Smoke in Cockpit Causes Saudi Arabian Airlines Diversion

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
By George Hatcher
Smoke in Cockpit Causes Saudi Arabian Airlines Diversion

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer K.L.Yim What: Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747-400 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah Where: Chennai When: Jul 6th 2011 Who: 200 passengers Why: While en route, the flight developed smoke in the cockpit. Pilots diverted to Chennai and made a safe landing. Emergency... »

MD-90 Engine Failure over Madinah, Saudi Arabia

Saturday, May 30, 2009
By George Hatcher

What: Saudi Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30 en route from Damascus to Madinah, Saudi Arabia Where: emergency landing at Prince Muhammad International Airport in Madinah When: Thursday May 28th 2009-evening Who: 121 passengers Why: On approach, the plane experienced a failure in one of its engines. The pilot had to burn off fuel, telling the... »

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