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Boliviana de Aviacion Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bolivia

Thursday, February 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Boliviana de Aviacion Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bolivia

Boliviana de Aviacion flight OB-314 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Cochabamba, Bolivia, on February 6th. The plane flying from La Paz, Bolivia, was on approach to Uyuni, Bolivia, when the crew reported unsafe gear and decided to divert. The plane landed safely. All 31 passengers and 3 crew members remained... »

American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Sunday, January 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

American Airlines flight AA-728 had to make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom, on January 7th. The Airbus A330-300 plane flying from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was on final approach when the crew declared an emergency due to an unsafe nose gear indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

SkyWest Plane’s Nose Gear Collapses on Landing in San Antonio

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Plane’s Nose Gear Collapses on Landing in San Antonio

SkyWest Airlines flight 5588 made an emergency landing in San Antonio, Texas, on December 4th. The plane took off from Houston, Texas, and was on final approach to Monterrey, Mexico, when the crew reported an unsafe gear indication and decided to divert. The aircraft’s nose gear collapsed upon landing in San Antonio. One passenger... »

Delta Airlines Flight Safely Lands at Shannon Airport after Gear Issue

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Safely Lands at Shannon Airport after Gear Issue

Delta Airlines flight DL-406 made a safe landing at Shannon airport, Ireland, after a landing gear scare on October 11th. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was on approach to Shannon airport when the crew received an unsafe gear indication. The crew continued for a low approach... »

NordStar Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Moscow

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
NordStar Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Moscow

NordStar Airlines flight Y7-7750 made an emergency landing in Domodedovo, Moscow, Russia, on October 9th. The plane flying from Heraklion, Greece, was on approach to Domodedovo when the crew reported an unsafe gear indication. The crew went around and managed to lower and lock the gear before safely landing in Domodedovo. Everyone aboard remained... »

UTAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Thursday, October 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
UTAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

UTAir flight UT-364 made an emergency landing in Moscow, Russia, on October 4th. The plane flying from Ufa, Russia, was on final approach when the crew reported an unsafe gear indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Corpus Christi

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Corpus Christi

Mesa Airlines flight YV-5704 made an emergency landing in Corpus Christi, Texas, on June 28th. The plane was flying from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, when the crew received an unsafe gear indication and declared an emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Azerbaijan Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Iran after Unsafe Gear Indication

Monday, June 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Azerbaijan Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Iran after Unsafe Gear Indication

Azerbaijan Airlines flight J2-8005 made a safe emergency landing at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran, on June 26th. The Airbus A319-100, flying from Baku, Azerbaijan, was about to reach its destination when the crew noticed an unsafe gear indication. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Ural Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
By George Hatcher
Ural Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

Ural Airlines flight U6-2768 made an emergency landing at Domodedovo International Airport, Russia, on November 21. The Airbus A321-200 was flying from Chisinau, Moldavia, when on final approach, the crew reported an unsafe gear and requested an emergency landing. The plane landed safely and was towed to the apron. All 112 people aboard remained... »

Malaysia Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing. No, Not that flight, Another one.

Monday, April 21, 2014
By George Hatcher

This Malaysia Airlines flight landed, but with a burst tire. One hundred sixty-six people (159 passengers, 7 crew) were aboard the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 that returned to Kuala Lumpur after a tire blew on takeoff. Flight MH192 had to burn off fuel in order to land safely, and returned four hours at 1:56... »

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