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Korean Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tokyo

Monday, June 4, 2018
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tokyo

Korean Air flight KE-2711 made an emergency landing at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan, on June 2nd. The Boeing 777-200 plane flying from Seoul, South Korea, was descending toward Tokyo when the crew declared an emergency due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and eighty-nine people aboard remained... »

Korean Airlines Flight Returns to Japan due to Engine Issue

Saturday, February 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
Korean Airlines Flight Returns to Japan due to Engine Issue

Korean Airlines flight KE-2728 had to return and make an emergency landing at Kansai International Airport, Japan, on February 15th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Seoul, South Korea, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All two hundred and sixteen people aboard remained safe.... »

Korean Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Seoul

Saturday, December 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Seoul

Korean Air flight KE-51 made an emergency landing in Seoul, South Korea, on November 29th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Honolulu, Hawaii, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a cabin pressure problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and twenty-eight passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Korean Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Korean Air flight KE-902 had to return and make an emergency landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, on September 11th. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Seoul, South Korea, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed uneventfully. All three hundred and thirty passengers... »

Fighter Jets Escort Korean Airlines Plane to Stuttgart, Germany

Monday, July 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Escort Korean Airlines Plane to Stuttgart, Germany

Korean Airlines flight KE-917 was intercepted by two supersonic fighter jets on July 15th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Seoul, South Korea, to Zurich, Switzerland, was over Berlin, Germany, when it lost communication with the ATC. The German Air Force subsequently dispatched two fighter jets that escorted the plane to Stuttgart, Germany. The... »

Korean Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Saturday, June 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Korean Air flight KE-783 made an emergency landing in Fukuoka, Japan, on June 9th. The Boeing 737-900 plane flying from Busan, South Korea, was descending toward Fukuoka when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and requested emergency assistance. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were one hundred and fifty-three passengers and... »

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... »

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