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Air Traffic Out Of Control

May 28, 2024

In this episode, Skywest flight 4055 bound for Chicago, experiences an engine flame out and declares an emergency.

The tower quickly suggests that the aircraft divert to nearby Grand Rapids, Michigan for an emergency landing.

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May 20, 2024

In this episode, a Cessna aircraft is coming in for an approach to Yuma, Arizona when there is a sudden engine failure.

The tower attempts to accommodate the pilot by opening up any runway for him to execute an emergency landing, but it's too late.

The Cessna pilot can't make it to the airport, so begins searching for a...

May 16, 2024

In this episode, UPS flight 2949 is departing from Oakland when the pilot reports flight control issues.

He issues a mayday and asks for vectors to return to the airport.

The tower springs into action to help the aircraft navigate back to Oakland safely.

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May 9, 2024

In this episode, A FedEx Boeing 767 is coming in for an approach in Istanbul when they receive an alert that the nose landing gear is malfunctioning.

They contact the tower to do a low pass to confirm that the gear is not deployed, and the tower confirms this.

The pilot brings the aircraft in for a landing without the...

May 8, 2024

In this episode, United flight 381 is coming in for the approach to Austin when they request to go around.

The pilot lets the tower know the aircraft is having flap issues which is causing instability.

The controller dispatches emergency crews as an extra precaution for the potentially dangerous landing.

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