Auxiliary Power Unit

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to APU Problem

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to APU Problem

Delta Airlines flight DL-1183 made an emergency landing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on August 22nd. The plane was en-route from Norfolk, Virginia to Atlanta, Georgia, when the crew reported issues with the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) and decided to divert to Myrtle Beach for an emergency landing. The plane landed safely. There were... »

Eurowings Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in France due to APU Problem

Sunday, March 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Eurowings Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in France due to APU Problem

Eurowings flight EW-152 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Paris Orly Airport, Orly, France, on March 25. The Boeing 767-300, flying from Cologne, Germany to Bridgetown, Barbados, was mid-air above France when the crew reported a technical problem with the APU (Auxiliary Power Units), prompting the plane to divert. The plane... »

Alaska Airlines Plane Diverts to Honolulu

Sunday, February 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Plane Diverts to Honolulu

Alaska Airlines flight AS-862 had to make an emergency landing in Honolulu, Hawaii, on February 11. The plane was heading from Kahului, Hawaii, to Portland, Oregon, when the crew decided to divert due to a fault in the auxiliary power unit. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 152 passengers and 6 crew members aboard... »

Eastern Airways Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Aberdeen Airport

Saturday, May 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Eastern Airways Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Aberdeen Airport

An Eastern Airways fight had to make an emergency landing at Aberdeen International Airport in Scotland on April 30. According to an airline spokesperson, “Our crew were re-positioning an empty aircraft from Orebro in Sweden to Aberdeen and reported a cockpit warning indication relating to the aircraft’s Auxiliary Power Unit…There were no passengers onboard... »

Air India Airbus APU acts up in Hyderabad

Thursday, August 6, 2009
By George Hatcher
Air India Airbus APU acts up in Hyderabad

Pictured: An Air India Airbus over Singapore Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Photographer Andrew Hunt What: Air India Airbus A321-200 en route from Hyderabad to Mumbai Where: Hyderabad When: Aug 5th 2009 Who: 120 passengers Why: After take-off, the APU (Auxiliary Power Unit) developed a problem. After returning to Hyderabad,... »

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