Bulgaria

Sunwing Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smell of Smoke

Saturday, June 23, 2018
By George Hatcher
Sunwing Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smell of Smoke

Sunwing Airlines flight BY-5483 made an emergency landing in Sofia, Bulgaria, on June 21st. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Paphos, Cyprus, to Norwich, England, was diverted after smell of smoke was noticed on board. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Tailwind Airlines Plane Diverts to Sofia due to Loss in Cabin Pressure

Monday, March 12, 2018
By George Hatcher
Tailwind Airlines Plane Diverts to Sofia due to Loss in Cabin Pressure

Tailwind Airlines flight XC-1845 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Sofia Airport, Bulgaria, on March 11th. The Boeing 737-400, flying on behalf of Corendon Air, was en-route from Antalya, Turkey, to Zurich, Switzerland, had to divert due to a loss in cabin pressure. The oxygen masks were released for the passengers,... »

Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Sofia

Friday, March 2, 2018
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Sofia

Wizz Air flight W6-4321 had to reject takeoff from Sofia, Bulgaria, on February 26th. The Airbus A321-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Beauvais, France, when the crew rejected takeoff due to unreliable airspeed indications. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bulgaria

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bulgaria

Lufthansa flight LH-689 made an emergency landing in Sofia, Bulgaria, on December 26th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Tel Aviv, Israel, to Munich, Germany, was diverted after electrical smoke was noticed in aft galley. The plane landed uneventfully. All eighty-one people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Bulgaria due to Medical Emergency

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Bulgaria due to Medical Emergency

Thomson Airways flight BY-1714 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Sofia, Bulgaria, on October 8th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Newcastle Airport, England, to Larnaca, Cyprus, was diverted after one of the pilots fell ill. The plane landed safely. The pilot was taken to a nearby hospital. Download article as... »

Bluebird Airways Plane Diverts to Sofia due to Disruptive Passenger

Thursday, August 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bluebird Airways Plane Diverts to Sofia due to Disruptive Passenger

A Bluebird Airways flight made an emergency landing in Sofia, Bulgaria, on August 14th. Authorities said the plane heading from Budapest, Hungary, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted due to a disruptive passenger. The plane landed uneventfully in Sofia. The disruptive passenger was escorted off the plane. Download article as PDF »

Travel Service Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cabin Fire Indication

Thursday, August 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Travel Service Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cabin Fire Indication

Travel Service flight QS-1580 made an emergency landing in Burgas, Bulgaria, on August 1st. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Bratislava, Slovakia, was on approach to Burgas when the crew declared an emergency due to a cabin fire indication. The plane continued for a safe landing. All one hundred and seventy-eight people aboard remained... »

Condor Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

Saturday, July 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Condor Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

Condor flight DE-1707 had to return and make an emergency landing in Burgas, Bulgaria, on June 30th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Leipzig, Germany, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Oman Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bulgaria

Monday, March 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Oman Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bulgaria

Oman Air flight WY-123 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Sofia, Bulgaria, on March 4th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Muscat, Oman, to Munich, Germany, was diverted after the crew noticed smell of smoke in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Middle East Airlines Flight Diverts to Sofia due to Medical Emergency

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Middle East Airlines Flight Diverts to Sofia due to Medical Emergency

Middle East Airlines flight 213 made an emergency landing at Sofia airport in Bulgaria, on October 9th. The plane flying from Beirut, Lebanon, to Geneva, Switzerland, was diverted after a passenger suffered heart attack. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to hospital. The flight resumed shortly afterwards. Download article as PDF »

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