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Virgin Airbus Diverts to St Johns

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Virgin Airlines Airbus A-340 en route from London to Washington DC. Where: St Johns International When: May 2011 Who: 269 passengers Why: While en route, a passenger was ill. The flight diverted to DC to get the passenger assistance, and made a safe landing. THe passenger was transported to the Health Sciences Centre... »

Virgin and Military Craft Loss of Separation

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
By George Hatcher
Virgin and Military Craft Loss of Separation

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Soon-Gyu Ko – Korea Aero Photos What: Virgin Blue Boeing 737-700 en route from Williamtown to Melbourne Where: Williamtown When: Feb 2, 2011 Why: The Virgin Blue and a military jet were a near miss and came within 400 feet vertical separation. The Official... »

Melbourne Emergency Landing

Thursday, November 18, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Virgin Blue Boeing 737 en route from Melbourne to Sydney Where: Melbourne When: Nov 19 2010 7:16 a.m. Who: 122 passengers, 6 crew Why: Just after takeoff, the pilot noted a peculiar odor described as burning plastic (originally reported as smoke in the cockpit.) After being aloft for less than 30 minutes, the... »

Virgin Blue: Fumes over Adelaide

Monday, April 19, 2010
By George Hatcher
Virgin Blue: Fumes over Adelaide

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer John Richard Thomson What: Virgin Blue Boeing 737-800 en route from Perth to Sydney Where: Adelaide When: Apr 19 2010 Who: 150 passengers Why: While en route, passengers began suffering from breathing problems. An odor was detected aboard. The flight routed to Adelade where... »

Engine Fire over Launceston Australia Instigates Emergency Landing

Friday, August 21, 2009
By George Hatcher
Engine Fire over Launceston Australia Instigates Emergency Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Photographer Torin Wilson What: Virgin Blue Boeing 737-800 en route from Launceston to Sydney Where: Launceston When: Aug 20th 2009 Who: 151 passengers Why: Shortly after takeoff, passengers heard a “bang” and flames were seen from an engine. The plane circled Launceston for thirty minutes... »

Flat Tire Down Under

Tuesday, May 26, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: A Virgin Blue Holdings Ltd. Boeing 737-700 en route from Sydney Nova Scotia to Coolangatta Australia Where: Brisbane Airport Queensland When: 2:30 p.m. local time May 26 Who: 109 passengers Why: After departing, Airport crew at Sydney found parts of the Boeing’s nose wheel tire. The plane made a safe emergency landing in... »

Emergency Landing: Boeing Cracked Windshield in Adelaide

Monday, January 5, 2009
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing: Boeing Cracked Windshield in Adelaide

What: Virgin Blue Boeing 737 Flight DJ289 en route from Melbourne bound for Perth Where: Emergency landing in Adelaide When: Saturday Why: A cracked windshield was the reason for the emergency landing, but passengers–although uninjured– are apparently upset that they were not informed about the situation as it happened. Download article as PDF »

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