Post by missfrill on Sept 22, 2014 19:24:44 GMT -5
Texas - 2-in-1
Two American Airlines flights made emergency landings within minutes of each other at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport early Monday morning, the Fort Worth-based airline says. The first emergency involved Flight 997 to Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Boeing 777 departed DFW at 7:58 p.m. and returned at 12:23 a.m. after a warning light in the cockpit indicated there was a pressurization issue, American Airlines said. The 223 passengers that were onboard that flight are expected to once again be on their way to Buenos Aires at about 9 a.m. Monday. Just two minutes earlier, American Airlines Flight 1359 from DFW to Fresno, California made an emergency landing at DFW due to a mechanical issue....
One person has been killed and three others injured after a medical helicopter crashed in a Texas downtown area. Wichita Falls Fire Chief Jon Reese said that the Bell 206 LongRanger III operated by the Air Evac Lifeteam was carrying three crew members and one patient when it crashed at 1:56 a.m. Saturday. He says the aircraft was transporting the patient to nearby United Regional Health Care System. Reese says the pilot is in serious but stable condition. The flight nurse and flight paramedic are in critical condition at Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas. The victims have not been identified and no cause has been determined. Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board officials will assist the investigation.
Flight Leaving Greensboro Makes Emergency Landing In Charlotte
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A plane flying out of Greensboro Saturday night had to make an emergency landing in Charlotte. The Associated Press is reporting U.S. Airways Express flight 5782 made an emergency landing because of a hydraulic issue.
A second U.S. Airways flight made anemergency landing in Charlotte Saturday. A U.S. Airways spokesperson told The Associated Press a flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport safely made an emergency landing at its scheduled destination in Charlotte after oxygen masks deployed in the final minutes amid indications of a pressurization issue.
AS WE SAID AT THE TOP OF THE BROADCAST, WHITE-KNUCKLE FLIERS BEWARE. A SCARE FOR PASSENGERS AND CREW ON BOARD AN AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT WHEN SUDDENLY THERE WAS A SERIES OF LOUD BANGING NOISE, THEN AN EVEN BIGGER FRIGHT FOR PASSENGERS WHEN THEY REALIZED THE INTERIOR WALL OF THE PLANE BEGAN TO CRACK. OUR REPORT ON THIS TONIGHT FROM MIGUEL ALMAGUER.
Last Edit: Oct 14, 2014 20:14:17 GMT -5 by missfrill
Plane Crashes Into Building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita < has video
A small airplane plowed into the top of a flight safety center at an airport in Kansas after losing engine power on takeoff Thursday, killing at least four four people, injuring five and leaving four others missing, officials said.
No injuries were reported in the incident that began when the crew of the MD-11 declared an on-board emergency with reports of fire in the cargo bay. The flight originated in southern California, at Ontario, east of Los Angeles, on a flight bound for Memphis, Tennessee. McCarran Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews tells KXNT the plane made a safe landing around 7:15 Friday morning and that the crew deployed their on-board fire suppression equipment. Clark County Fire Dept crews also rushed to the scene to make sure everything was ok. No word yet on what really happened on the flight.
A passenger jet was forced to make an emergency landing at Dublin airport after the cockpit filled with smoke. The United Airlines 925 plane, travelling from London's Heathrow Airport to Washington, declared an emergency over the Irish Sea and landed in Dublin
A spokesperson for Edmonton International Airport first told media, flight 8481 was involved in "an incident" there, on Thursday evening. The Air Canada Jazz flight departed Calgary and was bound for Grande Prairie when it was forced to make an emergency landing in Edmonton around 8:36 p.m, Central time. The Jazz Dash 8-400 blew a tire upon take-off and strong winds also contributed to the decision to make an emergency landing. CTV News in Edmonton confirms that three passengers were taken to hospital with minor injuries. Air Canada confirms there were 71 passengers and 4 crew members on board at the time. The Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
An Air Canada domestic passenger is reported to have been injured afteran aircraft propeller broke off and sliced through the cabin,striking her on the head. Christina Kurylo was one of 71 people, including four crew, on board the Bombardier Q400 flying from Calgary which was forced to make an emergency landing on Thursday. She was sitting in a window seat as the aircraft hit the runway in Edmonton, resulting in the right-side propeller snapping off and becoming lodged in the fuselage, the Telegraph reported. The landing initially seemed to be going smoothly until passengers heard "a lot of rattling" as they touched down on the runway. The right landing gear then collapsed and sparks flew as the right undercarriage dragged along the tarmac. The propeller smashed into Kurylo's window, knocking off her glasses and covering her in pieces of broken plexiglass. She was helped out by her seatmate as she heard someone shout "get off the plane, it's on fire", Canadian newspaper the Globe reported. Kurylo was taken to hospital where she was discharged after six hours having suffered a concussion, sore neck and bruises on her head and shoulders. Manon Stuart, a spokeswoman for Jazz Aviation, which operates the flight for Air Canada, said four passengers were sent to hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries. "At this point, there is no reason to question the safety of the Q400 aircraft. The cause of this incident is still unknown," she said. Stuart and Marianella de la Barrera, a spokeswoman for Bombardier, said the Q400 is considered a robust, reliable aircraft.
A small plane crashed into a Chicago home early this morning, with the pilot’s condition unknown and no one from the home believed to be injured, authorities said. The crash, which happened near Chicago Midway International Airport, involved an Aero Commander 500 cargo jet, FAA spokeswoman Elizabeth Corey told ABC News. Corey said the pilot was trying to return to the airport after reporting engine problems. The plane ended up crashing about a mile away. . . . .
A United Airlines flight headed to San Francisco was forced to return to Dulles Airport with a mechanical issue. Rob Yingling, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, says the Boeing 757, United Airlines flight 1564 landed safely at Dulles around 6:20 p.m. Monday. Upon inspection of the plane, Yingling says they found a blown tire on the left main landing gear. Shuttles were brought to the plane so passengers could be transferred for re-booking. The plane was then towed for followup maintenance. Yingling saya there were some delays due to this incident. The cause of the blown tire is not known at this time. There were no reported injuries. The investigation is ongoing.
The Department of Public Safety says 63-year-old Daniel Disbrow of Magnolia died when his plane crashed Sunday in Lee County near Elgin. The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the cause of the crash on Monday. Authorities say the plane was headed from David Wayne Hooks Airport in Spring to Austin. The plane is registered to photography company Aerial Viewpoint. The company's owner says Disbrow was moving the plane from Spring to Austin for a surveying project. He says Disbrow was a skilled survey pilot who had been with the company since the mid-1990s.
An airplane was forced to make an emergency landing in Toledo, according to reports. ABC affiliate WTVG in Toledo reports flight Delta Flight 312 was en route from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Smoke began to fill the cockpit, according to the Lucas County emergency dispatchers, forcing the plane to land at Toledo Express Airport. WTVG reports all the 225 people on board the Delta 757 are safe. Delta issued the following statement: The crew of Delta flight 312 from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale elected to divert to Toledo due to a smoky odor in the flight deck. The aircraft landed without incident and taxied to the gate under its own power. Customers are being reaccommodated on another aircraft. . .
At least 61 people trapped in a monorail at a popular tourist spot in Singapore due to a technical fault were safely rescued today. The technical fault, which resulted in a power outage, disrupted the service of the Sentosa Express, the island's monorail system... .... due to technical difficulties in moving the rescue train, the Singapore Civil Defence Force was eventually called in to assist with the rescue operations...
A French military aircraft on a training mission crashed into a home for people with learning difficulties near Tours in western France on Wednesday, killing one resident and injuring at least five others. The pilot and copilot of the Alphajet ejected from the plane before it crashed and were picked up uninjured, according to French air force officials. . . (more)
"While flying over Tours to the south of the base, the plane reportedly suffered atechnical failure. "
Cold War Dust Up - OR - Mechanical Failure?? 'Foreign military aircraft' nearly collides with passenger plane over Sweden Swedish officials have expressed concern about how a military jet - flying with its transponders switched off - almost collided with a passenger plane, in a series of events which echoes a move by a Russian jet in March
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