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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... »

Lufthansa Flight Diverts to Milan–Malpensa Airport

Monday, March 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Diverts to Milan–Malpensa Airport

Lufthansa flight LH-511D had to divert for an unscheduled landing at Milan–Malpensa Airport, Italy, on March 18th. The Boeing 747-400 plane en-route from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Frankfurt, Germany, was diverted due to an issue with the de-icing systems. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

PIA Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Monday, January 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
PIA Flight Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-719 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Milan, Italy, on January 28th. The Boeing 777-300 plane flying from Lahore, Pakistan, was on approach to Milan–Malpensa Airport when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were 125 passengers aboard at the time; all... »

Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Florence

Saturday, December 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Florence

Air France flight AF-1266 made an emergency landing in Florence, Italy, on December 28th. The Airbus A318-100 plane flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, was on final approach when the crew reported a strong unusual smell throughout the aircraft. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Bird-Hit Alitalia Airlines Flight Lands Safely in Palermo, Italy

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Alitalia Airlines Flight Lands Safely in Palermo, Italy

Alitalia Airlines flight AZ-1763 was hit by a flock of birds after taking off from Linate Airport in Milan, Italy, on October 6th. The plane had departed for Palermo, Italy, when the crew reported a bird strike. After confirming that all instruments were showing normal values, the crew decided to continue the flight toward... »

Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Friday, September 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Alitalia Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport

Alitalia flight AZ-63 made an emergency landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, on September 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Madrid, Spain, was on approach to Rome Fiumicino Airport when the crew received an unsafe gear indication and declared an emergency. The plane landed uneventfully. All 151 passengers and 6 crew members remained... »

Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Italy

Sunday, September 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Italy

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-423 made a safe emergency landing at Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Italy, on September 4th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Istanbul, Turkey, had just landed when one of its gears stopped working and its tyre bursted. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

TUIFly Nordic Plane Returns to Italy due to Bird Ingestion

Friday, August 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
TUIFly Nordic Plane Returns to Italy due to Bird Ingestion

TUIFly Nordic flight 6B-554 had to return and make an emergency landing at Alghero-Fertilia Airport, Italy, on August 17. The Boeing 737-800 en-route to Oslo, Norway, had to return after it ingested a number of birds into one of its engines. The plane landed safely. All 176 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as... »

ASL Airlines Hungary Plane Overruns Runway in Italy

Sunday, August 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
ASL Airlines Hungary Plane Overruns Runway in Italy

ASL Airlines Hungary flight QY-7332 overran the runway upon landing at Orio al Serio International Airport, Orio al Serio, Bergamo, Italy, on August 5th. The Boeing 737-400 flying from France had landed on Orio al Serio’s runway in bad weather conditions and overran the end of the runway. The aircraft received substantial damage. The... »

Condor Plane Diverts to Italy due to Hydraulic Failure

Saturday, July 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Condor Plane Diverts to Italy due to Hydraulic Failure

Condor flight DE-1581 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Brindisi – Salento Airport, Brindisi, Italy, on July 7th. The Airbus A320-200, en-route form Kerkyra, Greece to Frankfurt, Germany, was mid-air when the crew reported hydraulic failure, prompting the plane to divert. The plane landed successfully. All 181 people onboard remained unharmed.... »

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