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