EMERGENCY Qatar #QR708 to Doha diverted to Lajes Air Base in Azores, Portugal after severe turbulence over the Atlantic

A Qatar Airways flight that took off from Dulles International Airport near here on Saturday night and bound for Doha made an emergency landing in Azores, an autonomous region of Portugal, roughly 1,200 miles southeast of Newfoundland, after hitting a massive air pocket, according to passengers.   QR708, which contained dozens of Indian Americans and…

ALERT United Express Embraer E175 nose gear collapsed during landing at San Antonio

A United Express Embraer E175 had to make an emergency landing at San Antonio International Airport on Sunday at about 2pm. The plane was on its way from Houston to Mexico when the crew reported landing gear issues. Authorities said 55 people were safely evacuated from the plane via emergency slide. San Antonio Fire Department spokesman Woody Woodward said…

NEWS A female passenger opened aircraft door and jumped from United plane flight #UA1892 at Houston

A woman who jumped from a plane at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport is being evaluated at a county mental health facility. Houston police tell Eyewitness News the woman was taken to the Neuropsychiatric Center at Ben Taub Hospital. The Harris County District Attorney’s office has declined to press charges against her and the FBI has…

ALERT Several China Eastern passengers injured after flight #MU777 to Sydney hit heavy heavy turbulence

Several passengers have been injured after a China Eastern flight from Kunming/Wujiaba hit heavy turbulence coming in to Sydney International Airport. Passengers described their horror as the China Eastern plane Flight #MU777 suddenly dropped, resulting in multiple injuries including three who suffered neck injuries, one a lacerate jaw and another a broken wrist. The two…