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Air China Plane Rejects Take Off due to Engine Failure

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air China Plane Rejects Take Off due to Engine Failure

Air China flight CA-1661 rejected take off from Beijing Airport in China, on July 31st. The Boeing 737-800 plane was accelerating to take off for Changchun, China, when the crew reported vibrations in one of the engines and decided to stop. The passengers were safely evacuated via emergency slides. The airline arranged a replacement... »

Air China Plane makes Safe Landing in Dubai after Nose Wheel Steering Problem

Thursday, July 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air China Plane makes Safe Landing in Dubai after Nose Wheel Steering Problem

Air China flight CA-941 made a safe emergency landing at Dubai International Airport, Dubai, UAE, on July 5th. The Airbus A330-200, en-route from Beijing, China, was on approach to Dubai when the crew reported they would not be able to employ its nose wheel steering. The plane landed successfully. It was towed off the... »

17 Injured after Air China Plane Hits Turbulence

Saturday, June 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
17 Injured after Air China Plane Hits Turbulence

Air China flight CA-936 was hit by severe turbulence while descending toward Shanghai Pudong International Airport in China, on June 20th. The Airbus A330-200 was flying from Frankfurt, Germany, when it en-countered severe turbulence that injured 17 people on-board. The plane landed safely. Medical assistance was provided to the injured. Download article as PDF »

Air China Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Winnipeg

Sunday, June 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air China Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Winnipeg

An Air China flight had to make an emergency landing at Richardson International Airport in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, on June 4th. The Boeing 777-300 plane, heading from Washington D.C. to Beijing, China, was diverted due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air China Plane Makes Emergency Landing in China

Sunday, February 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air China Plane Makes Emergency Landing in China

Air China flight CA-4414 had to return and make an emergency landing in Kunming, China, on February 26th. The plane took off for Chengdu, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported unusual noises coming from a cargo hold. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The cargo hold was... »

Air China Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hefei

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air China Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hefei

Air China flight CA1802 made an emergency landing at Hefei Xinqiao International Airport in Hefei, China, on March 24. The Boeing 737-800 departed from Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport and was heading to Beijing when smoke was detected in its cockpit. The crew then contacted Hefei air traffic management and sought permission for an emergency... »

Bomb Threat Prompts Air China Flight to Make Emergency Landing in Chongqing

Thursday, February 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
Bomb Threat Prompts Air China Flight to Make Emergency Landing in Chongqing

Air China flight CA1336 had to make an emergency landing at Chongqing Airport in China, on February 25. The flight, heading from Nanning to Beijing, had to land in emergency, after a female passenger claimed there was a bomb in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully and everyone aboard remained unharmed. A SWAT team... »

Air China Flight in Emergency Landing at Gatwick Airport

Monday, September 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
Air China Flight in Emergency Landing at Gatwick Airport

Air China flight CA852, en route from London to Beijing, made an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, West Sussex, UK, at around 3:20 p.m. on September 7. The decision for emergency landing was made after the aircraft’s landing gear became jammed shortly after it took off at 1:30 p.m. The Airbus landed safely after... »

Air China Airbus Sinks into Pitch in Yiwu

Monday, August 5, 2013
By George Hatcher
Air China  Airbus Sinks into Pitch in Yiwu

Around noon on August 4, 2013, an Air China Airbus CA4538 A319-115 was taxiing for departure in Yiwu, Zhejiang, China to Chengdu when the plane slid off the runway into a pitch covered area. There was no damage reported and no injuries, but the airport was shut down, and passengers taken to Xiaoshan Airport... »

Air China Security Diversion

Thursday, August 30, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Air China Boeing en route from Beijing to NY Where: Beijing When: August 29, 2012 Why: Passengers aboard an Air China Flight were flown back to Beijing and told there was a “map display error or due to turbulence.” On landing, the captain told passengers there had been a threatening message. Passengers disembarked... »

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