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Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Friday, October 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Cathay Pacific flight CX-260 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Urumqi, China, on October 24th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to Hong Kong, China, was diverted after the crew received an engine oil indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Friday, October 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Cathay Dragon flight KA-621 made an emergency landing in Fuzhou, China, on October 11th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Hangzhou to Hong Kong, China, was diverted after the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

7 Injured After Cathay Pacific Flight Hits Turbulence

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
7 Injured After Cathay Pacific Flight Hits Turbulence

Cathay Pacific flight CX-157 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Manila, Philippines, on October 9th. The Airbus A350-900 plane heading from Hong Kong, China, to Brisbane, Australia, was diverted after it encountered severe turbulence that injured six crew members and one passenger. The plane landed safely. The injured were taken to... »

Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific flight CX-3290 made an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on June 19th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Anchorage, Alaska, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a gear problem. The plane landed safely after dumping excess fuel. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific flight CX-253 made an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on May 21st. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Heathrow Airport, England, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a cracked windshield. The plane landed back safely. There were 270 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained... »

Cathay Pacific Flight Returns to India After Bird Strike

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Returns to India After Bird Strike

Cathay Pacific flight CX-646 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hyderabad, India, on May 21st. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 244 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Dragon Plane Returns to Hong Kong due to Hydraulic Failure

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Plane Returns to Hong Kong due to Hydraulic Failure

Cathay Dragon flight KA-168 had to return and make an emergency landing at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong, China, on May 7th. The Airbus A320-200 flying to Kolkata, India, had to return due to hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Cathay Pacific flight CX-9993 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on March 6th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Zhuhai, China, but had to turn back due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Pacific Flight Diverts to Seattle due to Adverse Weather Conditions

Monday, February 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Diverts to Seattle due to Adverse Weather Conditions

Cathay Pacific flight CX-888 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Seattle, Washington, on February 4th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Hong Kong, China, to Vancouver, Canada, was diverted due to adverse weather conditions in Vancouver. The plane landed safely. All 155 passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Thursday, November 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Cathay Pacific flight CX-250 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Novosibirsk, Russia, on November 23rd. The plane heading from London, United Kingdom, to Hong Kong, China, was diverted due to a smoke indication for the aft cargo hold. The plane landed safely. There were 214 passengers and 18 crew members aboard... »

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