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Air Canada Plane makes Emergency Landing Due to Missing Wheel

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Canada Plane makes Emergency Landing Due to Missing Wheel

Air Canada flight AC-864 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, Longford, England, on April 16th. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Montreal, Canada, had an uneventful flight due to a missing outboard main wheel. The plane landed safely. All 294 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Thomson Airways Plane Rejects Takeoff From Manchester

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Plane Rejects Takeoff From Manchester

Thomson Airways flight BY-108 had to reject takeoff from Manchester, England, on April 16th. The Boeing 787-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Bridgetown, Barbados, when the crew noticed some problem and rejected takeoff at high speed. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Manchester

Monday, April 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Manchester

Thomas Cook Airlines flight MT-2718 had to return and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on April 15th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Las Vegas, Nevada, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed back safely. All 283 people aboard remained unharmed. The airline... »

Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Manchester due to Flaps Issue

Sunday, April 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Manchester due to Flaps Issue

Thomson Airways flight BY-6606 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on April 15th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Bristol, England, to Las Palmas, Spain, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Jet2 Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Leeds Bradford Airport

Thursday, April 6, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jet2 Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Leeds Bradford Airport

A Jet2 flight had to make an emergency landing at Leeds Bradford Airport in England, United Kingdom, on April 5th. The plane was coming from Larnaca, Cyprus, when the crew requested emergency assistance due to a landing gear issue. The plane landed safely. All 111 passengers remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air India Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air India Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

Air India flight AI-171 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Heathrow Airport, England, on March 22nd. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Ahmedabad, India, was on approach to Heathrow Airport when a bird hit it, causing damage to the nose and weather radar system. The plane continued for a safe landing.... »

Virgin Atlantic Flight Returns to Gatwick Airport After Suspected Lightning Strike

Friday, March 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Virgin Atlantic Flight Returns to Gatwick Airport After Suspected Lightning Strike

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-65 had to return and make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, England, on March 22nd. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Montego Bay, Jamaica, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected lightning strike. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Jet2.com Flight Rejects Take-Off due to Engine Failure

Saturday, March 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jet2.com Flight Rejects Take-Off due to Engine Failure

Jet2.com flight LS-891 had to reject take off from Manchester, England, on March 17th. The Boeing 757-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Lanzarote, Spain, when the crew rejected take off due to an engine failure. The plane safely returned to the apron. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download... »

Monarch Airlines Plane Rejects Take Off From Birmingham, UK

Friday, March 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Monarch Airlines Plane Rejects Take Off From Birmingham, UK

Monarch Airlines flight ZB-970 had to reject take off from Birmingham, England, on March 16th. The Airbus A321-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Malaga, Spain, when the crew rejected take off due to a technical issue. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Monday, March 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Emirates Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Emirates Airlines flight EK-18 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, London, England, on March 12th. The Airbus A380-800 plane flying from Manchester, England, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was diverted after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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