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Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Charlotte After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-1591 had to return and make an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on February 24th. The plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia, but had to return shortly afterwards after it hit a flock of birds. The plane landed safely. All 122 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

2 Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Punjab, Pakistan

By George Hatcher

A two-seater trainer plane crashed in Punjab, Pakistan, on February 24th. The plane, belonging to Shaheen Air, went down shortly after taking off from a flight training school in Faisalabad, Punjab. There were 2 people aboard at the time, including the instructor and trainee pilot. Both of them were killed in the crash. The... »

Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Amsterdam Airport; No Injuries Reported

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-1284 crash-landed at Amsterdam Airport, Netherlands, on February 23rd. The plane was coming from Edinburgh, Scotland, when its right main gear collapsed during landing. There were 59 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. The aircraft suffered significant damage. Download article as PDF »

Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Smoke in Cockpit

By George Hatcher

Avianca Airlines flight O6-6304 had to return for an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Recife, Brazil, but had to turn back after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All 156 people aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a... »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Glasgow

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-783 had to return and make an emergency landing in Glasgow, Scotland, on February 23rd. The plane took off for Birmingham, England, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All 46 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Small Plane Crashed Near Tweed-New Haven Airport, Connecticut; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Tweed-New Haven Airport in Connecticut, on February 22nd. Authorities said the Piper PA 38 plane went down in a nearby swamp immediately after taking off from the airport. There were two people aboard at the time; one of them was killed in the accident while the other one was... »

Air Leisure Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

By George Hatcher

Air Leisure flight AL-730 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on February 18th. The Airbus A340-200 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received a cargo door open indication. The plane landed back safely. All 265 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cancun, Mexico, on February 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed back safely. There were 185 people aboard at... »

Indian Air Force Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing due to Technical Snag

By George Hatcher

An Indian Air Force helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a field in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, on February 19th. The MI 8 helicopter was heading from Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bengaluru, Karnataka to Sulur Air Force Station, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, when the pilot decided to land in emergency due to a technical... »

Two Injured after Small Plane Crashed near Centennial airport, Colorado

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Centennial airport in Colorado, on February 18th. Authorities said the plane went down in a parking lot at Belford Avenue and Peoria Street. There were two people aboard at the time; one of them was taken to a hospital while the other one was treated at the scene. The... »

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    about 13 hours ago
  • Air Canada Flight Returns to Montreal due to Engine Trouble https://t.co/jl5KV65EX3
    about 20 hours ago
  • U.S. Air Force Boeing 707 Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indonesia https://t.co/B8qu9cVkXQ
    about 20 hours ago
  • Bird-Hit Air Arabia Flight Diverts to Lucknow, India https://t.co/34D4rhjHrs
    about 20 hours ago
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    about 20 hours ago