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Cape Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Adirondack Regional Airport

By George Hatcher

Cape Air flight 1815 made an emergency landing at Adirondack Regional Airport in Franklin County, New York, on August 25th. The Cessna 402 plane heading from Albany International Airport to Ogdensburg Regional Airport, New York, was diverted after the crew noticed an engine issue and a whiff of smoke in the cabin. The plane... »

Pilot Injured After Small Plane Crashes in West Jordan, Utah

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in field in West Jordan, Utah, on August 24th. The plane went down shortly after taking off from South Valley Regional Airport. Authorities said it struck multiple power lines and sparked a small grass fire. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, sustained minor injuries. He was taken to... »

Small Plane Crashed in Louisiana; No Injuries Reported

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in a hay field in Ascension Parish, Louisiana, on August 17th. Authorities said the Beechcraft Bonanza plane had lost power shortly after taking off from Louisiana Regional Airport. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Air Algerie Plane Flown by Child makes Safe landing in Algeria

By George Hatcher

Air Algerie flight AH-6212 made a safe landing at Ain Arnat Airport, Algeria, on July 26th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Algiers, Algeria, was about to depart when the captain invited an orphan child to assist in flying. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Air Tahiti Plane Diverts to Raiatea due to Smoke on Board

By George Hatcher

Air Tahiti flight VT-418 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Raiatea Airport, French Polynesia, on July 24th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Bora Bora to Papeete in French Polynesia had to divert due to smoke on board. The plane landed safely. All 60 passengers and 4 crew members... »

MAP Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Unusual Drag

By George Hatcher

MAP Linhas Aereas flight PAM-5952 made a safe landing at Val de Cans International Airport, Belem, Brazil, on July 4th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-300 flying from Altamira, Brazil, was about to land when the crew observed an unusual drag. The plane landed safely. All 24 passengers and 4 crew members remained unhurt.... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing Near Eagle County Regional Airport

By George Hatcher

A six-seater Cessna Centurion plane made an emergency landing near Eagle County Regional Airport in Gypsum, Colorado, on June 30th. The plane flying from Montrose, Colorado, was on approach to the Eagle County airport when its engine failed. The pilot subsequently declared an emergency and landed on McGregor road. The pilot, who was the... »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-1534 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Tri-Cities Regional Airport, Tennessee, on June 23rd. The plane heading from Indianapolis, Indiana, to Atlanta, Georgia, was diverted after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and cabin. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and forty-seven people aboard remained unharmed.... »

Mount Cook Airlines Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Technical Issue

By George Hatcher

Mount Cook Airlines flight NZ-5184 had to return and make an emergency landing at Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 11th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, flying on behalf of ANZ Air New Zealand towards Palmerston North, New Zealand, had to return due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely.... »

Azul Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Smoke in Cabin

By George Hatcher

Azul Linhas Aereas flight AD-4966 made a safe emergency landing at Aeroporto de Uberlândia – Tenente Coronel Aviador César Bombonato, Brazil, on May 9th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Sao Paulo, Brazil, was about to reach the destination when crew noticed smoke in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No injuries... »

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