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Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Thomas Cook Airlines flight MT-992 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on October 15th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Birmingham, England, to Hurghada, Egypt, was diverted after the crew reported an issue with a fuel pump. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Senegal

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Senegal

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-92 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dakar, Senegal, on March 13th. The Airbus A340-300 plane heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to Sao Paulo, Brazil, was diverted due to an issue with the fuel pump. The plane landed safely. There were 215 passengers aboard at the time;... »

Helvetic Airways Flight Returns to Zurich due to Fuel Pump Problem

Saturday, February 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Helvetic Airways Flight Returns to Zurich due to Fuel Pump Problem

Helvetic Airways flight LX-454 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on February 10th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane took off for London, United Kingdom, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with a fuel pump. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Tunisia due to Fuel Pump Issue

Monday, November 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Tunisia due to Fuel Pump Issue

Turkish Airlines flight TK-679 diverted and made an emergency landing at Tunis–Carthage International Airport, Tunisia, on October 31. The Boeing 737-900, en-route from Istanbul, Turkey, to Yaounde, Cameroon, had to divert due to some issue with its fuel pump. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Qantas A380 Jet Diverts to Perth International Airport

Monday, August 31, 2015
By George Hatcher
Qantas A380 Jet Diverts to Perth International Airport

Qantas flight QF2 had to divert and make an unscheduled landing at Perth International airport, Western Australia, on August 31. According to the airline, “While travelling to Sydney from Dubai, the pilots received an indication that there was a technical issue with the aircraft so they diverted to Perth to have the issue repaired... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Lake County

Sunday, August 9, 2015
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in St. Ignatius, Lake County, Montana, on August 3. According to Lake County Sheriff Don Bell, the pilot decided to land on a small cherry tree after the plane’s fuel pump malfunctioned. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small plane crash in Brazil

Thursday, August 22, 2013
By George Hatcher
Small plane crash in Brazil

An Embraer EMB-201A Ipanema was en route from Paracatu MG to Goinia when the pilot had to make a forced landing in a field. The plane was commonly used as a cropduster. The plane had had a fuel supply problem before but apparently this time the problem was in the fuel pump/power system. The... »

Southwest Airlines Emergency Landing

Thursday, December 27, 2012
By George Hatcher

December 25, 2012, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 en route from Denver to Kansas City International diverted to Omaha and made a safe landing at Omaha’s Eppley Airfield. None of the 109 passengers and five crew members were injured. The plane developed a fuel valve problem while en route. Passengers were provided an alternative... »

American Airlines Lands over Fuel Pump Issues

Monday, November 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Lands over Fuel Pump Issues

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Brian Casity What: American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83 en route from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to Pittsburgh,PA Where: near Dallas When: Nov 19th 2011 Why: Just after take-off, the pilot switched the fuel supply from center fuel tank to main wing tanks and the right... »

MD-83 Emergency Landing in Copenhagen

Sunday, March 7, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Danish Air Transport McDonnell Douglas MD-83 en route from Aalborg Denmark to Keflavik Icelandd Where: Kastrup Airport, Copenhagen When: Mar 4 2010 Who: crew Why: While en route, the crew got a low fuel message and diverted to Copenhagen. The problem turned out to be fuel pump feed line pressure. Download article as... »

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