Emirates A380 Diverts to Ottowa
What: Emirates Airlines Airbus A380-800 en route from Dubai to Toronto
When: Jun 1st 2012
Who: 530 aboard
Why: On approach to Toronto, the pilot entered a holding pattern due to bad weather, but on approach, was alerted to windshear, and made another precautionary go-round due to gusty conditions. They diverted to Ottowa where they made a safe landing. the plane touched down safely shortly after 5 p.m.
The plane refueled, and made a safe landing in Toronto at Pearson after 9 pm.
Pilots had declared (and undeclared) a fuel emergency on approach to Ottowa. After landing, the runway was inspected.