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United Airlines Plane makes Safe landing in Texas after Engine Fire Indication

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-801 made a safe landing at Austin–Bergstrom International Airport, Texas, on September 18th. The Airbus A319-100 flying from Houston, Texas, was about to land when the crew reported an indication of engine fire. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Two Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Dorset, England

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Shaftesbury in Dorset, England, on August 26th. Authorities said the Tiger Moth plane went down near Compton Abbas Airfield. There were two people aboard at the time, including the 64-year-old pilot and a 67-year-old passenger. Both of them were killed in the crash. Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is... »

PIA Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Nose Gear Problem

By George Hatcher

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-212 made an emergency landing in Islamabad, Pakistan, on August 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was on approach to Islamabad when the crew reported a nose gear problem and went around. The crew worked the related checklists and subsequently landed safely on second approach.... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-1564 made an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on August 24th. The Boeing 757-300 plane was flying from Boston, Massachusetts, when the crew reported a hydraulic failure and requested emergency assistance. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dublin

By George Hatcher

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight D8-1823 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on August 23rd. The Boeing 737-800 plane was heading to Providence, Rhode Island, when the crew noticed an APU problem and decided to turn back. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-53 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 23rd. The Boeing 767-400 plane took off for Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to cabin pressurization issues. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air France Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

Air France flight AF-636 had to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on August 21st. The plane heading from Paris, France, to Houston, Texas, was diverted after an infant suffered a medical emergency. The plane landed safely. The baby was rushed to the University Hospital Limerick. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit United Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Chicago

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-1435 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Chicago, Illinois, on August 17th. The Boeing 737-900 plane flying from Cleveland, Ohio, was on approach to O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

By George Hatcher

Shaheen Air flight NL-766 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on August 16th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a cabin pressurization issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Flybe Flight Returns to Birmingham due to Landing Gear Problem

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-7109 had to return and make an emergency landing in Birmingham, England, on August 14th. The plane took off for Hamburg, Germany, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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