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Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-7 made an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on July 30th. The Boeing 787-900 plane was flying from Heathrow Airport, England, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines due to an engine oil leak. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Atlantic Plane Diverts to Iceland due to Indication of Engine Malfunction

Sunday, July 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Plane Diverts to Iceland due to Indication of Engine Malfunction

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-106 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Keflavík International Airport, Iceland, on July 29th. The Boeing 787-900 flying from Seattle, Washington, to London, England, had to divert after indications of an engine malfunction. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Atlantic Flight Returns to Gatwick Airport After Suspected Lightning Strike

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Flight Returns to Gatwick Airport After Suspected Lightning Strike

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-65 had to return and make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, England, on March 22nd. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Montego Bay, Jamaica, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Virgin Atlantic Flight Diverts to Canada due to Technical Issue

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Flight Diverts to Canada due to Technical Issue

Virgin Atlantic Flight 19 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Goose Bay Airport in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on November 22nd. The plane flying from London, United Kingdom, to San Francisco, California, was diverted due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Las Vegas due to Wheel Well Fire Indication

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Las Vegas due to Wheel Well Fire Indication

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-44 made an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on August 6th. The Boeing 747-400 plane was flying to Gatwick Airport, England, when the crew decided to turn back due to a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed safely. There were 359 people aboard at the time; all of the... »

Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to London due to Hydraulic Failure

Saturday, April 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to London due to Hydraulic Failure

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-107 had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, London, England, on April 27th. The Airbus A330-300, en-route to Detroit, Michigan, was mid-air when it had to return after the crew reported hydraulic failure followed by a possible landing gear failure. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers aboard... »

Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Heathrow Airport after Laser Strike

Thursday, February 18, 2016
By George Hatcher

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-25 had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom, on February 14. The Airbus A340-600 took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards after the first officer became sick due to a laser strike. The plane... »

Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Virginia after Bird Ingestion

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Virginia after Bird Ingestion

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-22 had to return and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on November 28. The Airbus A330-300, en-route to London, UK, had to return after its left side engine ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Heathrow with Cracked Windshield

Thursday, October 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Heathrow with Cracked Windshield

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-21 returned and made an emergency landing at London Heathrow airport, United Kingdom, on September 28. The Airbus A340-600, heading to Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, had to be turned back after its windshield cracked mid-air. The plane landed uneventfully. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download article... »

Virgin Atlantic Jet Diverts to London’s Gatwick Airport

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Jet Diverts to London’s Gatwick Airport

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-75 had to divert and make an emergency landing at London’s Gatwick Airport on September 14. According to the airline, the Boeing 747-400 plane was en-route from Manchester, UK to Orlando, Florida, when it was diverted due to a ‘minor technical problem’. The plane landed uneventfully after dumping extra fuel. There... »

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