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Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles Airport

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles Airport

Delta Airlines flight DL-5507 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on April 17th. The plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Richmond, Virginia, was diverted after it dropped a wheel during departure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Monday, January 15, 2018
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

El Al flight LY-8 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Canada, on January 14th. The Boeing 747-400 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted after the crew received a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers... »

EgyptAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
EgyptAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

EgyptAir flight 802 made an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on August 29th. The plane was flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when the crew declared an emergency due to an issue with the wheels. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Corendon Dutch Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Corendon Dutch Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Corendon Dutch Airlines flight CD-295 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on June 27th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Kos, Greece, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Air Canada Plane makes Emergency Landing Due to Missing Wheel

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Plane makes Emergency Landing Due to Missing Wheel

Air Canada flight AC-864 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, Longford, England, on April 16th. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Montreal, Canada, had an uneventful flight due to a missing outboard main wheel. The plane landed safely. All 294 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Las Vegas due to Wheel Well Fire Indication

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Las Vegas due to Wheel Well Fire Indication

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-44 made an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on August 6th. The Boeing 747-400 plane was flying to Gatwick Airport, England, when the crew decided to turn back due to a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed safely. There were 359 people aboard at the time; all of the... »

Ryanair Flight Diverts to Brussels Airport

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Diverts to Brussels Airport

Ryanair flight FR-3131 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Brussels Airport, Belgium, on July 24th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from London Stansted Airport, England, to Paphos, Cyprus, was diverted due to a wheel well fire indication. The plane landed safely Everyone aboard remained unhurt. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Volotea Plane Diverts to France after Problem with Wheels

Friday, July 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Volotea Plane Diverts to France after Problem with Wheels

Volotea flight V7-2092 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Bordeaux–Mérignac Airport, France, on July 21st. The Boeing 717-200 flying from Strasbourg to Toulouse, France, had to divert due to some problem with one of its wheel. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Yamal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia due to Missing Wheel

Friday, March 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Yamal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia due to Missing Wheel

Yamal Airlines flight YC-145 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tyumen, Ural Federal District, Russia, on March 9. The Boeing 737-400, heading from Tyumen to Novy Urengoy, Russia, had to return shortly afterwards after one of its main wheels was reported missing. The plane landed uneventfully. All 155 people aboard remained... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands in South Australia; No Injuries Reported

Monday, January 4, 2016
By George Hatcher

A light plane crash-landed at Parafield Airport in South Australia, on January 2. It is believed that the plane landed on its belly due to a problem with its front wheel. The pilot, who was the only one aboard, remained uninjured. The plane was damaged. Download article as PDF »

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