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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport

Monday, May 1, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, Florida, on April 28th. The plane was flying from Belize to Tampa, Florida, when the pilot declared an emergency reporting that the left main gear wheel was missing. The plane landed safely. Chief Operating Officer of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, Mark Stuckey, said,... »

Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Amsterdam Airport; No Injuries Reported

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Amsterdam Airport; No Injuries Reported

Flybe flight BE-1284 crash-landed at Amsterdam Airport, Netherlands, on February 23rd. The plane was coming from Edinburgh, Scotland, when its right main gear collapsed during landing. There were 59 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. The aircraft suffered significant damage. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

Monday, February 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3079 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on February 18th. The plane took off for Salt Lake City, Utah, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

Wings Abadi Plane Veers off Runway in Indonesia due to Rain

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wings Abadi Plane Veers off Runway in Indonesia due to Rain

Wings Abadi flight IW-1896 veered off the runway at Achmad Yani International Airport, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, on December 25th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Bandung landed safely on the runway but veered off and came to a stop with its right main gear collapsed. The aircraft received substantial damage. No... »

TAROM Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

Sunday, October 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAROM Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

TAROM Airlines flight RO-637 had to return and make an emergency landing in Otopeni, Romania, on October 13th. The plane took off for Satu Mare, Romania, but had to return shortly afterwards after its gear failed to fully retract. The plane landed safely. All 33 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Malaysia

Thursday, September 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-2665 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuching, Malaysia, on September 20th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Tawau to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was diverted after the crew received an abnormal gear indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Air Wisconsin Plane Returns to Manchester due to Gear Issue

Thursday, July 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Wisconsin Plane Returns to Manchester due to Gear Issue

Air Wisconsin flight ZW-4047/AA-4047 had to return and make an emergency landing at Manchester Airport, Manchester, UK, on July 19th. The Canadair CRJ-200 en-route to Pennsylvania had to return due to a gear issue. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Azul Brazilian Airlines Plane Returns to Sao Paulo

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By George Hatcher

Azul Brazilian Airlines flight AD-5176 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 25th. The plane took off for Tras Lagoas, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported strange noises during gear retraction. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Jetairfly Plane Returns to Brussels due to Gear Problem

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jetairfly Plane Returns to Brussels due to Gear Problem

Jetairfly flight TB-705 had to return and make an emergency landing at Brussels Airport, Brussels, Belgium, on May 1st. The Boeing 787-800, en-route to Cancun, Mexico, had to return shortly after the crew reported some problem with its gear. It later turned out that there was a flap retraction issue. The plane landed uneventfully.... »

JetBlue Flight Lands without Landing Gear in Bahamas

Monday, March 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Lands without Landing Gear in Bahamas

JetBlue flight B6-29 had to make an emergency landing at Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau, Bahamas on March 25. The Embraer ERJ, en-route from Washington, DC to Nassau, Bahamas was on approach to runway when the crew reported that the nose gear was inoperable, went around for a while and upon failing to retract... »

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