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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;... »

Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Cracked Windshield

Thursday, April 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Cracked Windshield

Thomson Airways flight BY-6133 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Porto, Portugal, on April 17th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Las Palmas, Spain, to Bristol, England, was diverted due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. All 220 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

TAP Portugal Airlines Flight Returns to Lisbon due to Engine Problem

Thursday, February 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
TAP Portugal Airlines Flight Returns to Lisbon due to Engine Problem

TAP Portugal Airlines flight TP-89 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lisbon, Portugal, on February 14th. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. There were 177 passengers and... »

British Airways Flight Diverts to Lisbon due to Smoke Indication

Sunday, February 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Diverts to Lisbon due to Smoke Indication

British Airways flight BA-2732 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lisbon, Portugal, on February 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom, to Lanzarote, Spain, was diverted due to a smoke indication. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Monarch Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Monarch Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Monarch Airlines flight ZB-744 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Porto Santo, Portugal, on January 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Gatwick Airport, England, to Funchal, Portugal, was diverted after the crew reported issues with the flaps. The plane landed uneventfully. All 137 passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

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