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Bird-Hit Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Cairo

Monday, July 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Cairo

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-311 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Cairo, Egypt, on June 30th. The Airbus A330-300 plane flying from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was on final approach to Cairo when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

Egypt Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Egypt Air flight MS-757 had to return for an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on June 26th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, but blew the right-hand nose tire during departure. The crew subsequently turned back and landed safely. All ninety-five passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Egypt Air Plane Returns to Egypt due to Engine Failure

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Plane Returns to Egypt due to Engine Failure

Egypt Air flight MS-955 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cairo International Airport, Egypt, on May 15th. The Airbus A330-200 flying to Beijing, China, had to return due to engine failure. The plane landed safely. All 211 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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... »

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