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JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles International Airport

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-1808 had to return and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on May 17th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All 66 people aboard remained safe.... »

Piedmont Airlines Flight Returns to Long Island MacArthur Airport

By George Hatcher

Piedmont Airlines flight PDT-4868 had to return and make an emergency landing at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York, on May 16th. The plane took off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but had to return shortly afterwards after a light bulb in the cockpit started emitting smoke. The plane landed back safely. All 40... »

Hawaiian Airlines Plane Returns to Hawaii due to Problems with Gear Retraction

By George Hatcher

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-50 had to return and make an emergency landing at Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii, on May 10th. The Airbus A330-200 flying to New York, USA, had just taken-off when the crew noticed a problem with its gear retraction. The plane landed safely. All 291 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article... »

Delta Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Michigan after Losing Nose Wheel Steering

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight Dl-964 made a safe emergency landing at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Romulus, Michigan, May 10th. The Airbus A320-200 flying from New York was about to land when it had to go-around due to loss of nose wheel steering. The plane landed safely. All 66 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

National Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in New York

By George Hatcher

A New York Army National Guard helicopter made an emergency landing at the Chili Country Club in Scottsville, New York, on May 1st. The UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was on a routine training flight when its windshield cracked, prompting the pilot to declare an emergency. The helicopter landed safely on the ninth hole fairway.... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Manchester

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-211 had to return and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on April 28th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to turn back due to a ‘maintenance issue’. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Cayman Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Electrical Odor

By George Hatcher

Cayman Airways flight KX-793 had to make an emergency landing in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, on April 13th. The Boeing 737-300 plane was flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, when the crew declared an emergency due to an electrical odor in the cabin. The plane continued for a safe landing. All... »

Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport

By George Hatcher

Alitalia flight AZ-608 had to return and make an emergency landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Italy, on April 10th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a hydraulic leak. The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

By George Hatcher

Spirit Airlines flight NK-779 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Newark, New Jersey, on March 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was diverted after the crew noticed an odor on-board. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

American Airlines Plane Diverts to Jacksonville After Hydraulic Failure

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1139 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Jacksonville, Florida, on February 28th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Cancun, Mexico, to John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was diverted due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. All 154 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe.... »

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    about 2 hours ago
  • Flybe Plane makes Safe Landing in England due to Engine Shut Down https://t.co/zIFCqz9Khu
    about 7 hours ago
  • TAROM Plane makes Emergency Landing in Romania due to Loss of Cabin Pressure https://t.co/o76nkPCZJ8
    about 7 hours ago
  • Iran Air Plane Returns to Iran due to Unusual Odor https://t.co/xI8uuyvSy2
    about 7 hours ago
  • Iberia Express Plane Diverts to England due to Smoke in Cockpit https://t.co/tvBnnDaX2M
    about 7 hours ago