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Korean Air Flight Returns to Seoul After Hydraulic Failure

Friday, March 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Flight Returns to Seoul After Hydraulic Failure

Korean Air flight KE-137 had to return for an emergency landing in Seoul, South Korea, on February 28th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Nadi, Fiji, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 115 people aboard at the time; all of them remained... »

Korean Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Manila

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Manila

Korean Air flight KE-644 had to divert for an emergency landing in Manila, Philippines, on February 28th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Singapore to Seoul, South Korea, was diverted after smell of smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All 285 passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Korean Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Saturday, December 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Korean Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Korean Airlines flight KE-510 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on December 5th. The Boeing 747-400 plane flying from Stockholm, Sweden, to Seoul, South Korea, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Korean Air Plane’s Tyres Deflate during Roll out in South Korea

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Plane’s Tyres Deflate during Roll out in South Korea

Korean Air flight KE-718’s both nose tyres deflated after landing at Jeju International Airport, Jeju City, South Korea, on July 29th. The Boeing 737-900 flying from Tokyo, Japan, had landed on Jeju’s runway when the incident occurred. All 148 passengers onboard disembarked safely. The aircraft is still on the ground since the occurrence. Download... »

Korean Air Plane Catches Fire at Japan’s Haneda Airport

Monday, May 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Plane Catches Fire at Japan’s Haneda Airport

Korean Air flight KE-2708 rejected take off from Haneda Airport in Japan, on May 27th. The Boeing 777-300 was accelerating to take off for Gimpo International Airport, South Korea, when an engine fire broke out. The crew rejected take off and evacuated the aircraft. There were 319 people aboard, including 302 passengers and 17... »

Korean Airlines Plane Returns to Seoul Airport

Friday, March 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Korean Airlines Plane Returns to Seoul Airport

Korean Airlines flight KE-621 had to return and make an emergency landing in Seoul, South Korea, on March 1st. The Boeing 777-300 took off for Manila, Philippines, but had to return shortly afterwards after its nose gear failed to retract. The plane landed uneventfully. All 267 people aboard remained safe. The incident is under... »

Korean Airlines Plane makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Friday, January 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Korean Airlines Plane makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Korean Airlines flight KE-2707 had to make an emergency landing at Kansai Airport, Osaka, Japan, on December 31. The Boeing 777-300, en-route from Seoul, South Korea, to Tokyo, Japan, had to be landed in emergency due to engine failure. The plane landed safely. All 338 people on board remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Korean Airlines Runway Excursion

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
By George Hatcher
Korean Airlines Runway Excursion

A Korean Airlines Boeing 737-9B5 en route from Incheon Seoul S Korea to Niigata, Japan with 115 aboard (106 crew) suffered a runway excursion. The plane came to rest mired in soft grass. Passengers exited via mobile stairs on to the tarmac where a bus picked them up to take them to the gate.... »

273 Korean Air Passengers Wait in Plane when Diverted to Russia

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
By George Hatcher

July 2, 2013, a Korean Air Boeing 777 with 273 passengers aboard was en route from Chicago to Seoul when it had a drop in pressure as jet fuel was being pumped into the engine. The left engine broke down. After the malfunction, the pilots dumped fuel and diverted to Anadyr airport in Russia,... »

Smoke in Korean Air Boeing 787

Monday, April 15, 2013
By George Hatcher

Korean Air Boeing 787 en route from Seoul to Los Angeles developed smoke in the cockpit and diverted to Tokyo where they made a safe landing There was also smoke in the galley. 288 people disembarked, and took a bus to the gate. Emergency services were on the scene. Passengers were provided an alternate... »

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