Vietnam Airlines

Vietnam Airlines Plane Returns to Hanoi due to Engine Shut Down

Thursday, August 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vietnam Airlines Plane Returns to Hanoi due to Engine Shut Down

Vietnam Airlines flight VN-249 had to return and make an emergency landing at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi, Vietnam, on August 15. The Boeing 777-200 en-route to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, had to return due to engine problem. The crew had to shut its engine down mid-air. The plane landed safely. All 229... »

Vietnam Airlines Flight Diverts to Ho Chi Minh City

Saturday, June 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vietnam Airlines Flight Diverts to Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam Airlines flight VN-1201 made an emergency landing in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on June 21st. The plane, en-route from Hanoi to Can Tho, Vietnam, was diverted due to a crack in first officer’s windshield. The plane landed safely. There were 177 passengers and 7 crew members aboard at the time; all of... »

Vietnam Airlines Plane Returns to Hanoi after Losing Cabin Pressure

Sunday, February 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vietnam Airlines Plane Returns to Hanoi after Losing Cabin Pressure

Vietnam Airlines flight VN-227 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hanoi, Vietnam, on February 5th. The plane took off for Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, but had to return shortly afterwards due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All 137 passengers and 7 crew members remained unharmed. The airline... »

Vietnam Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Monday, January 5, 2015
By George Hatcher
Vietnam Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Vietnam Airlines flight VN350 had to make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, at around 4:10 a.m. on January 4. The airline confirmed that the Airbus 321, heading from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to Fukuoka, Japan, was forced to land in emergency due to a technical fault in ventilation system. The plane landed... »

Plane Experiences Technical Issue, Vietnam Airlines Pilot Accidentally Sends Hijacking Signal

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
By George Hatcher
Plane Experiences Technical Issue, Vietnam Airlines Pilot Accidentally Sends Hijacking Signal

Vietnam Airlines flight VN1266 had to make an emergency landing at Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, on the afternoon of December 16. The pilot of the flight, en-route from Ho Chi Minh City to Vinh, sought permission for emergency landing after the cabin began de-pressurizing and oxygen masks deployed. However, instead of... »

Vietnam AIrlines lost Wheel

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
By George Hatcher
Vietnam AIrlines lost Wheel

A Vietnam Airlines ATR-72 with 45 aboard en route from Cat Bi to Da Nang developed problems landing in Da Nang. On landing, one of the plane’s two landing gear wheels was missing. No one aboard was injured. The passengers had already left the airport by the time techs discovered the front shaft of... »

Turbulence injures 30 Passengers

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
By George Hatcher
Turbulence injures 30 Passengers

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Allen Zhao What: Vietnam Airlines Boeing 777-200 from Hanoi to Paris Where: Russia When: Oct 20th 2010 Who: 30 injured Why: During the flight, while over Russia, the plane encountered “severe” turbulence which injured thirty passengers. A total of 33 injuries were reported. Eighteen... »

Vietnam Airlines and Boeing Team to Enhance 777 Passenger Experience

Thursday, August 26, 2010
By George Hatcher

SEATTLE, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Vietnam Airlines have teamed on a key initiative to upgrade the level of comfort for Vietnam Airlines’ passengers, unveiling the carrier’s latest cabin interior modernization on four of the airline’s 777-200ERs. Vietnam Airlines will improve its passenger service with an increased focus on the overall... »

Vietnam Airlines Replaces ATR

Friday, December 25, 2009
By George Hatcher
Vietnam Airlines Replaces ATR

Pictured: A Vietnam Airlines ATR ATR-72-500 (ATR-72-212A) Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Khoa Vu What: Vietnam Airlines ATR 72 MTI 208 Where: Novosibirsk Russia When: Wednesday December 23 2009 Who: crew Why: Twenty minutes after takeoff, the flight had to return to Tolmachevo due to an oil leak from... »

Vietnam Airlines Emergency Landing in Ho Chi Minh City

Saturday, August 8, 2009
By George Hatcher
Vietnam Airlines Emergency Landing in Ho Chi Minh City

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Photographer Mu Yun What: Vietnam Airlines Airbus A320-200 en route from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City Where: Ho Chi Minh City When: Aug 7th 2009 Who: 164 passengers including 26 children and 2 infants Why: On its landing approach, the plane developed an... »

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