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Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Malaysia

Thursday, September 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-2665 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuching, Malaysia, on September 20th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Tawau to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was diverted after the crew received an abnormal gear indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

GOL Plane Rejects Take-off in Brazil due to Engine Issue

Saturday, July 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
GOL Plane Rejects Take-off in Brazil due to Engine Issue

Gol Transportes Aereos flight, G3-4847 had to reject taking off at Porto Alegre, Brazil, on June 30th. The Boeing 737-800, flying to Curitiba, Brazil, had to abort the take-off due to some issue with one of its engines. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Several Injured after Malaysia Airlines Flight Runs into Severe Turbulence

Monday, June 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Several Injured after Malaysia Airlines Flight Runs into Severe Turbulence

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-1 experienced severe turbulence over the Bay of Bengal, on June 5th. The Airbus A380-800 plane was flying from Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom, when it ran into severe turbulence that injured around 34 people. The plane landed uneventfully. The airline said that a small number of passengers and crew members... »

Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bomb Threat

Friday, May 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bomb Threat

A Malaysia Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport in Selangor, Malaysia, on May 18th. The plane, heading to Singapore, had to return due to a bomb threat. Authorities said the airport’s reception received two phone calls saying there was a bomb on-board. The plane landed safely. There were... »

Malaysia Airlines Plane Makes Unscheduled Landing in Chennai

Friday, September 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Plane Makes Unscheduled Landing in Chennai

Malaysia Airlines MH19 made an unscheduled landing in Chennai, India, on September 3. According to the airline, “The plane had to land due to inoperable lavatories.” The flight was heading from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur at the time. The plane landed uneventfully. All 230 passengers remained safe. Download article as PDF »

MH17 Memorial Service in Kuala Lumpur

Sunday, July 12, 2015
By George Hatcher
MH17 Memorial Service in Kuala Lumpur

The national memorial service remembering MH17 was held in Kuala Lumpur, Saturday July 11. Families gathered, kin of the 298 victims of the MH17 Malaysian Airlines flight tragedy of July 17 last year. Everyone aboard was killed. The Bunga Raya Complex of the International Airport hosted the memorial gathering. Officials including Malaysian Prime Minister... »

#Malaysia Airlines Confidential report of MH17 handed over to Australians in June

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
#Malaysia Airlines Confidential report of MH17 handed over to Australians in June

Details from the confidential MH17 report that was handed over to Australian experts on June 2nd have not been revealed. The report questions if the flight path should have routed the passenger jet over a known war zone. The report is based on conclusions drawn by experts from Australia, Malaysia, the Ukraine, the US,... »

Malaysia Airlines Flight Returns to Melbourne after Suspected Engine Fire

Saturday, June 13, 2015
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Flight Returns to Melbourne after Suspected Engine Fire

Malaysia Airlines flight MH148 had to return and make an emergency landing at Tullamarine airport in Melbourne, Australia, on June 12. The flight was en-route from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur when the crew reported a possible engine fire and requested an emergency landing. The plane landed safely and none of the 300 passengers reported... »

Malaysian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Kuala Lumpur Airport

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By George Hatcher
Malaysian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Kuala Lumpur Airport

Malaysian Airlines flight MH 179 made an emergency landing at Kuala Lumpur Airport in Malaysia, on May 10. The pilot decided to return after a drunk passenger started harassing the crew members. The flight was en-route from Malaysia to Colombo, Sri Lanka at the time. The plane circled around Malacca Strait before landing safely... »

MH17 Crash: Mother of German Victim Sues Ukrainian Government

Monday, December 1, 2014
By George Hatcher
MH17 Crash: Mother of German Victim Sues Ukrainian Government

Mother of a German victim of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has sued the Ukrainian government for keeping the airspace open during military conflict. The MH17, en-route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed on July 17 in the Ukrainian airspace. It is presumed that the plane crashed after it was shot by a surface-to-air... »

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