Archive for August 2nd, 2017

Lufthansa Flight Returns to Frankfurt due to Engine Issue

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
Lufthansa Flight Returns to Frankfurt due to Engine Issue

Lufthansa flight LH-808 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on July 31st. The plane took off for Stockholm, Sweden, but had to turn back due to an engine issue. The plane landed uneventfully. There were one hundred and seventy passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.... »

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Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-7 made an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on July 30th. The Boeing 787-900 plane was flying from Heathrow Airport, England, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines due to an engine oil leak. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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SriLankan Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Lithium Battery Catches Fire Mid-Air

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
SriLankan Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Lithium Battery Catches Fire Mid-Air

SriLankan Airlines flight UL-166 made an emergency landing in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on July 30th. The Airbus A330-200 plane flying from Kochi, India, declared an emergency after smoke was noticed emanating from a bag carrying a Lithium Ion battery and two mobile phones. The crew discharged fire extinguishers into the bag while the plane... »

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Wizz Air Flight Returns to Barcelona due to Smoke in Cockpit

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
Wizz Air Flight Returns to Barcelona due to Smoke in Cockpit

Wizz Air flight W6-1476 had to return and make an emergency landing in Barcelona, Spain, on July 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Warsaw, Poland, but had to turn back after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

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  • All Nippon Airlines Plane Returns to Japan after Smoke in Cabin https://t.co/JYRmVkTY25
    about 4 hours ago
  • TuiFly Plane Rejects Takeoff in Spain due to Blown Tyres https://t.co/3nGUPUlteS
    about 4 hours ago
  • United Airlines Plane makes Safe landing in Texas after Engine Fire Indication https://t.co/G77OVA34Ex
    about 4 hours ago
  • Analysis | Report: Airlines have to know that cramming more people into smaller seats is unsafe https://t.co/YF3XJQxCgT
    about 8 hours ago
  • https://t.co/2Onjzu5Bkh
    about 22 hours ago