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Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Christchurch

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Christchurch

Air New Zealand flight NZ-621 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 20th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Auckland to Queenstown, New Zealand, was diverted after it suffered a lightning strike. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Another Air New Zealand flight had also... »

Air New Zealand Flight Diverts to Christchurch After Lightning Strike

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Diverts to Christchurch After Lightning Strike

Air New Zealand flight NZ-605 made an emergency landing in Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 20th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Wellington to Queenstown, New Zealand, was diverted due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Australia Flight Suffers Lightning Strike Near Sydney

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Flight Suffers Lightning Strike Near Sydney

Virgin Australia flight VA-1536 suffered a lightning strike near Sydney, Australia, on April 2nd. The incident happened shortly after the Boeing 737-800 plane departed for Hobart, Australia. The plane returned to Sydney for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Norwegian Air International Flight Returns to Edinburgh After Lightning Strike

Saturday, March 3, 2018
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air International Flight Returns to Edinburgh After Lightning Strike

Norwegian Air International flight D8-1608 made an emergency landing in Edinburgh, Scotland, on February 28th. The plane took off for Windsor Locks, Connecticut, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

KLM Flight Suffers Lightning Strike Near Buenos Aires

Thursday, February 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
KLM Flight Suffers Lightning Strike Near Buenos Aires

KLM flight KL-701 suffered a lightning strike near Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 11th. The incident happened when the Boeing 777-300 plane flying from Amsterdam, Netherlands, was on approach to Ministro Pistarini International Airport in Buenos Aires. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Eurowings Plane Returns to Cologne After Lightning Strike

Saturday, January 20, 2018
By George Hatcher
Eurowings Plane Returns to Cologne After Lightning Strike

Eurowings flight EW-34 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cologne, Germany, on January 17th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Hamburg, Germany, but had to turn back due to a lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Transavia Flight Returns to Amsterdam After Lightning Strike

Saturday, January 6, 2018
By George Hatcher
Transavia Flight Returns to Amsterdam After Lightning Strike

Transavia flight HV-5661 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on January 5th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Las Palmas, Spain, but had to turn back after a lightning strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and sixty-seven people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul due to Lightning Strike

Friday, December 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul due to Lightning Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1899 suffered a lightning strike near Sabiha Gokçen International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, on December 6th. The incident happened shortly after the Boeing 737-800 plane departed for Vienna, Austria. The crew subsequently returned to Sabiha Gokçen Airport. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Transavia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Friday, December 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Transavia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Transavia flight HV-6845 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on November 28th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Boa Vista, Cape Verde, but had to turn back due to a lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Transavia Flight Returns to Amsterdam After Lightning Strike

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Transavia Flight Returns to Amsterdam After Lightning Strike

Transavia flight HV-5951 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on November 26th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Lisbon, Portugal, but had to turn back due to a lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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