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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.


This plane made an emergency landing in East Palo Alto two miles west of the Palo Alto Airport, in a marsh area, August 23, 2011. (KCBS/Mike Colgan)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing In East Palo Alto

A small airplane made an emergency landing on a dirt road near East Palo Alto Tuesday morning, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said.

CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011


Mechanical Failure Forced Cessna To Land On I-280 In Woodside

Interstate 280 in Woodside turned into a runway when a small plane needed to make an emergency landing.

CBS San Francisco–07/04/2011


Smoke In Cabin Forces Emergency Landing At San Francisco International

A United Airlines passenger jet has made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport after smoke fumes were reported in the cabin.

CBS San Francisco–06/10/2011

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

SFO-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Las Vegas

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.

CBS San Francisco–05/06/2011


Bird Strike Forces Hawaii-Bound Plane Back To Sacramento Airport

A Hawaii-bound Alaska Airlines flight safely returned to Sacramento International Airport after a bird struck one of its engines.

CBS San Francisco–04/09/2011

A Southwest Airlines jet from Oakland is shown at the gate at LAX after being diverted from its destination to San Diego, April, 3, 2011. (NNS/KTTV)

Burning Electrical Smell Diverts Southwest Flight From Oakland

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.

CBS San Francisco–04/04/2011

United Airlines New Orleans

Electronics Failure Ends New Orleans-To-SFO United Flight Minutes After Takeoff

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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/04/2011




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