El Al

Vienna-Bound El Al Flight Returns to Tel Aviv

Thursday, April 12, 2018
By George Hatcher
Vienna-Bound El Al Flight Returns to Tel Aviv

El Al flight LY-363 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 10th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Vienna, Austria, but had to turn back after smoke was noticed in a galley. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and thirty people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Monday, January 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

El Al flight LY-8 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada, on January 14th. The Boeing 747-400 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted after the crew received a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers... »

El Al Flight Diverts to Croatia due to Burning Smell

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Diverts to Croatia due to Burning Smell

El Al flight LY 354 had to divert for an emergency landing in Zagreb, Croatia, on August 27th. The plane heading from Munich, Germany, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted after a burning smell was noticed on-board. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

El Al Israel Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

Friday, August 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
El Al Israel Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

El Al Israel Airlines flight LY-572 had to return for an emergency landing at Henri Coanda International Airport, Romania, on August 1st. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Tel Aviv, Israel, but had to turn back after the crew reported a loud noise in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and... »

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

El Al flight LY-27 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on June 4th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to turn back after the crew was informed that tire debris had been found on the departure runway in Tel Aviv. The plane... »

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Toronto

Friday, December 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Toronto

El Al flight LY-30 had to make an emergency landing in Toronto, Canada, on December 20th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Tel Aviv, Israel, but had to turn back due to an engine failure. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 224 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. Download... »

El Al Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Montana

Monday, November 16, 2015
By George Hatcher
El Al Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Montana

An El Al Israel Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Billings Logan International Airport in Montana, on November 15. The Boeing 777, en-route from Tel Aviv to Los Angeles, was diverted after the pilot received an automated warning about engine fire. The plane landed safely. There were 279 passengers and 20 crew members... »

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

El Al flight 2521 had to return and make an emergency landing at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 21. Authorities said tire shreds were found on the runway after the plane took off for Prague, Czech Republic. The pilot was then informed about the situation and was asked to turn... »

EL Al Flight Returns to Ben Gurion Airport due to Engine Failure

Monday, September 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
EL Al Flight Returns to Ben Gurion Airport due to Engine Failure

El Al flight 29, en route from Tel Aviv, Israel to Ontario, Canada, returned to Ben Gurion Airport for emergency landing on the night of September 6. The Boeing 767 was diverted after one of its engines failed. The plane landed uneventfully and all 194 people aboard remained safe. The passengers were transferred to... »

Week of Mishaps for Israel’s El AL Airline

Thursday, May 22, 2014
By George Hatcher
Week of Mishaps for Israel’s El AL Airline

El Al Israel Airlines has probably had the toughest week in its history due to a series of consecutive unfortunate incidents. On May 15, the EL Al flight 289, en route from Tel Aviv to Venice, had to make emergency landing in Dubrovnik, Croatia, after its first officer passed out on the controls. A... »

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