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Air France Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Monday, September 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air France Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Air France flight AF-852 had to return and make an emergency landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, on September 25th. The plane was heading from Paris Orly Airport in Paray-Vieille-Poste, France, to Cayenne, French Guiana, when the crew reported that left engine had suffered a compressor stall and decided to divert. The plane... »

Allegiant Flight Returns to Lansing Airport due to Compression Issues

Saturday, August 9, 2014
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Flight Returns to Lansing Airport due to Compression Issues

Allegiant Air Flight 657, had to return and make an emergency landing at Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, Michigan, on August 7. The Boeing MD-80 aircraft, carrying 166 passengers, took off for Orlando’s Sanford International Airport at about 11:42 a.m. However, immediately after taking off, a compression problem was discovered. The plane was... »

Travelspan Flight Returns to JFK for Emergency Landing

Friday, July 18, 2014
By George Hatcher
Travelspan Flight Returns to JFK for Emergency Landing

A Guyana-bound flight of Travelspan, operated by Vision Air, had to return to JFK International Airport, New York for emergency landing on the morning of July 15. Chief Operations Manager at Travelspan Guyana, David Goberdhan, confirmed that the plane had to return to JFK, just two and a half hours after leaving the airport,... »

Portland Emergency Landing: Compressor Down in American Airlines MD-83

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 en route from Portland,OR to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX Where: Portland When: Mar 13th 2012 6:25 Who: 132 aboard Why: The plane was en route when pilots developed a problem with the engine compressor. Port of Portland Emergency services were on standby on the flight’s return to Portland (as... »

Qantas Flight Scare

Thursday, October 6, 2011
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Scare

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Nathan Bartlett What: Qantaslink Boeing 717-200 en route from Newman,WA to Perth,WA Where: Newman Australia When: Oct 4th 2011 Who: 75 passengers and 5 crew Why: The plane had taken off normally from Newman, but while still ascending, the engine popped. That is, it... »

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