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Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Cracked Windshield

Thursday, April 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Cracked Windshield

Thomson Airways flight BY-6133 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Porto, Portugal, on April 17th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Las Palmas, Spain, to Bristol, England, was diverted due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. All 220 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Thomson Airways Plane Rejects Takeoff From Manchester

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Plane Rejects Takeoff From Manchester

Thomson Airways flight BY-108 had to reject takeoff from Manchester, England, on April 16th. The Boeing 787-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Bridgetown, Barbados, when the crew noticed some problem and rejected takeoff at high speed. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Manchester due to Flaps Issue

Sunday, April 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Manchester due to Flaps Issue

Thomson Airways flight BY-6606 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on April 15th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Bristol, England, to Las Palmas, Spain, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Thomson Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Technical Issue

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Technical Issue

A Thomson Airways flight had to make an emergency landing at Bournemouth Airport, United Kingdom, on January 17th. The plane was flying from Tenerife, Spain, when the crew declared an emergency due to a technical problem. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Gatwick Airport

Thursday, January 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Gatwick Airport

Thomson Airways flight BY-6248 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom, on January 10th. The plane heading from Bournemouth, United Kingdom, to Tenerife–South Airport, Spain, was diverted after a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Thomson Airways Plane Returns to Glasgow due to Burning Odor

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Plane Returns to Glasgow due to Burning Odor

Thomson Airways flight BY-1718 made an emergency landing in Glasgow, United Kingdom, on December 18th. The Boeing 757-200 plane took off for Tenerife–South Airport, Spain, but had to turn back after a burning odor was noticed on board. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Thomson Airways Flight Returns to Birmingham

Saturday, August 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Flight Returns to Birmingham

Thomson Airways flight BY-7352 made an emergency landing in Birmingham, England, on August 24th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Paphos, Cyprus, but had to turn back after the crew suspected a bird strike. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Thomson Airways Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Cardiff Airport

Sunday, September 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Cardiff Airport

Thomson Airways flight TOM6555 had to make an emergency landing at Cardiff Airport, United Kingdom, on September 19. The plane was preparing to land at the airport when its landing flaps failed, prompting the pilot to declare an emergency. The flight was en-route from Tenerife, Spain at the time. The plane landed uneventfully. There... »

Thomson Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Larnaca International Airport

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Larnaca International Airport

Thomson Airways flight TOM2334 made an emergency landing at Larnaca International Airport, Cyprus at 9:00 P.M. on July 8. The Boeing 767-300, travelling from Manchester, UK, to Larnaca, Cyprus, had to declare an emergency after it experienced short-term air turbulence. Among the 328 passengers and 10 crew members aboard, 4 crew members sustained injuries.... »

Medical Emergency Prompts Thomson Holidays Flight to Divert to France

Monday, September 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
Medical Emergency Prompts Thomson Holidays Flight to Divert to France

A Manchester-bound Thomson Holidays flight had to make an emergency landing at Nantes Atlantique Airport, France, at round noon on September 6. The decision for diversion and emergency landing was made after a passenger in his mid 50s suddenly fell sick midair, shortly after the flight TOM2621 took off from Alicante, Spain. The paramedics... »

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