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Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tulsa

Saturday, June 30, 2018
By George Hatcher
Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tulsa

Southwest Airlines flight WN-471 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on June 29th. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Dallas, Texas, to Kansas City, Missouri, was diverted due to an issue with the fuel system. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and forty-two people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Little Rock

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Little Rock

American Airlines flight AA-2273 made an emergency landing in Little Rock, Arkansas, on June 3rd. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Atlanta, Georgia, to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, was diverted after the crew noticed a fuel imbalance. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Avior Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Fuel System Problem

Monday, May 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Avior Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Fuel System Problem

Avior Airlines flight 9V-1226 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on May 11th. The plane heading from Caracas, Venezuela, to Miami, Florida, was diverted due to an issue with the fuel system. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Sunday, April 1, 2018
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-18 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on March 30th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to turn back due to an issue with the left engine’s fuel control system. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Thursday, March 29, 2018
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

United Airlines flight UA-938 made an emergency landing in Keflavik, Iceland, on March 25th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to Heathrow Airport, England, was diverted due to indication of issues with the fuel system. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and seventy-eight passengers and eleven crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

US-Bangla Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dhaka

Sunday, March 25, 2018
By George Hatcher
US-Bangla Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dhaka

US-Bangla flight BS-315 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on March 24th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, but had to turn back due to a fuel filter bypass indication. The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and sixty-four people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands in North Carolina after Losing Fuel Pressure

Sunday, March 11, 2018
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Crash-Lands in North Carolina after Losing Fuel Pressure

A small plane crash-landed in a field near Williford Road in Sharpsburg, Wilson County, North Carolina, on the afternoon of March 10th. The plane was flying from Fayetteville to Washington, at the time. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was trying to make an emergency landing after losing fuel pressure. The plane... »

United Airlines Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Fuel Balance Problem

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Fuel Balance Problem

United Airlines flight UA-2823 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on May 18th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a fuel balance problem. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Hop! Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Paris Orly Airport

Monday, March 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Hop! Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Paris Orly Airport

Hop! Airlines flight AF-7478 made an emergency landing at Paris Orly Airport, France, on March 23rd. The plane took off for Quimper, France, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a fuel metering issue. The plane landed safely. All 60 passengers and 4 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Frontier Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indianapolis

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Frontier Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indianapolis

Frontier Airlines flight F9-1334 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Indianapolis, Indiana, on December 4th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted due to issues with the fuel system. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 205 passengers and 7 crew members aboard at... »

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