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Etihad Airways Plane makes Safe Landing in India After Tyre Burst

By George Hatcher

Etihad Airways flight EY-204 made a safe landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India, on July 31st. The Airbus A340-600 flying from Abu Dhabi, UAE, got a number of its tyres burst during the roll out. The plane was disabled after coming to a stop on the runway. All 196 passengers and 13... »

Mahan Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Germany after Tyre Burst

By George Hatcher

Mahan Airlines flight WS-100 made a safe emergency landing at Düsseldorf Airport, Germany, on July 6th. The Airbus A340-300 flying from Tehran Imam Khomeini had just landed on the runway when all eight of its main tyres burst during the roll out. The plane landed safely. All 81 passengers aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Crop-Duster Plane Crashes in California; Pilot Safe

By George Hatcher

A crop-duster plane crashed at the runway of Madera Municipal Airport, California, on the morning of May 7th. The plane had just taken-off when the wind pushed it to the side, resulting it the crash and fire. Pilot Stephen Streeter, who was the only person aboard, walked out safely. Download article as PDF »

United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

By George Hatcher

United Express flight 3550 made an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee, on September 5th. The plane heading from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to an unruly passenger. Authorities said the male passenger caused “extreme concern for passengers and the flight crew”, as he broke out of toilet’s door and shouted in... »

Small Plane Crashes in Illinois; No Fatalities Reported

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed on Route 1 in Cave-in-Rock, Hardin County, Illinois, on August 25th. At least one survivor was flown out of the plane, whereas no fatalities or injuries have been reported so far. The crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Icelandair Plane Returns to Iceland due to Gear Issue

By George Hatcher

Icelandair flight FI-631 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Keflavik International Airport, Keflavik, Iceland, on May 21st. The Boeing 767-300, en-route to Boston, Massachusetts, was climbing out of Keflavik’s runway when the crew detected retraction issue with the gear, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed safely. All people... »

Passengers Jump out as Loganair Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Netherlands

By George Hatcher

A Loganair charter flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Rotterdam The Hague Airport in the Netherlands on September 30. The Saab 340 aircraft, carrying 17 passengers, departed for Aberdeen, Scotland, but had to turn back shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic leak. Passengers reported seeing red fluid leaking out from... »

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  • Xiamen Air Boeing 737 skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel https://t.co/mibAYY292F via @usatoday
    about 11 hours ago
  • Woman whose husband flew a plane into their home speaks out https://t.co/LIB2Qgdcao via @MailOnline
    about 12 hours ago
  • 3 people dead after Simpson Air plane goes down in Northwest Territories https://t.co/HlCuNDc2fF
    about 12 hours ago
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    about 12 hours ago
  • Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport https://t.co/6U3Wjq14yI
    about 24 hours ago