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Small Plane Crashes Off Long Island Coast; 2 Dead, 2 Missing

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Amagansett, New York, on June 2nd. The incident happened when the Piper PA-31 Navajo plane was carrying four people, including the pilot Jon Dollard, 47, famed Hamptons home builder Ben Krupinski, 70, his wife, Bonnie Bistrian Krupinski, 70, and their grandson, Will Maerov, 22. As... »

JetBlue Flight Returns to Buffalo After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-2216 made an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, on May 24th. The plane took off for Boston, Massachusetts, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All sixty people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Alaska Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philadelphia

By George Hatcher

Alaska Airlines flight AS-1420 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 15th. The Airbus A321-200N plane heading from Los Angeles, California, to John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at JFK Airport

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-2229 had to divert and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on May 10th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Orlando, Florida, was diverted due to an engine failure. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and fifty-six passengers and... »

Allegiant Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Savannah

By George Hatcher

Allegiant Air flight 738 made an emergency landing in Savannah, Georgia, on April 27th. Passengers reported that the plane flying from Orlando, Florida, to Elmira/Corning Regional Airport, New York, was diverted due to electrical issues. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Plane Suffers In-Flight Engine Failure; 1 Killed

By George Hatcher

On April 17th, a Southwest Airlines plane suffered an in-flight engine failure and got hit by debris from the damaged engine, shattering a passenger window and killing one passenger. The incident happened when the flight WN-1380 was heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Dallas, Texas. The crew subsequently initiated an emergency descent and... »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles Airport

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-5507 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on April 17th. The plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Richmond, Virginia, was diverted after it dropped a wheel during departure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Delta Airlines Flight Returns to JFK Airport After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-2836 had to return and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on March 31st. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Denver, Colorado, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at JFK Airport

By George Hatcher

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-6506 made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on March 23rd. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Cancun, Mexico, to Warsaw, Poland, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Alaska due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

China Eastern Airlines flight MU587 made an emergency landing at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 23rd. The plane heading from Shanghai, China, to New York, was diverted after an elderly passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane dumped 30 tons of fuel before landing safely in Anchorage. The patient... »

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