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AirAsia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philippines

Thursday, December 17, 2015
By George Hatcher
AirAsia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philippines

AirAsia Flight Z2 763 had to make an emergency landing at Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Cebu, Philippines, on December 15. It s believed that the pilots of the plane, flying from Manila, declared emergency due to a hydraulic problem in its landing gear. According to Philippines Air Asia, “The plane had technical issue on its... »

Small Plane Makes a Bumpy Landing at Essendon Airport

Friday, November 28, 2014
By George Hatcher
Small Plane Makes a Bumpy Landing at Essendon Airport

A small twin-engine aircraft had to make an emergency landing at Essendon Airport in Melbourne, Australia, at around 3 p.m. on November 26. The plane was on a flight from Adelaide to Mount Gambier when the pilot noticed a problem with nose landing gear. The 29-year-old pilot then diverted the plane to Essendon Airport... »

4 Sent to Hospital after Air Canada Jazz Flight Experienced Rough Landing in Edmonton

Saturday, November 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
4 Sent to Hospital after Air Canada Jazz Flight Experienced Rough Landing in Edmonton

Air Canada Jazz flight 8481 had to make an emergency landing at Edmonton International Airport in Alberta, Canada, on November 6. The plane was heading from Calgary to Grande Prairie, Alberta, when one of its tires blew off during take-off. Due to strong winds at Calgary International Airport, the pilot decided to make an... »

Passengers Applaud after Airlink Flight Made Safe Emergency Landing

Thursday, August 14, 2014
By George Hatcher
Passengers Applaud after Airlink Flight Made Safe Emergency Landing

A fully packed Airlink’s Avro RJ-85 jet had to divert and make an emergency landing at King Shaka International Airport, Durban, at 9:15 p.m. on August 10. The incident happened when the flight 4Z-8732/SA-8732 was on its way from Pietermaritzburg Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa. According to Albert Morudi, the acting executive manager- Accident... »

Plane Returned to Philadelphia International Airport Due to Landing Gear Issues

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
By George Hatcher
Plane Returned to Philadelphia International Airport Due to Landing Gear Issues

A Lufthansa flight returned and made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport due to issues with its landing gear. The plane took off for Frankfurt, Germany, at around 5:45 p.m. on June 15. However, shortly after take-off, it was noticed that the landing gear of the plane was stuck. The plane turned back... »

Military Aircraft Made Emergency Landing in Bermuda

Monday, May 12, 2014
By George Hatcher
Military Aircraft Made Emergency Landing in Bermuda

A military aircraft made a safe emergency landing at L.F. Wade International Airport, Bermuda, on May 11 at 3pm. The eye-witnesses said that the plane was extending and retracting its landing gear repeatedly. A police spokesman confirmed the incident and said that all the emergency protocols were observed. The causeway remained closed for traffic... »

Fokker 100 Makes Emergency Landing at Zahedan Airport, Iran

Sunday, May 11, 2014
By George Hatcher

An Iranian jet en-route from the northeastern city of Mashhad to Southeastern City of Zahedan, made an emergency landing at Zahedan airport on May 10, due to landing gear malfunction. The Fokker 100 plane was carrying 135 passengers at the time of incident, nine of whom suffered minor injuries. Reza Arbabi, a spokesperson of... »

Cargo Flight Crashes Van

Sunday, June 3, 2012
By George Hatcher
Cargo Flight Crashes Van

What: Allied Air Boeing 727 en route from Lagos Nigeria to Accra Where: Kotoka Airport, Hajj Village, Ghana When: June 2, 2012 7 pm Who: 10 fatalities, 4 survivors Why: Flight DHV 111 was flying from Lagos when it touched down halfway down the runway in Accra and failed to stop at the end.... »

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