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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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  • Passengers Uninjured in Jefferson Plane Crash https://t.co/GsZy2Kx2lg via @lcnme
    about 9 hours ago
  • Scandinavian Airlines Flight Returns to Copenhagen due to Hydraulic Leak https://t.co/Hd1tS95ZyP
    about 19 hours ago
  • Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Surge https://t.co/53THTI6wCe
    about 19 hours ago
  • Sunwing Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smell of Smoke https://t.co/NLgJNZOwa0
    about 19 hours ago
  • American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Phoenix https://t.co/PJh8cETYyl
    about 19 hours ago