Landing Gear

Aeroflot Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem

Thursday, May 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeroflot Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem

Aeroflot flight SU-1711 made an emergency landing in Khabarovsk, Russia, on May 22nd. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Moscow, Russia, but had to turn back due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed safely after burning off fuel. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines flight TK-623 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 15th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Abuja, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Aurora Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aurora Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem

Aurora Airlines flight HZ-4609 had to return and make an emergency landing in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, on May 1st. The plane took off for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to issues with the landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 21 passengers and 5 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Lufthansa Plane Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Plane Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

Lufthansa flight LH-612 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on April 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Baku, Azerbaijan, but had to turn back after the crew received an indication of a landing gear problem. The plane landed safely. There were 161 passengers aboard at the time;... »

Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue

Cathay Dragon flight KA-618 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on April 24th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Xiamen, China, 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.... »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-768 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on April 23rd. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to Chennai, India, was diverted due to indication of a landing gear problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All 127 people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

PAL Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Australia due to Problem with Landing Gear

Monday, April 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
PAL Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Australia due to Problem with Landing Gear

PAL Philippine Airlines flight PR-212 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport, Australia, on April 23rd. The Airbus A340-300 en-route to Manila, Philippines, had to return after the captain failed to retract its landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 220 passengers and 12 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

Air France Plane Rejects Take-off in Martinique due to Smoke from Landing Gear

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Plane Rejects Take-off in Martinique due to Smoke from Landing Gear

Air France flight AF-4001 rejecting taking-off at Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport, Forte de France, Martinique, France, on April 16th. The Airbus A340-300 en-route to Moscow, Russia, was about to take-off due to smoke emerging from its landing gear. The plane towed to the apron uneventfully. All 266 people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Mount Cook Airlines Flight Diverts to Palmerston North, New Zealand

Monday, April 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mount Cook Airlines Flight Diverts to Palmerston North, New Zealand

Mount Cook Airlines flight NZ-5075 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Palmerston North, New Zealand, on April 9th. The plane heading from Auckland to Nelson, New Zealand, was diverted due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 64 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download... »

Nordic Regional Airlines Flight Returns to Helsinki due to Gear Problem

Saturday, April 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Nordic Regional Airlines Flight Returns to Helsinki due to Gear Problem

Nordic Regional Airlines flight AY-203 had to return and make an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on April 7th. The plane took off for Kokkola, Finland, but had to turn back after the crew reported a gear problem. The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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