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Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Saturday, April 7, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Air France flight AF-830 had to return and make an emergency landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, on April 6th. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Pointe-Noire, Congo, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew... »

Italian Fighter Jets Intercept Air France Flight After Loss of Communication

Friday, March 23, 2018
By George Hatcher
Italian Fighter Jets Intercept Air France Flight After Loss of Communication

Air France flight AF-671 was intercepted by two Italian fighter jets over Italy, on March 22nd. The incident happened after the Boeing 777-300 plane flying from Roland Garros Airport, Reunion, to Paris Orly Airport, France, lost communication with the Italian ATC. The plane subsequently landed safely at Paris Orly Airport. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Paris Orly Airport

Saturday, February 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Paris Orly Airport

Air France flight AF-32 made an emergency landing at Paris Orly Airport, France, on February 9th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to turn back after the ground crew noticed pieces of carbon on the departure runway. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Saturday, February 3, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Air France flight AF-185 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on February 2nd. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Friday, December 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Air France flight AF-66 made an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on December 27th. The Airbus A380-800 plane flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, was descending toward Los Angeles when the crew received a low oil pressure indication for one of the engines. The crew subsequently shut down the faulty engine and... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Paraguay

Thursday, December 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Paraguay

Air France flight AF-229 made an emergency landing in Asuncion, Paraguay, on December 19th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, was diverted due to an unusual odor on-board. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and seventy-four people aboard remained unharmed. It is believed that... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cameroon

Friday, December 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cameroon

Air France flight AF-953 made an emergency landing in Douala, Cameroon, on November 28th. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air France Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, November 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air France flight AF-178 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on November 4th. The Airbus A380-800 plane heading from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to Mexico City, Mexico, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to University Hospital Limerick. A subsequent inspection... »

Air France Airbus A380 Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Sunday, October 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Airbus A380 Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Air France flight AF-66 made an emergency landing in Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on September 30th. The Airbus A380-800 plane heading from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after one of the engines suffered a serious damage. The plane landed safely. All four hundred and ninety-seven passengers... »

Air France Plane Over-runs Runway in France

Saturday, September 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Plane Over-runs Runway in France

Air France flight AF-7498 over-ran the runway at Biarritz Pays Basque Airport, Biarritz, France, on September 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 flying from Paris Orly, France, went off the runway and had to be disabled. The plane sustained minor damage. No one was injured, however, the passengers had to remain inside the plane for at... »

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