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Air Asia Plane En-route Malaysia Encounters Turbulence; 5 Injured

Saturday, May 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Asia Plane En-route Malaysia Encounters Turbulence; 5 Injured

Air Asia flight D7-377 made a safe emergency landing at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Selangor, Malaysia, on May 5th. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Taipei, Taiwan, was mid-air when it encountered turbulence. Five among the 291 passengers and 11 crew members sustained injuries. The injured were treated at the airport. Download article as PDF »

AirAsia Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Saturday, November 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
AirAsia Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

AirAsia flight AK-10 made an emergency landing in Penang, Malaysia, on November 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Chennai, India, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was diverted after the crew reported an engine issue. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

AirAsia Plane Diverts due to Medical Emergency

Saturday, January 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
AirAsia Plane Diverts due to Medical Emergency

An AirAsia plane made an emergency landing in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, on January 7. Authorities said the plane, heading from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was diverted due to a medical emergency. It is believed that an elderly woman passenger suffered from severe chest pain mid air. The plane landed safely.... »

AirAsia Plane Returns to Phnom Penh International Airport

Tuesday, December 29, 2015
By George Hatcher
AirAsia Plane Returns to Phnom Penh International Airport

AirAsia flight AK 537D had to return and make an emergency landing at Phnom Penh International Airport, Cambodia, on December 27. The Airbus 320 plane took off for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Air Asia Plane Damaged Runway Light during Landing in Malaysia

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air Asia Plane Damaged Runway Light during Landing in Malaysia

Air Asia flight AK-6460 damaged a runway light upon landing at Sibu Airport, Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia, on December 17. The Airbus A320-200 was flying from Kuching, Malaysia, to Sibu, when its right tyre got burst upon landing and it hit a runway light. The plane did not receive any further damage. All 144 people... »

AirAsia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philippines

Thursday, December 17, 2015
By George Hatcher
AirAsia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philippines

AirAsia Flight Z2 763 had to make an emergency landing at Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Cebu, Philippines, on December 15. It s believed that the pilots of the plane, flying from Manila, declared emergency due to a hydraulic problem in its landing gear. According to Philippines Air Asia, “The plane had technical issue on its... »

Investigation On for Air Asia Indonesia Airbus A320-200, PK-AXC, flight QZ-8501

Sunday, December 28, 2014
By George Hatcher
Investigation On for Air Asia Indonesia Airbus A320-200, PK-AXC, flight QZ-8501

It is good to hear the journalists being corrected here, because this incident does not yet seem to resemble the Air France or Malaysia Airlines events. Perhaps the journalists did not closely follow the excruciating Air France 447 search–YEARS spent scouring the Atlantic for the wreckage–long after initial debris and was found. So early... »

#BreakingNews Air Asia Flight Goes Missing

Saturday, December 27, 2014
By George Hatcher
#BreakingNews Air Asia Flight Goes Missing

AirAsia flight QZ8501–an Airbus A320-200 with the registration number PK-AXC–en route from Surabaya Indonesia to Singapore went missing. Air traffic control lost contact when the plane was believed to be in an overcast area. A fully fueled A320 has a range of 1,700 to 6,500 mmi. Singapore civil aviation is assisting Indonesia in the... »

Passenger Throws Hot Water at Flight Attendant; Air Asia Plane Returns to Bangkok

Saturday, December 13, 2014
By George Hatcher
Passenger Throws Hot Water at Flight Attendant; Air Asia Plane Returns to Bangkok

An Air Asia Flight had to return and make an emergency landing in Bangkok, Thailand, on December 11. The charter flight was on its way to Nanjing, China, when a Chinese passenger threw boiling hot water and noodles at a flight attendant. The airline said in statement, “An unidentified female passenger assaulted the flight... »

Bird-Struck AirAsia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Phuket

Friday, August 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
Bird-Struck AirAsia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Phuket

The AirAsia Flight FD 3187 had to make an emergency landing at Thailand’s Phuket International Airport, due to bird strike, on August 5. The flight, carrying 153 passengers and 6 crew members, was on its way from Nakorn Sri Thammarat to Bangkok when a bird smashed into one of the engine intakes and damaged... »

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