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Ryanair Flight Suffers Bird Strike Near Alghero-Fertilia Airport

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Suffers Bird Strike Near Alghero-Fertilia Airport

Ryanair flight FR-4708 suffered a bird strike near Alghero-Fertilia Airport, Italy, on November 14th. The incident happened when the Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Orio al Serio International Airport, Italy, was on approach to Alghero-Fertilia Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Volotea Flight Rejects Takeoff After Bird Strike

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Volotea Flight Rejects Takeoff After Bird Strike

Volotea flight V7-1733 had to reject takeoff from Genoa, Italy, on November 5th. The Boeing 717-200 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Naples, Italy, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

TAP Air Portugal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

Thursday, October 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
TAP Air Portugal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

TAP Air Portugal flight TP-843 had to return and make an emergency landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Italy, on October 17th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Lisbon, Portugal, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All one hundred... »

Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

Thursday, August 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

Alitalia flight AZ-1531 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cagliari, Italy, on August 22nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Linate Airport, Italy, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with one of the engines and decided to shut it down. The plane landed uneventfully. All... »

KLM Cityhopper Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Cityhopper Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

KLM Cityhopper flight KL-941 made an emergency landing in Genoa, Italy, on August 13th. The plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Cagliari, Italy, was diverted after it lost cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Volotea Plane Returns to Italy due to Engine Issue

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Volotea Plane Returns to Italy due to Engine Issue

Volotea flight V7-1368 had to return and make an emergency landing at Venice Marco Polo Airport, Venice, Italy, on July 27th. The Boeing 717-200 flying to Preveza, Greece, had to return due to some issue with its right engine. The plane landed safely. All 95 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air Berlin Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venice

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Berlin Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Venice

Air Berlin flight AB-8766 made an emergency landing in Venice, Italy, on June 25th. The plane flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, was on final approach to Venice when the crew reported an unsafe gear indication and went around to work the checklists. The plane landed safely on second approach. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Ryanair Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cabin

Monday, June 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cabin

Ryanair flight FR-8886 had to make an emergency landing at Orio al Serio International Airport, Italy, on June 23rd. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Brindisi, Italy, was descending toward Orio al Serio Airport when the crew reported smoke in the cabin and declared an emergency. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew... »

Aer Lingus Plane Returns to Italy after Bird Strike

Friday, May 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aer Lingus Plane Returns to Italy after Bird Strike

Aer Lingus flight EI-451 had to return and make an emergency landing at Naples International Airport, Italy, on May 3rd. The Airbus A321-200 flying to Dublin, Ireland, had to return after one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. All 148 passengers and 7 crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport

Thursday, April 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport

Alitalia flight AZ-608 had to return and make an emergency landing at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Italy, on April 10th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a hydraulic leak. The plane landed back uneventfully. All passengers... »

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