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Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Thursday, March 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Cathay Dragon flight KA-622 had to return for an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on March 28th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Hangzhou, China, but had to turn back due to an aft cargo smoke indication. The plane landed back uneventfully. All 219 passengers aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a... »

Cathay Dragon Plane Suffers Tail Strike in Cambodia

Sunday, March 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Plane Suffers Tail Strike in Cambodia

A Cathay Dragon plane suffered a tail strike while landing in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on March 3rd. The incident happened when the Airbus A321-200 plane was performing flight KA-248 from Hong Kong, China. The plane taxied to apron without further incident. All 143 passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Dragon Air Plane Returns to Hong Kong due to Engine Fire

Friday, July 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
Dragon Air Plane Returns to Hong Kong due to Engine Fire

Dragon Air flight KA-212 had to return and make an emergency landing at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong, China, on July 5th. The Airbus A321-200, en-route to Phuket, Thailand, was mid-air when the crew reported that its left engine was on fire, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed uneventfully. All people... »

Dragonair Plane Returns to Myanmar After Bird Strike

Monday, November 30, 2015
By George Hatcher
Dragonair Plane Returns to Myanmar After Bird Strike

Dragonair flight KA-251 had to return and make an emergency landing in Yangon, Myanmar, on November 25. The Airbus A321-200 took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after its windshield cracked due to a bird hit. The plane landed back safely. None of the 131 people aboard were hurt.... »

Turbulence Over Hong Kong

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Dragonair Airbus A330-300 en route from Beijing to Hong Kong Where: Hong Kong When: May 13th 2011 Who: 135 passengers and 14 crew Why: A quarter of an hour before landing in Hong Kong, the plane encountered turbulence. The seatbelt signs had just been turned on, and attendants were verifying that passengers were... »

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