JAL Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tokyo

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tokyo

Japan Airlines flight JL-21 made an emergency landing in Tokyo, Japan, on March 6th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Beijing, China, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a crack in captain’s windshield. The plane landed safely. There were 169 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.... »

Boeing Provides Airplane Health Management Prognostics for JAL Boeings

Friday, August 19, 2011
By George Hatcher
Boeing Provides Airplane Health Management Prognostics for JAL Boeings

AHM (Airplane Health Management) is Boeing’s software system that monitors, collects and analyses aircraft data for maintenance. Japan Airlines has ordered AHM in 35 787 Boeings ordered. The system will also be running on its 777s. The system transmits in-flight info to ground services for diagnosis and operational decisions. Airplane Health Management prognostics uses... »

Feb Turbulence

Saturday, February 26, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 767-300 en route from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Honolulu,HI Where: Honolulu When: Feb 10th 2011 Who: 239 passengers, 4 injured Why: 25 minutes before landing in Honolulu, the flight encountered severe turbulence, injuring 4 on board. One passenger was severely injured with a broken bone, and one crew member... »

Ex Pilots Sue Japan Airlines

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
By George Hatcher

In Tokyo District Court, 146 plaintiffs argued over their dismissal. A year after JAL filed bankruptcy, and underwent restructuring in a government-backed bailout, the 74 flight crew and 72 cabin attendants—some of whom include their most experienced employees—attended a press conference. The documentation of their lawsuit included statements that said their dismissal was unnecessary... »

JAL Engine Shut Down

Sunday, August 15, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: JAL Japan Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90 en route from Sendai to Fukuoka Where: Sendai When: Aug 15th 2010 Who: 106 aboard Why: After the flight developed problems with the right engine, the pilot returned to Sendia where they made a safe landing. Passengers were provided a replacement jet. Download article as PDF »

Jet Blue Cautionary Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, April 22, 2010
By George Hatcher
Jet Blue Cautionary Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Frank Robitaille What: Jetblue Embraer ERJ-190 en route from Fort Lauderdale to Boston,MA Where: Fort Lauderdale on Apr 22nd 2010 When: Apr 22nd 2010 Who: 94 passengers and 4 crew Why: After takeoff, fumes were detected on board. The flight returned to Fort Lauderdale... »

JAL Engine Fire Safe Landing

Monday, February 1, 2010
By George Hatcher
JAL Engine Fire Safe Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andrew Hunt What: JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 777-300 en route from Okinawa to Osaka Where: Okinawa When: Jan 26 2010 Who: 332 passengers Why: After takeoff, the left engine developed issues, reportedly leaving a smoke trail. Within twenty minutes the crew had landed the... »

JAL Fights going Belly Up

Monday, January 18, 2010
By George Hatcher
JAL Fights going Belly Up

The formerly state-owned Japan Airlines appears to be planning to file for bankruptcy protection in advance of a restructuring of debt. From April to September, JAL lost 1.5 billion dollars and is anticipating additional governmental assistance to the tune of several billion dollars, as well as JAL’s request for several hundred billions worth of... »

Japan Airlines Bird Strike

Sunday, January 3, 2010
By George Hatcher
Japan Airlines Bird Strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer K.H.Yim What: JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 767-300 en route from Sapporo to Kobe Where: Sapporo When: Jan 3rd 2010 Who: 231 on board Why: After takeoff, the jet ingested a bird in its left engine. The engine sputtered, and pilots shut it down, then... »

Hot JAL Emergency Landing

Monday, November 23, 2009
By George Hatcher
Hot  JAL Emergency Landing

Pictured: A Japan Airlines – JAL (J-Air) Canadair CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet CRJ-200ER Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alastair T. Gardiner What: JAL Japan Airlines/ J-Air Canadair CRJ-200 en route from from Osaka Itami to Yamagata Japan Where: Nagoya When: Nov 23rd 2009 Who: 17 on board Why: While en... »

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