iOS app Android app

Emergency Landing

The Surprising Thing That Cured My Fear Of Flying

Trevor Martin | Posted 04.05.2016 | Travel
Trevor Martin

Fasten your seat-belts, make sure your seat-back is in the upright position and your table is stowed: I promise you a bumpy ride!

How YOU Can Land A Boeing 737 In An Emergency

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.15.2016 | Travel

• Keep in mind that every aircraft has a different cockpit. This tutorial focuses on a 737-800.• Start by radioing in your situation. You'll get r...

Note to Allegiant: Emergency Landings are Not the Problem

Christine Negroni | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Christine Negroni

Recently a friend asked me what airlines were the safest to fly. I get asked that question all the time. I find the question challenging in part because of the chasm between risk and perceived risk.

She Had a Bomb Threat on Her Plane to Paris, What She Did Next Will Change Your Life

Sara El-Yafi | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics
Sara El-Yafi

So, for what it's worth, I apologize to this man. And I apologize to all men and women who endure any type of fear-based, awful, oppressive discrimination based on their faith. We have got a long way to go before we make everyone feel safe in our world.

You Never Want To See This From Your Airplane Window

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel

A small jetliner made an emergency landing on Wednesday after a passenger looked out his window and spotted something alarming: fuel leaking from a lo...

Southwest Passenger Allegedly Chokes Woman Over Reclined Seat

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.20.2015 | Crime

A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Los Angeles on Sunday night after a passenger allegedly tried to choke another traveler in an...

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Plane Lands In Busy Intersection During Rush Hour

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.24.2015 | Weird News

Drivers at intersections often have to beware of lunkheads texting behind the wheel, pedestrians or perhaps someone who's accelerating to make the lig...

Hail Smashes Passenger Jet's Windshield, Forces Emergency Landing

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business

Passengers on a Delta flight got a scare on Friday night when hail smashed the cockpit windshield and damaged the aircraft's nose cone. Delta flight ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

"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 | Home

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 | Home

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.

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 carrying more than ...

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, ...

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. ...

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...

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.