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Brussels Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Belgium

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Brussels Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Belgium

Brussels Airlines flight SN-357 made an emergency landing in Brussels, Belgium, on June 12th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, but had to turn back due to issues with the weather radar. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Rio de Janeiro

Monday, April 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Rio de Janeiro

Air France flight AF-443 had to return and make an emergency landing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 14th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew reported issues with the weather radar. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew... »

Airlinair Plane makes Emergency landing in France due to Weather Radar Malfunction

Sunday, June 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Airlinair Plane makes Emergency landing in France due to Weather Radar Malfunction

Airlinair flight A5-4078 had to return and make an emergency landing at Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport, France, on June 24th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, en-route to Pau, France, had to return due to a malfunction of its weather radar. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Plane Returns to London Heathrow Airport

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
British Airways Plane Returns to London Heathrow Airport

British Airways flight BA-277 had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom, on June 12th. The plane took off for Hyderabad, India, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with weather radar. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Air Busan Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in South Korea

Monday, April 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Busan Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in South Korea

Air Busan plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Jeju International Airport, Jeju, South Korea, on April 2nd. The Airbus A321-200, en-route from Busan, South Korea to Cambodia, was mid air when the crew detected some problem with the weather radar, prompting the plane to divert. The plane landed uneventfully. All... »

NCAR Beta

Thursday, December 13, 2012
By George Hatcher
NCAR Beta

Funded from NASA’s Applied Sciences Program, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and several partners developed an 8-hour convective weather forecast based on fuzzy logic and cloud top and moisture level input from the two Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) that cover a large portion of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Storms and... »

Sandy Bulletin

Monday, October 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Sandy Bulletin

Sandy: Thousands of flights cancelled due to Tropical Storm Sandy National Weather Service Hurricane Sandy has caused 10,630 flight cancellations since Sunday Intellicast Radar Intellicast Satellite Weather Channel Satellite Metar Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) ..HURRICANE FORCE WINDS GUSTS REPORTED OVER LONG ISLAND AND THE NEW YORK METROPOLITAN AREAS… Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook 000... »

Hurricane Isaac Closings

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
By George Hatcher
Hurricane Isaac Closings

The FAA’s FLIGHT DELAY INFORMATION website at http://www.fly.faa.gov/flyfaa/usmap.jsp indicates the airports which have shut down due to Hurricane Isaac weather conditions. At the time of this posting, selecting the Southeastern region indicates the following closures: Gulfport Biloxi Mobile Regional Mobile Downtown Pensacola Regional Louis Armstrong Airport (Scheduled to reopen at 6:59 pm) Download article... »

Isaac Weather Alert

Saturday, August 25, 2012
By George Hatcher
Isaac Weather Alert

From the National Weather Service: Tropical Storm Isaac is currently just off the coast of northeastern Cuba, moving toward the northwest at 20 mph. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph and strengthening is forecast over the next 48 hours, with Isaac expected to be at or near hurricane strength as it reaches the... »

Thomas Cook Diverts Over Broken Radar Sys

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
By George Hatcher
Thomas Cook Diverts Over Broken Radar Sys

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Darren Wilson What: Thomas Cook Boeing 757-300 en route from Glasgow to Antalya Where: London When: Feb 15th 2012 Why: The flight had taken off normally from Glasgow, but while en route, the weather radar system failed. The crew of flight MT-3614 notified London... »

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