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Eastern Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in France

Saturday, April 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Eastern Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in France

Eastern Airways flight T3-1763 made an emergency landing in Toulouse, France, on April 13th. The plane flying from Bristol, England, was on final approach to Toulouse when the crew received an unsafe gear indication and went around to work the checklists. The plane landed safely on second approach. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Qantas Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Melbourne

Sunday, April 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Melbourne

Qantas Airways flight QF-495 made an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, on April 7th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Sydney, Australia, was on approach to Melbourne when the crew reported an unsafe gear indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

Saturday, April 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brazil

American Airlines flight AA-991 made an emergency landing in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on April 6th. The Boeing 767-300 plane flying from Miami, Florida, was on final approach to Belo Horizonte when the crew declared an emergency due to an unsafe gear indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

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 »

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