Oakland Airport officials said they received a bomb threat forcing the pilot to land the plane about 25 minutes earlier than expected.
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.
A small airplane made an emergency landing on a dirt road near East Palo Alto Tuesday morning, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.
Interstate 280 in Woodside turned into a runway when a small plane needed to make an emergency landing.
A United Airlines passenger jet has made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport after smoke fumes were reported in the cabin.
A San Francisco-bound flight from Miami had to make an emergency landing in Las Vegas late Friday morning after pilots reported smoke in the cockpit.
A Hawaii-bound Alaska Airlines flight safely returned to Sacramento International Airport after a bird struck one of its engines.
A Southwest Airlines jetliner headed from Oakland and carrying 142 people diverted to Los Angeles Sunday night because of a burning electrical smell in the passenger cabin.
A United Airlines flight from New Orleans to San Francisco returned to the New Orleans airport within minutes of taking off Monday after rocking back and forth.
The National Transportation Safety Board said an “in-flight fuselage rupture” apparently forced a Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix to Sacramento to make an emergency landing.