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Air Berlin Plane Returns to Germany due to Bird Strike

Saturday, July 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Berlin Plane Returns to Germany due to Bird Strike

Air Berlin flight AB-6299 had to return and make an emergency landing at Hamburg Airport, Germany, on July 21. The Airbus A320-200 flying to Munich, Germany, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

JetBlue Plane Diverts to Florida due to Flaps Problem

Friday, July 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Plane Diverts to Florida due to Flaps Problem

JetBlue flight B6-2850 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Miami International Airport, Florida, on July 19th. The Airbus A320-200 flying from Quito, Ecuador, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, had to divert due to flaps problem. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Plane Diverts to Cyprus due to Unusual Cabin Odor

Friday, July 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Plane Diverts to Cyprus due to Unusual Cabin Odor

Lufthansa flight LH-608 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Larnaca International Airport, Cyprus, on July 20th. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Munich, Germany, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, had to divert due to an unusual odor in its cabin. The plane landed safely. All 186 passengers remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Henri Coanda International Airport

Thursday, July 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Henri Coanda International Airport

KLM flight KL-446 had to divert for an emergency landing at Henri Coanda International Airport, Romania, on July 18th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Kuwait City, Kuwait, to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was diverted after the crew noticed excessive oil consumption by one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. All two hundred and ninety-eight... »

Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Returns to Birmingham After Bird Strike

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Returns to Birmingham After Bird Strike

Thomas Cook Airlines flight MT-1414 had to return for an emergency landing in Birmingham, England, on July 16th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Larnaca, Cyprus, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Ural Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ural Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Ural Airlines flight U6-537 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Simferopol International Airport, Ukraine, on July 16th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Kemerovo, Russia, was on approach to Simferopol when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Foul Odor On-Board American Airlines Plane Makes Passengers Ill

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Foul Odor On-Board American Airlines Plane Makes Passengers Ill

American Airlines flight AA-1927 made an emergency landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, on July 16th. The Airbus A319-100 plane was flying from Charlotte, North Carolina, when a foul odor in the cabin caused several passengers to suffer from nausea and headache. The plane continued for a safe landing. The affected passengers received... »

Tam, a Letter of Remembrance

Monday, July 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tam, a Letter of Remembrance

Dear Tam Families, On this day, 7/17/17, I just reread the transcript of TAM flight JJ-3054. I never knew those people aboard that plane, but I knew their families. I remember the families of these lost passengers. I remember your heartbreak and your loss. Ten years have passed. I hope you have had ten... »

Aeroflot Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Monday, July 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeroflot Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Aeroflot flight SU-1936 had to divert for an emergency landing in Kazan, Russia, on July 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sheremetyevo International Airport, Russia, to Karaganda, Kazakhstan, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. There were one hundred and seventeen people aboard at the time;... »

AirAsia India Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

Monday, July 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
AirAsia India Flight Rejects Takeoff due to Bird Strike

AirAsia India flight I5-541 had to reject takeoff from Ranchi, Jharkhand, India, on July 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Delhi, India, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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