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EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greece

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greece

EasyJet flight U2-1110 had to return and make an emergency landing in Thessaloniki, Greece, on May 30th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg, France, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a technical problem. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 152 people aboard at the time; all of... »

Nordwind Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Greece

Thursday, May 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Nordwind Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Greece

Nordwind Airlines flight N4-1606 had to return and make an emergency landing in Heraklion, Greece, on May 3rd. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Moscow, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the cabin pressure. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Burning Odor

Friday, March 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Burning Odor

Lufthansa flight LH-632 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on February 28th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Frankfurt, Germany, to Dammam, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after a burning odor was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All 114 passengers and 14 crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Ethiopian Airlines Flight Diverts to Athens

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Diverts to Athens

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET-702 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on November 13th. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Rome, Italy, was diverted after the crew noticed several problems including issues with left hand engine. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Aegean Airlines Flight Returns to Athens due to Gear Problem

Monday, October 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Aegean Airlines Flight Returns to Athens due to Gear Problem

Aegean Airlines flight A3-610 had to return and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on October 2nd. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported issues with the gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. The airline... »

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

Sunday, October 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

United Airlines flight UA-125 made an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on September 30th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to return shortly afterwards after the passengers noticed fluid leaking from the left hand wing. The plane landed safely. All 209 passengers and 11 crew members remained unhurt.... »

Everjets Flight Diverts to Athens

Monday, August 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Everjets Flight Diverts to Athens

Everjets flight CO-729 made an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on August 20th. The plane heading from Thessaloniki, Greece, to Larnaca, Cyprus, had to be diverted due to a cabin pressurization issue. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Ellinair Flight Returns Greece due to Nose Gear Problem

Monday, August 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ellinair Flight Returns Greece due to Nose Gear Problem

Ellinair flight EL-904 had to return and make an emergency landing in Thessaloniki, Greece, on August 5th. The plane took off for Moscow, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported that the nose gear could not be fully retracted. The plane landed safely. There were 147 passengers and 5 crew... »

Condor Flight Divers to Greece after Hydraulic Failure

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
By George Hatcher
Condor Flight Divers to Greece after Hydraulic Failure

Condor flight DE-2314 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Chania International Airport, Greece, on July 3rd. The Boeing 767-300, flying from Germany, to Mauritius, had to divert after the crew reported a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Plane Returns to Athens

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Plane Returns to Athens

United Airlines flight UA-125 had to return and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on June 19th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a leading edge slat asymmetry. The plane dumped excess fuel before it landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.... »

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