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LATAM Argentina Flight Makes Safe Landing After Hail Strike

By George Hatcher

LATAM Airlines Argentina flight 4M-7570 made a safe landing after encountering hail near Las Termas Airport, Argentina, on August 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Buenos Aires, Argentina, was descending toward Las Termas Airport when it encountered a hail storm. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Aeromexico Flight Diverts to Guadalajara due to Disruptive Passenger

By George Hatcher

Aeromexico flight AM-664 made an emergency landing in Guadalajara, Mexico, on August 27th. The plane heading from San Francisco, California, to Mexico City, Mexico, was diverted after an angry “drunk” passenger started screaming and attacking the crew. The plane landed uneventfully. The disruptive passenger was removed from the plane. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Istanbul due to Technical Issue

By George Hatcher

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1857 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 27th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Madrid, Spain, but had to turn back due to a technical issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Two Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Dorset, England

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Shaftesbury in Dorset, England, on August 26th. Authorities said the Tiger Moth plane went down near Compton Abbas Airfield. There were two people aboard at the time, including the 64-year-old pilot and a 67-year-old passenger. Both of them were killed in the crash. Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is... »

Bird-Hit United Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Chicago

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-1435 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Chicago, Illinois, on August 17th. The Boeing 737-900 plane flying from Cleveland, Ohio, was on approach to O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Qantas Flight Diverts to Phoenix due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

Qantas flight QF-7 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Phoenix, Arizona, on August 17th. The plane heading from Sydney, Australia, to Dallas, Texas, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. Download article as PDF »

Bluebird Airways Plane Diverts to Sofia due to Disruptive Passenger

By George Hatcher

A Bluebird Airways flight made an emergency landing in Sofia, Bulgaria, on August 14th. Authorities said the plane heading from Budapest, Hungary, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted due to a disruptive passenger. The plane landed uneventfully in Sofia. The disruptive passenger was escorted off the plane. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Corpus Christi International Airport

By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines flight 4519 made an emergency landing at Corpus Christi International Airport, Texas, on June 25th. Authorities said the plane flying from Los Angeles, California, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to a disruptive passenger. The plane landed safely. The disruptive passenger was taken into custody. Download article as PDF »

Kulula Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence near Cape Town; One Injured

By George Hatcher

Kulula flight MN-111 encountered severe turbulence near Cape Town, South Africa, on June 7th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Johannesburg, South Africa, was on approach to Cape Town International Airport when it hit turbulence that injured a passenger. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Malaysia Airlines Plane Returns to Melbourne After Passenger Tries to Enter Cockpit

By George Hatcher

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-128 had to return and make an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, on May 31st. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but had to turn back after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit and claimed that he had a bomb. The passenger, identified as a 25-year-old... »

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