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Regional Express Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

By George Hatcher

Regional Express Airlines flight ZL-5361 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, on February 1st. The plane took off for Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia, but had to turn back due to an engine problem. The plane landed safely. All twenty people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Brisbane-Bound Etihad Airways Flight Hits Turbulence

By George Hatcher

Etihad Airways flight EY-484 encountered turbulence on the way to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, on January 30th. The Boeing 787-900 plane was flying from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, when it hit turbulence that injured several people on-board. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Jetstar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Coolangatta

By George Hatcher

Jetstar Airways flight JQ-967 made an emergency landing in Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia, on December 20th. The A320-200 plane flying from Cairns, Queensland, Australia, was on approach to Coolangatta when fumes were noticed on-board, and all six crew members complained of dizziness, light-headedness, and nausea. The plane continued for a safe landing. The crew members... »

Air Asia X Plane Diverts to Australia after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Air Asia X flight D7-207 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Brisbane Airport, Queensland, Australia, on July 3rd. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Coolangatta, Australia, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, had to divert due to bird strike resulting in engine problems. The plane landed uneventfully. All 345 passengers and 14 crew members... »

Ultralight Plane Crashed in Australia; 2 Killed

By George Hatcher

An ultralight aircraft crashed at the runway of Hedlow Airstrip, near Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, on the afternoon of November 25. According to sources, 2 people lost their lives in the crash. The Queensland Ambulance Service and firefighters responded at the scene. The accident remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Microlight Aircraft Crashes into Trees in Australia; 2 Injured

By George Hatcher

A microlight aircraft crashed into trees off Tresize Rd, Mowbray, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia, on the morning of September 10th. A man and woman aboard the aircraft survived the crashed with non- life threatening injuries. The man and woman were taken to hospitals. Download article as PDF »

Jetstar Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Guam

By George Hatcher

Jetstar flight JQ-12 made an emergency landing in Guam, on August 6th. The plane flying from Tokyo Narita Airport, Japan, to Coolangatta in Queensland, Australia, was diverted after the crew had to shut down one of the engines due to a low oil pressure indication. The plane landed safely. All 320 people aboard remained... »

Helicopter Crash in Australia Leaves One Injured

By George Hatcher

A helicopter crashed in a secluded area near Blackall, western Queensland, Australia, on July 27th. According to sources, the man flying the helicopter was seriously injured in the crash. He was taken to hospital. The crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brisbane

By George Hatcher

Virgin Australia flight VA-1280 made an emergency landing in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, on February 23nd. The Boeing 737-800, heading from Hamilton Island, to Sydney, Australia, was diverted after the crew noticed an unusual odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All 160 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Australia Flight Diverts due to Bomb Threat

By George Hatcher

A Virgin Australia plane had to make an emergency landing at Brisbane International Airport in Queensland, Australia, on February 17. The plane was heading from Sydney International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport, California, when the airline received a bomb threat and decided to divert it for an emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully.... »

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