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Air India Flight Diverts to Iran due to Cracked Windshield

Friday, August 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Flight Diverts to Iran due to Cracked Windshield

Air India flight AI-120 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Tehran, Iran, on August 9th. The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Frankfurt, Germany, to Delhi, India, was diverted after cracks were noticed in the left windshield. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and forty-nine passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Kish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Thursday, August 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Kish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Kish Airlines flight Y9-7404 had to return and make an emergency landing in Abadan, Iran, on August 7th. The plane took off for Tehran, Iran, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine failure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Iran Air Plane Returns to Iran due to Engine Shut Down

Monday, July 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Plane Returns to Iran due to Engine Shut Down

Iran Air flight IR-725 had to return and make an emergency landing at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran, on July 9th. The Airbus A300-600 flying to Amsterdam, Netherlands, had to return due to engine shut down. The plane landed uneventfully. All 230 passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Iran Air Plane Returns to Iran due to Unusual Odor

Sunday, May 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Plane Returns to Iran due to Unusual Odor

Iran Air flight IR-721 had to return and make an emergency landing at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Robat Karim, Iran, on May 27th. The Airbus A300-600 flying to Frankfurt, Germany, had to return due to an unusual odor aboard. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Lufthansa Plane Makes Safe Landing After Multiple Bird Strikes

Thursday, April 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Plane Makes Safe Landing After Multiple Bird Strikes

Lufthansa flight LH-600 made a safe landing following bird strikes near Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran, on April 8th. The Boeing 747-400 plane flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was on final approach to Tehran when it received multiple bird strikes. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Iran Aseman Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Mehrabad International Airport

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Iran Aseman Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Mehrabad International Airport

Iran Aseman Airlines flight EP-850 had to return and make an emergency landing at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran, Iran, on April 4th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Zahedan, Iran, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely.... »

Taban Air Plane’s Landing Gear Collapses in Ardabil, Iran

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
Taban Air Plane’s Landing Gear Collapses in Ardabil, Iran

Taban Air flight HH-6243 suffered a gear collapse during landing at Ardabil Airport, Iran, on March 27th. The Boeing 737-400 plane was coming from Mashhad, Iran, when its right hand main gear collapsed. There were 163 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. The plane sustained considerable damage. Download article as... »

Qeshm Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Qeshm Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

Qeshm Airlines flight 2264 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Yazd, Iran, on February 13th. Director general of Kerman province’s airports Ali Qasemzadeh said the plane heading from Najaf, Iraq, to Kerman, Iran, was diverted “due to unstable conditions of a passenger.” The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

Pegasus Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

A Pegasus Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Isfahan, Iran, on February 13th. The plane en-route from Istanbul, Turkey, to Bahrain was diverted after a passenger became ill. The plane landed safely. The passenger received medical treatment at the airport. The flight resumed shortly afterwards. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, February 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

A Turkish Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Zahedan, Iran, on February 4th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Vietnam was diverted after a passenger fell ill. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

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