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WestJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greenland

Thursday, October 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
WestJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greenland

WestJet flight WS-4 made an emergency landing at Kangerlussuaq Airport, Greenland, on October 18th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Toronto, Canada, was diverted after the crew noticed a failure in the avionics bay cooling system. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SAS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greenland

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
By George Hatcher
SAS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greenland

SAS flight SK-945 made an emergency landing at Sondrestrom Air Base, Greenland, on October 12. The Airbus 330 plane, heading from Stockholm, Sweden to Chicago, USA, was diverted after the crew reported smoke in cabin. According to an airline spokesperson, “There was a smell of smoke in the cabin, which is believed to have... »

Greenland Flight Cancels Due to Smoke, Chemical Fumes

Thursday, January 19, 2012
By George Hatcher
Greenland Flight Cancels Due to Smoke, Chemical Fumes

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Robbie Shaw What: Air Greenland de Havilland Dash 7-100 en route from Ilulissat to Upernavik Where: Ilulissat When: Jan 11th 2012 Who: 27 passengers and 3 crew Why: After takeoff from Ilulissat, smoke developed in the lavatory, cabin and cockpit and the fire detector... »

Dash 8 Has Gusty Landing Ending in Crunch

Saturday, March 5, 2011
By George Hatcher
Dash 8 Has Gusty Landing Ending in Crunch

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stefan Sonnenberg What: Flugfelag Air Iceland de Havilland Dash 8-100 en route from Reykjavik Iceland to Nuuk Greenland Where: Nuuk When: Mar 4th 2011 Who: 31 passengers and 3 crew Why: After weather conditions had already delayed the flight for more than a day,... »

Oil Fire Smokes Air Greenland Lavatory

Friday, October 29, 2010
By George Hatcher
Oil Fire Smokes Air Greenland Lavatory

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Stefan Sonnenberg What: Air Greenland de Havilland Dash 8-200 en route from Nuuk to Paamiut Where: Nuuk When: Oct 25th 2010 Who: 11 passengers and 3 crew Why: While en route, a fire was reported in the lavatory. Smoke was detected in the cabin.... »

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