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Compass Airlines Flight Diverts to PDX due to Disruptive Passenger

Compass Airlines flight CP-6054 made an emergency landing at Portland International Airport, Oregon, on February 13th.

The plane heading from Seattle, Washington, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted due to a disruptive passenger. It is believed that the passenger, identified as 21-year-old Douglas B. Smyser, kept walking toward the cockpit and had to be restrained.

The plane landed safely.


Bird-Hit Compass Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Salt Lake City

compassCompass Airlines flight CP-6075 was hit by a bird in Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 21st.

The plane flying from Los Angeles, California, was on final approach to Salt Lake City when a bird hit on its nose.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Compass Airlines Plane Diverts to Tucson due to Unruly Passenger

compassA Compass Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Tucson International Airport, Arizona, on June 22nd.

The plane, heading from San Antonio, Texas, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after a male passenger made a threat to the crew.

The plane, carrying 80 passengers, landed uneventfully. The man was escorted out of the aircraft.

Compass Airlines Plane makes Emergency Landing in Utah after Tyre Damage

compassCompass Airlines flight DL-5689 made a safe emergency landing at Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado, on May 20th.

The Embraer ERJ-175, heading from Utah, to Colorado, was mid-air when the crew reported a blown tyre and requested emergency services on standby.

The plane received minor damage.

All 79 people onboard remained unharmed.

Compass Airlines Plane Returns and Makes Emergency Landing in Texas

compassCompass Airlines flight DL-5717 had to return and make an emergency landing at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, Texas, on March 24.

The Embraer ERJ-175, en-route to Los Angeles, California, had just climbed out of Austin’s runway when the crew detected some problem with the engine, prompting the plane to return.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Compass Airlines Plane Returns to Washington due to Hissing Noise

compassCompass Airlines flight DL-5749 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, Washington, on December 10.

The Embraer ERJ-175, heading to San Diego, California, had to return due to a hissing noise coming from one of its doors.

The plane landed uneventfully.

No injuries were reported.

Embraer Warning Error over Saskatoon

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What: Compass Airlines Embraer ERJ-170-200 en route from Minneapolis to Saskatoon
Where: Saskatoon
When: Nov 20th 2009
Who: 56 on board
Why: On approach to Saskatoon, the plane sent a nose wheel steering warning. The plane landed in Saskatoon incident-free, and inspected the plane without finding a cause or record of the warning. Subsequently, the systems were rebooted.

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