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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.... »

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... »

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.... »

Air France Plane Over-runs Runway in France

By George Hatcher

Air France flight AF-7498 over-ran the runway at Biarritz Pays Basque Airport, Biarritz, France, on September 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 flying from Paris Orly, France, went off the runway and had to be disabled. The plane sustained minor damage. No one was injured, however, the passengers had to remain inside the plane for at... »

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... »

All Nippon Airlines Plane Returns to Japan after Smoke in Cabin

By George Hatcher

All Nippon Airways flight NH-435 had to return and make an emergency landing at Chubu Centrair International Airport, Nagoya, Japan, on September 18th. The Boeing 737-500 flying to Fukuoka, Japan, had to return due to burning odor in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All 126 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download... »

Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Trabzon, Turkey

By George Hatcher

Turkish Airlines flight TK-2828 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Trabzon, Turkey, on August 29th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Istanbul, Turkey, was on final approach to Trabzon when a bird impacted it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

GoAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Goa, India

By George Hatcher

GoAir flight G8-345 made an emergency landing in Goa, India, on August 30th. The plane heading from Kochi to Mumbai, India, was diverted after the crew noticed a technical issue. The plane landed uneventfully. There were one hundred and sixty-six passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. Download article as PDF »

VietJet Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

By George Hatcher

VietJet Air flight VJ-885 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on August 30th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and three passengers and seven crew... »

EgyptAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

By George Hatcher

EgyptAir flight 802 made an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on August 29th. The plane was flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when the crew declared an emergency due to an issue with the wheels. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Authorities ID man who died in plane crash near Carson City
    Authorities have identified the person who died Monday in a plane crash in northern Douglas County. Stephen Filice, 64, of Minden, was confirmed dead in the crash of the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca, according to a news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. More: 2 arrested after ...
  • President Halimah offers condolences to Iran over plane crash
    President Halimah Yacob has written to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to convey her condolences following the plane crash in central Iran. Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 was carrying 66 people when it disappeared from the radar as it flew over the Zagros range on Sunday morning, around 45 ...
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  • Authorities ID victim in plane crash
    The wheel of a small plane is visible above the sage brush as rescuers work at the scene on Monday. A 64-year-old Minden man was identified as the victim in a plane crash that occurred near Indian Hills on Monday. Stephen Filice was killed after the twin-engine Piper PA-34 Seneca he was flying ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 11. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • A terrible plane crash once devastated US figure skating - and it still shapes it today
    FILE —Members of the U. S. Figure Skating Team pose before boarding Belgian Sabena airline plane at Idle Wild airport, Feb. 14, 1961, New York. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the Brussels, Belgium Airport ... more. Photo: Matty Zimmerman/AP. Image 2 of 13. FILE — American figure skater ...
  • Pilot's widow thanks aviation community on anniversary of fiery Essendon DFO plane crash
    The wife of a pilot killed in last year's Essendon plane crash has thanked the aviation community for its support on the anniversary of her husband's death, as an expert calls for a review of commercial development at airports. Four American tourists and pilot Max Quartermain died when the Beechcraft ...
  • Minden man killed in plane crash south of Carson City
    CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 64-year-old northern Nevada man has been killed in a small plane crash south of Carson City. The Douglas County sheriff's office identified the victim of Monday's crash as Stephen Filice of Minden. The sheriff's office said Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration is ...
  • Unapologetic Farting Man on Plane Causes Emergency Landing
    A fight broke out after a man on a flight to Amsterdam wouldn't stop passing gas.
  • Iranian authorities begin to recover bodies from plane crash
    The Aseman Airlines flight disappeared from radar as it flew over the Zagros mountain range on Sunday morning. Source: AP / Morteza Salehi / Tasnim News Agency. The incident has reawakened concerns over aviation safety in Iran, which has been exacerbated by international sanctions over the ...

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