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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 »

Mahan Air Flight Returns to Tehran

Sunday, January 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Mahan Air Flight Returns to Tehran

Mahan Air flight W5-1053 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tehran, Iran, on January 12th. The Airbus A300-600 plane took off for Kerman, Iran, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Taban Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Mehrabad International Airport

Monday, January 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Taban Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Mehrabad International Airport

Taban Air flight HH-6295 had to return and make an emergency landing at Mehrabad International Airport, Tehran, Iran, on December 31st. The plane took off for Shiraz, Iran, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a mechanical problem with one of the engines and had to shut it down. The plane... »

Iran Air Flight Returns to Tehran due to Engine Problem

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Flight Returns to Tehran due to Engine Problem

Iran Air flight IR-3417 made an emergency landing at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran, on November 12th. The plane took off for Najaf, Iraq, but had to turn back due to an engine problem. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Iran Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Isfahan

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Isfahan

Iran Air flight IR-406 made an emergency landing in Isfahan, Iran, on August 8th. The plane heading from Bushehr to Tehran, Iran, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down its right hand engine. The plane landed safely. All 236 people aboard remained unhurt. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

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