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Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lille, France

Monday, July 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lille, France

Air France flight AF-1727 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lille, France, on June 30th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Venice, Italy, to Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, was diverted due to radio problems. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Chicago due to Communication Radio Problem

Sunday, May 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Chicago due to Communication Radio Problem

American Airlines flight AA-150 had to return and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on May 18th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew reported an issue with the primary communication radio. The plane landed back... »

Austrian Airlines Plane Returns to Vienna due to Radio System Malfunction

Friday, September 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Austrian Airlines Plane Returns to Vienna due to Radio System Malfunction

Austrian Airlines flight OS-597 had to return for an emergency landing in Vienna, Austria, on September 7th. The plane took off for Krakow, Poland, but had to turn back due to a fault in the radio system. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Egypt Air Plane Makes Safe Landing in Israel after Communication Loss

Monday, April 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Plane Makes Safe Landing in Israel after Communication Loss

Egypt Air flight 4D-54 had to be intercepted before it made a safe landing at Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 23rd. The Embraer ERJ-170 was en-route from Cairo, Egypt, when upon entering Israeli Airspace, it lost communication due to a radio failure, prompting Israeli Authorities to intercept the plane. The plane... »

Air Berlin Plane makes Safe Landing in Spain after Losing Contact with ATC

Monday, February 8, 2016
By George Hatcher

Air Berlin flight AB-2266 (callsign BER344E) made a safe landing at Málaga Airport, Spain, on February 5th. The Airbus A320-200, flying from Munich Airport, Germany, lost communication with ATC mid-air. The plane could contact back the ATC after around 10 minutes. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Delta Radio Obstructs Flight

Thursday, June 24, 2010
By George Hatcher
Delta Radio Obstructs Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Mu Yun What: Delta Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Orlando to Atlanta Where: Orlando When: Jun 21st 2010 Why: After takeoff, the Boeing lost radio contact briefly. Although they were able to reestablish contact, they returned to the airport (and made a safe... »

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