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U.S. Air Force Boeing 707 Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indonesia

Sunday, March 26, 2017
By George Hatcher

A U.S. Air Force Boeing 707 plane had to make an emergency landing at Sultan Iskandar Muda International Airport, Indonesia, on March 24th. Indonesian air force spokesperson Air Vice Marshall Jemi Trisonjaya said the plane declared an emergency after one of the engines failed. The plane was transporting 20 American military personnel from a... »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Frankfurt

Sunday, March 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Frankfurt

British Airways flight BA-73 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on March 24th. The Boeing 787-900 plane heading from Heathrow Airport, England, to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, was diverted due reports of fumes on-board. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Two Injured as Delta Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence Near Denver

Saturday, March 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Two Injured as Delta Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence Near Denver

Delta Airlines flight DL-2302 experienced severe turbulence near Denver, Colorado, on March 23rd. The Boeing 757-200 plane was heading from Atlanta, Georgia, to Vail, Colorado, when it was hit by turbulence that injured two flight attendants. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Air India Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Air India flight AI-171 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Heathrow Airport, England, on March 22nd. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Ahmedabad, India, was on approach to Heathrow Airport when a bird hit it, causing damage to the nose and weather radar system. The plane continued for a safe landing.... »

Virgin Atlantic Flight Returns to Gatwick Airport After Suspected Lightning Strike

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Flight Returns to Gatwick Airport After Suspected Lightning Strike

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-65 had to return and make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, England, on March 22nd. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Montego Bay, Jamaica, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi

British Airways flight BA-143 made an emergency landing in Delhi, India, on March 19th. The Boeing 777-200 plane was coming from Heathrow Airport, England, when the crew declared an emergency due to reports of smoke originating from the aft galley. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. It is believed... »

Virgin Australia Flight Returns to New Zealand After Bird Strike

Thursday, March 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Flight Returns to New Zealand After Bird Strike

Virgin Australia Airlines flight VA-101 had to return and make an emergency landing in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 19th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Melbourne, Australia, 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... »

Belavia Flight Returns to Belarus After Bird Strike

Monday, March 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Belavia Flight Returns to Belarus After Bird Strike

Belavia Belarusian Airlines flight B2-945 had to return and make an emergency landing in Minsk, Belarus, on March 19th. The Boeing 737-500 plane took off for St. Petersburg, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Titan Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Monday, March 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Titan Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Titan Airways flight ZT-1941 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on March 19th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from London Stansted Airport, England, to Rzeszow, Poland, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Flight Diverts to Milan–Malpensa Airport

Monday, March 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Diverts to Milan–Malpensa Airport

Lufthansa flight LH-511D had to divert for an unscheduled landing at Milan–Malpensa Airport, Italy, on March 18th. The Boeing 747-400 plane en-route from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Frankfurt, Germany, was diverted due to an issue with the de-icing systems. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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