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LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Friday, March 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-411 had to make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on March 1st. The Embraer ERJ-170 plane flying from Warsaw, Poland, was on final approach to Zurich when the crew declared an emergency due to a problem with the flaps. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

American Airlines flight AA-1343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cancun, Mexico, on February 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed back safely. There were 185 people aboard at... »

Germanwings Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Berlin

Saturday, January 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Germanwings Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Berlin

Germanwings flight 4U-8061 made an emergency landing in Berlin, Germany, on January 26th. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Nuremberg, Germany, was on approach to Berlin when the crew reported an issue with flaps and aborted approach. The plane landed uneventfully on second approach. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Travel Service Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Friday, January 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Travel Service Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Travel Service Airlines flight QS-7333 had to make an emergency landing in Katowice, Poland, on January 23rd. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Fuerteventura, Spain, was on final approach to Katowice when the crew reported a flaps issue and went around. The plane landed safely on second approach. All 187 passengers and 6 crew... »

Monarch Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Monarch Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Monarch Airlines flight ZB-744 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Porto Santo, Portugal, on January 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Gatwick Airport, England, to Funchal, Portugal, was diverted after the crew reported issues with the flaps. The plane landed uneventfully. All 137 passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Ryanair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Ryanair flight FR-408 made an emergency landing in Cologne, Germany, on January 21st. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Copenhagen, Denmark, was on approach to Cologne when the crew declared an emergency due to a flaps issue. The plane landed safely. All 131 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Etihad Airways Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Flaps Control Issue

Friday, January 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airways Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Flaps Control Issue

Etihad Airways flight EY-833 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on January 11th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a flaps control problem. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. All passengers... »

SunExpress Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Stockholm

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Stockholm

SunExpress Airlines flight EW-1216 had to make an emergency landing in Stockholm, Sweden, on January 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, was on approach to Stockholm when the crew reported a flaps issue and aborted approach. The plane subsequently made a second approach and landed safely at a higher than normal... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Sunday, January 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

United Airlines flight UA-102 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on January 7th. The Boeing 767-300 plane was flying from Houston, Texas, when the crew declared an emergency due to a flaps problem. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

South African Airways Flight Returns to John F. Kennedy International Airport

Thursday, January 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
South African Airways Flight Returns to John F. Kennedy International Airport

South African Airways flight SA-204 had to return and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on January 4th. The Airbus A340-600 plane took off for Johannesburg, South Africa, but had to turn back due to an issue with flap retraction. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.... »

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