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Japan Transocean Air Plane Returns to Japan after Cracked Windshield

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Japan Transocean Air Plane Returns to Japan after Cracked Windshield

Japan Transocean Air flight NU-44 had to return and make an emergency landing at Naha Airport, Okinawa, Japan, on May 6th. The Boeing 737-400 flying to Nagoya, Japan, had to return after the first officer’s windshield cracked. The plane landed safely. All 148 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

ANA Wings Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
ANA Wings Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

ANA Wings flight NH-1822 had to make an emergency landing in Nagoya, Japan, on April 25th. The plane flying from Matsuyama, Japan, was descending toward Nagoya when the crew entered a hold reporting a hydraulic failure. The plane subsequently landed safely and was towed to the apron. There were 57 passengers and 4 crew... »

HK Express Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Osaka

Monday, April 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
HK Express Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Osaka

Hong Kong Express Airways flight UO-1845 had to return for an emergency landing in Osaka, Japan, on April 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. There were 194 people aboard... »

United Airlines Flight Returns to Tokyo due to Smoke in Cabin

Thursday, April 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Returns to Tokyo due to Smoke in Cabin

United Airlines flight UA-804 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tokyo, Japan, on April 4th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, but had to turn back after smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Thursday, March 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
UPS Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

UPS flight 5X-104 had to divert for an emergency landing at New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido, Japan, on March 8th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Anchorage, Alaska, to Osaka, Japan, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tokyo

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tokyo

Japan Airlines flight JL-21 made an emergency landing in Tokyo, Japan, on March 6th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Beijing, China, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a crack in captain’s windshield. The plane landed safely. There were 169 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.... »

US Military Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Saturday, January 21, 2017
By George Hatcher

A US military helicopter made an emergency landing in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, on January 20th. The AH-1 attack helicopter was forced to land in emergency on Ikei Island due to a mechanical issue. The U.S. Marines Corps confirmed in a statement, “there was no damage to the aircraft and no injuries.” Download article as... »

ANA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Monday, November 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
ANA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

All Nippon Airways flight NH-763 had to return and make an emergency landing at Osaka International Airport, Japan, on November 20th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Okinawa, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received an indication of decreasing engine oil quantity. The plane landed back uneventfully. There were... »

Tokyo-Bound Japan Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 1 Injured

Saturday, November 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Tokyo-Bound Japan Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 1 Injured

Japan Airlines flight JL-646 ran into severe turbulence while heading to Tokyo, Japan, on November 10th. The Boeing 767-300 plane was flying from Kagoshima, Japan, when it encountered turbulence that injured a flight attendant. The plane continued for safe landing. Japan’s TSB confirmed that the flight attendant sustained a serious injury due to turbulence.... »

ANA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

Monday, November 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
ANA Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Japan

All Nippon Airways flight NH-248 made an emergency landing in Fukuoka, Japan, on November 6th. The plane took off for Tokyo, Japan, but had to turn back due to a hydraulic leak. The plane landed safely. There were 416 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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    about 45 mins ago
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    about 52 mins ago
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    about 59 mins ago
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    about 1 hour ago