Cargolux

Cargolux Airlines Flight Diverts to Vienna After Medical Emergency

Friday, January 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cargolux Airlines Flight Diverts to Vienna After Medical Emergency

Cargolux Airlines flight CV-856 had to divert for an emergency landing in Vienna, Austria, on January 11th. The Boeing 747-800 plane flying from Luxembourg to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was diverted after the captain began feeling unwell and subsequently became incapacitated. The plane landed safely. The captain was rushed to a hospital. Download article... »

Cargolux Plane Returns to Canada after AoA Vane Goes Missing

Saturday, June 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Cargolux Plane Returns to Canada after AoA Vane Goes Missing

Cargolux flight CV-775 had to return and make an emergency landing at Calgary International Airport, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on May 28th. The Boeing 747-400, en-route to Luxembourg, had to return shortly after the crew heard a loud bang followed by the stick shaker activating. It later turned out that an AoA (Angle of Attack)... »

Cargolux Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Netherlands

Sunday, December 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
Cargolux Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Netherlands

Cargolux flight CV-8674 made an emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on December 17. The Boeing 747-400 was flying from Nairobi, Kenya, to London, England, when it received a smoke indication mid-air above Netherlands. The plane diverted and landed safely. All passengers aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Cargolux Cargo Plane Diverted to Shannon, On Report of Fire

Saturday, March 15, 2014
By George Hatcher

A Cargolux operated cargo airplane, flying from Puerto Rico to Maastricht, Holland, made an emergency landing at Ireland’s Shannon Airport, on the morning of March 14, 2014. According to initial reports, the pilot of Boeing 747-400 reported fire in the cargo bay and hence requested clearance to land at Shannon airport. A Shannon airport... »

Fog Entrenched Boeing Lands On Maintenance Van

Thursday, January 21, 2010
By George Hatcher
Fog Entrenched Boeing Lands On Maintenance Van

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alevik What: Cargolux Boeing 747-400 freighter en route from Barcelona, to Luxembourg Where: Luxembourg When: Jan 21st 2010 Why: While landing in low visibility due to foggy conditions, the Cargolux 747’s tires went through the roof of a maintenance truck whose crew was working... »

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