Landing Gear

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... »

Flybe Flight Returns to Birmingham due to Landing Gear Problem

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Returns to Birmingham due to Landing Gear Problem

Flybe flight BE-7109 had to return and make an emergency landing in Birmingham, England, on August 14th. The plane took off for Hamburg, Germany, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Plane Returns to Germany due to Landing Gear Problem

Thursday, July 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Plane Returns to Germany due to Landing Gear Problem

LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter flight AB-8512 had to return and make an emergency landing at Berlin Tegel Airport, Tegel, Germany, on July 26th. The de Havilland Dash 8-400 flying on behalf of Air Berlin to Salzburg, Austria, had to return due to some issue with its landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 61 people... »

Sky Airline Plane Diverts to Chile due to Landing Gear and Weather Issue

Thursday, July 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sky Airline Plane Diverts to Chile due to Landing Gear and Weather Issue

Sky Airline flight H2-142 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Viña del Mar Airport, Chile, on July 25th. The Airbus A319-100 flying from Santiago to Antofagasta in Chile had to divert due to an issue with its landing gear and poor weather. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download... »

Air India Plane Diverts to Maharashtra due to Issue with Landing Gear

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Plane Diverts to Maharashtra due to Issue with Landing Gear

Air India flight AI-676 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Maharashtra, India, on July 22nd. The Airbus A320-200 flying from Kolkata to Mumbai in India had to divert due to some issue with its landing gear. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article... »

EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Prague

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Prague

EasyJet flight U2-2581 made an emergency landing in Prague, Czech Republic, on July 23rd. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Palma, Spain, was on final approach when the crew reported a landing gear issue and declared an emergency. The crew subsequently performed an alternate landing gear extension and landed safely. All passengers and crew... »

KLM Cityhopper Plane Returns to Amsterdam due to Technical Problem

Monday, May 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Cityhopper Plane Returns to Amsterdam due to Technical Problem

KLM Cityhopper flight WA-1407/ KL-1407 had to return and make an emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands, on May 27th. The Embraer ERJ-190 flying to Montpellier, France, had to return due to technical problem with one of its landing gears. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

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