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Four Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Blount County, Alabama

By George Hatcher

A Cessna 210 plane crashed in Hayden, Blount County, Alabama, on March 25th. Authorities said the plane was heading from Kissimmee, Florida, to Jackson, Tennessee, when it went down. Four people were killed in the crash, including a 45-year-old man, a 43-year-old woman, a 16-year-old boy, and a 14-year-old girl. They are believed to... »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-803 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Kentucky, on March 23rd. The plane took off for Orlando, Florida, but had to return shortly afterwards due to reports of a smoky odor in the cabin. The plane landed back safely. All 148 passengers aboard remained... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

By George Hatcher

Spirit Airlines flight NK-779 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Newark, New Jersey, on March 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was diverted after the crew noticed an odor on-board. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Lauderdale

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-1675 had to return and make an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Kingston, Jamaica, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with the brakes. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville International Airport

By George Hatcher

An American Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Jacksonville International Airport, Florida, on March 14th. The Boeing 737 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after a passenger spilled soda on an electronic device. The plane landed safely. All 149 passengers and 6 crew members aboard... »

Fort Lauderdale-Bound JetBlue Flight Hits Turbulence; 1 Injured

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-1020 encountered turbulence while descending toward Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was flying from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, when it hit turbulence that injured a passenger. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Pilot Survives After Small Plane Crashes into Tampa Bay

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the waters off Peter O. Knight Airport in Tampa, Florida, on March 12th. Authorities said the plane lost power immediately after taking off and went down in water. The pilot, who was the only aboard remained, remained unharmed. The incident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Plane Returns to Tampa after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-164 had to return for an emergency landing in Tampa, Florida, on March 8th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. There were 133 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.... »

Allegiant Air Plane Rejects Take Off from St. Petersburg, FL

By George Hatcher

Allegiant Air flight G4-890 had to reject take off from St. Petersburg, Florida, on March 4th. The plane was accelerating to take off for Fort Wayne, Indiana, when the crew rejected take off due to a maintenance issue. All passengers and crew members remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

JetBlue Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-1704 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 1st. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane flying from Cartagena, Colombia, was on final approach to Fort Lauderdale when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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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 20 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety 6 die in Zimbabwe crash. Britten-Norman crashes into mountains.Minister of Transports brother dies.… https://t.co/KLHsdXpSkZ
    about 20 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 diverts to Kahului over smoke in cabin. Passengers rebooked on another plane.
    about 20 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Birdstrike. LATAM Chile Airbus A321-200 encountered flock at Cordoba. Flight 18 minutes in the air. Safe landing.
    about 20 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Fedex MD-10 Memphis-Montreal could not retract gear after takeoff. Returned to Memphis to make safe landing.
    about 20 hours ago