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Qeshm Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

By George Hatcher

Qeshm Airlines flight 2264 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Yazd, Iran, on February 13th. Director general of Kerman province’s airports Ali Qasemzadeh said the plane heading from Najaf, Iraq, to Kerman, Iran, was diverted “due to unstable conditions of a passenger.” The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

Indonesian Military Plane Crashed in Papua; 13 Killed

By George Hatcher

An Indonesian military plane crashed into a mountain in Papua province of Indonesia, on December 18th. The Hercules C-130 plane took off from Timika, Papua, and was preparing to land in Wamena, Papua, when it went down. There were 13 people aboard the plane, including 3 pilots and 10 passengers; all of them were... »

8 Killed after Afghan Military Helicopter Crashes in Baghlan Province

By George Hatcher

A military helicopter crashed in Dand-e-Ghori district of Baghlan province, Afghanistan, on October 9th. The helicopter was supplying a military base when it caught fire and crashed. There were eight people aboard at the time, including five crew members and three army soldiers; all of them were killed in the crash. Afghan defense ministry... »

Light Aircraft Crashes during Air Show in China; 4 Killed

By George Hatcher

A light plane crashed during an air show in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China, on September 15th. The plane carrying 4 people was performing stunts when it suddenly plunged from the sky and hit the ground. All 4 people including the pilot were killed in the crash. Download article as PDF »

1 Killed, 3 Injured as Helicopter Crashes in Indonesia

By George Hatcher

A Bell 206 helicopter crashed in Paniai district of Papua Province, Indonesia, on June 4th. The aircraft went down when it was transporting three passengers from Nabire to a mining site in Degewo. The pilot was killed in the crash while the passengers were taken to hospital with serious injuries. Spokesperson of Indonesia’s national... »

Military Plane Crashed in Ecuador; 22 Killed

By George Hatcher

A military plane crashed in Pastaza province of Ecuador, on March 15th. Authorities said the Israeli-made Arava cargo plane was transporting 19 soldiers for a parachuting training when it went down in the Amazon region. There were 22 people aboard at the time, including the soldiers, two pilots, and one mechanic; all of them... »

China Eastern Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing after Lightning Strike

By George Hatcher

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-5414 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chengdu, Sichuan province of China, on February 21st. The Airbus A321-200 took off for Shanghai Pudong International Airport, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported.... »

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