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Germania Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Saturday, May 26, 2018
By George Hatcher
Germania Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Germania flight ST-3805 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 24th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Nuremberg, Germany, but had to turn back after the crew noticed smoke on board. The plane landed safely. All eighty-nine passengers remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Vienna-Bound El Al Flight Returns to Tel Aviv

Thursday, April 12, 2018
By George Hatcher
Vienna-Bound El Al Flight Returns to Tel Aviv

El Al flight LY-363 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 10th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Vienna, Austria, but had to turn back after smoke was noticed in a galley. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and thirty people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Lufthansa Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Thursday, September 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Lufthansa flight LH-695 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on September 21st. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Frankfurt, Germany, but had to turn back due to an engine failure. The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and sixty people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

El Al flight LY-27 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on June 4th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to turn back after the crew was informed that tire debris had been found on the departure runway in Tel Aviv. The plane... »

Up Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Israel

Saturday, August 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Up Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Israel

Up Airlines flight LY-2653 made an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on August 18th. The plane had just departed for Kiev, Ukraine, when the crew received information that tire debris was found on the runway and decided to return. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 182 people aboard at the time; all of... »

Egypt Air Plane Makes Safe Landing in Israel after Communication Loss

Monday, April 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Egypt Air Plane Makes Safe Landing in Israel after Communication Loss

Egypt Air flight 4D-54 had to be intercepted before it made a safe landing at Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 23rd. The Embraer ERJ-170 was en-route from Cairo, Egypt, when upon entering Israeli Airspace, it lost communication due to a radio failure, prompting Israeli Authorities to intercept the plane. The plane... »

Israeli Warplanes Came Dangerously Close to Ryanair Passenger Plane

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
By George Hatcher

Two Israel Air Force F-16 fighter jets almost crashed into a Ryanair passenger plane near Ovda Airport, Israel, on March 1st. The passenger plane was en-route from Krakow, Poland, to Ovda airport, Israel, when two fighter planes, engaged in the training exercises, came “dangerously close”. The Ryanair pilots changed the course at the last... »

Royal Jordanian Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Israel

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
By George Hatcher
Royal Jordanian Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Israel

Royal Jordanian Airlines flight RJA611 had to make an emergency landing at Ben Gurion International airport in Israel, on November 3. According to the airline, the Airbus A320 was en-route from Dubai to Amman, Jordan when it was diverted due to poor weather conditions. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Authorities said... »

Arkia Israel Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Thursday, October 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
Arkia Israel Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Arkia Israel Airlines flight IZ-826 diverted to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, for an emergency landing on September 27. The ATR-72-212A plane, heading from Eilat to Sde Dov Airport, Tel Aviv, was diverted after the crew noticed a gear problem. The plane landed safely. None of the 72 people aboard were harmed.... »

Aegean Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
Aegean Airlines Flight Diverts to Ben Gurion Airport

An Aegean Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, on the night of June 21. The plane, en-route from Athens, Greece to Amman, Jordan, declared emergency after the crew reported smoke coming out of cargo hold. The plane landed uneventfully. All 60 passengers remained safe. Download article... »

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