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Hawaiian Airlines Plane Returns to Hawaii due to Problems with Gear Retraction

Friday, May 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Hawaiian Airlines Plane Returns to Hawaii due to Problems with Gear Retraction

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-50 had to return and make an emergency landing at Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii, on May 10th. The Airbus A330-200 flying to New York, USA, had just taken-off when the crew noticed a problem with its gear retraction. The plane landed safely. All 291 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article... »

Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in New Delhi

Monday, May 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in New Delhi

Air India Flight AI-416 made an emergency landing in New Delhi, India, on April 28th. The Airbus A320-200 was flying from Patna in Bihar, India, when the crew declared emergency due to a gear problem. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Volotea Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Italy due to Gear Problem

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Volotea Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Italy due to Gear Problem

Volotea flight V7-1546 had to return and make an emergency landing at Falcone-Borsellino Airport, Palermo, Italy, on March 19. The Boeing 717-200, en-route from Palermo to Naples, Italy, was mid-air when the crew reported problem with the gear after retraction, prompting it to return. The plane landed safely. All 64 passengers onboard remained unharmed.... »

Shaheen Air Plane Crash-Lands at Lahore Airport; At Least 10 Injured

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Plane Crash-Lands at Lahore Airport; At Least 10 Injured

Shaheen Air flight NL-142 crash-landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, Pakistan, on November 3. The plane was flying from Karachi when the pilot declared emergency due to faulty landing gear. Authorities said one of the tires of the plane burst upon landing, causing it to skid off the runway. At least 10... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Delta County Airport

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Delta County Airport in Michigan, on November 3. Authorities said the single-engine experimental Kitfox plane had to perform an emergency landing due to gearbox failure that stopped propeller movement. The plane landed on the north side of the ramp and ended up into a ditch between... »

Arkia Israel Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Thursday, October 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
Arkia Israel Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Arkia Israel Airlines flight IZ-826 diverted to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, for an emergency landing on September 27. The ATR-72-212A plane, heading from Eilat to Sde Dov Airport, Tel Aviv, was diverted after the crew noticed a gear problem. The plane landed safely. None of the 72 people aboard were harmed.... »

Bemidji Aviation Flight Gear Collapse

Sunday, November 11, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Bemidji Aviation/UPS Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner Where: Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport When: Nov 9 2012 8 p.m. Who: pilot Why: The Bemidji Aviation plane was on a UPS flight attempting to land when the left rear wheel collapsed. The plane veered off the runway and came to a stop. There were no injuries and... »

North Sea Rescuers Exemplary Performance

Sunday, May 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
North Sea Rescuers Exemplary Performance

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mark McEwan What: Bond Offshore Helicopters Ltd. Eurocopter EC225LP Super Puma Mk2+ Where: 24 nautical miles off the coast of Aberdeen, North Sea When: May 10, 2012 Who: 16 passengers, 0 fatalities Why: The Bond helicopter was en route from Aberdeen Airport to the... »

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