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KLM Plane Returns to Netherlands after Engine Failure Indication

Friday, August 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Returns to Netherlands after Engine Failure Indication

KLM flight KL-1767 had to return and make a precautionary landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on August 2nd. The Cityhopper Fokker 70 en-route to Frankfurt, Germany, was mid-air when the crew reported a number of engine failure indications although everything was working fine. The plane landed safely. The passengers were accommodated in... »

Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Ground Spoilers Problem

Friday, July 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Ground Spoilers Problem

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-2250 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zurich Airport, Kloten, Switzerland, on July 7th. The Helvetic Fokker 100, en-route to Budapest, Hungary, was mid-air above Austria when the crew reported that ground spoilers were inoperative, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed uneventfully. All people... »

KLM Cityhopper Returns to Netherlands after Hydraulic Failure

Monday, June 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
KLM Cityhopper Returns to Netherlands after Hydraulic Failure

KLM Cityhopper flight KL-1861 had to return and make an emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands, on June 8th. The Fokker 70, en-route to Dusseldorf, Germany, had to return due to failure of its hydraulic system. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

VLM Flight Diverts to Ireland due to Nose Gear Problem

Monday, May 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
VLM Flight Diverts to Ireland due to Nose Gear Problem

VLM airlines flight W2-6142 had to divert and make a safe emergency landing at Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland, on May 20th. The Fokker 50, heading from London, England, was on approach to Waterford’s runway when the crew reported a problem with its nose gear. The plane landed successfully. All 14 passengers and 4 crew... »

Carpatair Plane Overruns Runway in Sweden

Friday, April 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
Carpatair Plane Overruns Runway in Sweden

Carpatair flight 2N-4856 overran the runway after failing to stop before the end of the runway at Gallivare Airport, Gallivare, Sweden, on April 6th. The Fokker 100, flying from Arvidsjaur, Sweden, had landed on Gallivare’s runway when it could not stop and ended up with its nose gear on soft ground. The plane received... »

Bek Air Plane Lands without Landing Gear in Kazakhstan

Monday, March 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bek Air Plane Lands without Landing Gear in Kazakhstan

Bek Air flight Z9-2041 had to make an emergency landing at Astana International Airport, Astana, Kazakhstan, on March 27. The Fokker 100, en-route from Kzyl-Orda to Astana, was on approach to the runway when the crew detected failure of the landing gear and went around for about 50 minutes before prompting the plane to... »

Lightning Strikes KLM Cityhopper Fokker in Norway

Monday, November 16, 2015
By George Hatcher
Lightning Strikes KLM Cityhopper Fokker in Norway

A KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight KL-1201 made a safe landing at Stavanger Airport, Stavanger, Norway, on November 13. The Fokker 70, en-route from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Stavanger, was struck by lightning shortly before landing. All passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Plane Crash Landed at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Monday, January 5, 2015
By George Hatcher
Plane Crash Landed at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

A Fokker 50 turboprop plane, operated by Skyward International Aviation, crash landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, early morning on January 4. The authorities said the plane, en-route from Wajir to Nairobi, landed on its belly due to landing gear failure. None of the 6 people aboard was injured. The flight... »

Fokker 100 Owned by Nigeria’s IRS Airline Crashed in Niger Republic

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
By George Hatcher
Fokker 100 Owned by Nigeria’s IRS Airline Crashed in Niger Republic

An IRS Airlines owned Fokker 100 crashed in the Niger Republic on the evening of May 10. The aircraft (registration number 5NSIK) was flying back to Nigeria after going through C checks when it lost communication with the control tower near Ganla at about 7:30 p.m. and then crashed. The plane was carrying two persons... »

Fokker 100 Makes Emergency Landing at Zahedan Airport, Iran

Sunday, May 11, 2014
By George Hatcher

An Iranian jet en-route from the northeastern city of Mashhad to Southeastern City of Zahedan, made an emergency landing at Zahedan airport on May 10, due to landing gear malfunction. The Fokker 100 plane was carrying 135 passengers at the time of incident, nine of whom suffered minor injuries. Reza Arbabi, a spokesperson of... »

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