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Helicopter Crashes in Puerto Rico; 1 Killed, 3 Injured

By George Hatcher

A private helicopter crashed on a beach in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, on June 30th. It is believed that the aircraft was carrying four people when it went down. One person was killed in the crash. He was identified as Carlos Virelles Jimenez, 53. Three others were injured. The cause of crash is being... »

JetBlue Flight Diverts to Fort Lauderdale due to Cracked Windshield

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-1052 made an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 6th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Tampa, Florida, was diverted due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit JetBlue Flight Makes Safe Landing in Saint Croix

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-340 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Saint Croix, Virgin Islands, on July 26th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane flying from San Juan, Puerto Rico, was on approach to Saint Croix when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

PAWA Dominicana Airlines Flight Returns to Puerto Rico after Engine Failure

By George Hatcher

PAWA Dominicana Airlines flight 7N-750 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on December 9th. The plane took off for Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, but had to return shortly afterwards due to failure of left engine. The plane landed safely. There were 112 people aboard at the time;... »

Delta Plane Diverts to Puerto Rico after Bird Ingestion

By George Hatcher

Delta flight DL-307 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico, on January 24. The Boeing 757-200, flying from Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands, to Atlanta, Georgia, had to divert after one of its engines ingested a bird. The engine had to be shut down... »

Austral Embraer Returns to Puerto Rico after Issue with Ailerons

By George Hatcher

Austral Líneas Aéreas flight AR-2431, operating on behalf of Aerolineas Argentinas, returned to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA, on September 28. The Embraer ERJ-190, heading towards Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires, Argentina, had to return due to some issue with its ailerons. The plane landed safely. No injuries... »

Ultralight Plane Crashed in Puerto Rico; Pilot Killed

By George Hatcher

An ultralight plane crashed into waters in Puerto Rico, along the U.S. territory’s north coast on November 28. According to the authorities in Puerto Rico, the pilot was flying near Isabela, Puerto Rico, when his plane went down into the ocean. The pilot’s body was found on Saturday morning. He was identified as Luis... »

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August 2018
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  • Aerolineas Argentinas Flight Returns to Buenos Aires After Bird Strike https://t.co/5aoFWkOTOy
    about 1 hour ago
  • EAT Leipzig Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Problem https://t.co/cHRXn5p80T
    about 1 hour ago
  • Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing with Cracked Windshield https://t.co/sdlceJCHMZ
    about 2 hours ago
  • DHL Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Loss of Cabin Pressure https://t.co/Qz4Oenfh95
    about 2 hours ago
  • Experts: Stolen plane incident a blueprint for terrorists, 'wake-up call' for airlines https://t.co/piP6gjqs4f via @KING5Seattle
    about 15 hours ago