Switzerland

3 Killed, 1 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in Switzerland

Sunday, August 6, 2017
By George Hatcher

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed near the Diavolezza mountain in Switzerland, on August 4th. The incident happened when the plane was transporting three teenagers who were participating in a week-long youth camp organized by Swiss Aero Club. Three people, including the pilot and two 14-year old boys were killed in the crash. A 17-year-old... »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Switzerland

Thursday, August 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Switzerland

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1019 had to make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 1st. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, was descending toward Zurich when the crew noticed minor brakes issues and requested emergency assistance. The plane landed uneventfully. All thirty-three passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1838 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on July 9th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Athens, Greece, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Air Europa Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Bad Smell in Cabin

Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Europa Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Bad Smell in Cabin

Air Europa flight UX-1676 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zürich Airport, Switzerland, on July 2nd. The Embraer ERJ-195 flying to Madrid, Spain, had to return due to a bad smell in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Monday, July 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Edelweiss Air flight WK-176 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on July 2nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Antalya, Turkey, but had to turn back after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. There were one hundred and sixty-six... »

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... »

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