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TAP Portugal Airlines Flight Returns to Lisbon due to Engine Problem

Thursday, February 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
TAP Portugal Airlines Flight Returns to Lisbon due to Engine Problem

TAP Portugal Airlines flight TP-89 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lisbon, Portugal, on February 14th. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. There were 177 passengers and... »

TAP Portugal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Thursday, November 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAP Portugal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

TAP Portugal flight TP-932 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on November 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was flying from Lisbon, Portugal, when the crew declared an emergency due to a hydraulic problem. The plane landed safely and was towed to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

TAP Portugal Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo after Bird Strike

Sunday, October 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAP Portugal Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo after Bird Strike

TAP Portugal Airlines flight TP-82 made an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on October 21st. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Lisbon, Portugal, but had to turn back after a bird impacted its left engine. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a... »

TAP Portugal Plane Diverts to Africa due to Bird Ingestion

Saturday, July 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAP Portugal Plane Diverts to Africa due to Bird Ingestion

TAP Portugal flight TP-1534 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Amílcar Cabral International Airport, Cape Verde, Africa, on July 28th. The Airbus A320-200 flying from Praia to Lisbon, Portugal, had to divert due to bird ingestion by one of its engines. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article... »

TAP Portugal makes Hard Landing in Denmark due to Lost Communication

Sunday, July 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAP Portugal makes Hard Landing in Denmark due to Lost Communication

TAP Portugal flight TP-752 made a hard landing at Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup, Denmark, on July 15th. The Airbus A320-200 flying from Lisbon, Portugal was mid-air when it lost contact with the ATC. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

TAP Portugal Airlines Plane Returns to Mozambique

Sunday, June 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAP Portugal Airlines Plane Returns to Mozambique

TAP Portugal Airlines flight TP-282 made an emergency landing in Maputo, Mozambique, on June 23rd. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Lisbon, Portugal, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines due to a technical fault. The plane landed safely. There were 200 people... »

TAP Air Portugal Returns to Brazil due to Issue with Flaps

Friday, March 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAP Air Portugal Returns to Brazil due to Issue with Flaps

TAP Air Portugal flight TP-72 had to return and make an emergency landing at Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport, Brazil, on March 9. The Airbus A340-300, en-route to Lisbon, Portugal, had to return after facing issue with one of its flaps. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

TAP Air Portugal Plane Returns to Portugal due to Sensor Indication

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
By George Hatcher
TAP Air Portugal Plane Returns to Portugal due to Sensor Indication

TAP Air Portugal flight TP-432 had to return and make an emergency landing at Lisbon Portela Airport, Lisbon, Portugal, on December 8. The Airbus A320-200, en-route to Paris, France, had to return due to a sensor indication. The plane landed uneventfully. All 36 passengers aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

TAP Portugal Plane Returns to Portugal due to Unusual Odour

Saturday, November 21, 2015
By George Hatcher
TAP Portugal Plane Returns to Portugal due to Unusual Odour

TAP Portugal flight TP-352 made an emergency return to Portela Airport, Lisbon, Portugal, on November 18. The Airbus A320-200, en-route from Lisbon to London, had to return in emergency due to an unusual odour smelled mid-air. The plane landed safely. All passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

TAP Portugal Plane Returns to Lisbon due to Smoke Indication

Friday, October 30, 2015
By George Hatcher
TAP Portugal Plane Returns to Lisbon due to Smoke Indication

TAP Portugal flight TP-15 returned and made an emergency landing at Lisbon Portela Airport, Lisboa, Portugal, on October 29. The Airbus A340-300, en-route to Recife, Brazil, had to return due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane, with 274 people aboard, landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

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