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United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

United Airlines flight UA-2192 made an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on May 29th. The Boeing 737-900 plane flying from Tampa, Florida, was on final approach to Chicago when the crew declared an emergency due to issues with flaps and slats. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bahrain

Thursday, January 25, 2018
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bahrain

Gulf Air flight GF-19 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bahrain, on January 24th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back due to an issue with the slats. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at JFK Airport

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at JFK Airport

American Airlines flight AA-1609 made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on December 31st. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Bermuda was on approach to New York when the crew declared an emergency, reporting a problem with the slats. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and forty-four people... »

Norwegian Air International Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Gatwick Airport

Friday, May 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air International Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Gatwick Airport

Norwegian Air International flight D8-371 had to make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, England, on May 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Helsinki, Finland, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed an issue with the slats. The plane landed back safely. There were 183 people aboard at the... »

Fedex Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Sunday, December 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Fedex Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-3021 made an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, in Chicago, Illinois, on December 14th. The plane was flying from Los Angeles, California, when the crew declared an emergency due to a slat disagree. The plane landed safely at higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Hop Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Oslo

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Hop Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Oslo

Hop Airlines flight A5-1278 made an emergency landing in Oslo, Norway, on December 3rd. The plane was flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when the crew reported a slat fail message and declared an emergency. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Hainan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Hainan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Hainan Airlines flight HU-7923 had to return and make an emergency landing in Changsa, China, on November 14th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Los Angeles, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported an issue with the slats. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. All passengers... »

Gol Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Gol Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport

Gol Airlines flight G3-5472 made an emergency landing at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on October 23rd. The plane en-route from Belo Horizonte to Sao Paulo–Congonhas Airport, Brazil, was diverted after the crew reported issues with the slats. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 125 people aboard at the time; all... »

Yakutia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Slat Issue

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Yakutia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Slat Issue

Yakutia Airlines flight R3-492 had to return and make an emergency landing in Vladivostok, Russia, on September 4th. The plane took off for Yakutsk, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an indication of a slat issue. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 65 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the... »

United Airlines Plane Returns to Athens

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Returns to Athens

United Airlines flight UA-125 had to return and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on June 19th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a leading edge slat asymmetry. The plane dumped excess fuel before it landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.... »

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