Archive for April 4th, 2017

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland, ME

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland, ME

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1658 had to make an emergency landing in Portland, Maine, on April 3rd. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Baltimore, Maryland, was on approach to Portland when the crew declared an emergency due to a problem with the flaps. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. There were 180 people... »

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American Airlines Flight Diverts to Little Rock due to Electrical Odor

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
American Airlines Flight Diverts to Little Rock due to Electrical Odor

An American Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing in Little Rock, Arkansas, on April 2nd. The plane heading from Destin, Florida, to Dallas, Texas, was diverted after an electrical odor was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines flight TK-322 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 2nd. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected tail strike. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. All 140 people aboard remained unharmed.... »

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United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Arkansas

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Arkansas

United Airlines flight 4340 had to divert for an emergency landing in Little Rock, Arkansas, on April 2nd. The plane en-route from Houston, Texas, to Columbus, Ohio, was diverted due to problems with the electronic equipment on-board. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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  • Ryanair Plane Over-Runs Runway in Romania https://t.co/14ajWGU7l7
    about 9 hours ago
  • Sunwing Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Greece after Technical Problems https://t.co/5sKC8s6Nac
    about 9 hours ago
  • Air India Plane Diverts to Maharashtra due to Issue with Landing Gear https://t.co/5EkeMB9EOR
    about 9 hours ago
  • TuiFly Plane makes Safe Landing in Germany due to Medical Emergency https://t.co/tVlnEVpEmf
    about 9 hours ago
  • Man helps pilot who spent the night in plane wreckage https://t.co/broipYuUrz
    about 17 hours ago