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Lufthansa Plane Diverts to Cyprus due to Unusual Cabin Odor

Friday, July 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Plane Diverts to Cyprus due to Unusual Cabin Odor

Lufthansa flight LH-608 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Larnaca International Airport, Cyprus, on July 20th. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Munich, Germany, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, had to divert due to an unusual odor in its cabin. The plane landed safely. All 186 passengers remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Cobalt Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Cyprus

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Cobalt Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Cyprus

Cobalt Airlines flight CO-516 made an emergency landing in Larnaca, Cyprus, on August 21st. The plane had just departed for Manchester, England, when the crew received an abnormal gear indication and decided to return. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Ryanair Plane Rejects Takeoff in Cyprus after Bird Strike

Monday, July 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Plane Rejects Takeoff in Cyprus after Bird Strike

Ryanair flight FR-5086 had to reject takeoff at Paphos International Airport, Paphos, Cyprus, on July 3rd. The Boeing 737-800 was accelerating to takeoff for Krakow, Poland, when one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane taxied to the apron safely. The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane. Download article as PDF »

Thomson Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Larnaca International Airport

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Larnaca International Airport

Thomson Airways flight TOM2334 made an emergency landing at Larnaca International Airport, Cyprus at 9:00 P.M. on July 8. The Boeing 767-300, travelling from Manchester, UK, to Larnaca, Cyprus, had to declare an emergency after it experienced short-term air turbulence. Among the 328 passengers and 10 crew members aboard, 4 crew members sustained injuries.... »

Egypt Air Tailstrike On Aleppo Takeoff

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Tailstrike On Aleppo Takeoff

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Nicholas Young What: Egypt Air Airbus A321-200 en route from Aleppo to Cairo Where: Aleppo When: May 6th 2012 Who: 130 passengers Why: While taking off from Aleppo, the plane had a tail strike, impacting the runway. The pilots diverted to Larnaca where they... »

Lightning Strike Disables Plane over Five Finger Mountains

Friday, December 16, 2011
By George Hatcher
Lightning Strike Disables Plane over Five Finger Mountains

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Ole Simon What: Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration TC-ASP performing flight PC-223 from Ercan Cyprus to Adana Turkey Where: Ercan When: Dec 9th 2011 11:05 Who: 75 passengers and 6 crew Why: Just ten minutes out of Ercan, over the Five Finger Mountains, the... »

Thomson Flight Lands on One Engine

Thursday, October 14, 2010
By George Hatcher
Thomson Flight Lands on One Engine

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Roberto Bianchi What: Thomson Airways Boeing 757-200 from London to Paphos Cyprus Where: Paphos Cyprus When: Oct 13 2010 Who: 200 aboard Why: On approach to Paphos, the pilot had to shut down an engine. The captain issued a distress signal and landed with... »

Transaero Engine Fire

Saturday, July 31, 2010
By George Hatcher
Transaero Engine Fire

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer YK What: Transaero Airlines Boeing 767-200 en route from St. Petersburg to Larnaca Where: Larnaca When: Jul 31st 2010 Why: On landing, the engine was found to be on fire. The engine was shut down, and on board measures were inadequate to suppress the... »

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