Saudi Arabian Airlines

Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Jeddah

Monday, December 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Jeddah

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-21 had to return and make an emergency landing in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on December 9th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to turn back due to a tail strike indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members... »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Returns to Cairo due to Engine Problem

Friday, September 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Returns to Cairo due to Engine Problem

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight 384 made an emergency landing at Cairo International Airport, Egypt, on September 7th. The plane took off for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, but had to turn back due to an engine problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in England

Friday, July 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in England

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-123 made a safe landing at Manchester Airport, England, United Kingdom, on July 20th. The Boeing 787-900 flying from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was about to reach when the crew noticed an issue with its flaps. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Cairo

Monday, July 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Cairo

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-311 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Cairo, Egypt, on June 30th. The Airbus A330-300 plane flying from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was on final approach to Cairo when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-768 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on April 23rd. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to Chennai, India, was diverted due to indication of a landing gear problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All 127 people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Diverts to Karachi after Captain Passes Out

Friday, December 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Diverts to Karachi after Captain Passes Out

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-891 made an emergency landing in Karachi, Pakistan, on December 1st. The Airbus A330-300 plane was heading from Lucknow, India, to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when the captain passed out, prompting the first officer to declare an emergency. The plane landed safely in Karachi. Download article as PDF »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt

Thursday, November 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-321 made an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on November 1st. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Dammam, Saudi Arabia, was on final approach to Cairo when the crew received a brakes fault indication and prepared for an emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Returns to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Friday, October 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Returns to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-753 made an emergency landing at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, India, on October 13th. The plane took off for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to technical issues. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

US Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt after Passenger Dies Aboard

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
US Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt after Passenger Dies Aboard

A Saudi Airlines flight 021 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Cairo International Airport, Cairo, Egypt, on September 19th. The plane en-route to New York from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was mid-air above Cairo when the pilot reported that a passenger had fallen ill onboard. The plane landed uneventfully. The passenger was... »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cabin

Saturday, July 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cabin

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-116 made an emergency landing in Brussels, Belgium, on June 30th. The Boeing 777-300 plane, en-route from London, United Kingdom, to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after the crew reported smoke in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All 144 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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