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Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Diverts to Zurich due to Generator Problem

Thursday, June 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Diverts to Zurich due to Generator Problem

Swiss Global Air Lines flight LX-528 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 20th. The plane heading from Geneva, Switzerland, to Nice, France, was diverted after the crew noticed a generator problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and five passengers remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Etihad Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Thursday, June 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Etihad Airways flight EY-73 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on June 18th. The Boeing 787-900 plane flying from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, was on approach to Zurich when the crew reported an issue with the flaps and aborted the approach. The plane subsequently landed at higher than normal speed. All passengers... »

LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Plane Diverts to Switzerland due to Open Door Indication

Monday, May 29, 2017
By George Hatcher
LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Plane Diverts to Switzerland due to Open Door Indication

LGW Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter flight AB-8621 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Geneva Airport, Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, on May 28th. The de Havilland Dash 8-400 flying to Dusseldorf, Germany, on behalf of Air Berlin, had to return due to an open door indication. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download... »

LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Friday, March 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-411 had to make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on March 1st. The Embraer ERJ-170 plane flying from Warsaw, Poland, was on final approach to Zurich when the crew declared an emergency due to a problem with the flaps. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Aeroflot Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Monday, February 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeroflot Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Aeroflot Airlines flight SU-2391 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on February 26th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Moscow, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported an engine stall. The plane landed safely after burning off excess fuel. All passengers and crew members... »

Helvetic Airways Flight Returns to Zurich due to Fuel Pump Problem

Saturday, February 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Helvetic Airways Flight Returns to Zurich due to Fuel Pump Problem

Helvetic Airways flight LX-454 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on February 10th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane took off for London, United Kingdom, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with a fuel pump. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Failure

Friday, January 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Failure

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1911 had to make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on January 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was flying from Istanbul, Turkey, when the crew declared an emergency due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1574 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on November 28th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Vienna, Austria, but had to return shortly afterwards after the right engine emitted a loud bang. The plane landed back safely. All 167 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Qatar Airways Plane Diverts to Zurich

Sunday, November 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
Qatar Airways Plane Diverts to Zurich

Qatar Airways flight QR-778 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on November 19th. The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Doha, Qatar, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke on the flight deck. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

TAP Portugal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Thursday, November 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
TAP Portugal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

TAP Portugal flight TP-932 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on November 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was flying from Lisbon, Portugal, when the crew declared an emergency due to a hydraulic problem. The plane landed safely and was towed to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as... »

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