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Icelandair Plane Rejects Take-off in Iceland due to Faulty Anti-Ice System

Friday, July 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Icelandair Plane Rejects Take-off in Iceland due to Faulty Anti-Ice System

Icelandair flight FI-352 rejected taking-off at Keflavík International Airport, Iceland, on July 6th. The Boeing 757-200 en-route to Helsinki, Finland, was about to take-off because of some fault with its anti-ice system. The plane returned safely to the apron. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Icelandair Flight Diverts to Boston due to Smell of Rubber in Aft Cabin

Thursday, June 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Icelandair Flight Diverts to Boston due to Smell of Rubber in Aft Cabin

Icelandair flight FI-828 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 30th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Keflavik, Iceland, was diverted after a strong smell of rubber was noticed in the aft cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Icelandair Plane Returns to Iceland due to Gear Issue

Monday, May 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Icelandair Plane Returns to Iceland due to Gear Issue

Icelandair flight FI-631 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Keflavik International Airport, Keflavik, Iceland, on May 21st. The Boeing 767-300, en-route to Boston, Massachusetts, was climbing out of Keflavik’s runway when the crew detected retraction issue with the gear, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed safely. All people... »

Icelandair Plane Returns Massachusetts after Gear Problem

Saturday, May 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Icelandair Plane Returns Massachusetts after Gear Problem

Icelandair flight FI-630 had to return and make an emergency landing at Boston Logan International Airport, Boston, Massachusetts, on May 16th. The Boeing 767-300, en-route to Keflavik, Iceland, had to return after the crew failed to retract its gear. The plane landed uneventfully. All 263 people onboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Icelandair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brussels

Monday, March 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Icelandair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brussels

Icelandair flight FI-554 made an emergency landing in Brussels. Belgium, on March 10th. The pilot of Boeing 757-200 plane, flying from Keflavik, Iceland, declared emergency due to a problem with the flaps. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

2nd Attempt at Orlando Flight Keeps all Wheels

Sunday, May 20, 2012
By George Hatcher
2nd Attempt at Orlando Flight Keeps all Wheels

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer A M Spalding What: Icelandair Boeing en route from Keflavik to Orlando Where: Reykjavik When: May 18, 2012 Who: 200 passengers Why: After being delayed by a wheel falling off, and burning off fuel for hours on May 19, 2012, the Icelandair flight had... »

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