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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... »

Aerolineas Estelar Flight Made Emergency Landing in Jamaica

Monday, September 8, 2014
By George Hatcher
Aerolineas Estelar Flight Made Emergency Landing in Jamaica

An Aerolineas Estelar flight, on its way from Cuba to Venezuela, had to make an emergency landing at the Norman Manley International Airport, Kingston, Jamaica, in the afternoon of September 6. According to the authorities, the reason of emergency landing was an oil leak in the aircraft. The plane landed uneventfully and no one... »

Smoking Engine in Turks and Caicos Islands

Monday, October 28, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Oct 23, an American Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) to Miami reported a fire in the cockpit, a smoking engine and a loss of fuel. With smoke in the cockpit, and a hot engine, pilots made a safe landing when they diverted to Providenciales, Turks and... »

Southwest Airlines Emergency landing at Kansas City International Airport

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
By George Hatcher

On July 9, 2013 at 9 a.m., a Southwest Airlines flight en route from Baltimore’s BWI Marshall Airport to Las Vegas with 174 passengers, and 6 crew aboard developed engine trouble. The right engine developed a leak. Pilots diverted to Kansas City International Airport where they made a safe landing. Good job pilots. Safe... »

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