crew noticed an unusual odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All 140 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

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... »

Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Smoke in Cockpit

By George Hatcher

Avianca Airlines flight O6-6304 had to return for an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Recife, Brazil, but had to turn back after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All 156 people aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a... »

Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Frankfurt

By George Hatcher

Air Astana flight KC-921 made an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on February 23rd. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from Astana, Kazakhstan, was descending toward Frankfurt when the crew declared an emergency due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Glasgow

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-783 had to return and make an emergency landing in Glasgow, Scotland, on February 23rd. The plane took off for Birmingham, England, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All 46 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

ExpressJet Flight Diverts to Louisiana After Hydraulic Failure

By George Hatcher

ExpressJet flight EV-4114 had to divert for an emergency landing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on February 22nd. The plane flying from Houston, Texas, to Charleston, South Carolina, was diverted due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off From Sao Paulo

By George Hatcher

LATAM Airlines flight JJ-3264 had to reject take off from Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 22nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Belo Horizonte, Brazil, when the crew rejected take off reporting an engine fire indication. The plane was towed to the apron. All 131 passengers and 6 crew members... »

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    about 24 mins ago
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