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Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest after Lightning Strike

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest after Lightning Strike

Wizz Air flight W6-2927 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on November 7th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Ljubljana, Slovenia, to Charleroi, Belgium, was diverted due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download... »

Wizz Air Flight Rejects Take Off after Bird Strike

Friday, September 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Rejects Take Off after Bird Strike

Wizz Air flight W6-4340 had to reject take off from Memmingen, Germany, on September 25th. The plane was accelerating to take off for Sofia, Bulgaria, when a bird hit it, prompting the crew to reject take off. The plane, carrying 143 passengers, safely returned to the apron. The airline arranged a replacement plane for... »

Wizz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Bulgaria due to Bird Strike

Saturday, September 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Bulgaria due to Bird Strike

Wizz Air flight W6-4551 had to reject takeoff at Burgas Airport, Burgas, Bulgaria, on September 16th. The Airbus A320-200 was accelerating the takeoff for London, England, when the crew reported a bird strike. The plane returned to the apron. All passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Lithuania after Bird Strike

Sunday, May 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Lithuania after Bird Strike

Wizz Air flight W6-8063 had to reject taking-off at Vilnius International Airport, Vilnius, Lithuania, on May 21st. The Airbus A320-200 was about to takeoff for Barcelona, Spain, when one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane returned to the apron. The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest Due to Hydraulic Issue

Friday, April 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest Due to Hydraulic Issue

Wizz Air flight W6-7868 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on April 27th. The plane, en-route from Beauvais–Tillé Airport, France, to Debrecen, Hungary, was diverted after the crew reported a hydraulic problem. The plane landed safely. All the passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement... »

Wizz Air Jet Diverts to Sweden after Passenger Tries to Kick Down Cockpit Door

Thursday, November 5, 2015
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Jet Diverts to Sweden after Passenger Tries to Kick Down Cockpit Door

Wizz Air flight W63215 made an emergency landing in Malmo, Sweden, on November 3. Authorities said the pilot declared an emergency after an unruly passenger kicked the cockpit door and tried to open two emergency exits. The passengers wrestled him to the ground while the plane, en-route from Bucharest, Romania to Torp, Norway, was... »

Wizz Air Airbus Turns Back

Monday, April 29, 2013
By George Hatcher

On April 28, 2013, a Wizz Air Airbus A320-232 took off from Warsaw then descended rapidly from about 11000ft. Passengers smelled smoke. A passenger named Barbara was quoted (machine translation) “Zachybota?o plane dropped like a machine. Then I felt a burning smell. Other passengers can feel it. After a while we went to the... »

Hot Wizzair Leaves Smoke Trail

Saturday, March 17, 2012
By George Hatcher
Hot Wizzair Leaves Smoke Trail

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Andrei Mihaila What: Wizzair Airbus A320-200 en route from Riga to Eindhoven Where: Eindhoven Netherlands When: Mar 16th 2012 Who: 174 aboard Why: After making a safe landing, while on the runway, smoke was observed trailing from an engine. Emergency services responded to the... »

Wizzair Wizzes off without the Engine Access Panel

Thursday, December 1, 2011
By George Hatcher
Wizzair Wizzes off without the Engine Access Panel

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Aquadman What: Wizzair Airbus A320-200 en route from Bucharest Romania to Milan Italy Where: Bucharest When: Nov 30th 2011 Who: 157 passengers Why: We haven’t heard about falling parts in a while. The airbus was en route over Bucharest when an engine access panel... »

Wizzair Airbus Flat in Madrid

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
By George Hatcher
Wizzair Airbus Flat in Madrid

Pictured: A Wizz Air Airbus A320-232 in Budapest Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Laszlo Gyori What: Wizzair Bulgaria Airbus A320-200 en route from Madrid to Sofia Bulgaria Where: Madrid When: May 22nd 2010 Who: 136 passengers Why: During takeoff, two tires burst. Takeoff was rejected. Passengers disembarked and the... »

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