Archive for April 10th, 2017

Mount Cook Airlines Flight Diverts to Palmerston North, New Zealand

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Mount Cook Airlines Flight Diverts to Palmerston North, New Zealand

Mount Cook Airlines flight NZ-5075 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Palmerston North, New Zealand, on April 9th. The plane heading from Auckland to Nelson, New Zealand, was diverted due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 64 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download... »

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Bird-Hit Indigo Airlines Flight Returns to Raipur, India

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Bird-Hit Indigo Airlines Flight Returns to Raipur, India

Indigo Airlines flight 6E-252 made an emergency landing in Raipur, India, on April 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Kolkata, India, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download article as... »

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Mango Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cape Town

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Mango Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cape Town

Mango Airlines flight JE-348 had to return for an emergency landing in Cape Town, South Africa, on April 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Durban, South Africa, but had to turn back after a pelican hit it. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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Fedex Flight Returns to Milwaukee After Bird Strike

Monday, April 10th, 2017
Fedex Flight Returns to Milwaukee After Bird Strike

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-2415 had to return and make an emergency landing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on April 8th. The Airbus A300-600 plane took off for Appleton, Wisconsin, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. There were 2 crew members aboard at the time; both... »

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  • Couple Saves Flight 170 From Fuel Leak, Left To Sleep On The Floor https://t.co/siCQ1dhchG
    about 2 hours ago
  • Smoke in cabin prompts Delta South Korea-Atlanta flight to make emergency landing at Haneda | The Japan Times https://t.co/QqL5UEfWyb
    about 3 hours ago
  • Glider makes emergency landing to avoid air traffic collision https://t.co/Qk2dPsOKnd
    about 4 hours ago
  • Air Force drone crashes in remote area near Mount Whitney in California https://t.co/r4GnfnZVEX
    about 13 hours ago
  • American Airlines Flight 730 Lands After Circling Davidson County For Hours https://t.co/QbowKmAm4I via @@WFMY
    about 13 hours ago