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Vueling Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Sunday, September 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Vueling Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Vueling Airlines flight VY-8318 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on September 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Barcelona, Spain, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bleed air fault. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unarmed. Download article as PDF »

Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bleed Air Problem

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bleed Air Problem

Air Astana flight KC-881 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Aktobe, Kazakhstan, on March 5th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Almaty to Uralsk, Kazakhstan, was diverted after the crew reported a bleed air problem. The plane landed safely. There were 71 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time;... »

Badr Airlines Plane Diverts to Port Sudan due to Bleed Air Problem

Saturday, March 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Badr Airlines Plane Diverts to Port Sudan due to Bleed Air Problem

Badr Airlines flight J4-662 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Port Sudan, Sudan, on March 1st. The Boeing 737-300 plane heading from Khartoum, Sudan, to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after the left engine developed a bleed air issue that caused the oxygen masks to be deployed. The plane landed uneventfully.... »

J-Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Osaka-Itami International Airport

Saturday, May 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
J-Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Osaka-Itami International Airport

J-Air flight JL-2123 had to return and make an emergency landing at Osaka-Itami International Airport in Japan, on May 11th. The plane took off for Hakodate, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported possible bleed air leak from left engine. The plane landed uneventfully. All 66 people aboard remained safe.... »

American Airlines Emergency Landing in Miami

Thursday, February 16, 2012
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Emergency Landing in Miami

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Javier Gonzalez What: American Airlines Boeing 767-300 en route from Miami to Chicago Where: Miami When: Feb 16th 2012 Why: After a normal takeoff, the flight was over Orlando when the plane developed bleed air problems. Pilots returned to Miami and made a safe... »

Foul Bleed Air Cancels Flight

Thursday, December 8, 2011
By George Hatcher
Foul Bleed Air Cancels Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alevik What: US Airways Airbus A320-200 en route from Philadelphia,PA to Las Vegas Where: Philadelphia When: Dec 7th 2011 Why: After taking off from Philadelphia, those aboard noticed what was described as “the stench of dirty socks.” The plane returned to Philadelphia and made... »

British Airways Diverts to Tamanrasset

Monday, February 28, 2011
By George Hatcher
British Airways Diverts to Tamanrasset

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark Kwiatkowski What: British Airways Boeing 747-40 en route from Lagos Nigeria to London Where: Tamanrasset Algeria When: Feb 27th 2011 Who: 301 passengers, 16 crewmembers Why: While en route, the plane developed engine trouble with an air bleed valve. The crew shut down... »

Eva Air Emergency Diversion to the Ukraine

Thursday, December 30, 2010
By George Hatcher
Eva Air Emergency Diversion to the Ukraine

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Tamas Vekony What: Eva Air Airbus A330-200 en route from Bangkok Thailand to Vienna Austria with 66 passengers and 12 crew Where: Simferopol Ukraine When: Dec 29 2010 Who: 66 passengers including one infant, and 12 crew Why: While en route, oxygen masks were... »

American Airlines SF-Hawaii Diverts to LAX

Thursday, December 9, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: American Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from San Francisco,CA to Honolulu,HI Where: San Francisco When: Dec 6th 2010 Who: 98 passengers Why: The plane took off successfully but developed a bleed air problem in the left engine. The bleed air issue is more routine than problematic but dealing with it is certainly a... »

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  • Finnair Flight Returns to Helsinki due to Technical Problem https://t.co/yQzhJQqjbY
    about 5 hours ago
  • Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Tokyo Narita Airport https://t.co/FPwJtopSZ9
    about 5 hours ago
  • Austrian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Vienna https://t.co/biY8ecWvep
    about 5 hours ago
  • Small Plane Crashes in Cochise County; Pilot Killed https://t.co/el47RkYAib
    about 5 hours ago
  • First responders conduct mass casualty training at San Antonio Int'l Airport https://t.co/CpPMunBbf7
    about 22 hours ago