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Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

Thursday, March 22, 2018
By George Hatcher
Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

Frontier Airlines flight F9-429 made an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on March 20th. The Airbus A320-200N plane heading from Denver, Colorado, to Reno, Nevada, was diverted due to an issue with one of the navigation computers. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Thursday, March 8, 2018
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Cathay Dragon flight KA-864 made an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on March 7th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Shanghai Pudong International Airport, China, but had to turn back due to a navigation system failure. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Delta Airlines flight DL-445 made an emergency landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, on March 3rd. The Boeing 767-400 plane heading from Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport, Italy, to John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was diverted after the crew noticed an issue with one of the navigation systems. The plane landed uneventfully.... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Saturday, May 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

American Airlines flight AA-1803 had to make an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on May 17th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from San Francisco, California, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was diverted due to issues with the weather radar and navigation systems. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Alaska Airlines Emergency Landing

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
By George Hatcher

On Feb 10 2013, Alaska Airlines flight 837 en route from Norman Y Mineta San Jose Int’l Airport to Honolulu departed and returned to Mineta San Jose after a power problem in a navigation system an hour into the flight. 132 passengers and six crew were aboard. When the captain decided to return to... »

Ural Airbus Flight Suffers Temporary Nav Failure

Monday, November 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
Ural Airbus Flight Suffers Temporary Nav Failure

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Anton Harisov CHELTEAM Photography What: Ural Airlines Airbus A320-200 en route from Novosibirsk to Moscow Russia Where: Novosibirsk When: Nov 6th 2011 Who: 130 passengers and 7 crew Why: Just after takeoff, the plane’s navigation system indicated a failure issue. Although the system is... »

Excuse me, Can you Show me the way to Teresina

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
By George Hatcher
Excuse me, Can you Show me the way to Teresina

What: Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195 en route from Fortaleza to Teresina,PI Brazil Where: Timon and Teresina When: Oct 30th 2011 Why: The pilots flying the Azul Linhas Aereas Embraer ERJ-195 made a perfect landing in Timon. Unfortunately, their destination was not Timon but Teresina. They made a 3.1 mile goof, and had to... »

CRK Navigation Error

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Felix Airways Canadair CRJ-200 from Riyan to Sanaa Where: Riyan When: Oct 4 2010 Why: While en route, the flight developed a navigation problem. Pilots returned the plane to Riyan, where they made a safe landing. Passengers were provided an alternative flight. George’s Point of View At least this one wasn’t a failed... »

Continental Loses Navigation over Guam

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
By George Hatcher
Continental Loses Navigation over Guam

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Dobel What: Continental Airlines Boeing 737-700 en route from Guam) to Nagoya Where: Guam When: Sep 1 2010 Who: 44 passenger Why: While en route, the flight developed problems with navigation and had to return to Guam, where they made a safe landing. No... »

Airbus Navigation Fault Sends Jet Back to Dublin

Monday, January 11, 2010
By George Hatcher
Airbus Navigation Fault Sends Jet Back to Dublin

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Javier Bravo Muñoz What: Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 en route from Dublin to New York Where: Shannon When: Jan 11th 2010 Who: not available Why: While en route, just over the Atlantic, the flight developed a navigation problem. The crew turned the Airbus around... »

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