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AirAsia Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

Saturday, November 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
AirAsia Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

AirAsia flight AK-10 made an emergency landing in Penang, Malaysia, on November 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Chennai, India, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was diverted after the crew reported an engine issue. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Malaysia

Thursday, September 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Malaysia

Malaysia Airlines flight MH-2665 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuching, Malaysia, on September 20th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Tawau to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was diverted after the crew received an abnormal gear indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bomb Threat

Friday, May 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bomb Threat

A Malaysia Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport in Selangor, Malaysia, on May 18th. The plane, heading to Singapore, had to return due to a bomb threat. Authorities said the airport’s reception received two phone calls saying there was a bomb on-board. The plane landed safely. There were... »

All Nippon Airways Flight Returns to Kuala Lumpur

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
By George Hatcher

All Nippon Airways flight NH-816 had to return and make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on February 22nd. The Boeing 787-800 took off for Tokyo Narita Airport, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an indication that the temperature of exhaust gas from its right hand engine was very high.... »

Air Asia Plane Damaged Runway Light during Landing in Malaysia

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
By George Hatcher
Air Asia Plane Damaged Runway Light during Landing in Malaysia

Air Asia flight AK-6460 damaged a runway light upon landing at Sibu Airport, Sibu, Sarawak, Malaysia, on December 17. The Airbus A320-200 was flying from Kuching, Malaysia, to Sibu, when its right tyre got burst upon landing and it hit a runway light. The plane did not receive any further damage. All 144 people... »

China Eastern Plane Diverts to Malaysia due to Loss in Cabin Pressure

Saturday, December 19, 2015
By George Hatcher
China Eastern Plane Diverts to Malaysia due to Loss in Cabin Pressure

China Eastern flight MU-782 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, on December 18. The Airbus A330-300, en-route from Denpasar, Indonesia, to Beijing, China, had to divert due to loss in cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as... »

MH17 Memorial Service in Kuala Lumpur

Sunday, July 12, 2015
By George Hatcher
MH17 Memorial Service in Kuala Lumpur

The national memorial service remembering MH17 was held in Kuala Lumpur, Saturday July 11. Families gathered, kin of the 298 victims of the MH17 Malaysian Airlines flight tragedy of July 17 last year. Everyone aboard was killed. The Bunga Raya Complex of the International Airport hosted the memorial gathering. Officials including Malaysian Prime Minister... »

#Malaysia Airlines Confidential report of MH17 handed over to Australians in June

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
By George Hatcher
#Malaysia Airlines Confidential report of MH17 handed over to Australians in June

Details from the confidential MH17 report that was handed over to Australian experts on June 2nd have not been revealed. The report questions if the flight path should have routed the passenger jet over a known war zone. The report is based on conclusions drawn by experts from Australia, Malaysia, the Ukraine, the US,... »

Cargo Fire Diverts Singapore Airlines Flight to Kuala Lumpur Airport

Monday, June 22, 2015
By George Hatcher
Cargo Fire Diverts Singapore Airlines Flight to Kuala Lumpur Airport

Singapore Airlines flight SQ425 made an emergency landing at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia, at around 3:55 p.m. on June 21. The plane, en-route from Mumbai, India to Singapore, declared emergency after fire broke out in the cargo hold. The plane landed uneventfully. According to Selangor Bomba operations Chief Mohd Sani Harul, “The... »

Malaysian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Kuala Lumpur Airport

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By George Hatcher
Malaysian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Kuala Lumpur Airport

Malaysian Airlines flight MH 179 made an emergency landing at Kuala Lumpur Airport in Malaysia, on May 10. The pilot decided to return after a drunk passenger started harassing the crew members. The flight was en-route from Malaysia to Colombo, Sri Lanka at the time. The plane circled around Malacca Strait before landing safely... »

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