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AirBaltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Latvia

Monday, August 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
AirBaltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Latvia

AirBaltic flight BT-402 had to return and make an emergency landing in Riga, Latvia, on August 12th. The plane took off for Kiev, Ukraine, but had to turn back due to an oil pressure indication problem. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

AirBaltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Latvia

Friday, December 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
AirBaltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Latvia

AirBaltic flight BT-136 had to make an emergency landing in Riga, Latvia, on December 28th. The plane was flying from Copenhagen, Denmark, when the crew reported a gear indication and performed a go-around to work checklists. The plane subsequently continued for a safely landing. All 64 passengers and 4 crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Air Baltic Plane Rejects Takeoff in Netherlands due to Door Open Warning

Friday, March 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Baltic Plane Rejects Takeoff in Netherlands due to Door Open Warning

Air Baltic flight BT-618 had to reject takeoff at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on March 24th. The Boeing 737-300, en-route Riga, Latvia was accelerating for takeoff when the crew reported an open door, prompting the pilots to reject takeoff. The plane returned to the apron safely. All passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

AirBaltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Clear Air Turbulence Injures Three

Saturday, November 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
AirBaltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Clear Air Turbulence Injures Three

AirBaltic flight BT-211 had to make an emergency landing at Berlin Tegel Airport, Germany on November 24. The Boeing 737-300, flying from Riga, Latvia, declared emergency after it encountered severe clear air turbulence that injured a flight attendant and two passengers. The plane landed uneventfully. Authorities said one passenger was taken to hospital with... »

Air Baltic Flight Cancelled

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
By George Hatcher
Air Baltic Flight Cancelled

Pictured: An Air Baltic De Havilland Canada DHC-8-402Q Dash 8 at Dusseldorf – International ( Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Rainer Bexten What: Air Baltic de Havilland Dash 8-400 en route from Riga Latvia to Brussels Where: Riga When: Nov 29th 2010 Who: 73 passengers and 4 crew Why:... »

Latvia: Air Baltic Boeing Emergency

Wednesday, December 16, 2009
By George Hatcher
Latvia: Air Baltic Boeing Emergency

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Augustas Didzgalvis What: Air Baltic Boeing 737-500 en route from Riga to Berlin Where: Palanga Lithuania When: Dec 16th 2009 Who: not available Why: While en route, the plane experienced generator failure. The crew declared emergency and returned to Riga where they made a... »

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