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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... »

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... »

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