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Myanmar Military Plane Carrying 122 People Crashes into Andaman Sea

By George Hatcher

A Myanmar military plane crashed into Andaman Sea near the city of Dawei, Myanmar, on June 7th. The plane, carrying one hundred and twenty-two people, had disappeared from the radar around thirty minutes after it took off from Myeik, Myanmar. Among the occupants were soldiers and their family members. Authorities said they have found... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1803 had to make an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on May 17th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from San Francisco, California, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was diverted due to issues with the weather radar and navigation systems. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Rio de Janeiro

By George Hatcher

Air France flight AF-443 had to return and make an emergency landing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 14th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew reported issues with the weather radar. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew... »

PIA Plane Crashes in Pakistan; 48 Feared Dead

By George Hatcher

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-661 crashed in Havelian, near Abbottabad, Pakistan, at around 4:45 pm on December 7. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500 flying from Chitral to Islamabad, Pakistan, crashed due to the failure of its left engine. The plane had lost control with the radar shortly before it hit the ground. The... »

REACH Aircraft Crashes in California; 4 Killed

By George Hatcher

A REACH Air Medical Services aircraft crashed in Humboldt County, North Coast, California, on July 29th. The Piper PA31 flying from Crescent City Airport, to Oakland International Airport, California, was mid-air when the crew declared emergency due to smoke in its cockpit, and later it lost connection with radar. The plane debris was found... »

Peruvian Airlines Plane Returns to Peru due to Weather Radar Failure

By George Hatcher

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-234 had to return and make an emergency landing at Rodríguez Ballón International Airport, Peru, on July 1st. The Boeing 737-500, en-route to Lima, Peru, had to return due to failure of weather radar. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Airlinair Plane makes Emergency landing in France due to Weather Radar Malfunction

By George Hatcher

Airlinair flight A5-4078 had to return and make an emergency landing at Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport, France, on June 24th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, en-route to Pau, France, had to return due to a malfunction of its weather radar. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Plane Returns to London Heathrow Airport

By George Hatcher

British Airways flight BA-277 had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom, on June 12th. The plane took off for Hyderabad, India, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with weather radar. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Six Dead after Military Plane Crashes in Japan

By George Hatcher

A military plane crashed on Kyushu island, Japan, after losing contact with the air traffic control on April 6th. The U-125 plane was carrying six crew members when it disappeared from the radar around 10 kilometers north of Kanoya military air base. All six people aboard were killed in the crash. The accident is... »

Air Busan Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in South Korea

By George Hatcher

Air Busan plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Jeju International Airport, Jeju, South Korea, on April 2nd. The Airbus A321-200, en-route from Busan, South Korea to Cambodia, was mid air when the crew detected some problem with the weather radar, prompting the plane to divert. The plane landed uneventfully. All... »

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