Emergency Landings Archive

How to land a 737

Have you ever wondered how to land a plane in the case of the pilots becoming incapacitated? One Quora user did, and posted a question to the service asking, “What should I do if the pilot passes out and I (with no flight training) have to land the plane?” Pilot Tim Morgan not only answered […]

Singapore Airlines flight diverted due to goat farts

A Singapore Airlines cargo flight from Adelaide, Australia to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was diverted to Bali Denpasar airport on October 26th after sensors reported a possible fire & smoke in the cargo hold. When the flight landed, emergency services found the culprit – or should I say “culprits” – 2,186 goats that were being transported on […]

Video: JetBlue pilot tries to break into cockpit, yells about bomb, gets removed from plane after emergency landing

This morning, JetBlue Flight 191 from New York to Las Vegas was forced to make an emergency landing in Amarillo, Texas after an in-flight incident involving the captain. According to witnesses, the co-pilot noticed the captain was behaving erratically, then locked the captain out of the cockpit after he left to use the restroom. As […]