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British Airways Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport due to Brakes Problem

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport due to Brakes Problem

British Airways flight BA-1468 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on January 15th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Inverness, Scotland, but had to return after the crew received indication of an issue with the brakes. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Belfast International Airport

Sunday, January 14, 2018
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Belfast International Airport

Flybe flight BE-653 made an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport, Northern Ireland, on January 14th. The plane heading from Birmingham, England, to Ireland West Airport Knock, Ireland, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

US Air Force Aerial Refueling Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Friday, December 29, 2017
By George Hatcher

A US Air Force aerial refueling plane made an emergency landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Scotland, on December 27th. The pilots requested a diversion after the Boeing KC-135R plane experienced technical issues. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Aer Lingus Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Thursday, December 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aer Lingus Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

Aer Lingus flight EI-145 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on December 28th. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Dublin, Ireland, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted due to an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and sixty-two passengers and eleven crew members remained... »

Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Diverts to Dublin Airport

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Diverts to Dublin Airport

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight DY-7147 made an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on December 3rd. The Boeing 787-900 plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Boston, Massachusetts, was diverted due to a piece of luggage that belonged to a passenger who was not on the plane. The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Manchester Airport

Sunday, December 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Manchester Airport

Lufthansa flight LH-492 made an emergency landing at Manchester Airport, England, on December 1st. Authorities said the plane heading from Frankfurt, Germany, to Vancouver, Canada, was diverted due to a medical emergency. A Lufthansa spokesperson said, “It turned out that there was a medical incident on board; thus one passenger plus a travel partner... »

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Heathrow Airport due to Medical Emergency

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
By George Hatcher
United Airlines Flight Diverts to Heathrow Airport due to Medical Emergency

United Airlines flight UA-31 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on November 26th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Munich, Germany, to Newark, New Jersey, was diverted after several passengers complained of nausea and Lightheadedness. The plane landed safely. Medical services attended to the passengers. Download article as... »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Friday, November 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

British Airways flight BA-39 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on November 21st. The Boeing 787-900 plane took off for Beijing, China, but had to turn back after an electrical fire sparked in the cabin. The fire had been extinguished before the plane landed back. No injuries were reported. Download article as... »

Helicopter and Plane Collide Mid-Air in Buckinghamshire; Four Killed

Friday, November 17, 2017
By George Hatcher

A two-seater plane collided mid-air with a helicopter in Buckinghamshire, England, on November 17th. It is believed that both aircraft were flying from Wycombe Air Park when they collided near Waddesdon. Four people were killed in the crash. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch is investigating the cause of accident. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
By George Hatcher
British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

British Airways flight BA-196 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on November 13th. The Boeing 777-200 plane was flying from Houston, Texas, when the crew requested emergency assistance due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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