Emergency landing

A United Airlines plane comes in for a landing. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Australia-Bound Jetliner Makes Emergency SFO Landing

A United Airlines flight bound for Sydney, Australia was forced to make an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday night


A plane sits on the runway in San Jose after making an unscheduled landing Tuesday (CBS)

Plane Makes Emergency Landing At SJ Airport Over Possible Engine Fire

A plane made an emergency landing at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport late Tuesday morning, according to a San Jose fire dispatcher.


San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Mechanical Problems Force United Emergency Landing At SFO

A United Airlines flight from Vancouver has landed safely in San Francisco International Airport after declaring an emergency due to a mechanical problem.


Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Oakland International Airport

A Southwest Airlines flight was diverted to Oakland International Airport Tuesday morning after the pilot expressed concern about the plane’s pressurization, an airline spokeswoman said.


Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

Passenger Jet Makes Emergency Landing At Mineta San Jose

An Alaska Airlines flight bound for Seattle from the Los Angeles area has made an emergency landing at Mineta San Jose International Airport Wednesday morning.


Golfers look at small plane after the pilot overshot the runway at Concord's Buchanan Field Airport, and landed safely near the green.

Plane Overshoots Concord Landing Strip, Lands Safely On Golf Course

The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office said a pilot attempting to land a plane Saturday morning at Buchanan Field Airport in Concord overshot the runaway and landed in a golf course.



Small Plane Lands In San Francisco Bay After Landing Gear Fails

A plane landed in the San Francisco Bay near the Dumbarton Bridge Sunday afternoon after its landing gear failed, according to the Palo Alto Fire Department.


Passengers evacuated from an Alaska Airlines flight at Oakland Airport (CBS)

Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Oakland Following Bird Strike

Shortly after takeoff, the Alaska Airlines flight bound for Maui ingested a bird into its engine.


Passengers evacuated from an Alaska Airlines flight at Oakland Airport (CBS)

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of Oakland Flight

Oakland Airport officials said they received a bomb threat forcing the pilot to land the plane about 25 minutes earlier than expected.


Virgin America

SFO Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Colorado

A New York City-bound flight was diverted an hour after it took off from San Francisco International Airport early this morning because of a mechanical problem, an airport duty manager said.