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Emergency Landing

Sparks Fly As Jet Makes Emergency Landing In Houston

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business

An American Airlines flight operated by US Airways made an emergency landing at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston on Monday night after ...

Plane vs. Truck

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 07.27.2014 | Crime

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning, autho...

Shattered Windshield Forces Jet To Make Emergency Landing

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.07.2014 | Business

A Delta jet made an emergency landing over the weekend when one of the cockpit windows shattered during the flight. No one was injured, but one passen...

Malfunctioning Malaysia Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 (Reuters) - A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane with 166 people on board landed safely at Kuala Lumpur airport early on Mond...

Malaysia Airlines Plane To Make Emergency Landing

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2014 | World

(Updates with safe landing, background) KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 (Reuters) - A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane with 166 people on boa...

Brake Scare Leads To Emergency Landing At JFK

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

Passengers on a Delta jet had a few scary moments on Wednesday evening when the plane was forced to make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy Inter...

'I Love You's Heard As Hawaii Plane Makes Extraordinary Emergency Landing

Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel

Two pilots of a Mokulele Airlines flight between Maui and the Big Island made a heroic and impressive emergency landing on Monday night, saving all 8 ...

Pilot On United Airlines Flight Dies After Emergency Landing In Boise

AP | Posted 11.27.2013 | Travel

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho officials have identified the United Airlines captain who died after suffering a mid-flight heart attack as 63-year-old Hen...

Emergency Landing Prompts Closure Of Heathrow Runways

AP | Posted 07.23.2013 | Travel

LONDON (AP) — A British Airways jet made an emergency landing at London's Heathrow Airport Friday after developing a technical problem after takeoff...

"Brace For Impact," From Captain Sully Sullenberger (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

"This is the captain, brace for impact." Those were the words of hero Captain Sully Sullenberger during the emergency landing of Flight 1549 on the Hu...

Captain Sully's First Three Thoughts After Bird Strike (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

How did Captain Sully Sullenberger stay so calm during the emergency landing of Flight 1549 on the Hudson River? When he joined me on Mondays With Mar...

What I Would Have Done If There Had Been No River, From Captain Sully Sullenberger (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

What would have happened if there was no river nearby when Flight 1549 was going down? When he joined me on Mondays With Marlo, Captain Sully Sullenbe...

Why My Plane Made An Emergency Landing

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

It's 7 a.m. on a Thursday morning and we were onboard a plane headed south along with a hundred other people, many of whom were already drinking. The woman in the window seat offered a preemptory declaration: 'I'd like to apologize in advance,' she said loudly through an over-lipsticked mouth. 'We're a noisy bunch.'

The Scariest Experience I Had Post-Split

Denise Albert | Posted 03.11.2013 | Divorce
Denise Albert

When you're three hours into a six-hour flight and the flight attendant randomly announces, "Everyone please put your seats to the upright position and your tray tables up", that can only mean one thing; you are landing.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Sacramento-Area Highway

AP | Posted 01.14.2013 | San Francisco

ROCKLIN, Calif. — A small plane has made an emergency landing in traffic on a highway median in the Sacramento area. The California Highway Pat...

Bomb Threat Forces Emergency Landing In Iceland

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2012 | Travel

By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Icelandic police said on Thursday there was no bomb on a Russian jet car...

Passengers Get Sick After Plane's Hydraulics Fail

Posted 06.20.2012 | Travel

A JetBlue flight was forced to make an emergency landing Sunday after its hydraulic system failed, reports ABC News. The A320 was New York-bound, ...

Air Canada Jet Makes Emergency Landing

AP | Posted 07.28.2012 | Travel

TORONTO — An Air Canada jet bound for Japan made an emergency landing in Toronto Monday afternoon after an engine shut down shortly after takeof...

Orlando-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In London

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 06.16.2012 | Travel

LONDON — A Virgin Atlantic Airways plane flying from Britain to Florida returned to Gatwick Airport for an emergency landing Monday, forcing mor...

Bomb Threat Forces Jet To Make Emergency Landing

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2012 | Travel

(Repeats without changes to story text) SEOUL, April 11 (Reuters) - A Korean Air passenger jet made an emergency landing at a Canadia...

Drunk Passenger Tries To Steal Alcohol, Grounds Plane

Posted 03.16.2012 | Travel

A Thomson Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Canada Tuesday after a drunken passenger became unruly, reports the Daily Mail. ...

WATCH: Emergency Landing Closes Newark Airport

AP | Posted 04.28.2012 | Travel

NEWARK, N.J. — Newark Liberty Airport has reopened after a United Express flight from Atlanta made an emergency landing, forcing an hour-long sh...

Pilot Dies Mid-Flight

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

PRAGUE, Feb 15 (Reuters) - A Czech Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Prague on Wednesday after the captain collapsed and died in mid-fligh...

Passenger Jet Makes Emergency Landing

AP | PETER MORRISON | Posted 04.08.2012 | World

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — A passenger plane made a safe emergency landing Tuesday after developing technical problems, Belfast International ...

Why Can't Airlines Get It Right?

Tiffany Hawk | Posted 03.16.2012 | Travel
Tiffany Hawk

I'm not denying that there are bad flight attendants out there. God knows I've seen them. Hell, on a really bad flight, I've probably been one. But lately, when it comes to high-profile airline "horror stories" the problem is usually the passenger.