Philippines

Korean Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Manila

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Korean Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Manila

Korean Air flight KE-644 had to divert for an emergency landing in Manila, Philippines, on February 28th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Singapore to Seoul, South Korea, was diverted after smell of smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All 285 passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Manila due to Smoke in Cabin

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By George Hatcher
Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Manila due to Smoke in Cabin

Philippine Airlines flight PR-422 had to return for an emergency landing in Manila, Philippines, on September 26th. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Tokyo, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported smoke in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All 222 passengers and 13 crew members remained unharmed. The... »

Etihad Airways Plane Returns to Philippines due to Smoke in Cabin

Thursday, September 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airways Plane Returns to Philippines due to Smoke in Cabin

Etihad Airways flight EY-4234 had to return and make an emergency landing at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Pasay, Philippines, on August 30. The Boeing 777-300 flying to Abu Dhabi, UAE, had to return due to smoke in its cabin. The plane landed safely after dumping fuel. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

China Airlines Plane Hit by Bird in Manila

Sunday, August 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
China Airlines Plane Hit by Bird in Manila

China Airlines flight CI-701 made a safe landing after a bird strike in Manila, Philippines, on August 19th. The plane flying from Taipei, Taiwan, was on final approach to Manila when a bird hit on its left flaps. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Gulf Air Plane Returns to Manila Airport due to Smoke in Cabin

Friday, August 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Plane Returns to Manila Airport due to Smoke in Cabin

Gulf Air flight 155 had to make an emergency landing at Manila Airport in the Philippines, on August 5th. The plane was heading to Bahrain when the crew noticed smoke in the cabin and decided to turn back for an emergency landing. The plane landed safely. All 307 passengers and 12 crew members remained... »

Philippine Airlines Flight Returns to Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Sunday, July 24, 2016
By George Hatcher
Philippine Airlines Flight Returns to Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Philippine Airlines flight PR 720 had to return and make an emergency landing at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay, Philippines, on July 22nd. The plane took off for Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom, but had to turn back after the crew reported smoke on-board. The plane landed safely. All 155 passengers aboard remained... »

Eva Air Plane makes Safe Landing in Philippines after Punctured Flaps

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Eva Air Plane makes Safe Landing in Philippines after Punctured Flaps

Eva Air flight BR-271 made a safe landing at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, Philippines, on July 18th. The Boeing 747-400 flying from Taipei, Taiwan had vacated the runway at a high speed, puncturing its right side flaps. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Cebu Pacific Airbus makes Hard Landing in Philippines

Saturday, May 7, 2016
By George Hatcher
Cebu Pacific Airbus makes Hard Landing in Philippines

Cebu Pacific flight 5J-629 made a hard landing at Sibulan Airport/ Dumaguete Airport, Sibulan, Philippines, on April 26. The Airbus A320-200, flying from Manila, Philippines, was mid-air when the crew noticed a hydraulic leak in one of its main gears. There were also found some leaves and branches in the gear. The plane landed... »

Philippine Airlines Makes Emergency Landing in Manila due to Smoke Indication

Monday, March 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Philippine Airlines Makes Emergency Landing in Manila due to Smoke Indication

Philippine Airlines flight PR-1857 had to return and make an emergency landing at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, Philippines, on March 19. The Airbus A340, flying from Manila to Cebu, Philippines, had just climbed out of runway when the crew reported smoke indication in the cockpit, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed... »

Jin Air Plane Returns to Cebu Airport Because of Improperly Shut Door

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
Jin Air Plane Returns to Cebu Airport Because of Improperly Shut Door

A Jin Air plane had to return and make an emergency landing at Mactan–Cebu International Airport, Philippines, on January 3rd. The Boeing 737-800 jet took off for Busan, South Korea, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed that one of the doors was not completely shut. The plane landed uneventfully. None... »

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