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Aerosucre Flight Rejects Takeoff From Bogota

By George Hatcher

An Aerosucre flight had to reject takeoff from Bogota, Colombia, on August 23rd. The Boeing 737-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Puerto Carreno, Colombia, when the crew noticed a blown nose tire and rejected takeoff. The plane became disabled on the runway. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit JetBlue Plane Makes Safe Landing at JFK Airport

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-838 made a safe landing following a bird strike near John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on August 13th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was flying from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Air Canada Plane Returns to Puerto Rico due to Engine Issues

By George Hatcher

Air Canada flight AC-957 had to make an unscheduled landing in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on November 13th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Toronto, Canada, but had to turn back due to engine issues. The plane landed safely. There were 132 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Download... »

JetBlue Flight Diverts to New York due to Smell of Smoke in Cabin

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-275 had to divert and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, on October 21st. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Hartford, Connecticut, to San Juan, Puerto Rico, was diverted after the crew reported smell of smoke in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. There were... »

Jetblue Airways Flight Hits Severe Turbulence near Wilmington

By George Hatcher

Jetblue Airways flight B6-1348 hit severe turbulence near Wilmington, North Carolina, on October 30th. The plane was heading from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, when turbulence injured several people onboard. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Ameriflight Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Sint Maarten

By George Hatcher

Ameriflight flight A8-6907 made an emergency landing in Sint Maarten, on August 5th. The plane flying from San Juan, Puerto Rico, declared an emergency after the nose gear failed to deploy. The plane landed safely with the nose gear up. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Orlando-Bound Jetblue Plane Encounters Severe Turbulence; At Least 8 Injured

By George Hatcher

Jetblue flight B6-1134 encountered severe turbulence while heading to Orlando International Airport, Florida, on May 9th. The plane was flying from San Juan, Puerto Rico, when it ran into severe turbulence that injured at least 8 passengers. The plane continued for a safe landing in Orlando. The injured were taken to hospitals. Download article... »

Arall Aerolineas Llaneras Plane Crashes after Emergency Landing in Colombia

By George Hatcher

Arall Aerolineas Llaneras Douglas plane returned to make an emergency landing and crashed outside Puerto Gaitan Airport, Puerto Gaitan, Colombia, on April 7th. The Douglas DC-3, en-route from Puerto Gaitan to Villavicencio, Colombia, had just climbed out of Puerto’s runway when the left hand engine failed, prompting the crew to return and attempt for... »

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August 2018
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  • Ecuador: 24 Killed, 22 Injured in Tourist Bus Crash via @indiacom https://t.co/T61Dyrre58
    about 4 hours ago
  • Aerolineas Argentinas Flight Returns to Buenos Aires After Bird Strike https://t.co/5aoFWkOTOy
    about 17 hours ago
  • EAT Leipzig Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Problem https://t.co/cHRXn5p80T
    about 17 hours ago
  • Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing with Cracked Windshield https://t.co/sdlceJCHMZ
    about 17 hours ago
  • DHL Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Loss of Cabin Pressure https://t.co/Qz4Oenfh95
    about 17 hours ago