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False Cargo Fire Alarm in Bogota

Sunday, August 4, 2013
By George Hatcher

An American Airlines flight AA908, a Boeing 777-200 en route from Buenos Aires to Miami made an emergency landing in Bogota after a warning of a problem in the hold. There were 250 passengers aboard and 14 crew. No injuries were reported. The indicator was a false alarm. American Airlines sent a replacement flight... »

Sticky Sensor Causes Hair-Raising Rex Emergency landing in Moroya

Monday, March 12, 2012
By George Hatcher
Sticky Sensor Causes Hair-Raising Rex Emergency landing in Moroya

What: REX flight ZL114 en route from Merimbula to Moruya to Sydney Where: Moruya airport When: Mar 09, 2012 Why: First the flight was delayed. Then it made a scheduled landing in Moruya; but ten minutes after it took off, the pilot saw the engine overheating, and had to return to Moruya. Alarmed passengers... »

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