Date:  May 9, 2015        Time: 1257
Location:  Sevilla, Spain
Operator:  Airbus Industries
AC Type:  Airbus 400M Atlas
Reg:  EC-403      cn: 023
Aboard: 8     Fatalities: 6    Ground: 0
Route:  Test
Details:  The crew radioed they were returning because of aircraft problems when the plane hit power lines and crashed in a field.


Date:  April 20, 2015        Time: ?
Location:  Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Operator:  Sky High Aviation Services
AC Type:  Piper PA-32
Reg:  HI-957      cn: ?
Aboard: 7     Fatalities: 7    Ground: 0
Route:  Punta Cana - Arroyo Barril
Details:  The plane crashed shortly after taking off. The pilot tried to make an emergency landing onto a golf course but the plane struck a tree an burst into flames. All seven occupants including the pilot were killed on impact.

Date: March 29, 2015       Time: 0035
Location:  Halifax, Novia Scotia
Operator:  Air Canada       Flight: 624
AC Type:  Airbus A320-211
Reg:  C-FTJP       cn: 233
Aboard:  137     Fatalities: 0    Ground: 0
Route:  Toronto - Halifax
Details:  During its final approach, the aircraft struck powerlines at the beginning of runway 05. The aircraft then impacted a localizer antenna array and became airborne again finally sliding onto the runway and coming to rest near taxiway B. The aircraft sustained substantial damage. Twenty-five people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. There was a power outage at the airport possibly caused by the accident.

Date:  March 24, 2015       Time: 1053
Location:  Near Digne-Les-Bains, France
Operator:  Germanwings       Flight: 9525
AC Type:  Airbus A320-211
Reg:  D-AIPX      cn: 147
Aboard:  150     Fatalities: 150    Ground: 0
Route:  Barcelona, Spain - Dusseldorf, Germany
Details:  The jetliner crashed in a remote mountainous area of southern France. The plane was obliterated with no wreckage larger than a small car. According to a flight tracker, the plane descended from 38,000 ft. for 10 minutes until radar contact was lost at 10,000 ft. The aircraft impacted the ground at a high rate of speed. All 144 passengers and crew of 6 were killed. French officials believe the copilot allegedly locked the captain out of the cockpit and put the plane into a controlled descent until it crashed.



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5/27/15  Southwest Airlines flight 1516 flying from San Jose to San Diego made an emergency landing at LAX after a warning light showed there might be smoke in a cargo hold. Ground crews found no signs of smoke.

5/18/15 Hawaiian Airlines flight 3 made an emergency landing at LAX following mechanical problems. The flight was on its way to Honolulu when it turned around and returned to Los Angeles.

5/17/15 Delta Air Lines flight 1471 returned to LAX for an emergnecy landing after experiencing mechanical problems.

5/14/15 An American Airlines plane with 132 people aboard, heading to St. Louis on Thursday morning, returned to LAX after the crew reported a possible bird strike.

5/12/15 Hawaiian Airlines flight 118 was diverted to Maui for an emergency landing after experiencing what airline officials called a “left engine surge” while en route from Honolulu to Kona. There were no injuries.

5/11/2015   Skywest flight 5316, operating as United Express made an emergency belly landing after the main left landing gear failed to extend. All 43 aboard were uninjured.

5/7/15 Delta Airlines flight 2028 flying from Fort Lauderdale to NYC made an emergency landing at Charleston after the crew reported problems with an engine. A passenger tweeted a picture of smoke in the cabin aboard the MD88.

4/28/15 A United Express flight operated by Republic Airways, with 75 people on board, was heading from Raleigh, North Carolina, to Newark, New Jersey, when it was diverted to Philadelphia, after an engine caught fire.

4/25/15 A Turkish Airlines A320, Flight 1878, made an emergency landing at Istanbul after the right engine caught fire.

4/22/15   A SkyWest EMB-170 RJ flight from Chicago to Connecticut made an emergency landing in Buffalo after three passengers on board lost consciousness. One passenger described a lack of air in the cabin and shortness of breath, but the airline said an inspection on the ground found no mechanical faults.

4/17/15 The nearly disastrous plunge of the Serbian president’s plane Friday was the fault of the co-pilot, who spilled coffee in the cockpit. The dive occurred after the co-pilot spilled coffee on the instrument panel and accidentally activated the emergency slot extension.

4/15/15 An Asiana Airlines A320 skidded off the runway while landing in Hiroshma, slightly injuring 20 people.

4/13/15   American Airlines Flight 5305 from Charlotte to Milwaukee made an emergency landing in Dayton after s sensor indicated smoke near a tire. No one was injured.

4/9/15 The pilot of a Loganair flight from Aberdeen to Shetland with 30 passengers pulled out of a dive with just 7 seconds to spare after the plane was hit by lighting, The airliner pitched down, falling at 9,500 ft a minute, and fell to just 1,100 ft above the ocean before its pilot wrestled back control just moments before it was about to crash into the icy water.  After being struck by lightning, the autopilot had remained engaged and the pilot’s actions were countered by the system, causing the dive.

4/6/15   Lightning struck Icelandair Flight 671 shortly after takeoff from the Reykjavik, Iceland airport. The Boeing 757 landed safely at Denver International Airport.