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Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Christchurch

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Christchurch

Air New Zealand flight NZ-621 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 20th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Auckland to Queenstown, New Zealand, was diverted after it suffered a lightning strike. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Another Air New Zealand flight had also... »

Air New Zealand Flight Diverts to Christchurch After Lightning Strike

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air New Zealand Flight Diverts to Christchurch After Lightning Strike

Air New Zealand flight NZ-605 made an emergency landing in Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 20th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Wellington to Queenstown, New Zealand, was diverted due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Kish Air Plane Rejects Takeoff From Kish International Airport

Saturday, May 12, 2018
By George Hatcher
Kish Air Plane Rejects Takeoff From Kish International Airport

Kish Air flight Y9-7118 had to reject takeoff from Kish International Airport, Iran, on May 8th. The Airbus A321-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Tabriz, Iran, when it was hit by a gazelle. The crew subsequently rejected takeoff at high speed. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Norwegian Air International Flight Returns to Edinburgh After Lightning Strike

Saturday, March 3, 2018
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air International Flight Returns to Edinburgh After Lightning Strike

Norwegian Air International flight D8-1608 made an emergency landing in Edinburgh, Scotland, on February 28th. The plane took off for Windsor Locks, Connecticut, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul due to Lightning Strike

Friday, December 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul due to Lightning Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1899 suffered a lightning strike near Sabiha Gokçen International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, on December 6th. The incident happened shortly after the Boeing 737-800 plane departed for Vienna, Austria. The crew subsequently returned to Sabiha Gokçen Airport. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Flight Suffers Bat Strike Near Coffs Harbour Airport

Monday, November 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Suffers Bat Strike Near Coffs Harbour Airport

Qantas flight QF-2179 suffered a bat strike near Coffs Harbour Airport, Australia, on November 24th. The plane flying from Port Macquarie, Australia, was on final approach to Coffs Harbour Airport when a bat hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Indigo Plane Hits a Wild Boar During Departure from Visakhapatnam Airport

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Indigo Plane Hits a Wild Boar During Departure from Visakhapatnam Airport

Indigo flight 6E-742 made an emergency landing in Visakhapatnam, India, on November 12th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Hyderabad, India, but hit a wild boar during departure. The crew subsequently turned back and landed safely at Visakhapatnam Airport. All one hundred and fifty-nine people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Aerolineas Argentinas Plane Suffers Drone Strike in Buenos Aires

Sunday, November 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aerolineas Argentinas Plane Suffers Drone Strike in Buenos Aires

Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR-1865 suffered a drone strike near Aeroparque Jorge Newbery in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on November 11th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Trelew, Argentina, was on final approach to Aeroparque Jorge Newbery. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Ryanair Flight Returns to Rhodes After Dog Strike

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Returns to Rhodes After Dog Strike

Ryanair flight FR-1431 had to return and make an emergency landing at Rhodes Airport, Greece, on November 5th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Athens, Greece, but suffered a dog strike during takeoff. The crew subsequently turned back and landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Indigo Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff After Dog Strike

Thursday, October 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Indigo Airlines Flight Rejects Takeoff After Dog Strike

Indigo Airlines flight 6E-468 had to reject takeoff from Goa, India, on October 23rd. The Airbus A320-200N plane was accelerating to takeoff for Mumbai, India, when the crew rejected takeoff at high speed due to a dog strike. Several tires deflated and the plane became disabled. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

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