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The Why, How and Where of Flight Diversions

Posted May 15, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

While diversions do happen frequently, the decision to land a plane perhaps hundreds or thousands of miles from its destination is not taken lightly. A look at why planes divert and how pilots, dispatchers and managers choose where to land your plane safely.

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Delta Boeing 767-300ER N1613B returned to JFK after a bomb scare. (File photo by Kaz T)
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Delta Bomb Scare Forces Emergency Landing at JFK Airport [UPDATED]

Posted July 12, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Delta Air Lines flight made an emergency landing in New York after an air marshal discovered suspicious wires in a lavatory.

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A JetBlue Airbus A320 like this one was diverted to Amarillo after the Captain suffered a panic attack. (Photo by Kaz T)
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JetBlue Pilot Meltdown Ended by Choke Hold from Former Prison Guard: With Video and Audio

Posted March 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A JetBlue flight made an emergency landing on Tuesday when the captain suffered some kind of mental breakdown. No one was injured, thanks in part to the actions of David Gonzalez, who held the pilot in a choke hold until the plane landed safely.

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The Why, How and Where of Flight Diversions

Posted November 3, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

While diversions do happen frequently, the decision to land a plane perhaps hundreds or thousands of miles from its destination is not taken lightly. A look at why planes divert and how pilots, dispatchers and managers choose where to land your plane safely.

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UK-Bound Flight Diverted to Amsterdam After Man Attacks Flight Crew

Posted May 11, 2011 by BNO News

A British man was arrested in the Netherlands on Wednesday after he attacked the flight crew of a UK-bound passenger plane, local media reported.

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Lufthansa Flight Out of Newark Diverts to Iceland When Several Passengers Get Sick

Posted October 20, 2010 by NYCA Admin

A Lufthansa flight from Newark to Munich was forced to divert to Keflavik when five passengers complained of illness.

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Continental Passengers Sleep in Terminal After Montana Emergency Landing

Posted December 8, 2009 by NYCA Admin

A Continental Airlines jet flying to Portland, Ore. was forced to make an emergency landing at Helena Regional Airport (HLN) after one of its engines died over the Upper Midwest Sunday night.

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Wednesday Wakeup: Does Obama Want to Own the Airlines?

Posted July 8, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Does Obama want to own the airlines? A new ground management system at JFK. Thunderstorms wreak havoc on New York-area airports. Boeing issues an ultimatum.

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