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Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest after Lightning Strike

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest after Lightning Strike

Wizz Air flight W6-2927 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on November 7th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Ljubljana, Slovenia, to Charleroi, Belgium, was diverted due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download... »

Turkish Football Club Fenerbahce Plane Diverts to Budapest

Thursday, October 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Turkish Football Club Fenerbahce Plane Diverts to Budapest

BoraJet flight YB-9907 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on October 19th. The Embraer ERJ-195 plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Manchester, England, was diverted after a bird hit it, causing a crack in the windshield. The plane, that was carrying the members of Turkish football club Fenerbahce, landed... »

Small Planes Hit Each Other during Parachutist Competition; 4 Killed

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
By George Hatcher

Two small planes crashed into each other near Godollo, Pest County, Budapest, Hungary, on September 18th. The planes collided during a parachutist competition, when one of them lost contact with the air control. 4 people list their lives in the crash. The crash remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Plane Intercepted by Hungarian Fighter Jets

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
British Airways Plane Intercepted by Hungarian Fighter Jets

British Airways flight BA-108 was intercepted by fighter aircrafts after it lost communication with Hungary’s ATC on April 30th. The Boeing 777-200, heading from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to London, England, lost contact with the ATC while it was entering Hungary’s Airspace. The Hungarian Authorities dispatched two Saab Gripen fighter planes to intercept the... »

Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest Due to Hydraulic Issue

Friday, April 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest Due to Hydraulic Issue

Wizz Air flight W6-7868 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on April 27th. The plane, en-route from Beauvais–Tillé Airport, France, to Debrecen, Hungary, was diverted after the crew reported a hydraulic problem. The plane landed safely. All the passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement... »

Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Budapest

Monday, March 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Budapest

Emirates flight EK-112 had to return and make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on March 5th. The Boeing 777-300 aircraft was heading to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when the crew reported a problem with gear retraction and requested to return. The plane landed back uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Jet2 Hydraulic Emergency Landing in Budapest

Friday, March 23, 2012
By George Hatcher
Jet2 Hydraulic Emergency Landing in Budapest

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer What: jet2.com Boeing 737-300 en route from Manchester to Budapest Where: Budapest When: Mar 22nd 2012 Who: 127 passengers Why: By the approach to Budapest, the flight had developed a hydraulic leak. Pilots made a fast landing on hot brakes with emergency services and... »

Budapest: Bird Strike

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
By George Hatcher
Budapest: Bird Strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Kristóf Csemniczky What: Malev Hungarian Airlines Boeing 737-600 en route from Budapest to Istanbul Where: Budapest When: Sept 21 2010 Who: 100 passengers Why: After the jet suffered a bird strike, the pilot rejected takeoff. The plane was examined for damages, resulting in a... »

Jet Airways Airbus Emergency Landing in Hungary

Monday, October 5, 2009
By George Hatcher
Jet Airways Airbus Emergency Landing in Hungary

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Tom Buysse What: Jet Airways Airbus A330-200 en route from Brussels to Mumbai Where: Budapest When: Oct 3rd 2009 Who: 224 passengers and 13 crew, Why: While en route, the flight developed a gearbox problem which necessitated the shut down of an engine. The... »

Jet 2 Diverts to Budapest

Saturday, August 8, 2009
By George Hatcher
Jet 2 Diverts to Budapest

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact Photographer Sergio Domingos What: jet2.com Boeing 757-200 en route from Tel Aviv Israel to Manchester Where: Budapest (Hungary) When: Aug 6th 2009 Who: 238 passengers Why: Four hours into the flight, the flight developed pressurization problems. The pilot dropped altitude suddenly, described as experiencing turbulence... »

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