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Bird-Hit Alitalia Airlines Flight Lands Safely in Palermo, Italy

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Alitalia Airlines Flight Lands Safely in Palermo, Italy

Alitalia Airlines flight AZ-1763 was hit by a flock of birds after taking off from Linate Airport in Milan, Italy, on October 6th. The plane had departed for Palermo, Italy, when the crew reported a bird strike. After confirming that all instruments were showing normal values, the crew decided to continue the flight toward... »

Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Friday, September 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Alitalia flight AZ-63 made an emergency landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, on September 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Madrid, Spain, was on approach to Rome Fiumicino Airport when the crew received an unsafe gear indication and declared an emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. All 151 passengers and 6 crew members remained... »

Alitalia Plane Diverts to Germany after Engine Issue

Saturday, June 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Plane Diverts to Germany after Engine Issue

Alitalia flight AZ-785 had to divert and make n emergency landing at Munich Airport, Germany, on June 17. The Boeing 777-200, flying from Tokyo, Japan, to Fiumicino, Italy, had to divert after the crew noticed an issue with one of its engines. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Alitalia Airbus makes Safe Landing in Italy after Bird Strike

Sunday, November 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Airbus makes Safe Landing in Italy after Bird Strike

Alitalia flight AZ-1637 made a safe landing at Bari International Airport-Karol Wojtyla, Bari, Italy, on October 26. The Airbus A320-200, flying from Linate Airport, Milan, Italy, sustained damage to one of its flaps due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Alitalia Jet Diverts to Naples International Airport due to Violent Hailstorm

Friday, August 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Jet Diverts to Naples International Airport due to Violent Hailstorm

Alitalia flight AZ2016 made an emergency landing at Naples International Airport in Italy, on August 19th. According to the airline, “Alitalia flight AZ2016 from Rome to Milan Linate, scheduled on 8.00 am this morning, went through an extraordinary and violent hailstorm soon after taking off from Fiumicino airport… Therefore, the pilots decided to head... »

Alitalia Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Rome

Saturday, November 8, 2014
By George Hatcher

An Alitalia flight from Ancona had to make an emergency landing at Fiumicino airport in Rome, Italy, on November 5. The incident happened after the right engine of the ATR 72 twin turboprop aircraft was struck by lightning while passing through a severe storm. The plane landed uneventfully and all 51 passengers and crew... »

Alitalia Repaint is “Not a Cover-up”

Thursday, February 7, 2013
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Repaint is “Not a Cover-up”

We heard about the Feb 2nd Alitalia ATR-72-500 flight from Pisa to Rome with 50 on board that was hit by hard winds (wind shear) on landing (or else made a hard landing). Cause still under investigation, but it seems to be a disagreement dealing with Mother Nature. The plane overran the end of... »

Alitalia Airbus Emergency Landing

Sunday, April 3, 2011
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Airbus Emergency Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Erezms What: Alitalia Airbus A321-200 en route from Palermo to Rome Fiumicino Italy Where: Palermo When: Apr 3rd 2011 Who: 150 passengers Why: While en route, the crew encountered an undesignated technical problem. The crew returned to Palermo where they made a safe landing.... »

Al Atalia: oops

Friday, February 4, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Alitalia Airbus A320-200 en route from Rome to Genoa Where: Rome When: Feb 2nd 2011 Why: The flight returned to Rome because it was carrying the luggage of a passenger who was not aboard. The flight returned to Rome, the luggage was removed and the plane departed again an hour later. Download article... »

Alitalia Bird Strike on Rumanian Runway

Sunday, August 1, 2010
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Bird Strike on Rumanian Runway

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Szabo Gabor What: Alitalia Airbus A320-200 en route from Bucharest Romania to Rome Where: Bucharest When: Jul 31st 2010 Who: 92 passengers Why: The Alitalia Airbus rejected takeoff after one engine ingested a hawk. The plane returned to the gate and after passengers disembarked,... »

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