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Sun Express Deutschland Plane Diverts to Serbia due to Smoke in Cabin

Sunday, July 30, 2017
By George Hatcher

Sun Express Deutschland flight XQ-4879 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, Belgrade, Serbia, on July 26th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Stuttgart, Germany, to Hurghada, Egypt, had to divert due to smoke in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Serbia

Saturday, July 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Serbia

SunExpress flight XQ-4879 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Belgrade, Serbia, on July 26th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Stuttgart, Germany, to Hurghada, Egypt, was diverted after the crew received indication of smoke in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Sun Express Plane Diverts to Germany due to Engine Problem

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sun Express Plane Diverts to Germany due to Engine Problem

Sun Express flight XQ-13 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Cologne Bonn Airport, Germany, on June 30th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, to Antalya, Turkey, had to divert due to an engine problem. The plane landed safely. All 167 passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

SunExpress Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Stockholm

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Stockholm

SunExpress Airlines flight EW-1216 had to make an emergency landing in Stockholm, Sweden, on January 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, was on approach to Stockholm when the crew reported a flaps issue and aborted approach. The plane subsequently made a second approach and landed safely at a higher than normal... »

Sun Express Germany makes Crash Landing in Germany

Monday, August 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Sun Express Germany makes Crash Landing in Germany

Sun Express Germany flight XG-3264 made a crash landing at Stuttgart Airport, Germany, on July 31st. The Boeing 737-800 en-route from Varna, Bulgaria, was on the taxiway when it failed to follow the turn and hit the grass between taxiway and runway. The plane received minor damage. No one was injured. Download article as... »

Sunexpress Flight makes Safe Landing in Germany after Flaps Problem

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Sunexpress Flight makes Safe Landing in Germany after Flaps Problem

Sunexpress flight EW-1885 made a safe emergency landing at Dusseldorf Airport, Dusseldorf, Germany, on June 4th. The Boeing 737-800, flying from Rome, Italy, was on approach to Dusseldorf’s runway when the crew encountered flaps problem, prompting the plane to land at a higher than normal speed. The plane landed successfully. All people onboard remained... »

Sun Express Plane Collapses on its Nose in Turkey; 2 Injured

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Sun Express Plane Collapses on its Nose in Turkey; 2 Injured

Sun Express flight XQ-366 fell on its nose at Antalya Airport, Antalya, Turkey, on May 1st. The Boeing 737-800 was preparing to depart from Antalya to Paderborn, Germany, when its nose gear retracted during replacement. The plane collapsed on its nose. Two crew members received minor injuries and were taken to hospital. The passengers... »

Sun Express Plane Diverts to Belgrade due to Unruly Passenger

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
Sun Express Plane Diverts to Belgrade due to Unruly Passenger

A Sun Express flight had to divert to and make an emergency landing at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, Belgrade, Serbia, on October 17. The plane, heading from Dublin, Ireland, to Izmir, Turkey, had to be diverted due to an “unruly passenger” aboard. The drunk Irishman stripped off and started harassing a stewardess. The plane... »

SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Latvia

Saturday, May 16, 2015
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Latvia

SunExpress flight XQ943 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Riga, Latvia, on May 14. The plane, en-route from Helsinki Airport, Finland to Adnan Menderes Airport, Turkey, had to divert after the cabin lost pressure and oxygen masks deployed. The Boeing 737 plane landed safely. No one was hurt. Download article as... »

SunExpress Emergency Landing

Sunday, October 30, 2011
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Emergency Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Timo Jäger What: Sunexpress Boeing 737-800 en route from Antalya to Dusseldorf Where: Dusseldorf When: Oct 28th 2011 Why: Coming in to Dusseldorf, the crew discovered a flaps problem on the 737. They aborted the initial approach and circled while they attempted correction. They... »

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