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Korean Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Korean Air flight KE-902 had to return and make an emergency landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, on September 11th. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Seoul, South Korea, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed uneventfully. All three hundred and thirty passengers... »

Luxair Flight Returns to Luxembourg due to Flaps Problem

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Luxair Flight Returns to Luxembourg due to Flaps Problem

Luxair flight LG-6551 made an emergency landing in Luxembourg, on September 2nd. The plane took off for Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Italy, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Airways Flight Returns to Sydney due to Flaps Problem

Monday, August 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Flight Returns to Sydney due to Flaps Problem

Qantas Airways flight QF-7 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on August 4th. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the flaps. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Friday, August 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1803 made an emergency landing at Chicago Midway International Airport, Illinois, on August 1st. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, was on final approach to Chicago when the crew received an abnormal flaps indication and went around. The plane subsequently landed safely on second approach. All ninety-eight people aboard... »

TUI Fly Plane Diverts to Belgium due to Problem with Flaps

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
TUI Fly Plane Diverts to Belgium due to Problem with Flaps

TUI fly Belgium flight TB-6386 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Brussels Airport, Zaventem, Belgium, on July 29th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Rabat, Morocco, to Charleroi, Belgium, had to divert due to problems with its flaps. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

JetBlue Plane Diverts to Florida due to Flaps Problem

Friday, July 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Plane Diverts to Florida due to Flaps Problem

JetBlue flight B6-2850 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Miami International Airport, Florida, on July 19th. The Airbus A320-200 flying from Quito, Ecuador, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, had to divert due to flaps problem. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in England

Friday, July 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in England

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-123 made a safe landing at Manchester Airport, England, United Kingdom, on July 20th. The Boeing 787-900 flying from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was about to reach when the crew noticed an issue with its flaps. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1838 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on July 9th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Athens, Greece, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Aeromexico Plane makes Safe Landing in Mexico after Hydraulic Failure

Saturday, July 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeromexico Plane makes Safe Landing in Mexico after Hydraulic Failure

Aeromexico Boeing 737-700 made a safe emergency landing at Ciudad Juárez International Airport, Mexico, on July 5th. The Boeing 737-700 flying from Mexico City was about to land when the crew notice hydraulic failure affecting its flaps. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Charlotte

Friday, June 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Charlotte

American Airlines flight AA-730 had to return for an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on June 21st. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Heathrow Airport, England, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a possible issue with the flaps. The plane landed back safely. All two hundred and fifty-eight passengers and... »

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