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LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lithuania

Monday, August 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lithuania

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-775 made an emergency landing in Vilnius, Lithuania, on August 26th. The plane was flying from Warsaw, Poland, when the crew reported an issue with flaps and decided to make a flaps up landing. The plane landed safely at a higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Wizz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Lithuania after Bird Strike

Sunday, May 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Lithuania after Bird Strike

Wizz Air flight W6-8063 had to reject taking-off at Vilnius International Airport, Vilnius, Lithuania, on May 21st. The Airbus A320-200 was about to takeoff for Barcelona, Spain, when one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane returned to the apron. The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane. Download article as PDF »

Missing Small Plane found; Wreckage in Lithuania

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
By George Hatcher
Missing Small Plane found; Wreckage in Lithuania

After an all night search, a father and his ten year old son missing aboard a Aveko VL-3 Evolution ultralight were found in a marshland near the Lukna river in Paluknys, Lithuania near a wooded area. The plane went missing after dusk on April 19th and was not found until the 20th. Border guards... »

Airspeed Issues Cancel Flight

Thursday, January 26, 2012
By George Hatcher
Airspeed Issues Cancel Flight

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Steffen Conzelmann What: SAS Scandinavian Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 en route from Vilnius (Lithuania) to Copenhagen Where: Vilnius When: Jan 25th 2012 Why: On takeoff, the pilot and copilot had airspeed indications which did not agree. The pilots rejected takeoff. Some time after the flight... »

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