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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nicaragua

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-94 had to return and make an emergency landing in Managua, Nicaragua, on October 11th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Miami, Florida, when it suffered a bird strike. The crew continued takeoff but subsequently returned to Managua. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Plane Suffers Bird Strike Near Orlando International Airport

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1905 suffered a bird strike near Orlando International Airport, Florida, on October 12th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Charlotte, North Carolina, was on final approach to Orlando International Airport when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bogota

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-984 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Bogota, Colombia, on October 4th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Montevideo, Uruguay, to Miami, Florida, was diverted due to electrical issues. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

ShandsCair Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing due to Unruly Patient

By George Hatcher

A ShandsCair helicopter made an emergency landing at Belleview High School in Marion County, Florida, on October 4th. The pilot decided to make an emergency landing after a patient became aggressive and attacked the medical team mid-air. The aircraft landed safely. The 66-year-old male patient was taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center. Download article... »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Cargo Smoke Indication

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-62 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on October 4th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Small Plane Crashes in Ocala National Forest

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Ocala National Forest, Florida, on September 28th. Authorities said the plane went down in a densely-wooded area in the 7400 block of County Road 314A. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center. He was identified as Herb Francis Clark Jr., 71,... »

Small Plane Makes Belly Landing at Crystal River Airport, FL

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Crystal River Airport, Florida, on September 15th. Authorities said the plane experienced power loss and landing gear problems before making a belly landing at the airport. There were four people aboard at the time, including the pilot and three passengers. All of them remained unharmed. Download... »

Cayman Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Grand Cayman

By George Hatcher

Cayman Airways flight KX-200 made an emergency landing in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, on September 14th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Tampa, Florida, but had to return shortly afterwards due to problems with one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and twenty-eight people aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Lufthansa Flight Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

By George Hatcher

Lufthansa flight LH-464 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on September 8th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Orlando, Florida, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Miami

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1391 had to return and make an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on September 4th. The Boeing 757-200 plane took off for Saint Thomas, US Virgin Islands, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a “potential airspeed malfunction”. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

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