Archive for March, 2017

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Friday, March 31st, 2017
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Lufthansa flight LH-8365 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hyderabad, India, on March 30th. The plane took off for Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

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American Airlines First Officer Dies During Landing in Albuquerque

Friday, March 31st, 2017
American Airlines First Officer Dies During Landing in Albuquerque

American Airlines flight AA-1353 made an emergency landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on March 29th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas, was on final approach when the captain declared a medical emergency saying, “We’ve got an issue with one of the pilots.” The plane continued for a safe landing. Emergency services... »

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Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Baltimore

Friday, March 31st, 2017
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Baltimore

Southwest Airlines flight WN-330 made an emergency landing in Baltimore, Maryland, on March 29th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, was on approach to Baltimore when the crew reported a landing gear issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Daytona Beach International Airport

Friday, March 31st, 2017

A small plane made an emergency landing at Daytona Beach International Airport, Florida, on March 30th. It is believed that the twin-engine Piper Aztec plane declared an emergency due to a landing gear issue. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. There were two people aboard at the time; both of them... »

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Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Thursday, March 30th, 2017
Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Cathay Dragon flight KA-622 had to return for an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on March 28th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Hangzhou, China, but had to turn back due to an aft cargo smoke indication. The plane landed back uneventfully. All 219 passengers aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a... »

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Lineas Aereas Suramericanas Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Bogota

Thursday, March 30th, 2017
Lineas Aereas Suramericanas Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Bogota

A Lineas Aereas Suramericanas plane had to return and make an emergency landing in Bogota, Colombia, on March 28th. The Boeing 727-200 plane took off for Leticia, Colombia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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Bird-Hit ANA Plane Makes Safe Landing in San Jose

Thursday, March 30th, 2017
Bird-Hit ANA Plane Makes Safe Landing in San Jose

All Nippon Airways flight NH-172 made a safe landing following bird strikes near San Jose, California, on March 26th. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Tokyo, Japan, was on final approach to San Jose when it received multiple bird strikes. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

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Air Transat Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Thursday, March 30th, 2017
Air Transat Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Air Transat flight TS-103 made an emergency landing in Montreal, Canada, on March 26th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Orlando, Florida, was descending toward Montreal when it lost cabin pressure, prompting the deployment of oxygen masks. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were 102 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at... »

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Peruvian Airlines Plane Catches Fire after Veering Off Runway in Jauja, Peru

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Peruvian Airlines Plane Catches Fire after Veering Off Runway in Jauja, Peru

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-112 caught fire after it veered off the runway at Francisco Carle Airport in Jauja, Peru, on March 28th. The Boeing 737-300 plane was coming from Lima, Peru, when it skidded off the runway and burst into flames. The airline said all 141 people aboard were safely evacuated and none of... »

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Fedex Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Memphis

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Fedex Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Memphis

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-130 had to return and make an emergency landing in Memphis, Tennessee, on March 28th. The plane took off for Montréal–Mirabel International Airport, Canada, but had to turn back after the crew reported an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

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