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Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-136 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on May 24th. The Airbus A330-200 plane flying from Detroit, Michigan, was descending toward Amsterdam when the crew reported multiple engine stalls and wing anti ice faults. The emergency services were put on alert as the plane touched down. Everyone aboard remained safe.... »

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... »

United Airlines Flight Returns to O’Hare International Airport

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-972 had to return and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, on January 7th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Brussels, Belgium, but had to return shortly afterwards after right hand engine’s anti-ice systems failed. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Plane Flying Overhead Suspected after Chunk of Ice Smashes through Roof of Modesto House

By George Hatcher

An aircraft flying high over Modesto, California, is being suspected after a large chunk of ice crashed through a house on September 9th. According to the resident Monica Savath, she was with her family in the living room when they heard a loud bang. Upon checking, they found a hole in the garage’s roof... »

1 Killed, 2 Injured after Cessna Crashed in Central Wisconsin

By George Hatcher

A single-engine Cessna 182 crashed near Owen in central Wisconsin at around 11 a.m. on January 26. The plane, carrying the pilot, Mark Siegwart, 27, of Hammond, Indiana, Nathan Smoot, 41, of North Pole, Alaska and Martin Siegwart, 56, of Boon, Michigan, was flying from Hammond, Indiana when it went down. According to Clark... »

UTair Passengers Push Their Jet to Free it From Ice

By George Hatcher

The Passengers of a UTair flight had to push their jet at Igarka airport, Russia, after its brakes froze in minus 52C temperature. The incident happened on November 25, when the plane was scheduled to fly from Igarka to the regional capital of Krasnoyarsk, with 74 passengers aboard. According to the local transportation prosecutors, “Due... »

Transwest Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Icy Windshield

By George Hatcher

A Transwest Air plane had to make an emergency landing in Stony Rapids, Northern Saskatchewan, Canada, at around 8 p.m. on November 20. The Piper Navajo aircraft, which departed from Stony Rapids at around 7 p.m., faced heavy ice built up on the windshield during the flight to Fond-du-Lac. Authorities said the plane had... »

Flight Slides off Runway

By George Hatcher

On January 9, 2013, a Jazz Air flight operating as Air Canada Express–flying a de Havilland DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 made a safe landing at John G. Diefenbaker International Airport in Saskatchewan Canada. The plane was taxiing when it struck ice, and veered off runway into snow where it was mired, blocking the runway. The... »

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August 2018
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  • 3 Dead, 18 Injured in Poland Bus Crash https://t.co/eKYAL3pS2A
    about 8 hours ago
  • Lufthansa Flight Returns to Frankfurt with Cracked Windshield https://t.co/BwvEikMAo0
    about 8 hours ago
  • Small Plane Crashes in Maryland; 2 Dead https://t.co/JuX4ZLt7dJ
    about 8 hours ago
  • ASL Airlines Belgium Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Liege https://t.co/KQEZfxzyRD
    about 8 hours ago
  • 3 dead after plane crash near Fort Simpson, N.W.T., 2 survivors treated | CBC News https://t.co/aHwG7PekUQ
    about 1 day ago