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Air Malta Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Weather Radar Problem

Thursday, June 7, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air Malta Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Weather Radar Problem

Air Malta flight KM-186 had to return and make an emergency landing in Malta, on June 6th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Cagliari, Italy, but had to turn back due to an issue with the weather radar. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Ryanair Flight Rejects Takeoff From Malta International Airport

Saturday, May 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Rejects Takeoff From Malta International Airport

Ryanair flight FR-3883 had to reject takeoff from Malta International Airport, Malta, on May 18th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Luton Airport, England, when the crew received an aft door indication and rejected takeoff. The plane safely returned to the apron. All one hundred and seventy-two people aboard remained unharmed.... »

Malta-Bound Ryanair Flight Hits Turbulence

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
By George Hatcher
Malta-Bound Ryanair Flight Hits Turbulence

Ryanair flight FR-8928 encountered turbulence on the way to Malta, on January 8th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Liverpool, England, when it hit turbulence that injured two passengers. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to a hospital. The airline said some other passengers were also examined by... »

Air Malta Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Friday, January 5, 2018
By George Hatcher
Air Malta Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

Air Malta flight KM-352 made an emergency landing in Dusseldorf, Germany, on January 3rd. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Malta was descending toward Dusseldorf when the crew requested priority assistance due to a burning odor in the cabin. The plane continued for a safe landing. All one hundred and twenty-five people aboard remained... »

Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

Friday, October 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

Ryanair flight FR-3775 had to return and make an emergency landing at Malta International Airport, Malta, on October 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Bristol, England, but had to turn back after the crew noticed problems with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Light Aircraft Crashes at Airport in Malta; 5 Killed

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
By George Hatcher

A light aircraft crashed shortly after taking off from Malta International Airport, Malta, on October 24th. The Fairchild Metroliner was carrying military officers on a surveillance mission on behalf of the French government, at the time. All 5 people including 3 officials and 2 crew members were killed in the crash. The crash remains... »

ASL Airlines Belgium Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Nose Gear Issue

Thursday, August 25, 2016
By George Hatcher
ASL Airlines Belgium Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Nose Gear Issue

ASL Airlines Belgium flight 3V-587 made an emergency landing in, Malta, on August 24th. The cargo plane was flying from Tunis, Tunisia, when the crew reported issues with the nose gear. The plane landed safely. There were 2 crew members aboard at the time; both of them remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Ethiopian Airlines Diverts to Malta

Sunday, September 22, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Sept 19, 2013, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 757-231 was en route from Rome to Addis Ababa when one engine developed problems. The flight was diverted to Malta, where they made a safe landing with one engine. None of the 135 aboard were injured. The flight took off again later, for Addis Ababa. Download... »

Easyjet Airbus Engine Shut Down in Malta

Monday, January 21, 2013
By George Hatcher
Easyjet Airbus Engine Shut Down in Malta

Six minutes after takeoff from Malta, an EasyJet Airbus A320 with a 150 passengers had an engine failure, shut down the affected engine, and returned to Malta. One source said there was only a technical problem and the shut down was just a precaution. No injuries were reported. Passengers described noises like retracting landing... »

Emergency Landing: Safety for Tripoli Evacuation

Monday, March 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
Emergency Landing: Safety for Tripoli Evacuation

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Vivek Manvi What: Air India Airbus A330-200 en route from Tripoli to Delhi Where: Malta When: Mar 6th 2011 Why: After taking off from Tripoli, the landing gear failed to retract. The pilot diverted to Malta and made a safe landing. So far, of... »

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