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Skippers Aviation Plane Returns to Perth due to Engine Issue

Saturday, May 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Skippers Aviation Plane Returns to Perth due to Engine Issue

A Skippers Aviation flight made an emergency landing in Perth, Australia, on May 26th. The plane took off for Leinster, Australia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. There were 50 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

PAL Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Australia due to Problem with Landing Gear

Monday, April 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
PAL Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Australia due to Problem with Landing Gear

PAL Philippine Airlines flight PR-212 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport, Australia, on April 23rd. The Airbus A340-300 en-route to Manila, Philippines, had to return after the captain failed to retract its landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 220 passengers and 12 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

Skippers Aviation Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Thursday, April 20, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Skippers Aviation plane made an emergency landing in Meekatharra, Australia, on April 18th. The plane took off for Leinster, Australia, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Australia’s TSB is investigating the incident. 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 »

REX Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dubbo, New South Wales

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
REX Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dubbo, New South Wales

Regional Express Airlines flight ZL-821 had to return for an emergency landing in Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia, on March 23rd. The plane took off for Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, but had to turn back after its right hand engine failed. The plane landed back safely. All 23 passengers and 3 crew members... »

REX Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Propeller Falls Off

Friday, March 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
REX Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Propeller Falls Off

A Regional Express Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Sydney Airport in New South Wales, Australia, on March 17th. The Saab 340B plane flying from Albury, New South Wales, Australia, was on approach to Sydney when a propeller fell off. The plane landed safely. All 16 passengers and 3 crew members remained unharmed.... »

Qantas Airways Plane Hits Turbulence near Canberra; 2 Injured

Friday, March 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qantas Airways Plane Hits Turbulence near Canberra; 2 Injured

Qantas Airways flight QF-718 encountered severe turbulence while descending toward Canberra, Australia, on March 13th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Perth, Australia, when it was hit by turbulence that injured two flight attendants. The plane continued for a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Thursday, February 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Virgin Australia flight VA-1188 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Williamtown, New South Wales, Australia, on February 21st. The plane heading from Port Macquarie, to Sydney, Australia, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Tigerair Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke On Board

Saturday, January 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Tigerair Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke On Board

Tigerair Australia flight TT-612 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia, on January 20th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sydney to Coolangatta, Australia, was diverted after smoke was noticed in the cockpit and cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

7 Injured after China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
7 Injured after China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-777 ran into severe turbulence while descending toward Sydney, Australia, on November 29th. The Airbus A330-200 plane was flying from Kunming, China, when it was hit by severe turbulence that injured 5 passengers and 2 crew members. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospital.... »

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