Landing Gear

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Jacksonville

Saturday, November 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Jacksonville

American Airlines flight AA-4364 made an emergency landing in Jacksonville, Florida, on November 10th. The plane took off for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All fifty-six people aboard remained unharmed Download article as PDF »

Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Belfast International Airport; 1 Injured

Saturday, November 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Belfast International Airport; 1 Injured

Flybe flight BE-331 crash-landed at Belfast International Airport, Northern Ireland, on November 10th. The plane was heading from George Best Belfast City Airport, Northern Ireland, to Inverness, Scotland, when the crew diverted to Belfast International Airport due to a gear problem. The plane landed without nose gear. One passenger was injured and was taken... »

Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Thursday, October 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Edelweiss Air flight WK-34 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on October 18th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, but had to turn back after the crew noticed issues with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. There were two hundred and fifty-seven... »

Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Xiamen, China

Friday, October 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Xiamen, China

Air Astana flight KC-1392 had to make an emergency landing in Xiamen, China, on October 12th. The Boeing 757-200 plane was performing a test flight when the crew noticed a landing gear issue. The plane landed back uneventfully. All four crew members aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

Friday, October 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

Ryanair flight FR-3775 had to return and make an emergency landing at Malta International Airport, Malta, on October 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Bristol, England, but had to turn back after the crew noticed problems with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Mitchell International Airport

Saturday, October 7, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small cargo plane made an emergency landing at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on October 6th. The plane was flying from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, when the pilot reported a landing gear problem. The plane landed safely. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained unharmed. The plane belongs to Freight Runners... »

Small Plane Makes Belly Landing at Crystal River Airport, FL

Sunday, September 17, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Crystal River Airport, Florida, on September 15th. Authorities said the plane experienced power loss and landing gear problems before making a belly landing at the airport. There were four people aboard at the time, including the pilot and three passengers. All of them remained unharmed. Download... »

Lufthansa Flight Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

Sunday, September 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

Lufthansa flight LH-464 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on September 8th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Orlando, Florida, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

NextJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Stockholm

Friday, September 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
NextJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Stockholm

NextJet flight 2N-251 made an emergency landing in Stockholm, Sweden, on September 5th. The plane flying from Karlstad, Sweden, was on approach to Stockholm when the crew reported a gear issue and declared an emergency. The plane went around and subsequently landed safely on second approach. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crash-Lands at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport

Monday, September 4, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Jefferson County, Colorado, on September 1st. Authorities said the pilot of the Cessna 210 plane radioed about a possible belly landing due to a landing gear malfunction. There were two people aboard, including the pilot and a passenger; both of them remained unharmed. Download... »

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