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Thai Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bangkok

Monday, February 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bangkok

Thai Airways flight TG-477 had to make an emergency landing in Bangkok, Thailand, on February 11th. The plane was heading to Brisbane, Australia, when the crew decided to return due to engine vibrations. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Thai Airways Plane Rejects Take off in Thailand

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Plane Rejects Take off in Thailand

Thai Airways flight TG-206 had to reject taking-off at Phuket International Airport, Thailand, on November 29. The Airbus A330-300 en-route to Bangkok, Thailand, was about to take-off when one of its engines emitted a loud bang. The plane returned to the apron safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Thai Airways Plane Diverts to Indonesia

Thursday, October 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Plane Diverts to Indonesia

Thai Airways flight TG-473 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Denpasar, Indonesia, on October 10th. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Bangkok, Thailand, to Brisbane, Australia, was diverted after the crew received indication of oil leakage from the right hand engine. The plane landed uneventfully. All 264 people aboard remained safe.... »

Thai Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Chiang Mai

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Chiang Mai

Thai Airways flight TG-111 made an emergency landing in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on June 11th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Bangkok, Thailand, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew had to shut down its left engine. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Thai Airways Plane Diverts to Japan after Electrical Issues

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Plane Diverts to Japan after Electrical Issues

Thai Airways flight TG-671 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Osaka International Airport, Japan, on January 12. The Boeing 777-300, flying from Sapporo, Japan, to Bangkok, Thailand, had to divert due to some electrical issues. The plane landed safely. All 133 passengers and 19 crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Thai Airways Jet Hit by Bird While Landing in Kathmandu

Monday, March 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Jet Hit by Bird While Landing in Kathmandu

A Thai Airways aircraft, operating flight # TG 320, was hit by a bird while landing at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 22. The Boeing 777 was flying from Bangkok, Thailand, when it suffered a bird strike on its right engine and sustained minor damage. Authorities confirmed that the plane made... »

Cracked Window Prompts Thai Airways Flight to Make Emergency Landing at Bali

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
By George Hatcher
Cracked Window Prompts Thai Airways Flight to Make Emergency Landing at Bali

Thai Airways flight TG467 en-route from Sydney, Australia to Bangkok, Thailand, made an emergency landing at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport in Indonesia, at 4:50 p.m. on August 12. The emergency landing was made after a crack was noticed in the cockpit window of the Boeing 747 which had 273 passengers and 21 crew... »

THAI Flight TG 281 Makes Emergency Landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport

Sunday, April 13, 2014
By George Hatcher
THAI Flight TG 281 Makes Emergency Landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport

A Thai Airways International (THAI) flight connecting Bangkok and the tourist resort Koh Samui, had to return and make an emergency landing at Suvarnabhumi airport in the morning of April 13. Suvarnabhumi director, Raweewan Netarakavesana, said that the pilot discovered problems in the landing gear. She further said that the THAI engineers were inspecting... »

Thai Emergency Landing

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
By George Hatcher

On August 30, 2013, a Thai Airways Airbus A380 en route from Bangkok,Thailand, to Hong Kong flew into turbulent air that caused loose property to bounce to the ceiling. Some of the passengers bounced from the ceiling to the floor as well. Some of the loose items caused minor damage inside the plane, to... »

Thai Airways Airbus with Nosegear Failure skids off Bangkok runway, 14 Hospitalized

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Airbus with Nosegear Failure skids off Bangkok runway, 14 Hospitalized

A Thai Airways International Airbus A330-321 en route from Guangzhou Baiyun International to Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International (i.e. China to Thailand) had a runway excursion when it landed at its destination. Fortunately emergency services were on hand to put out the fire that started in the engine. The Thai Airways statement said there was a “landing... »

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