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Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Omaha due to Unusual Odor

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Omaha due to Unusual Odor

Southwest Airlines flight 4378 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Omaha, Nebraska, on February 23rd. The plane heading from Denver, Colorado, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after the crew noticed an unusual odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All 140 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Austin due to Odor in Cabin

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Austin due to Odor in Cabin

American Airlines flight AA-2575 made an emergency landing in Austin, Texas, on February 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Chicago, Illinois, but had to turn back after the crew reported an odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All 146 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Plane Returns to England due to Smell in Cabin

Monday, September 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
British Airways Plane Returns to England due to Smell in Cabin

A British Airways flight had to return and make a precautionary landing at Gatwick Airport, Horley, England, on September 1st. The plane en-route to Crete, Greece, had to return shortly after the cabin was filled with a strong smell, similar to that of cannabis. The plane landed safely. All passengers onboard remained unharmed. The... »

British Airways Plane Returns to UK due to Cabin Odour

Saturday, July 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
British Airways Plane Returns to UK due to Cabin Odour

British Airways flight BA-2552 had to return and make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, London, UK, on July 21st. The Airbus A320-200 en-route to Heraklion, Greece, had to return due to a strong unpleasant odour in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Allegiant Plane Diverts to Florida due to Odor in Cabin

Thursday, July 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Plane Diverts to Florida due to Odor in Cabin

Allegiant flight G4-749 had to divert and make a precautionary landing at Jacksonville International Airport, Jacksonville, Florida, on July 6th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 was en-route from South Bend, Indiana, to Orlando, Florida, when the crew reported odor in the cabin, prompting the plane to divert. The plane landed safely. All 172 people aboard... »

Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brisbane

Friday, February 26, 2016
By George Hatcher

Virgin Australia flight VA-1280 made an emergency landing in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, on February 23nd. The Boeing 737-800, heading from Hamilton Island, to Sydney, Australia, was diverted after the crew noticed an unusual odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All 160 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to Waterloo, IA

Saturday, February 20, 2016
By George Hatcher

American Airlines Flight 3047 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Waterloo, Iowa, on February 18. According to the airline, the plane, en-route from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to Chicago, Illinois, had to be diverted after odor was reported in the cabin. The plane landed safely. There were 26 passengers aboard at... »

SkyWest Airlines Plane Returns to Tucson International Airport

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

A United airlines flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Tucson International Airport in Arizona, on February 7th. The plane, operated by SkyWest Airlines, took off for Los Angeles, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the cabin filled with smoke. The plane landed uneventfully. All 73 passengers and 4... »

Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Minnesota due to Burning Odor

Monday, September 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Minnesota due to Burning Odor

Delta Airlines flight DL-2802 returned to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport, Minnesota, on September 25. The McDonnell Douglas MD-88, heading towards Tampa, Florida, had to return due to a burning odor in the back of cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Southwest Airlines Reno Flight Diverted Due to Smoke

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Southwest Airlines Boeing en route from Oakland to Reno Where: Oakland When: August 28, 2012 Who: 119 passengers Why: Southwest Flight 2899 took off but moments later at about 9:30 a.m., a flight attendant smelled smoke. Pilots diverted the flight back to Oakland and made a safe landing. Fire and rescue crews were... »

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