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VietJet Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Friday, September 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
VietJet Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

VietJet Air flight VJ-885 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on August 30th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and three passengers and seven crew... »

Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific flight CX-3290 made an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on June 19th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Anchorage, Alaska, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a gear problem. The plane landed safely after dumping excess fuel. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Severe Turbulence; 26 Injured

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Severe Turbulence; 26 Injured

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-774 encountered severe turbulence on the way to Kunming, China, on June 18th. The Airbus A330-200 plane was flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when it hit severe turbulence that injured twenty-six passengers. The plane continued for a safe landing. Authorities said four passengers suffered serious injuries while twenty-two... »

Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Sunday, June 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Cathay Dragon flight KA-296 made an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on June 16th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Hanoi, Vietnam, was descending toward Hong Kong when the crew noticed smell of smoke in the cockpit and requested priority landing. The plane landed safely. There were one hundred and fifty-nine people aboard... »

Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Friday, June 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Cathay Dragon flight KA-318 made an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on June 13th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Busan, South Korea, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a cabin pressurization issue. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

KLM Plane Hits Turbulence Near Hong Kong; 9 Injured

Monday, June 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Hits Turbulence Near Hong Kong; 9 Injured

KLM flight KL-887 encountered severe turbulence near Hong Kong, China, on June 4th. The Boeing 747-400 plane was flying from Amsterdam, Netherlands, when it hit turbulence that injured nine people. The plane continued for a safe landing. Eight of the injured, including six passengers and two crew members were taken to hospital. Download article... »

China Eastern Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway at Hong Kong

Friday, May 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway at Hong Kong

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-765 veered off runway in Hong Kong, China, on May 24th. The incident happened when the Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Nanjing, China, was attempting to land during heavy rain. There were 141 people aboard at the time; 2 of them were taken to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific flight CX-253 made an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on May 21st. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Heathrow Airport, England, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a cracked windshield. The plane landed back safely. There were 270 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained... »

KLM Plane Returns to China due to Engine Problems

Sunday, May 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Returns to China due to Engine Problems

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight KL-896 had to return and make an emergency landing at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai Shi, China, on May 12th. The Boeing 777-300 flying to Amsterdam, Netherlands, had to return due to problems with one of its engines. The plane landed safely. All 396 people aboard remained safe. Download... »

Cathay Dragon Plane Returns to Hong Kong due to Hydraulic Failure

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Plane Returns to Hong Kong due to Hydraulic Failure

Cathay Dragon flight KA-168 had to return and make an emergency landing at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong, China, on May 7th. The Airbus A320-200 flying to Kolkata, India, had to return due to hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

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