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Air Tahiti Plane Diverts to Raiatea due to Smoke on Board

Thursday, July 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Tahiti Plane Diverts to Raiatea due to Smoke on Board

Air Tahiti flight VT-418 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Raiatea Airport, French Polynesia, on July 24th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Bora Bora to Papeete in French Polynesia had to divert due to smoke on board. The plane landed safely. All 60 passengers and 4 crew members... »

Air Tahiti Plane Makes Emergency Landing in French Polynesia

Friday, June 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Tahiti Plane Makes Emergency Landing in French Polynesia

Air Tahiti flight VT-933 made an emergency landing in Papeete, French Polynesia, on June 5th. The plane was flying from Tubuai, French Polynesia, when the crew received an overheat indication for one of the engines and needed to shut it down. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Air Tahiti Nui Plane Returns to Paris after Bird Strike

Thursday, October 22, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air Tahiti Nui Plane Returns to Paris after Bird Strike

Air Tahiti Nui flight TN-7 had to make an emergency landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, France, on October 21. The Airbus A340-300 was taking-off for Los Angeles, California, when it was hit by a bird. The crew decided to burn fuel and return to Paris. The plane returned safely. Everyone aboard remained... »

Air Tahiti Emergency Landing

Monday, January 14, 2013
By George Hatcher

Jam 14, 2013, at 20:18:00, an Air Tahiti ATR with 53 passengers aboard was en route from Papeete to Ralatea when an engine caught fire. The pilot shut down the affected engine and made a safe landing in Papeete. Emergency services were on standby and put out the fire. Download article as PDF »

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