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Delta Airlines Flight Diverts to Iceland due to Engine Issue

Monday, June 4, 2018
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Diverts to Iceland due to Engine Issue

Delta Airlines flight DL-35 made an emergency landing in Keflavik, Iceland, on June 1st. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to Seattle, Washington, was diverted due to an engine issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Thursday, March 29, 2018
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

United Airlines flight UA-938 made an emergency landing in Keflavik, Iceland, on March 25th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to Heathrow Airport, England, was diverted due to indication of issues with the fuel system. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and seventy-eight passengers and eleven crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Monday, March 26, 2018
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Keflavik International Airport, Iceland, on March 22nd. The plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Friday, September 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Wizz Air flight W6-1898 had to return and make an emergency landing in Keflavik, Iceland, on September 13th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Wroclaw, Poland, but had to turn back after an electronic cigarette of a passenger started emitting smoke. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and forty-seven people aboard remained... »

Virgin Atlantic Plane Diverts to Iceland due to Indication of Engine Malfunction

Sunday, July 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Plane Diverts to Iceland due to Indication of Engine Malfunction

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-106 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Keflavík International Airport, Iceland, on July 29th. The Boeing 787-900 flying from Seattle, Washington, to London, England, had to divert after indications of an engine malfunction. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Tuesday, July 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-7088 had to divert for an emergency landing in Keflavik, Iceland, on July 16th. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Los Angeles, California, to Stockholm, Sweden, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Icelandair Plane Rejects Take-off in Iceland due to Faulty Anti-Ice System

Friday, July 7, 2017
By George Hatcher
Icelandair Plane Rejects Take-off in Iceland due to Faulty Anti-Ice System

Icelandair flight FI-352 rejected taking-off at Keflavík International Airport, Iceland, on July 6th. The Boeing 757-200 en-route to Helsinki, Finland, was about to take-off because of some fault with its anti-ice system. The plane returned safely to the apron. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Primera Air Nordic Plane Overruns Runway in Iceland

Sunday, April 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Primera Air Nordic Plane Overruns Runway in Iceland

Primera Air Nordic flight 6F-108 overran the end of the runway at Keflavik International Airport, Iceland, on April 28th. The incident happened after the Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Alicante, Spain, landed during heavy snowfall. There were 137 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. The incident is being investigated. Download... »

WestJet Plane Diverts to Keflavik, Iceland

Sunday, September 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
WestJet Plane Diverts to Keflavik, Iceland

WestJet flight WS-27 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Keflavik, Iceland, on September 10th. The plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, was diverted after the crew reported hearing a bang and a jolt. The plane landed safely. There were 258 people aboard at the time; all of... »

Icelandair Plane Returns to Iceland due to Gear Issue

Monday, May 23, 2016
By George Hatcher
Icelandair Plane Returns to Iceland due to Gear Issue

Icelandair flight FI-631 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Keflavik International Airport, Keflavik, Iceland, on May 21st. The Boeing 767-300, en-route to Boston, Massachusetts, was climbing out of Keflavik’s runway when the crew detected retraction issue with the gear, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed safely. All people... »

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