Latest Emergency landing Stories

2012-02-10 08:00:00

Just a few weeks ago, when Nathaniel Hand turned 17, all he could think about was getting his license-not his driver’s license, but his pilot’s license. New

2010-09-16 02:00:00

HONOLULU, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing 747-400 cargo airplane that crashed near Dubai airport on September 3rd might have landed safely if the airplane had been equipped with emergency vision technology that permits pilots to see under conditions of unstoppable blinding smoke.

2010-04-26 14:43:00

LAS VEGAS, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) today honored the eight Detroit-based flight attendants who successfully thwarted a terrorist attack onboard Northwest flight 253 on December 25, 2009 with the prestigious C.B.

2010-03-16 11:38:00

In the news release, Stevens' CSR Provides Vital Maritime Information to Local, State and National Agencies, issued 16-Mar-2010 by Stevens Institute of Technology over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the subhead should read "The Center was instrumental following the emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549 and the August 2009 mid-air collision of a helicopter and small plane" rather than "two helicopters." We are also advised that the 7th paragraph should read "a...

2009-09-19 13:16:40

A commercial flight made an emergency landing in Texas after rock ringer Scott Weiland suffered a seizure mid-flight, a representative says. The unidentified representative told Rolling Stone exclusively the Stone Temple Pilots singer had the seizure while flying from Los Angeles to Miami Friday, forcing

2009-08-25 13:56:58

Police said no injuries or property damage resulted from a hot air balloon's emergency landing in an Ohio neighborhood. Kettering Police Officer Michael Burke said the pilot of the balloon told officers he was forced to make an emergency landing on Crauder Avenue because of weather-related troubles,

2009-08-24 13:57:55

Authorities in California said no serious injuries were reported when a small plane landed on a highway, colliding with two vehicles. A Santa Barbara County Fire representative said the single-engine plane, which was carrying the pilot and one passenger, made an emergency landing Sunday morning on Highway 101 in Goleta en route to the Santa Barbara Airport, the Santa Barbara (Calif.) Independent reported Monday. The plane was struck by two southbound vehicles and one automobile passenger was...

2009-08-07 12:30:00

A private plane with actors Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore aboard was forced to return to the Las Vegas airport shortly after takeoff, airport officials said.

2009-06-05 09:45:06

An Illinois pilot who once landed on a golf course because his son was late for a tennis lesson had to make a real emergency landing Thursday, authorities say. Robert Kadera, 66, was forced to touch down in a farm field near Antioch, Ill.

2009-03-31 19:08:00

MILWAUKEE, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) held a ceremony today honoring the three flight attendants who successfully evacuated over 150 passengers of US Airways Flight 1549 after a water landing in the Hudson River.

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