LAN Peru Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

Monday, December 28, 2015
By George Hatcher

LAN Peru flight LA 2707 made an emergency landing in Faro, Portugal, on December 24. The plane, heading to Madrid Spain, was diverted after the pilot reported an engine failure indication. The plane landed safely. All 224 passengers remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

LAN Airlines Flight Returns to Los Angeles due to Smokey Cabin

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
By George Hatcher
LAN Airlines Flight Returns to Los Angeles due to Smokey Cabin

LAN Airlines flight 601 returned and made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport, California, on the afternoon of June 21. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, en-route to Lima, Peru had to return after smoke was noticed in the cabin. Authorities said the smoke was due to a defective food warmer in the kitchen.... »

Peru’s LAN Airlines Flight Lands in Emergency at Costa Rica

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
By George Hatcher
Peru’s LAN Airlines Flight Lands in Emergency at Costa Rica

Peru’s LAN Airlines flight LPE-599, made an emergency landing at Juan Santamaria International Airport, Costa Rica, on the evening of July 26. The decision for emergency landing was made after the Airbus A320, en route from Cancun, Mexico to Lima, Peru, experienced electrical problems. The plane landed safely after circling around to shed extra... »

Airborne Medical Emergencies Abound

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
By George Hatcher
Airborne Medical Emergencies Abound

I doubt that April is any worse a month for medical emergencies, but just to give you a snapshot at how common it is—at least this past week— April 5 American Airlines New York to Buenos Aires Diverted to Caracas Venezuela with a sick man- April 6 (April 5-6) Cathay Pacific Chicago-Hong Kong An... »

Lan Airbus Lands without Nosewheel Steering; Towed off

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: LAN Airlines Airbus A319-100 en route from Iquitos to Lima (Peru), Where: Lima When: Dec 5th 2011 Why: While en approach to the Lima airport, the plane lost nosewheel steering. The flight made a safe landing but was stranded on the runway had had to be towed. Download article as PDF »

Two Concussions from LAN ANDES Turbulence

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
By George Hatcher
Two Concussions from LAN ANDES Turbulence

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer AirSpeed What: LAN Airlines Airbus A320-200 en route from Santiago Chile to Cordoba Argentina Where: Andes When: Nov 8th 2011 Who: 2 injured Why: The flight from Santiago to Cordoba encountered turbulence over the Andes. In a mountainous area, wind strikes the mountain causing... »

LAX Wake Turbulence

Thursday, January 28, 2010
By George Hatcher
LAX Wake Turbulence

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Francisco Muro Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Rudy Chiarello updated What: American Eagle Embraer ERJ-140 en route from Lindbergh Field San Diego to Los Angeles What: LAN Airlines Boeing 767-300 from from Lima Peru to Los Angeles, CA Where:... »

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