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Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

Thursday, April 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

Wizz Air flight W6-1381 made an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland, on April 25th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Charleroi, Belgium, but had to turn back due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. All 220 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

LOT Polish Airlines Flight Returns to Warsaw due to Engine Vibrations

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
LOT Polish Airlines Flight Returns to Warsaw due to Engine Vibrations

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-6523 made an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland, on February 27th. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Mauritius, but had to turn back due to engine vibrations. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

Ryanair Flight Returns to Warsaw Modlin Airport, Poland

Thursday, February 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Returns to Warsaw Modlin Airport, Poland

Ryanair flight FR-4060 had to return and make an emergency landing at Warsaw Modlin Airport, Poland, on February 7th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Malaga, Spain, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew suspected a tailstrike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article... »

Travel Service Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Friday, January 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Travel Service Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Travel Service Airlines flight QS-7333 had to make an emergency landing in Katowice, Poland, on January 23rd. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Fuerteventura, Spain, was on final approach to Katowice when the crew reported a flaps issue and went around. The plane landed safely on second approach. All 187 passengers and 6 crew... »

Polish Airlines Plane Returns to Poland due to Air Conditioning Issue

Sunday, January 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Polish Airlines Plane Returns to Poland due to Air Conditioning Issue

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-3944 had to return and make an emergency landing at Poznan-Lawica Henryk Wieniawski Airport, Poznan, Poland, on December 31. The De Havilland Dash 8-400, flying from Poznan, to Warsaw, Poland, was mid-air when it encountered some problem with its air conditioning systems, causing it to return. The plane landed safely.... »

Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Poland

Sunday, August 2, 2015
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Poland

Turkish Airlines flight TK-79 had to make an emergency landing at Warsaw Chopin Airport, Warsaw, Poland, at around 3:50 P.M. on July 30. The Boeing 777-300, heading from Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, to San Francisco, California, had to be landed in emergency due to an unclaimed mobile phone found in the cabin. The plane... »

Emirates Plane Diverts to Poland due to Medical Emergency; Sustains Damage Upon Landing

Friday, May 22, 2015
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Diverts to Poland due to Medical Emergency; Sustains Damage Upon Landing

Emirates flight EK222 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland, on May 20. The A380 plane, en-route from Dallas to Dubai, was diverted after a Nigerian passenger suffered a stroke midair. According to an airline spokesperson, “Emirates flight EK222 from Dallas to Dubai on 20 May was diverted to Warsaw... »

Wheels Down on Lake Päijänne

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
By George Hatcher

On May 20, two people aboard a float plane were safe after the pilot landed in Lake Päijänne Finland with the wheels down. Neither the pilot or passenger had more than minor injuries, though the plane flipped on landing after the pilot forgot. Both pilot and passenger had minor bruises and a “cold bath.”... »

Lufthansa Engine Emergency in Poland

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Engine Emergency in Poland

On May 21, 2013, a Lufthansa Bombardier CRJ took off at 6 a. m. from Katowice Poland and developed an engine problem. Pilots returned to Katowice and made a safe landing reportedly with an engine fire. The affected engine was shut down. The plane landed at approximately 7 with about an hour spent in... »

Wizz Air Airbus Turns Back

Monday, April 29, 2013
By George Hatcher

On April 28, 2013, a Wizz Air Airbus A320-232 took off from Warsaw then descended rapidly from about 11000ft. Passengers smelled smoke. A passenger named Barbara was quoted (machine translation) “Zachybota?o plane dropped like a machine. Then I felt a burning smell. Other passengers can feel it. After a while we went to the... »

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