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Small Plane Crashes at Chicago Rockford International Airport; 4 Injured

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Chicago Rockford International Airport, Illinois, on December 4th. The King Air C-90 plane was attempting to land at the airport when it went down. There were four people aboard at the time; all of them were injured. They were taken to hospitals. The incident is being investigated. Download article... »

Bird-Hit UPS Plane Makes Safe Landing in Rockford, IL

By George Hatcher

UPS flight 5X-555 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Rockford, Illinois, on October 9th. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from Minneapolis, Minnesota, was on approach to Rockford when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Allegiant Air Flight Returns to Chicago Rockford International Airport

By George Hatcher

Allegiant Air flight G4-1671 had to return for an emergency landing at Chicago Rockford International Airport, Illinois, on December 15th. The plane took off for Punta Gorda, Florida, but had to turn back after it ingested several birds into one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. All 177 passengers and 6 crew... »

Allegiant Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Chicago Rockford Airport

By George Hatcher

Allegiant Air flight 8503 had to make an emergency landing at Chicago Rockford International Airport in Rockford, Illinois, on April 8. The plane took off from South Bend, Indiana and was heading to Wendover, Utah when the pilot reported an oil filter malfunction. FAA spokesperson Tony Molinaro confirmed that the plane made an uneventful... »

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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