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Kuopio-Bound Finnair Flight Suffers Lightning Strike

Thursday, July 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Kuopio-Bound Finnair Flight Suffers Lightning Strike

Finnair flight AY-507 suffered a lightning strike on the way to Kuopio, Finland, on July 18th. The incident happened when the Embraer ERJ-190 plane was flying from Helsinki, Finland. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Finnair Plane Returns to Finland after Bird Strike

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Finnair Plane Returns to Finland after Bird Strike

Finnair flight AY-703 had to return and make an emergency landing at Helsinki Airport, Finland, on July 2nd. The Airbus A319-100 flying to Dusseldorf, Germany, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Lightning Strike

Sunday, November 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Lightning Strike

Finnair flight AY-427 had to return and make an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on November 19th. The plane took off for Rovaniemi, Finland, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. All 166 people aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Lightning Strike

Monday, April 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Lightning Strike

Finnair flight AY-165 had to return and make an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on April 8th. The plane took off for to Saint Petersburg, Russia, but had to turn back after a lightning strike caused some electrical problems. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Finnair Emergency Landing in Germany

Monday, January 3, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Finnair Airbus A320-200 en route from Paris to Helsinki Where: Hamburg When: Jan 1 2011 Who: 100 passengers Why: While en route, it was discovered that a windshield was cracked. The crack did not appear until after takeoff. The flight diverted to Hamburg Germany where they made a safe landing. It was a... »

Finnair Airbus Aborts Takeoff

Sunday, November 28, 2010
By George Hatcher
Finnair Airbus Aborts Takeoff

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Ilari Lehtinen What: Finnair Airbus A340-300 en route from Hong Kong China to Helsinki Finland Where: Hong Kong When: Nov 27 2010 Who: 256 passengers Why: The flight rejected takeoff due to some unexplained anomaly and at “low speed.” The plane braked safely on... »

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