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Rossiya Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

By George Hatcher

Rossiya Airlines flight SU-6891 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, on February 2nd. The Airbus A319-100 plane heading from Simferopol, Crimean Peninsula, to Saint Petersburg, Russia, was diverted due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Wisconsin; 2 Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Peninsula State Park, Green Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, on September 18th. The Cessna 182 was carrying a pilot and a teenage flying student when it went down. Both people aboard were killed in the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Seven EgyptAir Planes Divert and Make Emergency Landing in Egypt

By George Hatcher

EgyptAir flights 631, 650, 664, 834, 921, 959, 969 had to divert and make emergency landing at Sharm El-Sheikh and El-Ghardaga Airports, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, on April 3rd. According to sources, the planes en-route to China, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Eritrea and India were mid-air when they were told to divert due to low visibility... »

Metrojet Flight 9268 Crash: Egypt’s Investigation Committee Refers Case to Attorney General

By George Hatcher

Egypt’s independent investigation committee into the Metrojet flight 9268 crash has referred the case to the attorney general. The committee said on March 17th that the decision was made after they received an official report from Russia suggesting that “criminal activity” was behind the deadly crash that killed all 224 people aboard. The plane,... »

Metrojet Flight 9268 Crash: Egyptian President Says the Plane was Deliberately Downed

By George Hatcher

Egyptian authorities have said for the first time that the Russian commercial jet that crashed on 31st October last year in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula was deliberately downed by terrorists. Metrojet flight 9268 was heading to St. Petersburg, Russia, when it went down, killing all 224 people on-board. Islamic State had immediately claimed the responsibility,... »

3 Dead, 1 Missing after Small Plane Crashes in Victoria

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into water at Barwon Heads on Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, on January 29. Authorities said the four-seater plane, flying from Moorabbin, went down some 2 kilometers off Collendina Beach. Three people were killed in the accident while a fourth occupant is missing. The passengers included a 68-year-old man from Noble... »

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