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NEWS Feb 26, 2024 Passenger Receives CPR as Madrid-Bound Iberia Flight Diverts to Gran Canaria Iberia flight IB 6844 from Buenos Aires-Ezeiza (EZE) to Madrid (MAD) diverted to Gran Canaria (LPA) on February 23. An Airbus A350-900, with registration EC-NJM, operated IB 6844 that day. The aircraft was back on the ground nearly ten hours after departure due to a passenger's medical issue. Read More →
STORIES Feb 23, 2024 The 1956 Grand Canyon Mid-Air Collision: The Crash That Created the Modern Air Traffic Control System The summer morning of June 30, 1956, disaster began with a sudden bang and the sickening crunch of metal crashing into metal. This incident facilitated the creation of the modern en route air traffic control system, which has made commercial aviation the safest means of transportation in human history. Read More →
NEWS Feb 22, 2024 Emergency Door Nearly Ripped Off TUI Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at Birmingham Airport On February 20, a TUI Airways plane was severely damaged after a set of mobile air stairs nearly ripped off its front left door. The incident involved a nine-year-old Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner registered G-TUIF at Birmingham Airport (BHX) near Birmingham, England. Read More →
NEWS Feb 21, 2024 Bomb Threat Forces United Airlines Flight to Divert to Chicago On February 21, United Airlines flight UA 1533 from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) experienced a severe mid-air incident when a bomb threat forced the plane to divert to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD). Read More →
NEWS Feb 20, 2024 JFK-Bound Flight Returns to Toronto After Fire Breaks Out in Cockpit, Pilot Declares 'Mayday' on Radio An Endeavor Airlines Bombardier CRJ-900 operating flight 4826 between Toronto (YYZ) and New York (JFK) was forced to return to YYZ after declaring an emergency. The pilot returned due to a "burnt electrical smell" in the regional jet's cockpit. After landing at YYZ, the CRJ-900 was checked by firefighters for any potential fire damage before the flight was escorted to its gate by fire trucks. Read More →
NEWS Feb 10, 2024 Two Killed After Bombardier Challenger Aircraft Crashed Shortly Before Landing in Florida Two people have been killed after a small private jet crashed on approach to a Florida airport in the early evening hours on February 9. The aircraft, with five passengers onboard, was scheduled to land just minutes before the crash was reported. Read More →
NEWS Feb 09, 2024 Thai Airways Flight Delayed After Canadian Man Deploys Emergency Slide Before Takeoff Flight disruptions caused by troubled passengers have risen worldwide in recent years. A Thai Airways flight was recently delayed following a passenger opening the aircraft's emergency exit door, deploying the emergency slide as the plane was taxiing for departure. Read More →
NEWS Feb 06, 2024 Atlanta-Bound Delta Air Lines Airbus A330 Flight Returns to Barcelona After Engine Trouble A Delta Air Lines flight from Barcelona to Atlanta on February 1 experienced an engine malfunction shortly after departure, forcing it to return to Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN). The aircraft, a 20-year-old Airbus A330-300, has remained at the airport as of February 6. After an on-time departure, the engine trouble began as Delta flight DL195 reached 27,000 feet (8,230 meters) approximately 30 minutes into the flight. Read More →
NEWS Feb 05, 2024 UK Royal Air Force Fighter Jets Escort SAS Airbus A320neo to Manchester Airport A Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) Connect Airbus A320neo was recently escorted by the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force fighter jets following a loss of communication. The flight landed safely at its destination airport in Manchester. Read More →
NEWS Jan 31, 2024 United Airlines Boeing 737-800 Flight Diverts to Denver After Cracked Windshield Discovered A routine flight from Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) took an unexpected turn on January 28. A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 carrying 166 passengers and seven crew members was forced to divert to Denver International Airport (DEN) due to a crack in the windshield that was discovered. Read More →