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Ryanair Plane Diverts to Germany due to in-flight Depressurization; 33 Passengers Unwell

Sunday, July 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Plane Diverts to Germany due to in-flight Depressurization; 33 Passengers Unwell

Ryanair flight FR-7312 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Frankfurt–Hahn Airport, Germany, on July 13th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Dublin, Ireland, to Zadar, Croatia, had to divert due to in-flight depressurization. The plane carrying 189 people landed safely. Around 33 passengers reported ear pain, nausea, and ear bleeding. They were... »

Qantas Flight Diverts to Adelaide After Passenger Dies Mid-Air

Saturday, June 30, 2018
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Diverts to Adelaide After Passenger Dies Mid-Air

Qantas flight QF-2 made an emergency landing in Adelaide, Australia, on June 29th. The plane heading from London, United Kingdom, to Sydney, Australia, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency and subsequently died. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Memphis due to Medical Emergency

Friday, June 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Diverts to Memphis due to Medical Emergency

United Airlines flight UA-4444 made an emergency landing in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 13th. The plane heading from Mobile, Alabama, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after the first officer became incapacitated. The plane landed safely. The first officer was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

Allegiant Air Flight Diverts to Gainesville due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, June 3, 2018
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Air Flight Diverts to Gainesville due to Medical Emergency

Allegiant Air flight G4-1304 made an emergency landing in Gainesville, Florida, on May 31st. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Kentucky, to Punta Gorda, Florida, was diverted after one of the pilots suffered a medical emergency. The plane landed safely. The pilot was taken to a hospital. Download article as... »

Transavia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

Friday, June 1, 2018
By George Hatcher
Transavia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

Transavia flight HV-5666 had to make an emergency landing in Faro, Portugal, on May 29th. According to the airline, the plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Gran Canaria, Spain, was diverted due to ‘medical reasons’. It is believed that the flight was diverted after a passenger’s body odor caused several other passengers around him... »

Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Phoenix

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
By George Hatcher
Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Phoenix

Frontier Airlines flight F9-1764 made an emergency landing in Phoenix, Arizona, on May 27th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from San Diego, California, to Tulsa, Oklahoma, was diverted after a number of passengers reported feeling unwell due to an unidentified odor on-board. The plane landed safely. Seventeen passengers were examined by the medical teams... »

Transavia Flight Diverts to Vienna due to Medical Emergency

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
By George Hatcher
Transavia Flight Diverts to Vienna due to Medical Emergency

Transavia flight HV-163 made an emergency landing in Vienna, Austria, on May 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Antalya, Turkey, was diverted after eight passengers became sick. The plane landed safely. Two of the sick passengers were taken to hospitals while the other six were treated at the airport. Download... »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Alaska due to Medical Emergency

Monday, March 26, 2018
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Alaska due to Medical Emergency

China Eastern Airlines flight MU587 made an emergency landing at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 23rd. The plane heading from Shanghai, China, to New York, was diverted after an elderly passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane dumped 30 tons of fuel before landing safely in Anchorage. The patient... »

Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Monday, March 26, 2018
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Keflavik International Airport, Iceland, on March 22nd. The plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

Jet2 Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Medical Emergency

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
Jet2 Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Medical Emergency

Jet2 flight LS-1202 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Faro, Portugal, on February 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Lanzarote, Spain, to Birmingham, England, was diverted after the first officer became unwell. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

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