Landing Gear

American Eagle Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Omaha

Saturday, March 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Eagle Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Omaha

An American Eagle flight had to return for an emergency landing in Omaha, Nebraska, on March 24th. The plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Monday, March 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Emirates Airlines flight EK-18 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, London, England, on March 12th. The Airbus A380-800 plane flying from Manchester, England, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was diverted after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Pakistan International Airlines Plane Returns to Karachi due to Landing Gear Problem

Friday, March 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pakistan International Airlines Plane Returns to Karachi due to Landing Gear Problem

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-352 had to return and make an emergency landing in Karachi, Pakistan, on March 8th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Quetta, Pakistan, but had to turn back due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Sunday, March 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Flybe flight BE-7326 made an emergency landing in Hanover, Germany, on March 3rd. The plane flying from Milan–Malpensa Airport, Italy, was on approach to Hanover when the crew aborted the approach due to a landing gear problem. The crew worked the checklists and landed safely on second approach. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Qatar Airways Flight Diverts to Munich due to Landing Gear Issue

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Flight Diverts to Munich due to Landing Gear Issue

Qatar Airways flight QR-82 had to divert for an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on February 21st. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Berlin, Germany, to Doha, Qatar, was diverted after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Rossiya Airlines Flight Returns to Cambridge due to Landing Gear Issue

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Rossiya Airlines Flight Returns to Cambridge due to Landing Gear Issue

Rossiya Airlines flight FV-5418 had to return for an emergency landing in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom, on January 31st. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Moscow, Russia, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Clay Center Municipal Airport

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Clay Center Municipal Airport in Clay County, Kansas, on January 31st. Authorities said the pilot of the 1976 Cessna Fixed Wing plane was forced to land in emergency due to engine issues. The plane landed without landing gear. The pilot, Jeffrey M. Clarke, 35, and his... »

Gol Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gol Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Gol Airlines flight G3-2020 had to return and make an emergency landing in Brasilia, Brazil, on January 22nd. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Boa Vista, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. There were 130 people aboard at the time;... »

Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Montana

Sunday, January 22, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small cargo plane owned by Alpine Air made an emergency landing at Billings Logan International Airport, Montana, on January 19th. The plane took off for Sidney, Montana, but had to turn back after the pilot failed to fully retract the landing gear. The plane’s landing collapsed upon landing. The pilot, who was the... »

Envoy Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Miami

Monday, January 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Envoy Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Miami

Envoy Air flight MQ-3373 had to return for an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on January 13th. The plane took off for Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Kentucky, but had to turn back after the crew reported a landing gear problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

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