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Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Sunday, June 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Cathay Dragon flight KA-296 made an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on June 16th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Hanoi, Vietnam, was descending toward Hong Kong when the crew noticed smell of smoke in the cockpit and requested priority landing. The plane landed safely. There were one hundred and fifty-nine people aboard... »

PSA Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dayton, Ohio

Monday, March 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
PSA Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dayton, Ohio

PSA Airlines flight AA-5390 had to return for an emergency landing in Dayton, Ohio, on March 23rd. The Canadair CRJ-200 plane took off for Charlotte, North Carolina, but had to turn back after the crew received a smoke detector indication. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 52 people aboard at the time; all of... »

Air Peace Flight Returns to Port Harcourt, Nigeria after Smoke Indication

Monday, March 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Peace Flight Returns to Port Harcourt, Nigeria after Smoke Indication

Air Peace flight 4P-7191 had to return and make an emergency landing at Port Harcourt International Airport in Nigeria, on March 12th. The plane took off for Lagos, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a smoke detector indication. The Boeing 737-500 plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. The airline said... »

American Eagle Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Wichita

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Eagle Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Wichita

An American Eagle flight made an emergency landing at Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita, Kansas, on March 7th. The Embraer jet, heading from Grand Island, Nebraska, to Dallas, Texas, had to be diverted after a smoke detector went off in the baggage compartment. The plane landed safely. All 55 people on-board remained unhurt. No... »

Hainan Airlines Plane Diverts to China due to Smoke Detector Indication

Sunday, November 15, 2015
By George Hatcher
Hainan Airlines Plane Diverts to China due to Smoke Detector Indication

A Hainan Airlines flight HU-498 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Harbin Taiping International Airport, Harbin, China, on November 8. The Boeing 787-800 was en-route from Illinois, to Beijing, China, when the crew decided to divert to Harbin due to a smoke indication in passenger cabin. The plane landed safely. The... »

Eastern Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Aberdeen

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
By George Hatcher
Eastern Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Aberdeen

Eastern Airways flight T3 588 made an emergency landing at Aberdeen Airport in Scotland, on May 11. According to an airline spokesperson, “On approach to Aberdeen, the captain of flight T3 588 from Durham Tees Valley received a cockpit warning indication relating to the smoke detector system in the toilet… The Saab 2000 aircraft... »

E- Cigarette Prompts Southwest Jet Emergency Landing in Baltimore

Friday, December 12, 2014
By George Hatcher
E- Cigarette Prompts Southwest Jet Emergency Landing in Baltimore

Southwest Airlines flight 3654 had to make an emergency landing in Baltimore, Maryland, on December 10. The decision for emergency landing was made after a smoke detector set off. The plane was en-route from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The Boeing 737 landed uneventfully and all 118 passengers and... »

Update on United 777 Diversion to Henderson Field Airport Midway Atoll.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
By George Hatcher
Update on United 777 Diversion to  Henderson Field Airport Midway Atoll.

United Airlines revealed what went wrong on Flight 201. A problem with the equipment supply cooling fan on board the Boeing 777 caused the problems which required the pilots to divert to Midway to land there in the dark. The passengers waited in a gym until the replacement flight arrived. The plane that flew... »

Tam Airbus Diverts to Miami

Friday, July 22, 2011
By George Hatcher
Tam Airbus Diverts to Miami

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Paul Guinea What: TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A330-200 en route from Orlando,FL to Sao Paulo Brazil Where: Miami When: July 19th 2011 Why: While en route, the odor of smoke was detected. The crew diverted the flight to Miami where they made a safe... »

Smoking Phone Diverts International Flight

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: American Airlines Boeing 767-300 flight AA199 en route from Milan to New York Where: Shannon When: Sept 13 2010 Who: 167 passengers Why: While the plane was en route, a passenger was charging his cell phone, which started overheating, which set off the fire alarm in the lavatory. The flight diverted to Shannon,... »

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    about 14 mins ago
  • Air Tahiti Plane Diverts to Raiatea due to Smoke on Board https://t.co/eJfFXAuzD3
    about 21 mins ago
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