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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... »

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... »

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