Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Failure

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Failure

Qatar Airways flight QR-59 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on December 26th. The Airbus A350-900 plane flying from Doha, Qatar, was descending toward Munich when the crew requested emergency assistance due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Qatar Airways Plane Diverts to Goa After Captain Falls Ill

Sunday, November 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Plane Diverts to Goa After Captain Falls Ill

Qatar Airways flight QR-507 made an emergency landing in Goa, India, on November 11th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Thiruvananthapuram, India, to Doha, Qatar, was diverted after the captain fell ill. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and thirty passengers and nine crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Pilot Suffers Heart Attack

Sunday, August 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Pilot Suffers Heart Attack

Qatar Airways flight QR-964 had to make an emergency landing at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, India, on August 26th. The plane heading from Doha, Qatar, to Bali, Indonesia, was diverted after one of the pilots suffered a heart attack. The plane landed uneventfully. The pilot, Andre Dinu, 34, was rushed to Apollo... »

Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sri Lanka

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sri Lanka

Qatar Airways flight QR-841 had to divert for an emergency landing at Bandaranaike International Airport, Sri Lanka, on May 19th. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Phuket, Thailand, to Doha, Qatar, was diverted due to reports of fire on-board. The plane landed safely. All 202 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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.... »

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