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Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Diverts to Zurich due to Generator Problem

Thursday, June 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Diverts to Zurich due to Generator Problem

Swiss Global Air Lines flight LX-528 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 20th. The plane heading from Geneva, Switzerland, to Nice, France, was diverted after the crew noticed a generator problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and five passengers remained safe. Download article as PDF »

J-Air Flight Returns to Osaka International Airport

Thursday, June 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
J-Air Flight Returns to Osaka International Airport

J-Air flight JL-2301 had to return and make an emergency landing at Osaka International Airport, Japan, on June 28th. The plane took off for Matsuyama, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported failure of right hand generator. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 32 people aboard at the time; all... »

Birmingham-Bound American Airlines Plane Diverts to Canada

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
Birmingham-Bound American Airlines Plane Diverts to Canada

American Airlines flight AA130 made an emergency landing in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada, on August 24. It is believed that the plane was diverted after cabin lights went off due to generator malfunction. According to the airline, “American Airlines Flight 130 travelling from New York John F. Kennedy Airport to Birmingham International Airport, UK diverted... »

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH066 Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Monday, March 24, 2014
By George Hatcher
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH066 Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Malaysian Airlines flight MH066 had to make an emergency landing in Hong Kong after its main electrical power generator failed. The flight was on its way from from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul when the main generator of Airbus A330-300 stopped working. The plane, carrying 271 passengers, safely landed at the Hong Kong International Airport... »

Emergency Landing in Albuquerque

Saturday, January 12, 2013
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing in Albuquerque

On Jan 11, 2013, Flight 1868, an American Airlines MD-80 en route from Las Vegas to Dallas was in the air when a problem developed in a plane generator. There were 150 passengers and 5 crew. The Captain told passengers that the backup generator failed, so they had to divert to Albuquerque International where... »

Emergency Landing in Multan Pakistan

Thursday, September 29, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: PIA Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 737-300 en route from Islamabad to Karachi Where: Multan Pakistan When: Sep 27th 2011 Who: 118 passengers Why: While en route, the one working generator failed. The captain announced to the passengers that they were having technical problems. The crew diverted to Multan and made a safe landing;... »

Lufthansa having a bad day

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 en route from Frankfurt/Main to Seattle,WA Where: Calgary When: Jun 18th 2011 Who: 197 aboard Why: Over Greenland, the Airbus A330-300 developed APU and generator failure. On board electrics failed (right hand generator (engine Trent 772), affecting reading lights, cabin and lav lighting. The crew initially was going to divert... »

All Lost in Agni Air Crash, Nepal

Tuesday, August 24, 2010
By George Hatcher
All Lost in Agni Air Crash, Nepal

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Vivek Manvi What: Agni Air Dornier 228-101 en route from Katmandu to Lukla Where: Bastipur, ~18nm SSW of Kathmandu, Nepal When: Aug 24, 2010 Who: 14 aboard, 14 fatalities. 11 passengers, 3 crew (At one point there was an announcement of an additional passenger... »

Delta Loses Generator; Cautionary Landing in Buffalo

Saturday, July 3, 2010
By George Hatcher
Delta Loses Generator; Cautionary Landing in Buffalo

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Agustin Anaya What: Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30 en route from Boston to Minneapolis Where: Buffalo When: Jul 2nd 2010 Who: 144 people aboard Why: While west of Buffalo, the flight notified Buffalo ATC that they were down to one generator. The flight diverted... »

Latvia: Air Baltic Boeing Emergency

Wednesday, December 16, 2009
By George Hatcher
Latvia: Air Baltic Boeing Emergency

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Augustas Didzgalvis What: Air Baltic Boeing 737-500 en route from Riga to Berlin Where: Palanga Lithuania When: Dec 16th 2009 Who: not available Why: While en route, the plane experienced generator failure. The crew declared emergency and returned to Riga where they made a... »

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