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Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Thursday, February 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific flight CX-899 made an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on February 10th. The Airbus A350-900 plane flying from Newark, New Jersey, was on approach to Hong Kong when the crew reported an issue with nose wheel steering. The plane subsequently landed safely and was towed to the gate. All passengers and... »

Scandinavian Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Scandinavian Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway

Scandinavian Airlines flight SK-4479 had to reject takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway, on April 23rd. The Boeing 737-700 plane was preparing to depart for Oslo, Norway, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a nose gear steering issue. The plane safely stopped at the runway. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Expressjet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Minneapolis

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
Expressjet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Minneapolis

Expressjet flight EV-5469 made an emergency landing in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on August 28th. The plane was flying from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, when the crew reported a problem with the nose wheel steering. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Emirates Plane Experiences Nose Wheel Steering Issue

Sunday, August 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Experiences Nose Wheel Steering Issue

Emirates Airlines flight EK-149 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on August 25th. The Airbus A380-800 was flying from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when the crew reported a nose wheel steering issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air China Plane makes Safe Landing in Dubai after Nose Wheel Steering Problem

Thursday, July 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air China Plane makes Safe Landing in Dubai after Nose Wheel Steering Problem

Air China flight CA-941 made a safe emergency landing at Dubai International Airport, Dubai, UAE, on July 5th. The Airbus A330-200, en-route from Beijing, China, was on approach to Dubai when the crew reported they would not be able to employ its nose wheel steering. The plane landed successfully. It was towed off the... »

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... »

Lan Airbus Lands without Nosewheel Steering; Towed off

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: LAN Airlines Airbus A319-100 en route from Iquitos to Lima (Peru), Where: Lima When: Dec 5th 2011 Why: While en approach to the Lima airport, the plane lost nosewheel steering. The flight made a safe landing but was stranded on the runway had had to be towed. Download article as PDF »

Emergency Landing in Salt Lake

Thursday, January 13, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Delta en route from Detroit Where: Salt Lake City When: Jan 12, 2010 Who: 144 passengers Why: While en route from Detroit, the Delta A320 made an emergency landing in Salt Lake City Utah. Braking and steering were affected, though details have not been released to the media. Delta reported that no one... »

United Airlines Airbus Returns to Chicago Without Steering

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: United Airlines Airbus A319-100 en route from Chicago,IL (USA) to Calgary Where: Chicago When: Nov 22nd 2010 Why: While en route from Chicago, the plane developed a hydraulic problem and returned to Chicago to make a safe landing. However, landing without nosewheel steering, the plane had to be towed. Passengers were provided alternative... »

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