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Virgin Australia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Canberra Airport

Thursday, November 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Canberra Airport

Virgin Australia flight VA-646 made a hard landing at Canberra Airport, Australia, on November 19th. The incident happened after the plane flying from Sydney, Australia, encountered wind shear. Authorities said the aircraft’s tail skid and the fuselage contacted the runway. No injuries were reported. Australia’s TSB is investigating. Download article as PDF »

Eastern Australia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Albury

Saturday, October 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Eastern Australia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Albury

Eastern Australia Airlines flight QF-2207 made an emergency landing in Albury, Australia, on October 25th. The plane was flying from Sydney, Australia, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Flight Returns to Sydney due to Technical Issue

Sunday, October 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Returns to Sydney due to Technical Issue

Qantas flight QF-73 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on October 20th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for San Francisco, California, but had to turn back due to a technical issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Melbourne

Saturday, October 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Melbourne

Virgin Australia flight VA-319 made an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, on October 20th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Brisbane, Australia, but had to turn back after the crew suspected a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Indonesia AirAsia Flight Returns to Perth due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Monday, October 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Indonesia AirAsia Flight Returns to Perth due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ-535 had to make an emergency landing in Perth, Australia, on October 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Denpasar, Indonesia, but had to turn back due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Saturday, October 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Virgin Australia flight VA-546 made an emergency landing in Brisbane, Australia, on October 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Coolangatta to Sydney, Australia, was diverted after the crew noticed an engine issue. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Airways Flight Returns to Canberra due to Engine Problem

Monday, October 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Flight Returns to Canberra due to Engine Problem

Qantas Airways flight QF-1535 made an emergency landing in Canberra, Australia, on September 29th. The Boeing 717-200 plane took off for Melbourne, Australia, but had to turn back due to an engine issue. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Australia Flight Hits Turbulence Near Adelaide; Two Injured

Friday, September 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Flight Hits Turbulence Near Adelaide; Two Injured

Virgin Australia flight VA-233 encountered severe turbulence near Adelaide, Australia, on September 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Melbourne, Australia, was descending toward Adelaide when it was hit by turbulence that injured two flight attendants. The plane landed safely. The injured flight attendants were taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Jetstar Airways Flight Diverts to Port Hedland due to Medical Emergency

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jetstar Airways Flight Diverts to Port Hedland due to Medical Emergency

Jetstar Airways flight JQ-127 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Port Hedland, Western Australia, on September 13th. The plane heading from Adelaide, Australia, to Bali, Indonesia, was diverted after a passenger fell ill. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

Qantas Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

Monday, August 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

Qantas Airways flight QF-63 made an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on August 4th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Johannesburg, South Africa, but had to turn back due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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