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Mount Cook Airlines Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Technical Issue

Friday, May 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mount Cook Airlines Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Technical Issue

Mount Cook Airlines flight NZ-5184 had to return and make an emergency landing at Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 11th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, flying on behalf of ANZ Air New Zealand towards Palmerston North, New Zealand, had to return due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely.... »

Azul Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Smoke in Cabin

Thursday, May 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Azul Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Smoke in Cabin

Azul Linhas Aereas flight AD-4966 made a safe emergency landing at Aeroporto de Uberlândia – Tenente Coronel Aviador César Bombonato, Brazil, on May 9th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Sao Paulo, Brazil, was about to reach the destination when crew noticed smoke in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No injuries... »

Wings Abadi Plane Veers off Runway in Indonesia due to Rain

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wings Abadi Plane Veers off Runway in Indonesia due to Rain

Wings Abadi flight IW-1896 veered off the runway at Achmad Yani International Airport, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, on December 25th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Bandung landed safely on the runway but veered off and came to a stop with its right main gear collapsed. The aircraft received substantial damage. No... »

PIA Plane Crashes in Pakistan; 48 Feared Dead

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
PIA Plane Crashes in Pakistan; 48 Feared Dead

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-661 crashed in Havelian, near Abbottabad, Pakistan, at around 4:45 pm on December 7. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500 flying from Chitral to Islamabad, Pakistan, crashed due to the failure of its left engine. The plane had lost control with the radar shortly before it hit the ground. The... »

Jet Time Plane makes Safe Landing in Denmark after Pilot Feeling Sick

Saturday, September 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jet Time Plane makes Safe Landing in Denmark after Pilot Feeling Sick

Jet Time flight SK-1289 made a safe landing at Billund Airport, Billund, Denmark, on July 31st. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Copenhagen, Denmark, was mid-air when its first officer started feeling sick and developed cold sweat. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Airlinair Plane makes Emergency landing in France due to Weather Radar Malfunction

Sunday, June 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Airlinair Plane makes Emergency landing in France due to Weather Radar Malfunction

Airlinair flight A5-4078 had to return and make an emergency landing at Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport, France, on June 24th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, en-route to Pau, France, had to return due to a malfunction of its weather radar. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Novo Air Plane Returns to Dhaka after Problem with Landing Gear

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Novo Air Plane Returns to Dhaka after Problem with Landing Gear

Novo Air flight VQ-967 had to return and make an emergency landing at Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka, Bangladesh, on May 16th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, en-route to Rajshahi, Bangladesh, had to return after its landing gear failed to retract. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

PIA Plane makes Safe Landing in Pakistan after Engine Issue

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
PIA Plane makes Safe Landing in Pakistan after Engine Issue

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-588 made a safe landing at Bahawalpur Airport, Pakistan, on May 17. The Avions de Trasport Regional ATR-42-500, flying from Karachi, Pakistan, was about to land when the crew detected some issue with one of its engines. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Arkia Israel Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Thursday, October 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
Arkia Israel Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Arkia Israel Airlines flight IZ-826 diverted to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, for an emergency landing on September 27. The ATR-72-212A plane, heading from Eilat to Sde Dov Airport, Tel Aviv, was diverted after the crew noticed a gear problem. The plane landed safely. None of the 72 people aboard were harmed.... »

TransAsia Plane Lands on One Engine Due to Oil Leak

Thursday, September 10, 2015
By George Hatcher
TransAsia Plane Lands on One Engine Due to Oil Leak

A TransAsia Airways plane, performing flight GE505, had to land with only one engine at Magong Airport, Penghu County, Taiwan, on September 8. The pilot of the ATR 72-500 aircraft, en-route from Taipei Songshan to Magong, had to shut the right engine down after he detected an oil leak. The plane landed safely. There... »

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