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Bulgaria Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

Saturday, June 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bulgaria Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

Bulgaria Air flight FB-8798 had to return and make an emergency landing in Rijeka, Croatia, on June 1st. The plane took off for Sofia, Bulgaria, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Croatia Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Croatia

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Croatia Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Croatia

Croatia Airlines flight OU-460 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zagreb, Croatia, on November 21st. The plane took off for Zurich, Switzerland, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the de-icing systems. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 66 people aboard at the time; all of them... »

Germany-Bound SprintAir Flight Diverts to Zagreb

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Germany-Bound SprintAir Flight Diverts to Zagreb

SprintAir flight SRN-10 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Zagreb, Croatia, on September 4th. The plane flying from Split, Croatia, to Schonefeld, Germany, was diverted due to an abnormal, engine oil pressure indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Croatia Airlines Plane Returns to Zagreb due to Engine Problem

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Croatia Airlines Plane Returns to Zagreb due to Engine Problem

Croatia Airlines flight OU-410 had to return for an emergency landing in Zagreb, Croatia, on September 4th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Frankfurt, Germany, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a fault in left hand engine. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Bird-Hit Croatia Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Croatia

Sunday, February 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Croatia Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Croatia

Croatia Airlines flight OU-631 made an emergency landing in Zadar. Croatia, on February 5th. The plane was flying from Pula, Croatia, when a bird struck it, prompting the crew to declare an emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 23 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

2 Killed after Small Plane Crashed in Croatia

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed at Zagreb International Airport in Zagreb, Croatia, the interior ministry said in a statement on June 7. It is believed that the plane, which was performing at an air show, crashed due to technical fault. There were 2 people aboard at the time; both of them were killed. The cause... »

First Officer Passes Out Midair; EL AL Flight 289 makes Emergency Landing in Croatia

Saturday, May 17, 2014
By George Hatcher
First Officer Passes Out Midair; EL AL Flight 289 makes Emergency Landing in Croatia

EL AL flight 289, en route from Tel Aviv to Venice, had to make an emergency landing in Dubrovnik, Croatia, after its first officer fell ill mid air. The plane departed from Tel Aviv at around 6 a.m. on May 15. After about 2 hours, the first officer went to use the bathroom and... »

Croatian Canadair Emergency Landing

Friday, October 4, 2013
By George Hatcher
Croatian Canadair Emergency Landing

On October 2nd, 2013, an Adria Airways Canadair Regional Jet CRJ-900 en route from Zagreb to Sofia developed a mechanical problem with the GNK Dinamo Zagreb team aboard. In flight, pilots found error alerts indicating heating of the outer edge of a wing. Pilots diverted to Ljubljana where they made a safe landing. No... »

Smokey Cabin Leads to Diversion to Croatia

Sunday, October 21, 2012
By George Hatcher
Smokey Cabin Leads to Diversion to Croatia

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Rafael Alvarez Cacho What: Transavia Boeing 737-BK2 En route from Sharm el-Sheikh to Amsterdam Where: Primošten Croatia When: Oct 20, 2012 Who: 192 aboard Why: While the flight was en route over Croatia, smoke and the odor of burning plastic developed in the cabin.... »

Ultralight Crash in Croatia Kills 2

Thursday, May 17, 2012
By George Hatcher
Ultralight Crash in Croatia Kills 2

What: Aviasud Mistral Where: near Rogotin in the Neretva river valley, Croatia When: May 16, 2012 8.45 pm Who: 2 aboard, 2 fatalities Why: The ultralight was flying low just above the wires and planting bait for rabid foxes when it crashed in a tangerine field near the mouth of the Neretva. 57 year... »

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