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Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

By George Hatcher

Air Astana flight KC-857 had to return and make an emergency landing in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on April 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Aktau, Kazakhstan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The airline arranged a... »

Small Plane Crashed in Wallingford, Connecticut; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Meriden Markham Municipal Airport in Wallingford, Connecticut, on April 24th. Authorities said that Joseph Tomanelli, 56, and his son Daniel Tomanelli, 21, were practicing takeoffs and landings when the plane went down. Joseph Tomanelli was killed in the crash while his son was injured. The incident is being investigated.... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands Near Leesburg Executive Airport, VA

By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed near Leesburg Executive Airport in Loudoun County, Virginia, on April 22nd. The Sonex experimental plane was heading to Georgia when the pilot decided to return to Leesburg due to bad weather. However, as he was approaching the airport, the plane developed an engine issue, forcing him to crash-land in a... »

Skippers Aviation Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

By George Hatcher

A Skippers Aviation plane made an emergency landing in Meekatharra, Australia, on April 18th. The plane took off for Leinster, Australia, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Australia’s TSB is investigating the incident. Download article... »

Daily Air Plane Veers Off Runway in Taiwan

By George Hatcher

Daily Air flight DA-7511 veered off runway after landing in Orchid Island, Taiwan, on April 13th. The incident happened when the plane was coming from Taitung, Taiwan. There were 17 passengers and 2 crew members aboard at the time; none of them were injured. The plane sustained considerable damage. The incident is being investigated.... »

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... »

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... »

Saratov Airlines Plane Overruns Runway in Russia

By George Hatcher

A Saratov Airlines plane overran the end of runway while landing in Ufa, Russia, on February 20th. The incident happened when flight 6W-9548 flying from Novy Urengoy, Russia, was attempting to land during a snowstorm. All 50 passengers and 7 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

By George Hatcher

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3079 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on February 18th. The plane took off for Salt Lake City, Utah, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

Maldivian Airlines Plane Suffers Tail Strike While Landing in Maldives

By George Hatcher

A Maldivian Airlines plane struck its tail onto runway while landing in Kooddoo Island, Maldives, on February 18th. The incident happened when the plane was performing flight Q2-160 from Kadhdhoo, Maldives. The plane taxied to apron without further incident. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

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