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Johannesburg-Bound British Airways Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Johannesburg-Bound British Airways Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport

British Airways flight BA-57 returned to Heathrow Airport, England, on March 19th. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Johannesburg, South Africa, but had to turn back after the crew noticed hot air leak in one of the wings. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

TUI fly Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Malmo, Sweden

Sunday, April 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
TUI fly Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Malmo, Sweden

TUI fly flight 6B-271 had to return and make an emergency landing in Malmo, Sweden, on April 14th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Las Palmas, Spain, but had to return shortly afterwards after the tower reported seeing a leak or smoke trailing it. The plane landed back safely. All 175 people aboard... »

KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Atlanta

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Atlanta

KLM flight KL-624 had to return and make an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 8th. The plane took off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew detected a water leak into the avionics. The plane landed back uneventfully. All 325 people aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

Sunday, October 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

United Airlines flight UA-125 made an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on September 30th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to return shortly afterwards after the passengers noticed fluid leaking from the left hand wing. The plane landed safely. All 209 passengers and 11 crew members remained unhurt.... »

AtlasGlobal Plane Returns to Turkey due to Fuel Leakage

Thursday, August 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
AtlasGlobal Plane Returns to Turkey due to Fuel Leakage

AtlasGlobal flight 8Q-807 had to return and make a precautionary landing at Antalya Airport, Antalya, Turkey, on August 14th. The Airbus A321-200 en-route to Paderborn, Germany, had to return shortly after the crew was informed that there was fluid leaking out of one of its wings. The plane landed safely. All people onboard remained... »

Air Cairo Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Cairo Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Air Cairo flight SM-451 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on August 1. The Airbus A320-200 plane en-route from Alexandria, Egypt, to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after the crew noticed a leak in one of the main cabin doors. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 111 people aboard... »

Solitaire Air Flight Returns to Amman due to Leaking Door

Monday, July 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Solitaire Air Flight Returns to Amman due to Leaking Door

Solitaire Air flight FJR-200 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amman, Jordan, on July 15th. The plane took off for Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a leaking door. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Air France flight AF-990 made an emergency landing at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, on May 28th. The Airbus A380-800 plane, en-route to Johannesburg, South Africa, had to turn back after the crew reported a possible engine oil leak. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Aeroflot Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Aeroflot Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Aeroflot flight SU-2342 made an emergency landing in Kaliningrad, Russia, on May 22nd. The Airbus A320-200, heading from Moscow, Russia, to Hanover, Germany, was diverted after a passenger observed fuel leaking from a wing. The plane landed safely. There were 154 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt. The airline arranged... »

Water Leak Floods the Aisles; Qantas Flight Returns to LAX

Friday, July 4, 2014
By George Hatcher
Water Leak Floods the Aisles; Qantas Flight Returns to LAX

Qantas Airways Flight 94 had to return and make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport due to a water pipe leak, on July 2. The Airbus A380 was en route from Los Angeles to Melbourne, Australia and was cruising at an altitude of about 31,000 feet when it sprung a leak, making... »

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