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Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Senegal

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Senegal

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-92 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dakar, Senegal, on March 13th. The Airbus A340-300 plane heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to Sao Paulo, Brazil, was diverted due to an issue with the fuel pump. The plane landed safely. There were 215 passengers aboard at the time;... »

Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Thursday, February 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Swiss Global Air Lines flight LX-40 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, on February 1st. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after one of the engines shut down mid-air. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Swiss International Air Lines Flight Returns to Stockholm After Engine Fire Indication

Thursday, December 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Flight Returns to Stockholm After Engine Fire Indication

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-1233 had to return for an emergency landing in Stockholm, Sweden, on December 27th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Geneva, Switzerland, but had to turn back after the crew received an engine fire indication. The crew had activated the fire suppression system before the plane landed back... »

Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Pristina after Bird Strike

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Pristina after Bird Strike

Swiss International Air Lines flight EDW-405 made an emergency landing in Pristina, Kosovo, on October 3rd. The plane took off for Zurich, Switzerland, but had to turn back after one of the engines ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Returns to Copenhagen due to Engine issue

Sunday, August 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Returns to Copenhagen due to Engine issue

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1267 had to return for an emergency landing in Copenhagen, Denmark, on August 19th. The plane took off for Zurich, Switzerland, but had to turn back after its right engine began emitting flames and loud bangs. The crew shut down the engine before the plane landed back safely. No injuries... »

Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Ground Spoilers Problem

Friday, July 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Ground Spoilers Problem

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-2250 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zurich Airport, Kloten, Switzerland, on July 7th. The Helvetic Fokker 100, en-route to Budapest, Hungary, was mid-air above Austria when the crew reported that ground spoilers were inoperative, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed uneventfully. All people... »

Swiss International Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Friday, May 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-41 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on May 11th. The plane was flying from Los Angeles, California, when it experienced a hydraulic failure, prompting the pilots to declare an emergency. The plane landed safe. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-14 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on April 17th. The plane, heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to New York, had to turn back due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Airlines Makes Emergency Landing

Monday, January 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Makes Emergency Landing

A Swiss International Airlines Airbus en route from Zurich to Helsinki developed a brake problem, and return to Zurich. The plane made a safe landing. No further notification has been made public regarding the condition of the brakes, but the plane was taken from rotation for maintenance and inspection. Passengers were booked an alternative... »

Swiss International Airlines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Hydraulic Failure

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Hydraulic Failure

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-18 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zürich Airport, Switzerland, on November 26. The Airbus A330-300, heading towards Newark, New Jersey, had to return due to hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. All 203 passengers and 12 crew members aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

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