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Transavia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

Friday, June 1, 2018
By George Hatcher
Transavia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

Transavia flight HV-5666 had to make an emergency landing in Faro, Portugal, on May 29th. According to the airline, the plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Gran Canaria, Spain, was diverted due to ‘medical reasons’. It is believed that the flight was diverted after a passenger’s body odor caused several other passengers around him... »

TAP Air Portugal Flight Rejects Takeoff From Lisbon

Sunday, May 13, 2018
By George Hatcher
TAP Air Portugal Flight Rejects Takeoff From Lisbon

TAP Air Portugal flight TP-552 had to reject takeoff from Lisbon, Portugal, on May 9th. The Airbus A319-100 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Munich, Germany, when the crew received a warning indication and rejected takeoff. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

TAP Air Portugal Plane Suffers Bird Strike in Porto Santo

Sunday, April 8, 2018
By George Hatcher
TAP Air Portugal Plane Suffers Bird Strike in Porto Santo

TAP Air Portugal flight TP-1739 suffered a bird strike in Porto Santo, Portugal, on April 6th. The incident happened when the Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Lisbon, Portugal, was on approach to Porto Santo Airport. The plane continued for a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Jet2 Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Medical Emergency

Monday, February 19, 2018
By George Hatcher
Jet2 Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Medical Emergency

Jet2 flight LS-1202 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Faro, Portugal, on February 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Lanzarote, Spain, to Birmingham, England, was diverted after the first officer became unwell. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

Sunday, February 18, 2018
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

American Airlines flight AA-206 made an emergency landing at Lajes Field, Portugal, on February 16th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Milan-Malpensa Airport, Italy, was diverted after the crew noticed multiple system failures. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

TAP Air Portugal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lisbon

Friday, January 26, 2018
By George Hatcher
TAP Air Portugal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lisbon

TAP Air Portugal flight TP-1681 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lisbon, Portugal, on January 25th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Funchal, Portugal, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Diverts to Porto Santo Island

Sunday, December 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Diverts to Porto Santo Island

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-1784 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Porto Santo Airport, Portugal, on December 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Oslo, Norway, to Funchal, Portugal, was diverted after the crew noticed a flaps problem. The plane landed safely. All eighty-four people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

SATA Air Acores Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
SATA Air Acores Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

SATA Air Acores flight SP-479 made an emergency landing in Lajes, Portugal, on October 21st. The plane flying from Pico Island, Portugal, was descending toward Lajes when the crew declared an emergency due to smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All twenty-six people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Tui fly Flight Makes Safe Landing in Portugal

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Tui fly Flight Makes Safe Landing in Portugal

Tui fly flight X3-2806 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Funchal, Portugal, on September 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was on final approach to Funchal when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Air France Flight Returns to Lisbon After Hydraulic Failure

Saturday, June 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Returns to Lisbon After Hydraulic Failure

Air France flight AF-1025 made an emergency landing in Lisbon, Portugal, on June 1st. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back after the crew reported a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. There were 131 passengers and 5 crew members aboard at the time;... »

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