1 Passenger Killed By Severe Turbulence Aboard Singapore Airlines Flight

Photo: NurPhoto / Contributor (Getty Images) A Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore ended in tragedy and was forced to make an emergency landing in Bangkok after severe turbulence left one person dead and more than 30 others injured. The BBC reports the plane dropped about 6,000 feet in only a couple of minutes, … Read more

Boeing Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Bursts Into Flames With 450 Passengers On Board

A Garuda Indonesia planePhoto: NurPhoto / Contributor (Getty Images) This really just hasn’t been Boeing’s year. It’s currently facing criminal charges over the Justice Department’s claim that it violated the terms of a previous agreement related to two 737 Max crashes, and of course, you can’t forget about the door plug blowing out mid-flight. Now, … Read more

American Airlines Boeing 777 Blows Tire During Takeoff

Photo: Mario Tama (Getty Images) An American Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft potentially blew a tire during take-off when it departed Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, USA Today reports. While the plane was able to depart and then land in Los Angeles without issue, the incident highlights yet another issue in a growing list of failures … Read more

Boeing 777 Wheel Smashes Through Parking Lot After Falling Off Mid-Take Off

A 265-pound wheel  fell off a United Airlines Boeing 777 after taking off from San Francisco International Airport on Thursday, smashing through a fence and into several cars in a nearby parking lot. The flight bound for Osaka, Japan diverted to Los Angeles and landed safely instead of taking a 12-hour trip across the Pacific … Read more

What In God’s Name Is Going On With Air Travel Right Now?

Photo: Geography Photos/Universal Images Group (Getty Images) The nose wheel of a Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 came off while waiting to depart from Atlanta, Georgia last Saturday. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident. The venerable 757 is entering its fifth decade of service, with the newest airframes being 20 years old. While … Read more

Burning Airliner Evacuated In 18 Minutes After Tokyo Haneda Airport Collision

Japan Airlines stated that it took 18 minutes for Flight 516’s burning Airbus A350-900 to be fully evacuated after colliding with a Japanese Coast Guard Bombardier Dash 8 at Haneda Airport in Tokyo. Those 18 minutes span from the point of impact until the final person left the aircraft. The recorded footage and accounts from … Read more

Extreme Turbulence Hospitalizes 11 Passengers On Flight

Photo: kickers (Getty Images) A flight carrying British cruise-goers from Barbados to Manchester was forced to divert to Bermuda after an incident of extreme turbulence two days before Christmas. There were 225 passengers onboard the Airbus A330-200 operated by Maleth Aero, a Maltese charter airline. When the aircraft landed, 11 people were transported to a … Read more