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Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Emirates flight EK-261 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on December 16th. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and... »

Emirates Plane Returns to Dubai due to Engine Problem

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Returns to Dubai due to Engine Problem

Emirates Airlines flight EK-97 had to return and make an emergency landing at Dubai International Airport, Dubai, UAE, on December 25th. The Airbus A380-800, en-route to Rome, Italy, was mid-air above Iran when the crew reported problems with the right hand engine, prompting it to return. The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained... »

Singapore Airlines Plane Diverts to Dubai after Engine Issue

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Singapore Airlines Plane Diverts to Dubai after Engine Issue

Singapore Airlines flight SQ-336 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Dubai International Airport, UAE, on November 29. The Airbus A380-800 flying from Singapore to Paris, France, had to divert due to some issue with one of its engines. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Emirates Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Dubai

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Dubai

Emirates Airlines flight EK-58 made a safe landing at Dubai International Airport, Dubai, UAE, on September 18th. The Airbus A380-800 was on approach to Dubai from Dusseldorf, Germany, when the crew had to shut one of its engines down mid-air. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members aboard remained unhurt. Download article... »

Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Emirates Airlines flight EK-607 made an emergency landing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on September 6th. The plane was flying from Karachi, Pakistan, when the crew declared an emergency due to indication of a flat tire. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air China Plane makes Safe Landing in Dubai after Nose Wheel Steering Problem

Thursday, July 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air China Plane makes Safe Landing in Dubai after Nose Wheel Steering Problem

Air China flight CA-941 made a safe emergency landing at Dubai International Airport, Dubai, UAE, on July 5th. The Airbus A330-200, en-route from Beijing, China, was on approach to Dubai when the crew reported they would not be able to employ its nose wheel steering. The plane landed successfully. It was towed off the... »

Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Monday, June 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Emirates flight EK-22 made an emergency landing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on June 25th. The Boeing 777-300 plane, flying from Manchester, England, declared emergency after the crew reported that pilot vision was impaired. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Sunday, June 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

Emirates flight EK-507 had to make an emergency landing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on June 9th. The Boeing 777-300 aircraft was flying from Mumbai, India, when the crew reported a flat tire and requested emergency assistance. The plane landed uneventfully. All 199 passengers and 19 crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

TUI Airlines Netherlands Returns to UAE after Flaps Problem

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
TUI Airlines Netherlands Returns to UAE after Flaps Problem

TUI Airlines Netherlands flight OR-410 had to return and make an emergency landing at Al- Maktoum International Airport, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on June 4th. The Boeing 737-800, en-route to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was mid-air when the crew encountered flaps problem, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained unharmed.... »

Emirates Plane Returns to Dubai Due to Hydraulic Failure

Friday, May 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Returns to Dubai Due to Hydraulic Failure

Emirates Airlines flight EK-703 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on May 4th. The Airbus A380-800 took off for Mauritius but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

RSS Plane Crash News

  • Incorrect weight caused Sunshine Coast light plane crash, expert report rules
    Investigators have ruled the cause of a light plane crash on the Sunshine Coast last year was incorrect weight distribution, which increased the chance of a mid-air stall and destabilised the aircraft. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau released its crash report on Tuesday after the South ...
  • Questions remain over Vic DFO plane crash
    One year after a fatal light plane crash at a Melbourne shopping centre, the cause remains unknown and a fresh investigation has been launched. Updated Updated 2 hours ago. Five men were killed when a light plane plunged into a Melbourne shopping centre and a year later investigators are still ...
  • Rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board. The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, ...
  • Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
    In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims The Associated Press. In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, family members of a plane crash victims weep in the village of Bideh, at the area that the plane crashed, southern Iran, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018.
  • Iranian Plane Crash Site Found, All 65 on Board Reportedly Killed
    Search and rescue forces on Monday located the crash site of a plane in Iran where all passengers and crew were killed, according to Iran's Press TV. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72—a small, short-distance twin engine plane—had 65 people on board when it crashed into Mount Dena in southern Iran on ...
  • WY Plane Crash
    The plane crashed around 3 p.m. Sunday a mile north of Evanston. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine plane was a Socata TBM-700. Unita County sheriff's officials said Monday the plane is registered to William and Michelle Patterson and they are believed to ...
  • One dead in plane crash south of Carson City
    One person is confirmed dead in the crash of a twin-engined light passenger plane off of Hobo Hot Springs Road south of ...
  • Pilot in Longmont plane crash remains in serious condition
    An airplane lies on its roof along the runway at Vance Brand Municipal Airport in Longmont on Friday afternoon. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer). The pilot of a small plane that crashed on Friday remains in serious condition and the flight instructor has since been released from the hospital, according ...
  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
    "On behalf of the government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed a message of condolences to the government and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the plane crash that occurred in the Zagros Mountain Range on ...
  • Rescuers reach plane crash site in Iran mountains
    A group of relatives of passengers of an Iran Aseman Airline flight gathers around a mosque at the Mehr-Abad airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday after reports that the plane had crashed. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA-EFE. Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Rescue teams reached the snow-capped mountains of ...

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