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KLM Flight Rejects Take Off From Beijing

Sunday, March 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Flight Rejects Take Off From Beijing

KLM flight KL-898 had to reject take off from Beijing, China, on March 11th. The Boeing 747-400 plane was accelerating to take off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, when one of the engines emitted streaks of flames and a loud bang. The crew subsequent rejected take off and stopped at the runway. Download article as PDF »

KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Captain Becomes Ill

Monday, February 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Captain Becomes Ill

KLM flight KL-643 had to divert and make an emergency landing in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on February 25th. The Boeing 747-400 plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was diverted after the captain became ill. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The captain... »

KLM Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Suspected Bird Strike

Monday, February 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Suspected Bird Strike

KLM flight KL-895 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on February 10th. The Boeing 787-900 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to turn back after the crew suspected a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

KLM Flight Returns to Curacao After Bird Strike

Sunday, January 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Flight Returns to Curacao After Bird Strike

KLM flight KL-736 had to return and make an emergency landing in Curacao, on January 20th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

KLM flight KL-565 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on January 16th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Nairobi, Kenya, but had to turn back after a loose part was observed on a wing. The plane landed back safely. All 376 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Monday, January 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

KLM flight KL-714 had to make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on January 15th. The Boeing 747-400 plane flying from Paramaribo, Suriname, was descending toward Amsterdam when the crew declared an emergency due to an indication of smoke in a cargo hold. The plane landed safely. All 428 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Atlanta

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Atlanta

KLM flight KL-624 had to return and make an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 8th. The plane took off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew detected a water leak into the avionics. The plane landed back uneventfully. All 325 people aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

KLM flight KL-1838 had to make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on December 18th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Vienna, Austria, was on final approach when the crew reported a flaps problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All 173 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

KLM Cityhopper Flight Returns to Amsterdam

Saturday, November 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
KLM Cityhopper Flight Returns to Amsterdam

KLM Cityhopper flight KL-1155 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on November 18th. The plane took off for Gothenburg, Sweden, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported light smoke on board. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the... »

Bird-Hit KLM Flight Returns to Amsterdam

Thursday, November 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit KLM Flight Returns to Amsterdam

KLM Airlines flight KL-1681 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on November 1st. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Barcelona, Spain, but had to return immediately afterwards due to an engine failure caused by multiple bird strikes. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as... »

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