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Air Wisconsin Plane Diverts to State College due to Issues with Rudder

By George Hatcher

Air Wisconsin flight ZW-4245/ AA-4245 had to divert and make an emergency landing at the University Park Airport of State College, Pennsylvania, on May 3rd. The Canadair CRJ-200 flying on behalf of American Airlines was en-route from Philadelphia to Milwaukee, Wisconsin when it had to divert due to strange motions at high speed and... »

Brussels Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brussels

By George Hatcher

Brussels Airlines flight SN-255 had to return and make an emergency landing in Brussels, Belgium, on April 17th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download... »

Thomson Airways Plane Rejects Takeoff From Manchester

By George Hatcher

Thomson Airways flight BY-108 had to reject takeoff from Manchester, England, on April 16th. The Boeing 787-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Bridgetown, Barbados, when the crew noticed some problem and rejected takeoff at high speed. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Chicago O’Hare Airport

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-1270 had to make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, on April 14th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Jacksonville, Florida, was on final approach to Chicago when the crew went around reporting an issue with the flaps. The crew worked the checklists and subsequently landed at higher... »

Medical Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in New Mexico

By George Hatcher

A medical helicopter had to make an emergency landing at Kirtland Central High School, in Kirtland, New Mexico, on January 12th. The chopper was transporting a patient from Kayenta Health Center in Kayenta, Arizona, when the pilot received a low fuel indication and decided to make an emergency landing. The helicopter landed safely. The... »

United Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Flaps Issue

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-104 had to return for an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on January 1st. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a flaps issue. The plane landed safely at a higher than normal speed. All passengers and crew... »

Fedex Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

By George Hatcher

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-3021 made an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, in Chicago, Illinois, on December 14th. The plane was flying from Los Angeles, California, when the crew declared an emergency due to a slat disagree. The plane landed safely at higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-30 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on December 9th. The Boeing 767-300 plane was flying from Newark, New Jersey, when the crew declared an emergency due to a flaps issue. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Volaris Airlines Flight Returns to Guadalajara due to Control Problems

By George Hatcher

Volaris Airlines flight Y4-739 made an emergency landing in Guadalajara, Mexico, on October 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane departed for Mexico City, Mexico, but had to turn back after the crew reported control problems. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Trigana Air Service Freighter Plane makes Hard Landing in Indonesia

By George Hatcher

Trigana Air Service flight IL-7321 made a hard landing at Wamena Airport, Papua, Indonesia, on September 13th. The Boeing 737-300 freighter en-route from Jayapura, Indonesia, touched down at the runway very hard in a nose high position. The right main gear of the plane collapsed and it slid on its nose gear. All 3... »

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  • WATCH: Passenger’s terrifying footage of Wonderboom plane crash https://t.co/zo1Lm9Y2rZ via @TheCitizen_News
    about 11 hours ago
  • Boeing exec says the 747 jumbo jet's future will be as a private jet https://t.co/DKK7b9iEsL
    about 11 hours ago
  • Lantana Airport flight instructor killed in Everglades plane crash https://t.co/FIeXUZbEGI
    about 14 hours ago
  • Air India Flight Diverts to Kolkata due to Smoke in Cabin https://t.co/Op02OmAIyo
    about 19 hours ago
  • Alaska Airlines Flight Diverts to Kansas City due to Loss of Cabin Pressure https://t.co/cRDevz736e
    about 19 hours ago