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China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Alaska due to Medical Emergency

Monday, March 26, 2018
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Alaska due to Medical Emergency

China Eastern Airlines flight MU587 made an emergency landing at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 23rd. The plane heading from Shanghai, China, to New York, was diverted after an elderly passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane dumped 30 tons of fuel before landing safely in Anchorage. The patient... »

Flight Attendant Falls Out of China Eastern Airlines Plane

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flight Attendant Falls Out of China Eastern Airlines Plane

A flight attendant fell out of a China Eastern Airlines plane at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, China, on October 23rd. The Kunming-bound Boeing 737-800 plane was preparing for departure when the flight attendant attempted to close a door alone and fell out of the plane. The flight attendant was taken to a hospital with... »

China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Severe Turbulence; 26 Injured

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Severe Turbulence; 26 Injured

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-774 encountered severe turbulence on the way to Kunming, China, on June 18th. The Airbus A330-200 plane was flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when it hit severe turbulence that injured twenty-six passengers. The plane continued for a safe landing. Authorities said four passengers suffered serious injuries while twenty-two... »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney

Monday, June 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-736 had to return for an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on June 11th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

China Eastern Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway at Hong Kong

Friday, May 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway at Hong Kong

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-765 veered off runway in Hong Kong, China, on May 24th. The incident happened when the Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Nanjing, China, was attempting to land during heavy rain. There were 141 people aboard at the time; 2 of them were taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Shanghai

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Shanghai

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-721 had to return and make an emergency landing in Shanghai, China, on April 15th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after a burning odor and haze was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and... »

Bird-Hit China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Xiamen

Monday, April 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Xiamen

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-5665 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Xiamen, China, on April 1st. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Shanghai, China, was on approach to Xiamen when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Russia due to Engine Problem

Friday, February 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Russia due to Engine Problem

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-552 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on February 15th. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Heathrow Airport, England, to Shanghai, China, was diverted due to an engine issue. The plane landed safely. All 186 passengers and 17 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

7 Injured after China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
7 Injured after China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-777 ran into severe turbulence while descending toward Sydney, Australia, on November 29th. The Airbus A330-200 plane was flying from Kunming, China, when it was hit by severe turbulence that injured 5 passengers and 2 crew members. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospital.... »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Monday, July 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-771 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on July 22nd. The plane was flying from Shanghai Pudong International Airport, China, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane safely landed in Amsterdam. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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