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UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Thursday, March 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

UPS flight 5X-104 had to divert for an emergency landing at New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido, Japan, on March 8th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Anchorage, Alaska, to Osaka, Japan, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article... »

UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing at O’Hare International Airport

Friday, January 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing at O’Hare International Airport

UPS flight 5X-605 had to return and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Illinois, on January 18th. The plane took off for Louisville, Kentucky, but had to return shortly afterwards due to issues with landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

UPS Plane Rejects Takeoff in South Korea

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane Rejects Takeoff in South Korea

United Parcel Service flight 5X-61 had to reject takeoff at Incheon International Airport, Incheon, South Korea, on June 6th. The McDonnell Douglas-11 was accelerating to takeoff for Anchorage, Alaska, when the crew had to abort taking-off at a high speed. The plane received substantial damage after it overran the runway and had its nose... »

UPS Plane makes Emergency landing in Alaska after Oil Leakage

Thursday, May 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane makes Emergency landing in Alaska after Oil Leakage

UPS flight 5X-63 made a safe emergency landing at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Anchorage, Alaska, on May 16th. The Boeing 747-400, flying from Hong Kong, China, was flying above the Pacific Ocean when the crew notice a slow oil leakage from one of its engines. The crew had to shut the engine down... »

UPS Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Halifax

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Halifax

UPS flight 5X-213 made an emergency landing in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on April 25th. The plane, heading from Louisville, Kentucky, to Cologne, Germany, was diverted due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed safely. All four crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

UPS Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Cologne

Thursday, April 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Cologne

UPS flight 5X-2 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cologne, Germany, on April 10th. The Boeing 747-400 cargo plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported that they had to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. All 3... »

UPS Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Saturday, September 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

United Parcel Service flight 213 had to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on September 25. The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 plane, heading from Louisville, Kentucky to Cologne, Germany, was diverted after the pilots noticed issues with one of its three engines and had to shut it down. The plane landed safely. There... »

UPS Cargo Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Little Rock

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
UPS Cargo Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Little Rock

A United Parcel Service (UPS) plane had to make an emergency landing at Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas, at around 4:40 a.m. on February 3. Emergency was declared aboard the UPS MD80 cargo plane after the pilot reported strong fumes in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. None of the 2 people... »

Cargo Plane in Emergency Landing at Chicago Rockford International Airport

Friday, September 12, 2014
By George Hatcher
Cargo Plane in Emergency Landing at Chicago Rockford International Airport

A UPS cargo plane, en-route from Ontario, California to Louisville, Kentucky, had to make an emergency landing at the Chicago Rockford International Airport, Illinois, at about 11 p.m. on September 10. The pilot decided to land in emergency after a hydraulic fault was discovered in the aircraft. The plane landed uneventfully and all 4... »

Cargo Plane Made Emergency Landing at Spokane Airport

Thursday, July 31, 2014
By George Hatcher
Cargo Plane Made Emergency Landing at Spokane Airport

A UPS Airlines Airbus 300, heading from Portland to Spokane, made an emergency landing at the Spokane Airport in Washington on the morning of July 30. According to Todd Woodard with Spokane International, the pilots thought some tires of the plane had blown during takeoff. They declared an in-flight emergency as a precautionary step.... »

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