Archive for April 17th, 2017

HK Express Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Osaka

Monday, April 17th, 2017
HK Express Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Osaka

Hong Kong Express Airways flight UO-1845 had to return for an emergency landing in Osaka, Japan, on April 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. There were 194 people aboard... »

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Alitalia Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Monday, April 17th, 2017
Alitalia Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Alitalia flight AZ-111 had to reject takeoff from Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Manchester

Monday, April 17th, 2017
Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Manchester

Thomas Cook Airlines flight MT-2718 had to return and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on April 15th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Las Vegas, Nevada, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed back safely. All 283 people aboard remained unharmed. The airline... »

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Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Rio de Janeiro

Monday, April 17th, 2017
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Rio de Janeiro

Air France flight AF-443 had to return and make an emergency landing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 14th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew reported issues with the weather radar. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew... »

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  • Flight requests clearance for landing after declaring 'emergency' https://t.co/wKl9N2gBD7
    about 2 hours ago
  • #FAA What might happen if a drone hits a person on the ground? https://t.co/05aFX316Pv
    about 8 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Aircraft impacts open field in Harmon County Hollis, Oklahoma. Substantial damage pilot fatality. https://t.co/KYC2SK3Aw7
    about 9 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Pilotleasing craft experienced a loss of the left main landing gear wheel on departure from Belize. Diverted to Sarasota
    about 9 hours ago
  • @Aviationsafety Delta Air Lines DL188 returned to land at Beijing Capital International Airport in China after suff… https://t.co/k5kafh2hz8
    about 9 hours ago