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Turkish Airlines Plane Overruns Runway at Henri Coanda International Airport

Saturday, June 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Overruns Runway at Henri Coanda International Airport

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1045 overran runway while landing at Henri Coanda International Airport, Romania, on June 22nd. The incident happened when the Airbus A321-200 plane was coming from Istanbul, Turkey. There were one hundred and seventy-six people aboard at the time; none of them were injured. Download article as PDF »

TAROM Plane makes Emergency Landing in Romania due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Sunday, May 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
TAROM Plane makes Emergency Landing in Romania due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

TAROM flight RO-306 made an emergency landing at Henri Coand International Airport, Romania, on May 26th. The Boeing 737-700 flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was mid-air when the captain decided for emergency landing due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. All 91 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Blue Air Plane Returns to Romania after Bird Strike

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Blue Air Plane Returns to Romania after Bird Strike

Blue Air flight 08-113 had to return and make an emergency landing at Henri Coand? International Airport, Romania, on May 9th. The Boeing 737-400 flying to Valencia, Spain, had to return after burning off fuel due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 143 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Fighter Jets Escort Fleet Air International Plane to Birmingham

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jets Escort Fleet Air International Plane to Birmingham

Fleet Air International flight FRF-101 was intercepted by fighter jets on March 7th. The plane was heading from Otopeni, Romania, to Birmingham, England, when it lost communication with the ATC. Fighter planes were dispatched from Belgium and UK that intercepted the flight and escorted it safely to Birmingham. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Blue Air Flight Returns to Bucharest After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Blue Air Flight Returns to Bucharest After Loss of Cabin Pressure

Blue Air flight 0B-105 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bucharest, Romania, on December 29th. The plane took off for Paris Beauvais Tille Airport, France, but had to turn back after it lost cabin pressure. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Blue Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

Saturday, October 22, 2016
By George Hatcher
Blue Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

Blue Air flight 0B-1215 had to return and make an emergency landing in Otopeni, Romania, on October 19th. The plane took off for Rome Fiumicino airport, Italy, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a loud noise in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe.... »

TAROM Airlines Plane Rejects Take Off due to Landing Gear Vibrations

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAROM Airlines Plane Rejects Take Off due to Landing Gear Vibrations

TAROM Airlines flight RO-717 had to reject take off from Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport, Romania, on October 13th. The plane was accelerating to take off for Iasi, Romania, when the crew reported strong vibrations in the landing gear and rejected take off. The plane safely returned to the apron. All 34 passengers and... »

TAROM Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

Sunday, October 16, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAROM Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

TAROM Airlines flight RO-637 had to return and make an emergency landing in Otopeni, Romania, on October 13th. The plane took off for Satu Mare, Romania, but had to return shortly afterwards after its gear failed to fully retract. The plane landed safely. All 33 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Qatar Airways Plane Diverts to Romania after Engine Shut Down

Sunday, July 10, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Plane Diverts to Romania after Engine Shut Down

Qatar Airways flight QR-180 had to divert and make a safe emergency landing at Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport, Bucharest, Romania, on July 9th. The Boeing 787-800, en-route from Oslo, Norway, to Doha, Qatar, was mid-air above Romania when the crew needed to shut one of its engines down, prompting the plane to divert.... »

Blue Air Plane Returns to Romania after Abnormal Landing Gear Indication

Monday, July 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Blue Air Plane Returns to Romania after Abnormal Landing Gear Indication

Blue Air flight 0B-9361 returned and made a safe emergency landing at Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport, Otopeni, Romania, on July 2nd. The Boeing 737-800, en-route to Antalya, Turkey, was climbing out of Bucharest when the crew reported an abnormal landing gear indication, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed safely. All people... »

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