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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... »

Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Ground Spoilers Problem

Friday, July 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Ground Spoilers Problem

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-2250 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zurich Airport, Kloten, Switzerland, on July 7th. The Helvetic Fokker 100, en-route to Budapest, Hungary, was mid-air above Austria when the crew reported that ground spoilers were inoperative, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed uneventfully. All people... »

Edelweiss Air Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Hydraulic Failure

Sunday, July 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Edelweiss Air Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Hydraulic Failure

Edelweiss Air flight WK-32 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zurich Airport, Zurich, Switzerland, on July 2nd. The Airbus A330-300, flying to Havana, Cuba, was mid-air when the crew reported hydraulic failure, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Friday, May 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-41 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on May 11th. The plane was flying from Los Angeles, California, when it experienced a hydraulic failure, prompting the pilots to declare an emergency. The plane landed safe. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

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