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Aeropostal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeropostal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venezuela

Aeropostal Airlines flight VH-150 made an emergency landing in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, on February 27th. The plane flying from Caracas, Venezuela, was on approach to Barquisimeto when the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane continued for a safe landing. The passengers were evacuated via slides. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off From Sao Paulo

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off From Sao Paulo

LATAM Airlines flight JJ-3264 had to reject take off from Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 22nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Belo Horizonte, Brazil, when the crew rejected take off reporting an engine fire indication. The plane was towed to the apron. All 131 passengers and 6 crew members... »

Spring Airlines Flight Diverts to Shenyang, China

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Spring Airlines Flight Diverts to Shenyang, China

Spring Airlines flight 9C-8617 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Shenyang, China, on February 18th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Harbin, China, to Nagoya, Japan, was diverted after a smartphone and a power bank caught fire in the overhead locker. The crew had cooled down the items before the plane... »

Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

Sunday, January 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

Mesa Airlines flight YV-6176 made an emergency landing in Nashville, Tennessee, on January 26th. The plane was flying from Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, when the crew declared an emergency due to a rapid loss of fuel and a fire warning. The plane landed safely. All 65 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Shaheen Air flight NL-902D made an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on January 8th. The Airbus A330-200 plane flying from Manchester, England, was descending toward Lahore when the crew declared an emergency due to an engine fire indication. The crew had activated the fire suppression system before the plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained... »

Swiss International Air Lines Flight Returns to Stockholm After Engine Fire Indication

Thursday, December 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Flight Returns to Stockholm After Engine Fire Indication

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-1233 had to return for an emergency landing in Stockholm, Sweden, on December 27th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Geneva, Switzerland, but had to turn back after the crew received an engine fire indication. The crew had activated the fire suppression system before the plane landed back... »

Caribbean Airlines Plane makes Emergency landing in Tobago due to Fire Indication

Friday, December 9, 2016
By George Hatcher

Caribbean Airlines flight BW-1541 made an emergency landing in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on December 5th. The plane was flying from Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago, when the crew declared an emergency due to a fire indication for left engine. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

PIA Plane Crashes in Pakistan; 48 Feared Dead

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
PIA Plane Crashes in Pakistan; 48 Feared Dead

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-661 crashed in Havelian, near Abbottabad, Pakistan, at around 4:45 pm on December 7. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500 flying from Chitral to Islamabad, Pakistan, crashed due to the failure of its left engine. The plane had lost control with the radar shortly before it hit the ground. The... »

Asiana Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Asiana Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

Asiana Airlines flight OZ-521 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, on December 5th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Seoul, South Korea, to London, United Kingdom, was diverted due to an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. All 199 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air India Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kerala

Thursday, November 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kerala

An Air India Express flight had to make an emergency landing in Kochi, Kerala, India, on November 23rd. The plane took off from Karnataka, India, and was heading to Dammam, Saudi Arabia, when it was diverted. According to Air India Express Manager Nagesh Shetty, “Suspected tail-pipe fire caused the flight to be diverted to... »

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    about 7 hours ago
  • Air Canada Flight Returns to Montreal due to Engine Trouble https://t.co/jl5KV65EX3
    about 14 hours ago
  • U.S. Air Force Boeing 707 Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indonesia https://t.co/B8qu9cVkXQ
    about 14 hours ago
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    about 14 hours ago
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    about 14 hours ago