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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 »

Scandinavian Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Scandinavian Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway

Scandinavian Airlines flight SK-4479 had to reject takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway, on April 23rd. The Boeing 737-700 plane was preparing to depart for Oslo, Norway, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a nose gear steering issue. The plane safely stopped at the runway. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-768 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on April 23rd. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to Chennai, India, was diverted due to indication of a landing gear problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All 127 people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

PAL Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Australia due to Problem with Landing Gear

Monday, April 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
PAL Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Australia due to Problem with Landing Gear

PAL Philippine Airlines flight PR-212 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport, Australia, on April 23rd. The Airbus A340-300 en-route to Manila, Philippines, had to return after the captain failed to retract its landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 220 passengers and 12 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada after Engine Shut-down

Monday, April 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada after Engine Shut-down

American Airlines flight AA-1871 had to return and make an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada, on April 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 flying to Charlotte, North Carolina, had to return when its right engine showed overtemp and the crew had to shut it down. The plane landed safely. All 197 people... »

Sita Air Plane Diverts to Nepal due to Bad Weather

Monday, April 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sita Air Plane Diverts to Nepal due to Bad Weather

Sita Air flight ST-605 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Phaplu Airport, Dudhakunda, Nepal, on April 23rd. The Dornier Do-228 flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, Nepal, had to divert due to bad weather. The plane’s wing hit a wall during the landing. All 14 passengers and 3 crew members remained safe.... »

Dana Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

Sunday, April 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Dana Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

Dana Air flight 9J-343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 21st. The plane took off for Port Harcourt, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Eurowings Flight Diverts to Prague due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Sunday, April 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Eurowings Flight Diverts to Prague due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Eurowings flight EW-5805 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 20th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Hanover, Germany, to Vienna, Austria, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air Algerie Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Sunday, April 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Algerie Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Algeria

Air Algerie flight AH-6465 made an emergency landing in In Salah, Algeria, on April 21st. The plane took off for Algiers, Algeria, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Brussels Airlines Flight Returns to Brussels due to Hydraulic Issue

Saturday, April 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Brussels Airlines Flight Returns to Brussels due to Hydraulic Issue

Brussels Airlines flight SN-2835 made an emergency landing in Brussels, Belgium, on April 20th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Moscow, Russia, but had to turn back due to a hydraulic issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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  • Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue https://t.co/2cz7Qjrkpr
    about 2 hours ago
  • Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata https://t.co/ntY2zK9sJ1
    about 2 hours ago
  • Scandinavian Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway https://t.co/GixLxTlgd1
    about 2 hours ago
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem https://t.co/bQ6JhTCNqM
    about 2 hours ago
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    about 10 hours ago