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Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Senegal

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Senegal

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-92 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dakar, Senegal, on March 13th. The Airbus A340-300 plane heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to Sao Paulo, Brazil, was diverted due to an issue with the fuel pump. The plane landed safely. There were 215 passengers aboard at the time;... »

Medical Evacuation Plane Disappears West of Senegal

Sunday, September 6, 2015
By George Hatcher
Medical Evacuation Plane Disappears West of Senegal

A medical evacuation jet disappeared west of Dakar, Senegal, on September 5. The private Senegalair aircraft was en-route from Burkina Faso to Dakar when it disappeared from the radar. There were 7 people aboard at the time including a French patient, a doctor, 2 nurses and 3 crew members. The aircraft was chartered by... »

Brussels Airlines Engine Failure over Senegal

Friday, January 20, 2012
By George Hatcher
Brussels Airlines Engine Failure over Senegal

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Pieter-Jan Van De Vijver What: Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300 en route from Banjul (Gambia) to Brussels Where: Dakar When: Jan 18th 2012 Who: 240 passengers Why: While en route, the plane developed engine problems. There’s no indication if the engine was shut down, but... »

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