Delta flight bound for New York makes emergency landing in Scotland
A Delta Air Lines flight from Scotland to New York had to make an emergency landing in Glasgow after flames burst from one of its wings Friday. (Cory McIntosh via Storyful)
The airline industry has had a busy few months during and after the winter holidays.
Not all of it has been smooth soaring, with airlines having to answer for multiple incidents and deal with unruly passengers.
Though the aviation industry is known for its safety, below are recent notable incidents involving close calls on the ground and in the air.
United Airlines flight plunged to within 800 feet of Pacific Ocean after takeoff, data shows
A United Airlines flight that departed Hawaii for San Francisco late last year came just 775 feet from crashing into the Pacific Ocean, data shows.
UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT PLUNGED TO WITHIN 800 FEET OF PACIFIC OCEAN AFTER TAKEOFF, DATA SHOWS