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Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Thursday, June 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines flight TK-541 made an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 13th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Niamey, Niger, but the crew received a tail strike indication during departure and decided to return. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Ryanair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Spain

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Spain

Ryanair flight FR-2150 had to return and make an emergency landing in Alicante, Spain, on April 8th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Birmingham, England, but had to return shortly afterwards due to indication of tail strike during departure. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

IndiGo Plane Suffers Tail Strike on Landing at Vijayawada Airport, India

Friday, March 30, 2018
By George Hatcher
IndiGo Plane Suffers Tail Strike on Landing at Vijayawada Airport, India

IndiGo flight 6E-7204 suffered a tail strike during landing at Vijayawada Airport, India, on March 28th. The incident happened when the plane was coming from Bangalore, India. The plane rolled out uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Ryanair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

Sunday, February 11, 2018
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

Ryanair flight FR-7347 had to return and make an emergency landing at Henri Coanda International Airport, Romania, on February 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Dublin, Ireland, but had to turn back due to a suspected tail strike during departure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hamburg

Tuesday, December 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hamburg

SunExpress flight XQ-171 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hamburg, Germany, on December 23rd. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Antalya, Turkey, but had to turn back due to a tail strike indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Jeddah

Monday, December 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Jeddah

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-21 had to return and make an emergency landing in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on December 9th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to turn back due to a tail strike indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members... »

Delta Airlines Plane Suffers Tail Strike at LaGuardia Airport

Friday, December 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Suffers Tail Strike at LaGuardia Airport

Delta Airlines flight DL-886 suffered a tail strike after landing at LaGuardia Airport, New York, on December 6th. The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane was coming from Atlanta, Georgia. No Injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

LATAM Brasil Flight Suffers Tail Strike in Florianopolis, Brazil

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
LATAM Brasil Flight Suffers Tail Strike in Florianopolis, Brazil

LATAM Brasil flight JJ-4753 suffered a tail strike upon landing in Florianopolis, Brazil, on November 26th. The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane was coming from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The plane rolled out uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

SpiceJet Plane Suffers Tail Strike on Landing at Delhi Airport

Friday, November 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
SpiceJet Plane Suffers Tail Strike on Landing at Delhi Airport

SpiceJet flight SG-2642 suffered a tail strike during landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi, India, on November 8th. The incident happened when the plane was coming from Jabalpur, India. All passengers and crew members remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Returns to DFW Airport After Tail Strike

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Returns to DFW Airport After Tail Strike

American Airlines flight AA-2293 returned to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on September 29th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, but suffered a tail strike during departure. The crew consequently stopped the climb and returned to Dallas. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members... »

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