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Smartwings Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Prague

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
By George Hatcher
Smartwings Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Prague

Smartwings flight QS-3179 made an emergency landing in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Tel Aviv, Israel, was on approach to Prague when the crew reported they had a park brake set indication. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and seventy passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Aeroflot Flight Diverts to Prague due to Medical Emergency

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeroflot Flight Diverts to Prague due to Medical Emergency

Aeroflot flight SU-2384 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Prague, Czech Republic, on November 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sheremetyevo International Airport, Russia, to Geneva, Switzerland, was diverted after the first officer suffered a medical emergency and became incapacitated. The plane landed safely. The first officer was rushed to... »

Prague-Bound Aer Lingus Plane Suffers Lightning Strike

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
Prague-Bound Aer Lingus Plane Suffers Lightning Strike

Aer Lingus flight EI-644 suffered a lightning strike near Prague, Czech Republic, on October 29th. The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Dublin, Ireland, was on approach to Vaclav Havel Airport Prague. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Prague

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Prague

EasyJet flight U2-2581 made an emergency landing in Prague, Czech Republic, on July 23rd. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Palma, Spain, was on final approach when the crew reported a landing gear issue and declared an emergency. The crew subsequently performed an alternate landing gear extension and landed safely. All passengers and crew... »

Eurowings Flight Diverts to Prague due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Sunday, April 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Eurowings Flight Diverts to Prague due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Eurowings flight EW-5805 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 20th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Hanover, Germany, to Vienna, Austria, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Flight Rejects Take Off Due to Bird Strike

Sunday, December 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Rejects Take Off Due to Bird Strike

Lufthansa flight LH-1403 had to reject take off from Prague, Czech Republic, on December 14th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Frankfurt, Germany, when the crew reported a bird strike and rejected take off. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article... »

Smartlynx Airlines Plane Rejects Take Off due to Bird Strike

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
Smartlynx Airlines Plane Rejects Take Off due to Bird Strike

Smartlynx Airlines flight QS-1478 rejected take off from Brno, Czech Republic, on August 28th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Bourgas, Bulgaria, when its right hand engine ingested a bird, prompting the crew to reject take off. The plane safely returned to the apron. There were 139 passengers and 6... »

Vueling Airlines Plane Intercepted by Czech Gripen Fighter Jets

Monday, May 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Vueling Airlines Plane Intercepted by Czech Gripen Fighter Jets

Vueling Airlines flight VY-8549 was intercepted by two Czech Gripen fighter jets on May 27th. The Airbus A320-200, en-route from Helsinki, Finland, to Barcelona, Spain, was about to enter Czech Airspace, however, the crew did not establish contact with Czech Air Traffic Control. Two Gripen fighter jets were therefore dispatched that contacted the flight... »

Eleven Skydivers Die in Polish Plane Crash, Pilot Survives

Saturday, July 5, 2014
By George Hatcher
Eleven Skydivers Die in Polish Plane Crash, Pilot Survives

On July 5, 2014 at around 1600 hours, a private skydiving school was planning a tandem jump from a height of 4000 meters with beginner jumpers harnessed to experienced instructors (opening the parachute at 1700 feet) but instead the exercise met tragedy. The twin engine Piper PA-31P pressurized Navajo skydiving plane crashed, and was... »

Airbus Emergency Landing in Prague

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
By George Hatcher
Airbus Emergency Landing in Prague

On May 13, 2013, an Aeroflot Airbus A320-214 en route from Sheremetyevo Int’l Moscow to Vaclav Havel Airport Prague made an emergency landing in Prague. The plane landed with emergency services on standby, and was towed from the main runway. Passengers disembarked and were taken to the gate by bus. The tires were damaged... »

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