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Fiji Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

By George Hatcher

Fiji Airways flight FJ-7 had to return and make an emergency landing in Nadi, Fiji, on February 13th. The plane took off for Suva, Fiji, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nigeria

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-55 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on February 13th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia, but had to turn back after the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane was evacuated upon landing. Five people sustained minor injuries during evacuation. Download... »

Jet2 Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Spain

By George Hatcher

Jet2 flight LS-857 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Bilbao, Spain, on February 12th. The Boeing 737-300 plane heading from Edinburgh, Scotland, to Malaga, Spain, was diverted after the crew received indication of an engine issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bermuda

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-973 made an emergency landing in Bermuda, on February 4th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed uneventfully. All two hundred and one people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Croatia Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff From Zagreb

By George Hatcher

Croatia Airlines flight OU-470 had to reject takeoff from Zagreb, Croatia, on February 2nd. The Airbus A319-100 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when the crew received indication of an engine issue and rejected takeoff. The plane slowed down safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

By George Hatcher

Air France flight AF-185 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on February 2nd. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Diverts to Amsterdam due to Cargo Smoke Indication

By George Hatcher

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-4314 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on January 30th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Paris Orly Airport, France, to Stockholm, Sweden, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

US Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

By George Hatcher

A US military helicopter made an emergency landing in Tonaki, Okinawa, Japan, on January 23rd. The AH-1Z Viper helicopter was on a routine training flight when the crew noticed a warning indication light and decided to make an emergency landing. Both crew members aboard the aircraft remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

AirBaltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

By George Hatcher

AirBaltic flight BT-222 had to return and make an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on January 18th. The plane took off for Riga, Latvia, but had to turn back due to indication of an open door. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Envoy Air Flight Returns to Toledo due to Smoke Indication

By George Hatcher

Envoy Air flight MQ-3434 had to return and make an emergency landing in Toledo, Ohio, on January 17th. The plane took off for O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a smoke indication. The plane landed back safely. All forty-six passengers and three crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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