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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 »

Small Plane Crashed into Daycare Building in Fort Myers; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed into a daycare center in Fort Myers, Florida, on June 24th. One person was killed in the accident while another one was injured. The injured was shifted to a hospital. Authorities confirmed that there were no employees inside the Chico’s daycare center when the Piper PA-28 crashed into it. The... »

Myanmar Military Plane Carrying 122 People Crashes into Andaman Sea

By George Hatcher

A Myanmar military plane crashed into Andaman Sea near the city of Dawei, Myanmar, on June 7th. The plane, carrying one hundred and twenty-two people, had disappeared from the radar around thirty minutes after it took off from Myeik, Myanmar. Among the occupants were soldiers and their family members. Authorities said they have found... »

Small Plane Crashes in Camarillo, California; Father, Son Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in Camarillo, California, on June 4th. Authorities said the single-engine plane went down in a private property in Marvella Court. There were two people aboard at the time, including James Harlan, 57, and his son, Dylan Harlan,15; both of them were killed in the crash. The incident is being investigated.... »

United Airlines Flight Returns to Chicago After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-1738 had to return and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, on June 1st. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Miami, Florida, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The crew had to shut one of the engines down before the plane... »

Light Plane Crashes in South Australia; 3 Killed

By George Hatcher

A light plane crashed near the Renmark Aerodrome, Old Calperum, South Australia, on the evening of May 30th. The Cessna 441 Conquest II was on a routine crew check flight at the time. All three pilots were killed in the crash. The decreased were identified as Paul Daw, 65, Martin Scott, 48, and Stephen... »

Small Plane Crashes near Fairbanks, Alaska; Two Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Fairbanks, Alaska, on May 27th. The single-engine plane was carrying two people when it went down approximately 50 miles east of Fairbanks. Both occupants of the plane were killed in the accident. They were identified as Sam Richard Brice, 81, of Fairbanks, and Howard A. “Buzz” Otis, 63, of... »

Iran Air Plane Returns to Iran due to Unusual Odor

By George Hatcher

Iran Air flight IR-721 had to return and make an emergency landing at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Robat Karim, Iran, on May 27th. The Airbus A300-600 flying to Frankfurt, Germany, had to return due to an unusual odor aboard. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-136 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on May 24th. The Airbus A330-200 plane flying from Detroit, Michigan, was descending toward Amsterdam when the crew reported multiple engine stalls and wing anti ice faults. The emergency services were put on alert as the plane touched down. Everyone aboard remained safe.... »

Envoy Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sioux City

By George Hatcher

Envoy Air flight MQ-3322 had to make an emergency landing in Sioux City, Iowa, on May 22nd. The plane flying from Chicago, Illinois, was descending toward Sioux City when the crew declared an emergency, reporting an engine problem. The plane landed safely. There were 46 people aboard at the time; all of them remained... »

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    about 6 hours ago
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    about 6 hours ago
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    about 22 hours ago
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