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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Burning Smell

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-5559 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Selma, Alabama, on June 21st. The plane heading from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, was diverted after burning smell was noticed in the cabin and cockpit. The plane landed safely. There were sixty-five passengers aboard at... »

Republic Airways Flight Diverts to Washington Dulles International Airport

By George Hatcher

Republic Airways flight YX-4411 made an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on April 26th. The Embraer ERJ-175 plane heading from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, to Fort Myers, Florida, was diverted after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

American Airlines Plane Diverts to West Palm Beach due to Suspected Fuel Leak

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-238 had to divert and make an emergency landing in West Palm Beach, Florida, on December 11th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Miami, Florida, to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, was diverted due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Jetblue Airways Flight Hits Severe Turbulence near Wilmington

By George Hatcher

Jetblue Airways flight B6-1348 hit severe turbulence near Wilmington, North Carolina, on October 30th. The plane was heading from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, when turbulence injured several people onboard. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Flight Diverts to Washington Dulles International Airport

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-526 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on August 25th. The plane heading from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, to Atlanta, Georgia, was diverted due to an engine issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All 155 people aboard remained safe. The airline arranged... »

Republic Airways Flight Returns to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

By George Hatcher

Republic Airways flight YX-4378 had to return and make an emergency landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, on May 24th. The plane took off for Memphis, Tennessee, but had to return shortly afterwards after its left engine emitted flames following a loud bang. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. It... »

Jazz Plane makes Safe Landing in DC after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Jazz flight QK-8824 made a safe landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, DC, on May 16th. The Canadair CRJ-200, en-route from Montreal, Canada, was about to land when a bird impacted one of its engines. The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Plane Diverts to Virginia due to Flaps Problem

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-2293 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Dulles, Virginia, on May 7th. The Boeing 737-800, en-route from Texas, to District of Columbia, was preparing to land at Ronald Reagan Airport when the crew reported problems with its flaps, prompting it to divert. The plane... »

PSA Airlines Jet Diverts to Dayton due to Hydraulic Failure

By George Hatcher

PSA Airlines flight AA-5394 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dayton, Ohio, on January 15. The Canadair CRJ-700 aircraft was en-route from Des Moines, Iowa, to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, when the crew decided to divert due to hydraulic failure. The plane, being operated on behalf of American Airlines,... »

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