Japan Airlines

Japan Transocean Air Plane Returns to Japan after Cracked Windshield

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Japan Transocean Air Plane Returns to Japan after Cracked Windshield

Japan Transocean Air flight NU-44 had to return and make an emergency landing at Naha Airport, Okinawa, Japan, on May 6th. The Boeing 737-400 flying to Nagoya, Japan, had to return after the first officer’s windshield cracked. The plane landed safely. All 148 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Tokyo-Bound Japan Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 1 Injured

Saturday, November 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Tokyo-Bound Japan Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 1 Injured

Japan Airlines flight JL-646 ran into severe turbulence while heading to Tokyo, Japan, on November 10th. The Boeing 767-300 plane was flying from Kagoshima, Japan, when it encountered turbulence that injured a flight attendant. The plane continued for safe landing. Japan’s TSB confirmed that the flight attendant sustained a serious injury due to turbulence.... »

Japan Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Tokyo Narita International Airport

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
By George Hatcher

Japan Airlines flight JL-17 made an emergency landing at Narita International Airport, Japan, on January 29. The plane was flying from Vancouver, Canada, when the crew reported the failure of right hand engine and requested an emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully. All 166 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Narita International Airport

Thursday, December 31, 2015
By George Hatcher
Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Narita International Airport

A Japan Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Narita International Airport in Japan, on December 29. It is believed that a sensor component of the Boeing 777’s landing gear was found on the runway after it took off from Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The pilots decided to continue the flight and requested emergency... »

Japan Airlines Flight Returns to Haneda Airport

Friday, April 10, 2015
By George Hatcher
Japan Airlines Flight Returns to Haneda Airport

Japan Airlines flight 521 made an emergency landing at Haneda airport in Tokyo, Japan, on April 8. The twin-engine Boeing 777 was heading from Haneda to Hokkaido when the pilot reported a suspected engine fault and sought permission to land back. Authorities said the aircraft’s right engine had to be shut down midair before... »

NTSB PARTICIPATING IN JAPAN’S INVESTIGATION OF B-787 BATTERY SMOKE EVENT

Saturday, January 18, 2014
By George Hatcher

A maintenance crew observed a Japan Air Lines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at Tokyo-Narita Airport with white smoke coming from the lithium-ion batteries when one of eight cells started leaking. The euphemism used by the media was “venting gas.” No passengers were aboard and the plane was parked undergoing maintenance when it occurred but 158... »

Japan Airlines Flight Returns to Boston

Thursday, July 18, 2013
By George Hatcher
Japan Airlines Flight Returns to Boston

A Japan Airlines 787 was en route from Boston to Tokyo when a maintenance indicator flashed early in the flight. Pilots returned to Boston where they made a safe landing at 6:15 p.m. The problem is being reported as a maintenance issue. Flightradar24 website shows that Japan Airlines flight 7 was over Hudson Bay... »

Boeing 787 Smokes Battery in Boston

Monday, January 7, 2013
By George Hatcher
Boeing 787 Smokes Battery in Boston

On January 7, 2013, a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner Japan-Boston had already landed in Boston, and all 184 passengers had safely disembarked when smoke filled the cabin. A fire was found in a battery aboard the plane. Boston Firefighters arrived at 10:40 a.m. and put out the fire. Passengers were provided alternative transportation... »

Japan Airlines Landing in High Winds Suffers Tail Strike, Go-Around, No Injuries

Sunday, April 1, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Japan Airlines Boeing 777-200 en route from Shanghai Hongqiao to Tokyo Where: Tokyo When: Mar 31st 2012 4:08 pm Who: 296 passengers, 12 crew Why: On approach to Tokyo, the plane was just above the runway when gusty wind made the pilots chose to go around. On the go-around, the tail scraped the... »

JAL Business Class Fire over Tokyo

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
By George Hatcher
JAL Business Class Fire over Tokyo

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Wayne Campbell What: A JAL Japan Airlines Boeing 777-200 en route from Tokyo to Sydney Where: Tokyo When: Jan 14th 2012 Who: 260 aboard Why: About twenty minutes after takeoff, a passenger’s armrest caught on fire in business class. After the fire was put... »

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