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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at RDU Airport

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight 3356 made an emergency landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, on April 26th. The plane was coming from Dallas, Texas, when an indicator light went off, prompting the crew to declare an emergency. The plane landed safely. All ten passengers and three crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Flight Returns to Atlanta due to Fuel Leak Indication

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-130 made an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 3rd. The Boeing 767-400 plane took off for Munich, Germany, but had to turn back after the crew received a fuel leak indication. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and fifty-three people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight 17 had to make an emergency landing at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, Washington, on October 26th. The plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to turn back after an indicator light went off. The plane landed safely at Sea-Tac Airport where the fire trucks hosed down the brakes with water.... »

United Airlines Flight Diverts to McGhee Tyson Airport

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight 4343 made an emergency landing at McGhee Tyson Airport in Blount County, Tennessee, on April 27th. The plane heading from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, was diverted after an indicator light came on in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Kansas after Engine Failure

By George Hatcher

A small plane had to make an emergency landing on 21st Avenue, Galva, McPherson County, Kansas, on March 22. The Hawker Beechcraft G36 flying from Wichita, Kansas, was mid-air above McPherson County when the pilot detected trouble with mechanical indicators, deciding to make an emergency landing. The plane’s engine had failed and the landing... »

United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing at McAllen Miller International Airport

By George Hatcher

United Express flight 4020 operated by Mesa Airlines made an emergency landing at McAllen Miller International Airport in Hidalgo County, Texas, on January 28. The airline said that the ATC declared a ‘precautionary emergency’ after a brake light indicator came on. The Embraer 175 plane landed uneventfully. There were 41 people aboard the plane;... »

Allegiant Air Flight Diverts to Jacksonville International Airport

By George Hatcher

Allegiant Air Flight 606 made an emergency landing at Jacksonville International Airport, Florida, on December 24. The plane, en-route from Orlando, Florida, to Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport, Ohio, was diverted after an indicator light in the cockpit went off. The plane landed uneventfully. All 141 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe. The airline arranged... »

Hawaiian Airlines Jet Returns to LAX

By George Hatcher

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA3 had to return and make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport, California, on May 18. According to an airline spokesperson, the plane was en-route to Honolulu when the crew noticed a cockpit indicator light that showed an open fuel jettison valve. The captain then declared an emergency and... »

Super Stallion Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing on Solana Beach

By George Hatcher

A Marine Corps helicopter made an emergency landing on Solana Beach, California, on April 15. According to a statement released by Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, the 100-foot CH-53E Super Stallion was forced to land in emergency after a low oil-pressure indicator light flashed. “The aircraft was conducting routine training, and the pilots landed... »

Sydney-Bound Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Canberra Airport

By George Hatcher

Virgin Australia flight VA1179 had to make an emergency landing at Canberra Airport, Australia, at around 5:30 p.m. on January 16. According to the airline spokesperson, “In line with standard operating procedures, the captain decided to divert to Canberra as a precautionary measure after a cockpit indication light illuminated.” The flight was en-route from... »

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