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Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Xiamen, China

By George Hatcher

Air Astana flight KC-1392 had to make an emergency landing in Xiamen, China, on October 12th. The Boeing 757-200 plane was performing a test flight when the crew noticed a landing gear issue. The plane landed back uneventfully. All four crew members aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

By George Hatcher

Ryanair flight FR-3775 had to return and make an emergency landing at Malta International Airport, Malta, on October 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Bristol, England, but had to turn back after the crew noticed problems with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

By George Hatcher

Cathay Dragon flight KA-621 made an emergency landing in Fuzhou, China, on October 11th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Hangzhou to Hong Kong, China, was diverted after the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

PIA Flight Diverts to Lahore due to Cargo Smoke Indication

By George Hatcher

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-755 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on October 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sialkot, Pakistan, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines flight WN-4880 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Sacramento, California, on October 3rd. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Seattle, Washington, was on final approach to Sacramento when a bird hit it. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

KLM Cityhopper Returns to Amsterdam due to Electrical Odor

By George Hatcher

KLM Cityhopper flight KL-933 had to return and make an emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on September 22nd. The Embraer ERJ-190 flying to Dublin, Ireland, had to return due to electrical odor in its cockpit. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

BoA Plane Returns to Bolivia due to Cabin Pressurisation Issue

By George Hatcher

BoA Boliviana de Aviacion flight OB-670 had to return and make an emergency landing at El Alto International Airport, La Paz, Bolivia, on September 22nd. The Boeing 737-700 flying to Santa Cruz, Bolivia, had to return due to cabin pressurisation issue. The plane landed safely. All 138 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe.... »

Skywest Plane Diverts to Pennsylvania due to Thrust Reversers Indication

By George Hatcher

Skywest flight OO-4906/DL-4906 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Erie International Airport, Erie County, Pennsylvania, on September 21st. The Canadair CRJ-200 flying on behalf of Delta Airlines was mid-air when the crew reported indication of thrust reversers deployment, causing the diversion. The plane landed safely. All 34 passengers and 3 crew... »

Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-4565 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cardiff Airport, Rhoose, Wales, on September 21st. The Embraer ERJ-195 flying to Paris, France, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 90 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Massachusetts-Bound Delta Airlines Plane Encounters Turbulence; 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-1843 made a safe landing at General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Boston, Massachusetts, on September 21st. The Boeing 737-900 flying from Salt Lake City, Utah, was mid-air when it encountered turbulence. Two people sustained altitude deviation injuries. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Iran Plane Crash: Passenger plane goes down in southern Iran
    Bad weather and tough terrain are hampering search efforts for an Iranian airliner that crashed on Sunday. The Aseman Airlines flight was flying from Tehran ...
  • Iranian Rescue Teams Reach the Site of the Plane Crash That Likely Killed All 65 People on Board
    (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board.The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on Sunday in foggy weather, ...
  • Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash
    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. An Iranian commercial plane crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said ...
  • Aseman Airlines plane crash kills 66 in central Iran
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has ordered an investigation into a plane crash that killed 66 people. The Aseman Airlines jet disappeared from radar 50 minu...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down near the town of Semirom shortly after taking o...
  • Bad weather hampering Iran plane crash search teams
    Poor conditions are hindering crews searching for the wreckage of an Iranian passenger plane, which went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. All on board are feared dead. Joel Labi reports.
  • Iran plane crash: Agonising wait continues for relatives
    Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all those on board are feared to have been killed. Heavy wind ...
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran
    TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash the previous day that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down on ...
  • 65 People Feared Dead After Plane Crash In Iran
    State media reports an Aseman Airlines passenger plane crashed Sunday about an hour after takeoff and that all 65 people on board might be dead.
  • No survivors after Wyoming plane crash
    EVANSTON, Wyo. - The Federal Aviation Administration and NTSB are investigating after a small plane crashed near Evanston at 3:07pm on Sunday. There's no word as to how many people were on board at the time, but officials said there are no survivors. According to the Uinta County Wyoming ...

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  • (7 of 10) A drone was sent over the mountain range to look for wreckage plus there were crews trying to reach the crash site on foot.
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