Fiji Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Auckland

Saturday, September 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fiji Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Auckland

Fiji Airways flight FJ-430 made an emergency landing in Auckland, New Zealand, on September 15th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Suva, Fiji, but had to turn back due to an issue with the crew oxygen supply. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Singapore Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Singapore Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Singapore Airlines flight SQ-345 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on September 2nd. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Singapore but had to turn back after the crew received an indication of a problem with the crew oxygen masks. The plane landed safely. There were three hundred and... »

Air Canada Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Thursday, August 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Air Canada flight AC-84 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom, on August 8th. The Boeing 787-900 plane was flying from Toronto, Canada, to Tel Aviv, Israel, when the crew decided to divert due to a fault in its oxygen system. The plane landed safely. All 252 people aboard remained... »

United Airlines Plane Diverts to Chicago due to Oxygen Leak

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Diverts to Chicago due to Oxygen Leak

United Airlines flight UA-510 had to divert and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, on July 2nd. The Boeing 757-200, flying from Los Angeles, California, to Newark, New Jersey, had to divert due to oxygen leak. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Japan due to Low Oxygen Pressure

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-283 had to divert and make a safe landing at Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Japan, on February 21. The Boeing 767-300 en-route from Narita, Japan, to Bangkok, Thailand, was mid-air when the crew reported low pressure of oxygen in the supply system, causing the plane to divert. The plane landed safely.... »

Jan 18: TAM Airbus Emergency was Slow Suffocation

Thursday, February 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jan 18: TAM Airbus Emergency was Slow Suffocation

On January 18, 2016, a TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200 was on a scheduled flight from Brasilia to Aracaju Brazil when the pilots decided to return to Brasilia. They made a safe landing and were in the air ten minutes short of an hour. Incident investigations always take time. So it was a couple... »

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bermuda

Friday, August 28, 2015
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bermuda

A JetBlue flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at LF Wade International Airport in Bermuda, on August 26th. The incident happened when the Airbus A320, carrying 94 people, was heading from Boston to Puerto Rico. According to a Department of Marine and Port Services report, “A 51-year-old female passenger was experiencing... »

Life Jacket with AirPocket Can Save Lives

Saturday, January 25, 2014
By George Hatcher
Life Jacket with AirPocket Can Save Lives

The Lifejacket Airpocket Plus (LAP) combined lifejacket and hybrid rebreather is a lifesaver. Imagine a life jacket that lets you breathe air. Genius, right? I’ve seen too many helicopter crashes to and from oil rigs. Some of those fatalities should be preventable. This hybrid life jacket would really come in handy to have on... »

Lightheaded Pilots Make Emergency Landing at Heathrow

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
By George Hatcher
Lightheaded Pilots Make Emergency Landing at Heathrow

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Tomasz Konopinski What: British Airways A321 en route from London Heathrow to Glasgow Where: London When: Dec 20th 2011 Who: pilot and co-pilot Why: After takeoff, pilots declared an emergency when they became lightheaded. They returned to Heathrow and made a safe landing. The... »

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