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Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Diverts to Dublin Airport

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Diverts to Dublin Airport

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-7147 made an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on December 3rd. The Boeing 787-900 plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Boston, Massachusetts, was diverted due to a piece of luggage that belonged to a passenger who was not on the plane. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Friday, February 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

American Airlines flight 534 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, Missouri, on February 9th. Authorities said the plane heading from Columbus, Ohio, to Phoenix, Arizona, was diverted for a security check. The plane landed safely. There were 113 passengers and 5 crew members aboard at the time;... »

British Airways Flight Lands Safely in Newark after Security Alert

Saturday, June 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Lands Safely in Newark after Security Alert

A British Airways flight made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, on June 1st. Authorities said a security alert was issued about the British Airways plane that was flying from London, United Kingdom. An airline spokesperson said, “The aircraft has landed normally. Security checks will carried out as a precaution…We... »

Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Poland

Sunday, August 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Poland

Turkish Airlines flight TK-79 had to make an emergency landing at Warsaw Chopin Airport, Warsaw, Poland, at around 3:50 P.M. on July 30. The Boeing 777-300, heading from Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, to San Francisco, California, had to be landed in emergency due to an unclaimed mobile phone found in the cabin. The plane... »

Unruly Passenger Forces Delta Emergency Landing on Christmas Night

Friday, December 26, 2014
By George Hatcher
Unruly Passenger Forces Delta Emergency Landing on Christmas Night

Delta Airlines flight 81 had to make an emergency landing on Christmas night, at Albuquerque International Sunport, Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Boeing 767, en-route from Atlanta to Los Angeles, was diverted after the pilot reported a ‘security threat’ due to a disruptive passenger on-board. The plane, carrying more than 200 passengers, landed shortly after... »

Slovakia Plants Explosive on Dublin-bound Flight

Wednesday, January 6, 2010
By George Hatcher
Slovakia Plants Explosive on Dublin-bound Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Diego Ruiz De Vargas What: Danube Wings Boeing 737-400 en route from Poprad/Tatry Slovakia to Dublin Where: The entire flight When: Jan 2nd 2010 Who: Number aboard not released Why: A Slovakian agency decided to test their security by slipping 9 packages of explosives... »

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