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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Jamaica

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1127 made an emergency landing in Kingston, Jamaica, on May 25th. The Airbus A319-100 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Medellin, Colombia, was diverted after smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

JetBlue Flight Returns to Fort Lauderdale due to Engine Issue

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-1675 made an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 13th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Kingston, Jamaica, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Swift Air Plane Diverts to Florida due to Smoke Indication in Cargo Hold

By George Hatcher

Swift Air flight WQ-933 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Miami International Airport, Florida, on July 7th. The Boeing 737-300 flying from Montego Bay, Jamaica, to Cleveland, Ohio, had to divert due to smoke indication in its cargo hold. The plane landed safely. All 155 people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Virgin Atlantic Flight Returns to Gatwick Airport After Suspected Lightning Strike

By George Hatcher

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-65 had to return and make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, England, on March 22nd. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Montego Bay, Jamaica, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Lauderdale

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-1675 had to return and make an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Kingston, Jamaica, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with the brakes. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Small Plane Crashes in Jamaica; 2 Killed, 1 Critically Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Greenwich Town, Kingston, Jamaica, on November 10th. The plane, belonging to Caribbean Aviation Training Centre, went down when it was carrying two students and an instructor. The instructor and one of the students were killed in the crash while the other student was critically injured. The incident is being... »

Aerolineas Estelar Flight Made Emergency Landing in Jamaica

By George Hatcher

An Aerolineas Estelar flight, on its way from Cuba to Venezuela, had to make an emergency landing at the Norman Manley International Airport, Kingston, Jamaica, in the afternoon of September 6. According to the authorities, the reason of emergency landing was an oil leak in the aircraft. The plane landed uneventfully and no one... »

Delta Jet Returned to Jamaica for Emergency Landing

By George Hatcher

A Delta Airlines flight bound for Atlanta had to return and make an emergency landing at Kingston airport in Jamaica, shortly after it took off on June 30. According to Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant the decision to make an emergency landing was made after a pneumatic leak was discovered in the engine 2 of... »

Jamaica Vows to Adopt International Standards for Aviation Safety and Security

By George Hatcher

The Jamaican Government plans to spend US$ 22 Million to upgrade its aviation safety and security infrastructure to bring it up to par with the international standards. In an interview, Director General Jamaican Civil Aviation Authority Leroy Lindsay said that Jamaica is fully complying with the best practices and standards set by International Civil... »

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