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11 Injured After Plane Crashes in Alaska

By George Hatcher

A plane crashed on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska, on July 10th. The plane was carrying eleven people when it went down, shortly after taking off for Ketchikan. According to Coast Guard officials, all eleven occupants suffered minor injuries. It is believed that the plane belongs to Taquan Air, which provides sightseeing services... »

Gol Linhas Aereas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

By George Hatcher

Gol Linhas Aereas flight G3-9126 had to return and make an emergency landing in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on July 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Fortaleza, Brazil, but had to turn back after sudden aircraft movements injured two flight attendants. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

Charter Plane Crashes in South Africa; 1 Killed, 20 Injured

By George Hatcher

A charter plane crashed in Pretoria, South Africa, on July 10th. The plane went down near an airport in Wonderboom. One person was killed in the crash. Twenty others were injured. The cause of crash is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

Helicopter Crashes in Puerto Rico; 1 Killed, 3 Injured

By George Hatcher

A private helicopter crashed on a beach in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, on June 30th. It is believed that the aircraft was carrying four people when it went down. One person was killed in the crash. He was identified as Carlos Virelles Jimenez, 53. Three others were injured. The cause of crash is being... »

Small Plane Crashes in Detroit; 2 Dead, 1 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Detroit, Michigan, on June 24th. The plane, carrying three people, was heading to Coleman A. Young International Airport when it hit a power line and went down. Two people were killed in the crash. The third occupant of the plane was injured. The FAA and the NTSB will investigate.... »

American Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence Near DFW Airport

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-60 encountered turbulence on the way to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on June 10th. The Boeing 777-200 plane flying from Narita International Airport, Japan, was on approach to DFW airport when it hit turbulence. The plane continued for a safe landing. According to the FAA, several people were injured in... »

Small Plane Crashes at Millard Airport in Omaha; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Millard Airport in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 27th. The plane was carrying a man and a woman when it went down at the end of the runway. The male occupant of the plane was killed in the crash. The woman was injured and was taken to Creighton University Medical... »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Jeddah; 53 Injured

By George Hatcher

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-3818 made an emergency landing in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on May 21st. The plane heading from Medina, Saudi Arabia, to Dhaka, Bangladesh, was diverted due to a hydraulic failure. On approach to Jeddah, the crew received an unsafe gear indication and entered a hold. The plane subsequently landed without nose... »

Passenger Plane Crashes in Cuba; Over 100 Dead

By George Hatcher

A Boeing 737-200 plane, performing flight CU-972 on behalf of Cubana de Aviacion, crashed in Havana, Cuba, on May 18th. The incident happened shortly after the plane took off from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana. There were one hundred and five passengers and six crew members aboard at the time. Authorities said only... »

Sichuan Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in China

By George Hatcher

Sichuan Airlines flight 3U-8633 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Chengdu, China, on May 14th. The Airbus A319-100 plane heading from Chongqing to Lhasa, China, was diverted after the right-hand windshield completely shattered, partially pulling the co-pilot out of the cockpit. The plane landed safely. The airline said the co-pilot received... »

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  • Ryanair Plane Diverts to Germany due to in-flight Depressurization; 33 Passengers Unwell https://t.co/F4KflbHi5E
    about 1 hour ago
  • Qatar Airways Plane Makes Hard Landing in India https://t.co/Svm5JnGjwp
    about 1 hour ago
  • Brussels Airlines Plane Diverts to France due to Odour in Cockpit https://t.co/zMxERaOpOW
    about 2 hours ago
  • Quick-thinking pilot helped save cadets after Geneseo plane crash https://t.co/5Jke1TJDUW
    about 3 hours ago
  • Passengers terror as they “bled from the ears” in horror flight https://t.co/dI6Fe3kkJE via @newscomauHQ
    about 3 hours ago