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Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
By George Hatcher
Swiss Global Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Swiss Global Air Lines flight LX-464 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on January 15th. The plane took off for London City Airport, England, but had to turn back due to the failure of one of the elevators. The plane landed back safely. All thirty-six passengers aboard remained unharmed.... »

EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Saturday, January 13, 2018
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

EasyJet flight U2-7904 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on January 10th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, but had to turn back after the crew suspected a blown tire. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Edelweiss Air Flight Returns to Zurich due to Engine Problem

Thursday, January 11, 2018
By George Hatcher
Edelweiss Air Flight Returns to Zurich due to Engine Problem

Edelweiss Air flight WK-24 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on January 11th. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Cancun, Mexico, but had to turn back due to an engine issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All two hundred and eighty-six passengers and twelve crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cabin

Friday, January 5, 2018
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cabin

British Airways flight BA-738 made an emergency landing in Geneva, Switzerland, on January 2nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Heathrow Airport, England, was on final approach to Geneva when the crew declared an emergency due to smoke in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Geneva

Monday, December 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Geneva

United Airlines flight UA-956 made an emergency landing in Geneva, Switzerland, on December 17th. The Boeing 767-300 plane flying from Newark, New Jersey, declared an emergency due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and thirteen people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Austrian Airlines Flight Returns to Zurich due to Hydraulic Problem

Monday, November 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Austrian Airlines Flight Returns to Zurich due to Hydraulic Problem

Austrian Airlines flight LX-780 returned to Zurich, Switzerland, on November 5th. The plane took off for Brussels, Belgium, but had to turn back due to a hydraulic problem. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Thursday, October 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Edelweiss Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Edelweiss Air flight WK-34 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on October 18th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, but had to turn back after the crew noticed issues with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. There were two hundred and fifty-seven... »

Singapore Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Singapore Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Singapore Airlines flight SQ-345 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on September 2nd. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Singapore but had to turn back after the crew received an indication of a problem with the crew oxygen masks. The plane landed safely. There were three hundred and... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Friday, August 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

United Airlines flight UA-53 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 23rd. The Boeing 767-400 plane took off for Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to cabin pressurization issues. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crashes in Switzerland; 3 Killed

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed in the Canton of Valais in Switzerland, on August 20th. Authorities said the plane was carrying three people when it went down near the Sanetsch Pass. All three occupants of the plane were killed in the crash. The accident is being investigated. Download article as PDF »

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  • Ramaphosa sends condolences to Iran after plane crash
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