Dominican Republic

JetBlue Flight Returns to Dominican Republic due to Cabin Pressure Problems

Saturday, September 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Returns to Dominican Republic due to Cabin Pressure Problems

JetBlue Airways flight B6-1468 had to return and make an emergency landing in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on August 30th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards due to cabin pressure problems. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew... »

Aerolineas Estelar Flight Returns to Santo Domingo

Monday, December 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Aerolineas Estelar Flight Returns to Santo Domingo

Aerolineas Estelar flight E4-8362 made an emergency landing in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on December 16th. The Boeing 737-200 plane took off for Caracas, Venezuela, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines due to a series of loud bangs. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard... »

Condor Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dominican Republic

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Condor Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dominican Republic

Condor Airlines flight DE-3950 made an emergency landing in La Romana, Dominican Republic, on November 12th. The Boeing 767-300 plane was flying from Munich, Germany, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 254 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SBA Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Santo Domingo

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
SBA Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Santo Domingo

SBA Airlines flight R7-420 had to make an emergency landing in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on September 20th. The plane was flying from Caracas, Venezuela, when the crew declared an emergency due to a mechanical problem. The plane landed safely. All 139 people on board remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Latin American Wings Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dominican Republic

Saturday, August 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Latin American Wings Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dominican Republic

Latin American Wings flight H8-703 made an emergency landing in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) on August 24th. The Boeing 737-300 plane was accelerating to take off when the one of the tires burst. The pilot continued the take off and returned for landing after burning off fuel. The plane landed safely. All 156 people... »

American Airlines Plane Continues for Safe Landing in Dominican Republic

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Continues for Safe Landing in Dominican Republic

American Airlines flight AA-987 continued for a safe landing at Las Americas International Airport, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on March 21. The Boeing 757-200, flying from Miami, Florida to Santo Domingo, was on approach to the runway when the crew detected a hydraulic leak. The plane landed safely. All 200 people onboard remained unharmed.... »

SBA Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dominican Republic

Sunday, March 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
SBA Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dominican Republic

SBA Airlines flight S3-1515 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Las Americas International Airport, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on March 11. The Boeing 757-200, heading from Caracas, Venezuela to Miami, Florida, was mid-air when the crew needed to shut down its right hand engine, causing the plane to divert. The plane... »

Condor Airlines Flight Returns to Dominican Republic

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Condor Airlines Flight Returns to Dominican Republic

Condor Airlines flight DE-2221 had to return and make an emergency landing in La Romana, Dominican Republic, on March 5th. The Boeing 767-300 took off for Frankfurt, Germany, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a strong odor on-board. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Orenair FLight Makes Emergency Landing in Dominican Republic

Thursday, February 11, 2016
By George Hatcher

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JetBlue Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Laser Blinding

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Laser Blinding

A JetBlue flight had to make an emergency landing at Las Americas Airport, Dominican Republic, on January 9. Authorities said the pilots declared emergency after one or more individuals pointed a laser beam on the plane, impairing pilot’s visibility. The flight was coming from New York at the time. The plane landed uneventfully. There... »

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