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Dubai-Bound Qantas Airways Plane Diverts to Muscat

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Dubai-Bound Qantas Airways Plane Diverts to Muscat

Qantas Airways flight QF-9 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Muscat, Oman, on March 25th. The Airbus A380-800 plane en-route from Melbourne, Australia, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was diverted due to bad weather conditions in Dubai. As the plane was on approach to Muscat, it was hit by a bird.... »

Qantas Flight Diverts to Oman due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, April 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qantas Flight Diverts to Oman due to Medical Emergency

Qantas Airways flight QF9 had to make an emergency landing in Oman, on April 8th. The Airbus A380 plane, heading from Melbourne, Australia, to London, United Kingdom, was diverted after a male passenger suffered a suspected heart attack. The plane landed safely. However, authorities said the passenger had died before the plane touched down.... »

Jet Airways Plane Diverts to Oman after Bomb Threat

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
By George Hatcher
Jet Airways Plane Diverts to Oman after Bomb Threat

Jet Airways flight 9W-536 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Muscat International Airport, Oman, on the afternoon of July 9. The plane, en-route to Dubai from Mumbai, had to be landed in emergency after Air Traffic Controllers alerted the pilot about a bomb threat. A Jet Airways spokesperson Manish Kalghatgi confirmed,... »

Indian Pilots: One bad seed

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
By George Hatcher
Indian Pilots: One bad seed

What: Air India Express en route from Cochin-Salalah Where: Salalah When: Nov 3, 2011 9:45 Who: 87 passengers In George’s Point of View India has made noises in the press about cleaning house regarding some of the bad pilots that skated through a flawed and corrupt school and accrediting system. In this event, the... »

Gulf Air Lands in Oman

Sunday, February 6, 2011
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Lands in Oman

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Szabo Gabor What: Gulf Air Airbus A330-200 en route from Kuala Lumpur Malaysia to Bahrain Where: Muscat When: Feb 5th 2011 Who: 136 passengers Why: While en route, the pilot’s illness forced a landing at Muscat. The flight was completed by a replacement crew,... »

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