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Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-7 made an emergency landing in Los Angeles, California, on July 30th. The Boeing 787-900 plane was flying from Heathrow Airport, England, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines due to an engine oil leak. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Returns to California due to Oil Leakage

Monday, July 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Returns to California due to Oil Leakage

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-7064 had to return and make an emergency landing at Oakland International Airport, Alameda County, California, on July 22nd. The Boeing 787-800 en-route to Oslo, Norway, had to return due to engine oil leakage. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

LOT Polish Airlines Plane Returns to Illinois due to Engine Oil Leakage

Friday, May 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
LOT Polish Airlines Plane Returns to Illinois due to Engine Oil Leakage

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-4 had to return and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, on May 10th. The Boeing 787-800 flying yo Warsaw, Poland, had to return due to engine oil leakage. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Thai Airways Plane Diverts to Indonesia

Thursday, October 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Plane Diverts to Indonesia

Thai Airways flight TG-473 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Denpasar, Indonesia, on October 10th. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Bangkok, Thailand, to Brisbane, Australia, was diverted after the crew received indication of oil leakage from the right hand engine. The plane landed uneventfully. All 264 people aboard remained safe.... »

KLM Plane Returns to Netherlands after Decrease in Engine Oil

Saturday, June 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Returns to Netherlands after Decrease in Engine Oil

KLM flight KL-723 returned and made a safe emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on June 6th. The Airbus A330-300, en-route to Havana, Cuba, was mid-air when the crew reported an abnormal decrease in its oil quantity. The plane diverted to Ireland but then continued for Amsterdam, and landed successfully. All people... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Air France flight AF-990 made an emergency landing at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, on May 28th. The Airbus A380-800 plane, en-route to Johannesburg, South Africa, had to turn back after the crew reported a possible engine oil leak. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

UPS Plane makes Emergency landing in Alaska after Oil Leakage

Thursday, May 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
UPS Plane makes Emergency landing in Alaska after Oil Leakage

UPS flight 5X-63 made a safe emergency landing at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Anchorage, Alaska, on May 16th. The Boeing 747-400, flying from Hong Kong, China, was flying above the Pacific Ocean when the crew notice a slow oil leakage from one of its engines. The crew had to shut the engine down... »

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago Parking Lot

Saturday, October 17, 2015
By George Hatcher

A helicopter made an emergency landing in a parking lot in Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, on October 14. The aircraft was heading from O’Hare International Airport to Peoria, Illinois, when the pilot noticed oil leak and decided to land in parking lot of a Menard’s. The helicopter landed safely. The pilot, who... »

Venice-Bound Germanwings Flight Diverts to Stuttgart Airport

Saturday, April 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Venice-Bound Germanwings Flight Diverts to Stuttgart Airport

Germanwings Flight 4U 814 had to divert and make an unscheduled landing at Stuttgart Airport, Germany, on April 4. The airline said the Airbus A319, en-route from Cologne, Germany, to Venice, Italy, had to be diverted after the pilot reported suspected oil leakage and shut down one of the engines. “This is a standard... »

Air India Flight Lands in Emergency at Toronto

Monday, September 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Lands in Emergency at Toronto

Air India flight 126 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Toronto Pearson Airport, Canada, at around 0700 hours IST on September 7. The Chicago-Delhi-Hyderabad flight was diverted after the pilot suspected oil leakage in one of the 2 engines of the Boeing 777 ER aircraft. The plane landed safely after shedding... »

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