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Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

Friday, September 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

Flybe flight BE-4565 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cardiff Airport, Rhoose, Wales, on September 21st. The Embraer ERJ-195 flying to Paris, France, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 90 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Icelandair Flight Makes Emergency Landing at East Midlands Airport

Thursday, September 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Icelandair Flight Makes Emergency Landing at East Midlands Airport

Icelandair flight FI-746 made an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport, England, on September 20th. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from Keflavik, Iceland, was descending toward East Midlands Airport when the crew noticed an issue with the flaps and entered a hold. The plane subsequently landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Ryanair Plane Diverts to East Midlands Airport After Losing Nose Wheel

Friday, September 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Plane Diverts to East Midlands Airport After Losing Nose Wheel

Ryanair flight FR-7384 made an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport, England, on September 15th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from London Stansted Airport, England, to Copenhagen, Denmark, was diverted after it dropped one of the nose wheels. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Newcastle Airport

Monday, September 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Newcastle Airport

Emirates flight EK-35 made an emergency landing in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, on September 10th. The Boeing 777-300 plane was flying from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when the crew suspected a blown tire and requested emergency assistance. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

Saturday, September 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

American Airlines flight AA-142 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on September 9th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Heathrow Airport, England, was diverted after the crew suspected a fuel leak. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and three... »

Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Liverpool

Saturday, September 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Wizz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Liverpool

Wizz Air flight W6-1011 made an emergency landing in Liverpool, England, on September 7th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Katowice, Poland, was on final approach to Liverpool when the crew requested emergency assistance, reporting that a smartphone in the cabin had started emitting smoke. The crew secured the phone while the plane continued... »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Problems

Friday, September 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Problems

British Airways flight BAW-82GD had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on September 6th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Athens, Greece, but had to return shortly afterwards due to problems with one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as... »

Aer Lingus Flight Returns to Dublin After Hydraulic Failure

Sunday, September 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aer Lingus Flight Returns to Dublin After Hydraulic Failure

Aer Lingus flight EI-109 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on August 31st. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Two Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Dorset, England

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Shaftesbury in Dorset, England, on August 26th. Authorities said the Tiger Moth plane went down near Compton Abbas Airfield. There were two people aboard at the time, including the 64-year-old pilot and a 67-year-old passenger. Both of them were killed in the crash. Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is... »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dublin

Friday, August 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dublin

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight D8-1823 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on August 23rd. The Boeing 737-800 plane was heading to Providence, Rhode Island, when the crew noticed an APU problem and decided to turn back. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article... »

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