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Nordic Regional Airlines Flight Returns to Helsinki due to Gear Problem

Saturday, April 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Nordic Regional Airlines Flight Returns to Helsinki due to Gear Problem

Nordic Regional Airlines flight AY-203 had to return and make an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on April 7th. The plane took off for Kokkola, Finland, but had to turn back after the crew reported a gear problem. The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Norra Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Helsinki, Finland

Sunday, April 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norra Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Helsinki, Finland

Nordic Regional Airlines (Norra) flight AY-215 had to return and make an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on April 1st. The plane took off for Mariehamn, Finland, but had to turn back due to cabin pressure issues. The plane landed back safely. All 34 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Nordic Regional Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Finland

Friday, January 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Nordic Regional Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Finland

Nordic Regional Airlines flight AY-499 had to make an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on January 3rd. The plane took off for Joensuu, Finland, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for... »

Nordic Regional Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Finland

Monday, December 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nordic Regional Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Finland

Nordic Regional Airlines flight AY-487 made an emergency landing in Joensuu, Finland, on December 11th. The plane was flying from Helsinki, Finland, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 30 passengers and 4 crew members remained unharmed. The flight was being operated... »

Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Lightning Strike

Sunday, November 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Lightning Strike

Finnair flight AY-427 had to return and make an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on November 19th. The plane took off for Rovaniemi, Finland, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. All 166 people aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

Norwegian International Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Finland after Lightning Strike

Monday, April 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Norwegian International Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Finland after Lightning Strike

Norwegian International Airlines flight D8-5620 made a safe landing at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Helsinki, Finland, on April 23rd. The Boeing 737-800, flying from Barcelona, Spain, to Helsinki, was on approach to runway when it was struck by lightning. The plane landed safely. All people onboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Lightning Strike

Monday, April 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Finnair Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Lightning Strike

Finnair flight AY-165 had to return and make an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on April 8th. The plane took off for to Saint Petersburg, Russia, but had to turn back after a lightning strike caused some electrical problems. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Finland: Skydivers Lose lives in Glider School Crash

Sunday, April 20, 2014
By George Hatcher
Finland: Skydivers Lose lives in Glider School Crash

Pirkanmaalta students at the Jämijärvi glider school in Satakunta lost their lives when the plane they were about to sky dive in crashed. The plane may have suffered engine problems. One witness may have seen a wing detach but this has not been confirmed. The debris field is a large area, and the badly... »

Hughes Helicopter Ditches in Finland

Thursday, January 10, 2013
By George Hatcher

On January 10, 2013, a Heliwest Oy Hughes 369 D was engaged to work on Tampere power plant’s power lines when it developed engine failure. The pilot made an emergency landing in Paavolantie, Kämmenniemi, near Tampere Finland. The helicopter was damaged and the pilot was injured. THe helicopter made a forced landing. Download article... »

Flybe Emergency Landing in Pori, Finland

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
By George Hatcher
Flybe Emergency Landing in Pori, Finland

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Teemu Pesonen What: Flybe Avion de Transport Regional ATR 72-500 en route from Vaasa Finland to Tallinn Estonia Where: Pori Airport, Finland When: Nov 28, 2011 Who: 11 passengers Why: The Flybe flight was en route when the pilots discovered smoke in the cockpit.... »

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