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Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flat Tire Indication

Sunday, September 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flat Tire Indication

Emirates Airlines flight EK-9 made an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, England, on September 8th. The Airbus A380-800 plane was flying from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when the crew declared emergency due to indication of a flat nose wheel tire. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Auckland

Sunday, September 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Auckland

Air New Zealand flight NZ-9 had to make an emergency landing in Auckland, New Zealand, on September 10th. The Boeing 787-900 plane was flying from Honolulu, Hawaii, when the crew received a flat tire indication and declared an emergency. The plane landed safely. All 286 passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Emirates Airlines flight EK-607 made an emergency landing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on September 6th. The plane was flying from Karachi, Pakistan, when the crew declared an emergency due to indication of a flat tire. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in California after Tyre Problem

Saturday, April 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in California after Tyre Problem

Delta Airlines flight DL-2355 made a safe landing at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, on April 26th. The Boeing 757-200, en-route from Atlanta, Georgia, was on approach to Los Angeles’s runway when the crew reported the possibility of a flat tyre. The plane landed successfully. All 181 passengers onboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Jet Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Raipur

Saturday, April 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
Jet Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Raipur

Jet Airways flight S2 4121 made an emergency landing at Raipur airport in Chhattisgarh, India, on April 8. The Mumbai-Raipur-Bhopal-Mumbai plane was forced to land in emergency after the pilot reported a snag due to flat nose tire. The plane landed safely and was immediately grounded. All 160 passengers remained unhurt. The next flight... »

Novair Flight Makes Emergency Landing on Suspicion of Flat Tire

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
By George Hatcher
Novair Flight Makes Emergency Landing on Suspicion of Flat Tire

A Novair flight en-route to Chania on Greek island of Crete made an emergency landing at Gardermoen airport in Oslo, Norway, on the night of August 31. The crew suspected flat tire after taking off and decided to divert for emergency landing. The Airbus A321 circled around the airport for 3 hours to shed... »

Delta Flight 5358 Lands in Emergency at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

Friday, June 13, 2014
By George Hatcher
Delta Flight 5358 Lands in Emergency at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

Delta Airlines flight 5358 had to make an emergency landing at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA), at about 10:20 p.m. on June 12. Airport director Kelly Johnson confirmed that the flight, which departed for Atlanta at about 9:20 a.m., was forced to return and make an emergency landing, after which, the aircraft lost the... »

Ethiopian Airliner Diverts, Mired At Arusha Airport

Saturday, December 21, 2013
By George Hatcher
Ethiopian Airliner Diverts, Mired At Arusha Airport

On December 18, Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767-383ER #ET-AQW en route from Addis Ababa to Zanzibar-Kisauni Airport diverted to Arusha Airport. On landing on the too short runway, the plane’s wheels departed the pavement and became mired in soft ground. No one was injured in the landing. There is a rumor that the pilots diverted... »

Mooney Flat in Costa Rica

Monday, August 12, 2013
By George Hatcher

None of the four aboard a TT Aviation Services Mooney M20R Ovation when it’s landing gear collapsed on at Tobias Bolaños Airport in San Jose Costa Rica. At 8:33 am, aircraft registration N10422, was piloted by Venezuelan Alberto Diaz. The plane apparently blew a tire. Pavas Fire trucks were on hand but their services... »

Friction Grinds Emirates Airbus Tire to a Nub in Hong Kong Landing

Monday, April 9, 2012
By George Hatcher
Friction Grinds Emirates Airbus Tire to a Nub in Hong Kong Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Steve Brimley What: Emirates Airlines Airbus A380-800 en route from Bangkok to Hong Kong Where: Hong Kong When: Apr 7th 2012, Why: Passengers on the Emirates flight disembarked on to the runway after a fast landing where two main tires burst. Passengers smelled the... »

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