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Date:  June 30, 2015       Time: 1148
Location:  Medan, Indonesia
Operator:  Military - Indonesian Air Force
AC Type:  Lockheed C130-B Hercules
Reg:  A-1310     cn: 3616
Aboard: 122    Fatalities: 122    Ground: 19
Route:  Medan - Tanjung Pinang, Sumatra.
Details:  The military transport crashed shortly after taking off from Soewondo Air Base. Two minutes into the flight, the crew radioed they were having engine problems and returning to the airport. Soon after, the plane went down in a populated area, hitting two empty buildings. The plane was carrying civilian relatives of military personnel. All 110 passengers and crew of 12 were killed including 19 on the ground.

   
Date:  June 25, 2015       Time: 1343
Location:  Ella Lake, Alaska
Operator:  Promech Air
AC Type:  de Havilland DHC-3T Turbine Otter floatplane
Reg:  N270PA     cn: 270
Aboard:  9    Fatalities: 9    Ground: 0
Route:  Sightseeing
Details:  The converted Twin Otter crashed while on a sightseeing tour carrying cruise ship passengers. A private helicopter pilot reported to seeing plane wreckage against a granite rock face cliff near the location it was believed to have gone down about 25 miles northeast of Ketchikan.



   
Date:  June 22, 2015       Time: 0930
Location:  Near Cuyana, California
Operator:  Private
AC Type:  Short PLC S312 Tucano MK1
Reg:  N206PZ      cn: T31
Aboard:  1     Fatalities: 1    Ground: 0
Route:  ?
Details:  Two-time Oscar winning American film composer James Horner was killed when his private plane crashed near Santa Barbara. He received an academy award for his "My Heart Will Go On" from the movie Titanic.

   
Date:  May 9, 2015        Time: 1257
Location:  Sevilla, Spain
Operator:  Airbus Industries
AC Type:  Airbus 400M Atlas
Reg:  EC-403      cn: 023
Aboard: 6     Fatalities: 4    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. The engines' power did not properly respond to throttle inputs by the crew.


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6/21/15  A LAN dreamliner bound for Lima, Peru from LAX, made an emergency landing at LAX after smoke appeared in the cabin. The source turned out to be a defective food warmer.

6/19/15  EasyJet, flight 7045 flying from Liverpool to Charles de Gaul Airport made an emergency landing back at Liverpool after an electrical problem. The flight landed safely with no injuries.

6/16/2015   Southwest Flight 3828 bound for Tulsa, Okla., and Delta Flight 1328, headed to Atlanta began their takeoffs on intersecting runways at Chicago’s Midway airport, before being ordered to stop by air traffic control and averting a collision in the center of the airport.

6/12/2015 A Malaysia Airlines Airbus 330, flight 148 made an emergency landing at Melbourne Australia after aircraft systems signaled an engine fire.

6/12/15 United Air Lines flight 958 flying from Chicago to London was diverted to Goose Bay due to a maintenance issue. The 200 passengers spent 24 hours in military barracks before continuing on to London.

6/12/15 American Airlines flight 2478 made an emergency landing at Lubbock, Texas after reporting engine problems. The engine on the MD-80 was repaired and the flight continued on to Sacramento.

6/5/15 WestJet flight 588 flying from Toronto to Montreal skidded off the end of the runway while landing at Montreal. All aboard safe.

6/5/15   A United Express Dash 8, flight 4776, flying from Newark to Hartford made an emergency landing after a fire broke out in the cockpit. The crew was able to extinguish the fire and land safely.

6/5/15  Egypt Air flight 564 made an emergency landing in Madinah, Egypt after the plane's windshield cracked. The plan landed safely.

6/5/2015  A Delta Airlines flight made a safe emergency landing at Green Bay after a seagull disabled an engine.

6/5/15  Aero Flight 180 from Lagos to Kaduna suddenly lost altitude 20 minutes after departure, forcing it to wobble in the air for over an hour before eventually diverting to Abuja. Aero confirms there was a pressurization problem leading to the dropping of oxygen masks.

6/2/15 An Air France flight en route from Paris to Tokyo was forced to make an emergency landing in eastern Russia follwing engine problems.

6 /2/15 A Goma Air flight from Jomsom to Pokhara made an emergency landing in Nepal after the nose gear failed to deploy.

6/2/15 An EasyJet flight from Turkey to London made an emergency landing at Istanbul Airport after a buring smell was noticed coming out of the cockpit. No one was injured.

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.

 

 


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