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LATAM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chile

By George Hatcher

LATAM Airlines flight LA-841 had to return and make an emergency landing in Santiago, Chile, on January 19th. The Boeing 787-900 plane took off for Easter Island, Chile, but had to turn back due to issues with the cabin pressure. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Gol Transportes Aereos Flight Diverts to Curitiba, Brazil

By George Hatcher

Gol Transportes Aereos flight G3-7660 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Curitiba, Brazil, on August 10th. The plane heading from Sao Paulo, Brazil, to Santiago, Chile, was diverted due to a smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Avianca Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chile

By George Hatcher

Avianca flight LR-624 had to return and make an emergency landing in Santiago, Chile, on August 10th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Lima, Peru, but had to turn back after an engine started emitting streaks of flames and loud bangs. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Sky Airline Plane Diverts to Chile due to Landing Gear and Weather Issue

By George Hatcher

Sky Airline flight H2-142 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Viña del Mar Airport, Chile, on July 25th. The Airbus A319-100 flying from Santiago to Antofagasta in Chile had to divert due to an issue with its landing gear and poor weather. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download... »

Aeromexico Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Santiago, Chile

By George Hatcher

Aeromexico flight AM-11 had to return for an emergency landing in Santiago, Chile, on April 5th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Mexico City, Mexico, but had to turn back after cracks were noticed on captain’s windshield. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Airlines Flight Returns to Argentina After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

LATAM Airlines flight LA-487 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cordoba, Argentina, on March 27th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Santiago, Chile, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All 220 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

JetBlue Airways Flight Diverts to Florida After Bomb Threat

By George Hatcher

JetBlue Airways flight 893 had to make an emergency landing at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Florida, on January 21st. The plane heading from Newark, New Jersey, to Santiago, Dominican Republic, was diverted due to a bomb threat. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Coming together to Counter Airport Insecurity

By George Hatcher

The current state of things requires us to be vigilant anywhere we go these days. I have been thinking of a starting an ongoing conversation regarding safety. I am troubled by Esteban Santiago’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport attack on Friday afternoon. Any traveler who puts as many miles as I do on a plane is... »

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Chile due to Electrical Problems

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-818 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Santiago, Chile, on December 25th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to electrical problems. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Costa Rica

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-846 had to divert for an emergency landing in San Jose, Costa Rica, on November 25th. The plane heading from Santiago, Chile, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to electrical problems. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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