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JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles International Airport

By George Hatcher

JetBlue flight B6-1808 had to return and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on May 17th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All 66 people aboard remained safe.... »

Small Plane Crashed in Barrow County, GA; Two Killed

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Barrow County Airport in Winder, Georgia, on February 16th. Barrow County Emergency Services Captain Scott Dakin said the airport employees spotted the wreckage while coming back after the lunch break. “When they came down the road they did see the plane in the wood line just along the road... »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

By George Hatcher

Lufthansa flight LH-521 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on December 19th. The Airbus A340-600 plane flying from Mexico City, Mexico, was descending toward Munich when the crew received a deflated tire indication. The emergency services were on standby as the plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Condor Airlines Plane Rejects Take Off due to Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Condor Airlines flight DE-2291 had to reject take off from Cape Town, South Africa, on November 20th. The Boeing 767-300 plane was accelerating to take off for Frankfurt, Germany, when the crew reported a bird strike and rejected take off. The emergency services had to cool down the right hand brakes as the plane... »

Horizon Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland

By George Hatcher

Horizon Air flight QX-2150 made an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon, on August 2nd. The crew requested emergency services after the plane blew a tire on takeoff from Reno, Nevada. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

REACH Aircraft Crashes in California; 4 Killed

By George Hatcher

A REACH Air Medical Services aircraft crashed in Humboldt County, North Coast, California, on July 29th. The Piper PA31 flying from Crescent City Airport, to Oakland International Airport, California, was mid-air when the crew declared emergency due to smoke in its cockpit, and later it lost connection with radar. The plane debris was found... »

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing at Aberdeen International Airport

By George Hatcher

An offshore helicopter made an emergency landing at Aberdeen International Airport in Scotland, United Kingdom, on May 16. The helicopter, belonging to Babcock Mission Critical Services Offshore Ltd., declared emergency while flying over North Sea. According to a Babcock Mission Critical Services Offshore spokesperson, “We can confirm that an s-92 helicopter requested priority landing... »

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