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Thai Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bangkok

Monday, February 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bangkok

Thai Airways flight TG-477 had to make an emergency landing in Bangkok, Thailand, on February 11th. The plane was heading to Brisbane, Australia, when the crew decided to return due to engine vibrations. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Thai Airways Plane Rejects Take off in Thailand

Thursday, December 1, 2016
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Plane Rejects Take off in Thailand

Thai Airways flight TG-206 had to reject taking-off at Phuket International Airport, Thailand, on November 29. The Airbus A330-300 en-route to Bangkok, Thailand, was about to take-off when one of its engines emitted a loud bang. The plane returned to the apron safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Nok Air Flight Returns to Bangkok

Monday, August 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nok Air Flight Returns to Bangkok

Nok Air flight DD-8826 had to return for an emergency landing at Don Mueang International Airport, Bangkok, Thailand, on August 25th. The plane took off for Nan, Thailand, but the crew decided to return after they noticed one of the tires had burst during departure. The plane landed safely. There were 81 people aboard... »

Cathay Pacific Plane makes Safe Landing in Thailand after Smoke in Cockpit

Friday, August 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Cathay Pacific Plane makes Safe Landing in Thailand after Smoke in Cockpit

Cathay Pacific flight CX-755 made a safe landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok, Thailand, on August 14. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Hong Kong, China, was about to land when the crew noticed smoke appearing in its cockpit. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Nok Air Flight Diverts to Chumphon due to Windshield Crack

Sunday, June 19, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nok Air Flight Diverts to Chumphon due to Windshield Crack

Nok Air flight DD-7313 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Chumphon, Thailand, on June 17th. The plane, flying from Ranong to Bangkok, Thailand, was diverted after its windshield cracked due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 62 passengers and 4 crew members aboard at the time; all... »

Thai Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Chiang Mai

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Thai Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Chiang Mai

Thai Airways flight TG-111 made an emergency landing in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on June 11th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Bangkok, Thailand, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew had to shut down its left engine. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Thai Lion Air Plane Diverts to Thailand due to Lost Cabin Pressure

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Thai Lion Air Plane Diverts to Thailand due to Lost Cabin Pressure

Thai Lion Air flight SL-539 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Chiang Mai International Airport, Chiang Mai, Thailand, on April 10th. The Boeing 737-900, flying from Chiang Rai to Bangkok, Thailand, was mid-air when the crew reported loss of cabin pressure, prompting the plane to divert. The plane landed uneventfully. Two... »

SriLankan Airlines Plane Returns to Bangkok due to Smoke in Cabin

Friday, April 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
SriLankan Airlines Plane Returns to Bangkok due to Smoke in Cabin

SriLankan Airlines flight UL-891 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bangkok, Thailand, on April 7th. The plane took off for Colombo, Sri Lanka, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported smoke in the cabin. The Airbus A330-200 plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Tigerair Plane Diverts to Thailand due to Passenger’s Death

Thursday, January 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Tigerair Plane Diverts to Thailand due to Passenger’s Death

Tigerair flight PR 2177 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok, Thailand, on January 12. The plane had to divert in emergency after a passenger died mid-air. The passenger has been identified as Mr. Seet Ngow Chai, 58. The reason of death is assumed to be the passenger’s chronic... »

Bird-Struck Nok Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Thailand

Sunday, August 30, 2015
By George Hatcher
Bird-Struck Nok Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Thailand

Nok Air flight DD7805 had to make an emergency landing at Surat Thani airport in Thailand, on August 30. The plane took off from Nakhon Si Thammarat and was heading to Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport when a large bird hit it, prompting the pilot to request an emergency landing. The plane landed safely.... »

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