Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Flight Diverts to Munich due to Landing Gear Issue

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Flight Diverts to Munich due to Landing Gear Issue

Qatar Airways flight QR-82 had to divert for an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on February 21st. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Berlin, Germany, to Doha, Qatar, was diverted after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Doha

Sunday, January 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Doha

Qatar Airways flight QR-141 had to return for an emergency landing in Doha, Qatar, on December 30th. The plane took off for Barcelona, Spain, but had to turn back due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Qatar Airways Plane Returns to Hong Kong with Cracked Windshield

Sunday, January 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Plane Returns to Hong Kong with Cracked Windshield

Qatar Airways flight QR-817 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on December 30th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Doha, Qatar, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed a cracked windshield. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Qatar Airways Plane Diverts to Zurich

Sunday, November 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Plane Diverts to Zurich

Qatar Airways flight QR-778 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on November 19th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Doha, Qatar, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke on the flight deck. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Qatar Airways Plane Returns to Istanbul

Saturday, August 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Qatar Airways Plane Returns to Istanbul

Qatar Airways flight QR-240 had to return and make an emergency landing at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, Turkey, on August 18th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Doha, Qatar, but had to return shortly afterwards after its engine ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Qatar Airways Plane Diverts to Romania after Engine Shut Down

Sunday, July 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Plane Diverts to Romania after Engine Shut Down

Qatar Airways flight QR-180 had to divert and make a safe emergency landing at Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport, Bucharest, Romania, on July 9th. The Boeing 787-800, en-route from Oslo, Norway, to Doha, Qatar, was mid-air above Romania when the crew needed to shut one of its engines down, prompting the plane to divert.... »

Qatar Airways Plane makes Safe Landing in Pakistan after Bird Strike

Friday, May 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Plane makes Safe Landing in Pakistan after Bird Strike

Qatar Airways flight QR-628 made a safe landing at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, Pakistan, on May 10th. The Airbus A330-300, flying from Doha, Qatar, was on approach to the runway when it ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members onboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Airways Returns and Makes Emergency Landing in Australia

Thursday, April 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Returns and Makes Emergency Landing in Australia

Qantas Airways plane had to return and make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on April 5th. The Airbus A380, en-route to Dubai, UAE, was mid-air when the crew detected engine vibration issues, prompting it to return eight hours after taking off from Melbourne. The plane landed uneventfully. All... »

Qatar Airways Plane Makes Safe Landing in Philippines

Monday, September 7, 2015
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Plane Makes Safe Landing in Philippines

Qatar Airways flight QR-932 made an emergency landing in Manila, Philippines, on September 5. The Boeing 777-300 was en-route to Manila from Doha, Qatar, when it faced clear air turbulence causing emergency landing. Five people aboard including 3 children and 2 flight attendants sustained injures as they were not wearing seat-belts. Download article as... »

Woman Gives Birth On Board Qatar Airways Flight

Thursday, March 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
Woman Gives Birth On Board Qatar Airways Flight

A Qatar Airways flight had to make an emergency landing in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada, on March 22. The Boeing 777, heading from Miami to Doha, had to be diverted after a passenger went into labor midair. According to Gander International Airport safety manager Brian Hicks, “Thirty minutes before the plane was preparing to land,... »

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