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Air Leisure Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Leisure Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Air Leisure flight AL-730 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on February 18th. The Airbus A340-200 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received a cargo door open indication. The plane landed back safely. All 265 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

EgyptAir Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
EgyptAir Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

EgyptAir Express flight MS-392 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Luxor, Egypt, on February 17th. The plane heading from Aswan to Cairo, Egypt, was diverted after the crew noticed a crack in the windshield. The plane landed safely. All 71 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt

Thursday, November 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-321 made an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on November 1st. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Dammam, Saudi Arabia, was on final approach to Cairo when the crew received a brakes fault indication and prepared for an emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Three Passengers Injured after Fire Alarm Went Off in Egypt Air Plane

Monday, October 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Three Passengers Injured after Fire Alarm Went Off in Egypt Air Plane

Egypt Air flight MS-875 was evacuated while it was boarding at Cairo International Airport, Egypt, on October 2nd. The plane bound for Lagos, Nigeria, was boarding when a fire alarm went off for a cargo hold. The passengers were asked to deplane quickly which triggered a stampede. Three passengers were injured in the incident... »

Military Helicopter Crashes in Egypt; 2 Pilots Killed

Saturday, September 24, 2016
By George Hatcher

A military helicopter crashed near El-Sheikh Gebyeel Military Airport, Abi Hamad, Al-Sharqeya, Egypt, on September 19th. The helicopter was carrying two pilots, both of whom were killed in the crash. The crash presumably happened due to a technical failure inside the helicopter. A detailed investigation has been initiated. Download article as PDF »

US Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt after Passenger Dies Aboard

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
US Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt after Passenger Dies Aboard

A Saudi Airlines flight 021 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Cairo International Airport, Cairo, Egypt, on September 19th. The plane en-route to New York from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was mid-air above Cairo when the pilot reported that a passenger had fallen ill onboard. The plane landed uneventfully. The passenger was... »

Egypt Air Flight Diverts to Sharm el Sheikh due to Engine Failure

Monday, August 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Flight Diverts to Sharm el Sheikh due to Engine Failure

Egypt Air flight MS-621 had to divert and make an emergency in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, on August 4th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Kuwait to Cairo, Egypt, was diverted after one of its engines stopped working. The plane landed uneventfully. All 304 passengers aboard remained safe. The passengers were accommodated in other... »

Air Cairo Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Cairo Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Air Cairo flight SM-451 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on August 1. The Airbus A320-200 plane en-route from Alexandria, Egypt, to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after the crew noticed a leak in one of the main cabin doors. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 111 people aboard... »

Hot Air Balloon Crashed Lands into River Nile in Egypt

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
By George Hatcher

A hot air balloon crash landed in to the Nile, North of Cairo, Egypt on August 1st. According to sources, the balloon made a crash landing due to a tear in its material or gas problems. The air balloon landed successfully. All people onboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air Arabia Egypt Plane Diverts to Cairo due to Engine Issues

Saturday, July 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Arabia Egypt Plane Diverts to Cairo due to Engine Issues

Air Arabia Egypt flight E5-337 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on June 29th. The Airbus A320-200, heading from Borg El Arab Airport, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was diverted due to problems with an engine. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 120 people aboard at the... »

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