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Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flat Tire Indication

Sunday, September 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Flat Tire Indication

Emirates Airlines flight EK-9 made an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, England, on September 8th. The Airbus A380-800 plane was flying from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when the crew declared emergency due to indication of a flat nose wheel tire. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Sunday, June 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Shaheen Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lahore

Shaheen Air flight NL-718 made an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on June 16th. The plane was flying from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when the crew reported an issue with nose wheel steering. The plane landed safely. All 377 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Darwin Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Italy after Dropping Nose Wheel

Thursday, May 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Darwin Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Italy after Dropping Nose Wheel

Darwin Airlines flight AZ-1203 made a safe landing at Falcone–Borsellino Airport, Italy, on May 18th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, flying to Naples, Italy, dropped one of its nose wheels just after the departure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Delta Flight 5358 Lands in Emergency at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

Friday, June 13, 2014
By George Hatcher
Delta Flight 5358 Lands in Emergency at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

Delta Airlines flight 5358 had to make an emergency landing at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA), at about 10:20 p.m. on June 12. Airport director Kelly Johnson confirmed that the flight, which departed for Atlanta at about 9:20 a.m., was forced to return and make an emergency landing, after which, the aircraft lost the... »

Air France Airbus Flight Cancelled

Sunday, March 2, 2014
By George Hatcher

On March 2, 2013, an Airbus A380 (flight 275) scheduled to fly from Narita International Airport to Paris aborted a takeoff on runway 34L at Tokyo-Narita. The takeoff was delayed because of a nose gear problem, and subsequently towed to the gate. After maintenance, the takeoff was rescheduled but aborted a second time because... »

Indonesia: Plane Stuck in the Mud

Friday, January 3, 2014
By George Hatcher

On January 3, 2013, a Garuda Indonesia Bombardier CRJ-600-2E25 en route from Sorong Airport to Renani Airport suffered a runway excursion after landing. The number of passengers aboard was not release. No one was injured and the plane didn’t suffer any damage but it did get stuck. The pilots apparently tried to turn on... »

Emergency Landing in Mumbai

Sunday, May 5, 2013
By George Hatcher

An IndiGo flight en route from Srinagar to Mumbai developed a problem with a nose wheel, leading to the pilot requesting priority landing at Mumbai. Emergency services were on hand when the pilot made the emergency landing. No injuries were reported. The plane was towed to the gate. Download article as PDF »

Air Europa Airbus Runs over Debris.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
By George Hatcher

On April 16, 2013, an Air Europa Airbus A330-202 #EC-JPF was en route from Madrid-Barajas Airport to Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport in Venezuela. However, the flight took off after an Aéromexico tail strike, and ran over fuselage debris which punctured a nose gear tire. Pilots circled the airport, and returned to Barajas where they... »

US Airways Makes Emergency Landing

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
By George Hatcher

What: US Airways Embraer 170 Where: Indianapolis When: Jan 2, 2012 7:30 Who: 70 aboard Why: On Jan 2, 2012, at 7:30, a US Airways Embraer 170 en route from Indianapolis to Philadelphia flight developed a nose wheel problem. The flight diverted to Indianapolis where they made a safe landing at 7:40. Download article... »

Fed Ex Plane Lands with Tire Missing

Sunday, September 30, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: FedEx ATR-42-300 en route from Minneapolis/St Paul to Duluth Where: Duluth When: Sept 29, 2012 Who: crew Why: A Fed Ex flight landed safely at Duluth International Airport on one tire. The flight circled the airport for an hour before making a safe landing minus a tire. The tire went missing somewhere en... »

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