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Air India Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Azerbaijan

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Azerbaijan

An Air India flight had to make an emergency landing at Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Azerbaijan, on July 10th. The plane was flying on London-Mumbai route when a technical issue prompted the crew to divert for an emergency landing. The plane landed safely. There were 206 passengers aboard at the time; all of them... »

Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Azerbaijan

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Azerbaijan

Air India flight AI 130 had to make an emergency landing at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Azerbaijan, on January 24. The Boeing Dreamliner aircraft was en-route from London, United Kingdom, to Mumbai, India, when a passenger suffered a medical emergency, prompting the pilot to sought permission for diversion. Authorities said the 72-year-old passenger,... »

Norwegian Airlines Flight Diverts to Baku Due to Medical Emergency

Monday, April 20, 2015
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Airlines Flight Diverts to Baku Due to Medical Emergency

A Norwegian Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku, Azerbaijan, on April 19. The plane was heading from Bangkok to Copenhagen when the pilot requested an emergency landing due to an ill passenger. The plane, carrying 288 passengers, was then diverted to Baku where it made... »

British Airways Plane Returns to Azerbaijan due to Engine Fire

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
By George Hatcher
British Airways Plane Returns to Azerbaijan due to Engine Fire

A British Airways flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Azerbaijan, on April 10. The Airbus 321 departed for London but had to turn back shortly afterwards after one of its engines caught fire. The plane landed uneventfully and all 92 passengers and crew members remained... »

Emergency Landing in Baku

Thursday, January 23, 2014
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing in Baku

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 en route from London to Singapore diverted to Baku in the first week of January 2013, after developing pressurization problems. The plane made a safe landing with no injuries. Four hundred sixty seven passengers were aboard the flight, and twenty-seven crew, none of whom were injured. Passengers were provided... »

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