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Etihad Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Thursday, June 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Etihad Airways flight EY-73 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 18th. The Boeing 787-900 plane flying from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, was on approach to Zurich when the crew reported an issue with the flaps and aborted the approach. The plane subsequently landed at higher than normal speed. All passengers... »

Kalitta Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Saturday, June 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Kalitta Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Kalitta Air flight K4-248 made an emergency landing in Leipzig, Germany, on June 14th. The Boeing 747-400 plane flying from Delhi, India, was on final approach to Leipzig when the crew reported a flaps problem and went around. The plane subsequently landed safely on second approach. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

CargoLogicAir Plane Drops Flap Track Fairing Near Munich

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
CargoLogicAir Plane Drops Flap Track Fairing Near Munich

CargoLogicAir flight CLU-473 dropped a flap track fairing near Munich, Germany, on May 19th. The Boeing 747-400 plane flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was on approach to Munich when a flap track fairing from the right wing fell off. The plane continued for a safe landing. The fairing part was later recovered by the local... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Thursday, May 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Southwest Airlines flight WN-530 made an emergency landing in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 2nd. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Houston, Texas, was on final approach to Kansas City when the crew reported a flaps problem and went around to work related checklists. The plane subsequently landed safely. All 58 people aboard remained... »

Endeavor Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Saturday, April 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Endeavor Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

Endeavor Air flight 9E-3682 made an emergency landing in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 28th. The plane flying from Minneapolis, Minnesota, was on approach to Green Bay when the crew reported an issue with the flaps and went around. The plane landed safely on second approach. There were 48 passengers and 3 crew members... »

Surinam Airways Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Flaps Problem

Saturday, April 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Surinam Airways Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Flaps Problem

Surinam Airways flight PY-993 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 19th. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Paramaribo, Surinam, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Brussels Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brussels

Thursday, April 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Brussels Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brussels

Brussels Airlines flight SN-255 had to return and make an emergency landing in Brussels, Belgium, on April 17th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download... »

Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Manchester due to Flaps Issue

Sunday, April 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Manchester due to Flaps Issue

Thomson Airways flight BY-6606 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on April 15th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Bristol, England, to Las Palmas, Spain, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Chicago O’Hare Airport

Sunday, April 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Chicago O’Hare Airport

United Airlines flight UA-1270 had to make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, on April 14th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Jacksonville, Florida, was on final approach to Chicago when the crew went around reporting an issue with the flaps. The crew worked the checklists and subsequently landed at higher... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland, ME

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portland, ME

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1658 had to make an emergency landing in Portland, Maine, on April 3rd. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Baltimore, Maryland, was on approach to Portland when the crew declared an emergency due to a problem with the flaps. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. There were 180 people... »

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