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Republic Airways Flight Diverts to Washington Dulles International Airport

Friday, April 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Republic Airways Flight Diverts to Washington Dulles International Airport

Republic Airways flight YX-4411 made an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on April 26th. The Embraer ERJ-175 plane heading from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, to Fort Myers, Florida, was diverted after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Friday, April 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Delta Airlines flight DL-161 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 26th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Minneapolis, Minnesota, but had to turn back after the crew reported an engine stall. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

Friday, April 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

United Airlines flight UA-888 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on April 25th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Beijing, China, but had to turn back after it lost the reduced vertical separation minima (RVSM) maintenance capability. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members... »

Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Air Astana flight KC-857 had to return and make an emergency landing in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on April 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Aktau, Kazakhstan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The airline arranged a... »

United Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence Near Los Angeles; 1 Injured

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence Near Los Angeles; 1 Injured

United Airlines flight UA-1600 was hit by turbulence near Los Angeles, California, on April 25th. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from Newark, New Jersey, was descending toward Los Angeles when it encountered severe turbulence that injured one passenger. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

Wizz Air flight W6-1381 made an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland, on April 25th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Charleroi, Belgium, but had to turn back due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. All 220 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Plane Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Plane Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

Lufthansa flight LH-612 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on April 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Baku, Azerbaijan, but had to turn back after the crew received an indication of a landing gear problem. The plane landed safely. There were 161 passengers aboard at the time;... »

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Costa Rica

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Costa Rica

United Airlines flight UA-1516 had to return and make an emergency landing in Liberia, Costa Rica, on April 24th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a ‘maintenance issue’. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue

Cathay Dragon flight KA-618 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on April 24th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Xiamen, China, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata

Air India flight AI-401 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Kolkata, India, on April 24th. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Delhi, India, was on approach to Kolkata when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 254 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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