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Etihad Airways Pilot Dies During Abu Dhabi-Amsterdam Flight

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airways Pilot Dies During Abu Dhabi-Amsterdam Flight

Etihad Airways flight EY-927 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on September 27th. The Boeing 777-200 freighter plane heading from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was diverted after the captain fell ill and became incapacitated. The plane landed safely. The captain was pronounced dead. Download... »

AtlasGlobal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kuwait City

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
AtlasGlobal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kuwait City

AtlasGlobal flight KK-8850 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on August 5th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Trabzon, Turkey, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after it lost cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Eurowings Flight Diverts to Kuwait City due to Bomb Threat

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Eurowings Flight Diverts to Kuwait City due to Bomb Threat

Eurowings flight 117 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on January 15th. The plane heading from Salalah, Oman, to Cologne, Germany, was diverted due to a bomb threat. The plane landed safely. There were 299 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. The authorities confirmed... »

Iraqi Airways Flight Diverts to Kuwait City

Tuesday, August 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
Iraqi Airways Flight Diverts to Kuwait City

Iraqi Airways flight IA-443 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on July 31st. The plane heading from Basra, Iraq, to New Delhi, India, was diverted due to an engine malfunction. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air Berlin Plane Diverts to Kuwait due to Electronic Problems

Monday, April 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Berlin Plane Diverts to Kuwait due to Electronic Problems

Air Berlin flight AB-7495 made an emergency landing in Kuwait, on April 20th. The plane, heading from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to Berlin, Germany, had to be diverted due to electronic problems. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Emirates Airbus Diverts to Kuwait after engine shut down

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Oct 25, an Emirates Airlines Airbus A380 en route from New York to Dubai had to shut down a right engine. Pilots diverted to Kuwait where they made a safe landing. A replacement airbus was provided to carry the passengers to Dubai. We don’t have information how long passengers waited or if they... »

Gear Door Message over Kuwait City

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
By George Hatcher
Gear Door Message over Kuwait City

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer What: Kuwait Airways Airbus 340-300 en route from Kuwait City (Kuwait) to London Heathrow Where: Kuwait When: Dec 6th 2010 Why: On takeoff from Kuwait City, the plane could not retract the landing gear. According to Al Abdulkarim, the procedure was routine, not an... »

Smokey Airbus A300 Makes Safe Landing in Kuwait

Thursday, November 11, 2010
By George Hatcher
Smokey Airbus A300 Makes Safe Landing in Kuwait

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Pise – Roma Spotters Club What: Kuwait Airways Airbus A300-600 en route from Kuwait City (Kuwait) to Dhaka (Bangladesh) Where: Kuwait When: Nov 10th 2010 Who: 226 passengers and 12 crew Why: Just after takeoff, smoke was reported in the cabin. The plane returned... »

Emergency Landing Kuwait City

Monday, October 25, 2010
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing Kuwait City

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Christopher Schneider What: Kuwait Airways Airbus A300-600 en route from Kuwait City to Dhaka Where: Kuwait When: Oct 23rd 2010 Why: After takeoff, the windshield developed a crack. The pilot returned to Kuwait and made a safe landing. Conflicting reports: According to Mohammed Bursali,... »

Biman Bangladesh Brake Fire, Emergency Evacuation

Saturday, October 16, 2010
By George Hatcher
Biman Bangladesh Brake Fire, Emergency Evacuation

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Dn280 What: Biman Bangladesh Airbus A310-300 en route from Kuwait to Dhaka Bangladesh Where: Kuwait When: Oct 14 2010 Who: 229 passengers Why: During take-off, an indicator displayed that a cargo door was open, so the take-off was aborted; braking caught the wheels on... »

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  • Plane crashes into two cars in crash-landing on street leaving five injured https://t.co/PGmE9vYCu0
    about 15 hours ago
  • Primera Air Nordic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Alicante, Spain https://t.co/a3xI3PqADM
    about 21 hours ago
  • Eurowings Flight Rejects Takeoff After Bird Strike https://t.co/r4GJ5DEeRZ
    about 21 hours ago
  • Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Tehran due to Engine Issue https://t.co/U3gxUT81h5
    about 21 hours ago
  • Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Dublin Airport https://t.co/YcrZ39Ee0z
    about 21 hours ago