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Vueling Flight Returns to Brussels due to Technical Issue

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Vueling Flight Returns to Brussels due to Technical Issue

Vueling flight VY-2151 made an emergency landing in Brussels, Belgium, on July 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Malaga, Spain, but had to turn back due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Vueling Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off Due To Bird Strike

Monday, January 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Vueling Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off Due To Bird Strike

Vueling Airlines flight VY-9013 had to reject take off from Malaga, Spain, on December 31st. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Toulouse, France, when the crew reported a bird strike and rejected take off. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement... »

Vueling Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off after Bird Strike

Thursday, December 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vueling Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off after Bird Strike

Vueling Airlines flight VY-8404 had to reject take off from Amsterdam, Netherlands, on December 12th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for London Luton Airport, United Kingdom, when the crew reported a bird strike and rejected take off. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Vueling Airlines Plane Rejects Taking-off in Germany due to Hot Brakes

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vueling Airlines Plane Rejects Taking-off in Germany due to Hot Brakes

Vueling Airlines flight VY-1867 had to reject taking-off at Stuttgart Airport, Filderstadt, Germany, on August 13. The Airbus A321-200 en-route to Barcelona, Spain, had to abort the take-off due to hot brakes. The plane vacated the runway safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Vueling Plane Aborts Takeoff in Netherlands after Bird Ingestion

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vueling Plane Aborts Takeoff in Netherlands after Bird Ingestion

Vueling flight VY-8313 had to reject taking-off at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands, on June 28th. The Airbus A320-200, en-route to Barcelona, Spain, had to abort the takeoff after one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane returned to the apron safely. The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane. Download article as PDF »

Vueling Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Hydraulic Failure

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vueling Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Hydraulic Failure

Vueling flight VY-7574 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Malaga, Spain, on June 11th. The Airbus A320-200, heading from Barcelona, Spain, to Banjul, Gambia, was diverted after the crew reported a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. All 110 passengers remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Vueling Airlines Plane Intercepted by Czech Gripen Fighter Jets

Monday, May 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vueling Airlines Plane Intercepted by Czech Gripen Fighter Jets

Vueling Airlines flight VY-8549 was intercepted by two Czech Gripen fighter jets on May 27th. The Airbus A320-200, en-route from Helsinki, Finland, to Barcelona, Spain, was about to enter Czech Airspace, however, the crew did not establish contact with Czech Air Traffic Control. Two Gripen fighter jets were therefore dispatched that contacted the flight... »

Vueling Flight Returns to Barcelona for an Emergency Landing

Friday, March 27, 2015
By George Hatcher
Vueling Flight Returns to Barcelona for an Emergency Landing

A Vueling flight had to return and make an emergency landing at El Prat airport in Barcelona, Spain, on March 26. The Airbus A320 took off for Munich, Germany, at around 6 a.m. However, just minutes later, the captain reported a burning smell on board and requested an emergency landing. The plane landed back... »

Vueling F16 escort in Holland

Thursday, August 30, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Vueling Airbus A320-200 en route from Malaga to Amsterdam Where: Amsterdam When: Aug 29 2012 Who: 183 passengers Why: While en route, the pilots of the Vueling Airbus lost contact with Dutch ATC. The lack of communication led the Airbus to be escorted by F16s to “establish visual contact with the crew.” On... »

Netherlands Emergency Landing

Thursday, March 8, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Vueling A320 en route from Amsterdam to Bilbao Where: Amsterdam When: Mar 8 2012 Who: not available Why: The flight was en route when it developed problems with the hydraulics. A “3-VOC” message was sent out from Schiphol Airport. Pilots returned to Amsterdam and made a safe landing with emergency services on standby.... »

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