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Sriwijaya Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Guangzhou, China

Sunday, February 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sriwijaya Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Guangzhou, China

Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-1159 had to return and make an emergency landing in Guangzhou, China, on February 22nd. The plane took off for Bali, Indonesia, but had to turn back after the crew received indication of an open passenger door. The plane landed back safely. There were 180 passengers and 12 crew members aboard... »

Flybe Plane Returns to Birmingham due to Door Problem

Sunday, December 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Returns to Birmingham due to Door Problem

Flybe flight BE-7049 had to return and make a precautionary landing at Birmingham Airport, Birmingham, England, on December 21st. The de Havilland Dash 8-400 was en-route to Dusseldorf, Germany, when the crew reported that there was a problem with one of the doors. The plane landed safely. Everyone onboard remained unharmed. The passengers were rebooked... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philadelphia

Monday, December 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philadelphia

American Airlines flight AA-740 had to return and make an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on December 15th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Madrid, Spain, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported that a panel door was open. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

Sunday, November 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Orlando

Frontier Airlines flight F9-1643 had to return for an emergency landing in Orlando, Florida, on November 25th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Minneapolis, Minnesota, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with a door. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Alaska Airlines Passenger Tries to Open Door Mid-Air

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Passenger Tries to Open Door Mid-Air

Alaska Airlines flight 7 had to make an emergency landing at Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport, Minnesota, on August 29th. The plane heading from JFK Airport, New York, to Seattle, Washington, was diverted after an unruly passenger tried to open a door mid-air. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 180 passengers aboard at the time;... »

Egypt Air Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport

Sunday, April 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport

Egypt Air flight MS-780 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom, on April 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Cairo, Egypt, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a problem with one of its doors. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Air Baltic Plane Rejects Takeoff in Netherlands due to Door Open Warning

Friday, March 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Baltic Plane Rejects Takeoff in Netherlands due to Door Open Warning

Air Baltic flight BT-618 had to reject takeoff at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on March 24th. The Boeing 737-300, en-route Riga, Latvia was accelerating for takeoff when the crew reported an open door, prompting the pilots to reject takeoff. The plane returned to the apron safely. All passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Jet Airways Passenger Opens Emergency Exit Door ‘Just For Fun’

Saturday, January 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jet Airways Passenger Opens Emergency Exit Door ‘Just For Fun’

A passenger aboard Jet Airways flight 9W 585 opened the plane’s emergency exit just after landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India, on January 24. According to a Jet Airways spokesperson, “A guest, who travelled from Abu Dhabi to Mumbai by Jet Airways flight 9W 585, opened the emergency exit after the... »

Jin Air Plane Returns to Cebu Airport Because of Improperly Shut Door

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jin Air Plane Returns to Cebu Airport Because of Improperly Shut Door

A Jin Air plane had to return and make an emergency landing at Mactan–Cebu International Airport, Philippines, on January 3rd. The Boeing 737-800 jet took off for Busan, South Korea, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed that one of the doors was not completely shut. The plane landed uneventfully. None... »

Eurowings Plane Makes Hard Landing in Spain after Engine Access Door Problem

Friday, October 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
Eurowings Plane Makes Hard Landing in Spain after Engine Access Door Problem

Eurowings flight 4U-592 made a hard landing at Palma de Mallorca Airport, Spain, on October 20. The left side engine access door of the Airbus A330-200 opened right after taking off, making it hard for the crew to continue the flight. The plane was flying from Cologne Bonn Airport, Germany, to Palma, Spain, at... »

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