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Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Sunday, March 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Loganair flight BE-6939 made an emergency landing at Sumburgh Airport in Shetland, Scotland, on March 9th. The plane was flying from Kirkwall, Scotland, when the first officer became unwell, prompting the crew to declare an emergency. The plane continued for a safe landing. The first officer was rushed to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bahrain

Saturday, March 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bahrain

Gulf Air flight GF-506 had to return for an emergency landing in Bahrain, on March 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards after the first officer reported feeling unwell. The plane landed back safely. The first officer was shifted to hospital. Download article... »

Air Arabia Plane Returns to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport due to Medical Emergency

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Arabia Plane Returns to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air Arabia flight G9824 had to return for an emergency landing at Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, United Arab Emirates, on February 26th. The plane took off for Peshawar, Pakistan, but had to return shortly afterwards after a Pakistani passenger suffered a cardiac arrest. The plane landed safely. Authorities said the passenger died on... »

KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Captain Becomes Ill

Monday, February 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Captain Becomes Ill

KLM flight KL-643 had to divert and make an emergency landing in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on February 25th. The Boeing 747-400 plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was diverted after the captain became ill. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The captain... »

Air India Flight Diverts to Ankara due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, February 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Diverts to Ankara due to Medical Emergency

Air India flight 130 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Ankara, Turkey, on February 16th. The plane flying from London, England, to Mumbai, India, was diverted after a 63-year-old Portuguese passenger suffered a suspected cardiac arrest. The plane landed safely. The passenger, identified as Agnelo Bareto, was rushed to a hospital.... »

Hop! Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in France

Thursday, February 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Hop! Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in France

Hop! Airlines flight A5-3557 made an emergency landing in Strasbourg, France, on February 14th. The plane was flying from Toulouse, France, when the captain declared an emergency, reporting that the first officer has become unconscious. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 46 passengers aboard remained safe. The first officer had regained consciousness... »

Qeshm Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qeshm Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Qeshm Airlines flight 2264 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Yazd, Iran, on February 13th. Director general of Kerman province’s airports Ali Qasemzadeh said the plane heading from Najaf, Iraq, to Kerman, Iran, was diverted “due to unstable conditions of a passenger.” The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

A Pegasus Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Isfahan, Iran, on February 13th. The plane en-route from Istanbul, Turkey, to Bahrain was diverted after a passenger became ill. The plane landed safely. The passenger received medical treatment at the airport. The flight resumed shortly afterwards. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Rochester, MN

Saturday, February 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Rochester, MN

Delta Airlines flight 1484 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Rochester, Minnesota, on February 10th. The plane heading from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Detroit, Michigan, was diverted after a passenger became ill. The plane landed safely. The passenger was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

PIA Flight Diverts to Berlin due to Medical Emergency

Saturday, February 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
PIA Flight Diverts to Berlin due to Medical Emergency

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK791 had to divert for an emergency landing in Berlin, Germany, on February 9th. The plane took off from Islamabad, Pakistan, and was en-route to Birmingham, United Kingdom, when a British woman passenger fell ill. The crew declared a medical emergency and diverted to Berlin. The plane landed safely. The... »

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