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Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Sunday, March 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Loganair flight BE-6939 made an emergency landing at Sumburgh Airport in Shetland, Scotland, on March 9th. The plane was flying from Kirkwall, Scotland, when the first officer became unwell, prompting the crew to declare an emergency. The plane continued for a safe landing. The first officer was rushed to hospital. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

Friday, March 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

Flybe flight BE-851 made an emergency landing in Edinburgh, Scotland, on February 28th. The plane flying from Birmingham, England, was on approach to Edinburgh when the crew reported an issue with the nose gear and went around. The plane landed safely on second approach. All 60 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Glasgow

Friday, February 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Glasgow

Flybe flight BE-783 had to return and make an emergency landing in Glasgow, Scotland, on February 23rd. The plane took off for Birmingham, England, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All 46 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

Friday, February 17, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

Flybe flight BE-848 had to return and make an emergency landing in Edinburgh, Scotland, on February 16th. The plane took off for Birmingham, England, but had to turn back after the crew reported vapor onboard. The plane landed back uneventfully. There were 65 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. Download... »

Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Friday, November 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Scotland

Loganair flight BE-6844 had to return and make an emergency landing in Campbeltown, Scotland, on November 16th. The plane took off for Glasgow, Scotland, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a hydraulic failure and reports of smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download... »

EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

Friday, November 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

EasyJet flight EZY811 had to make an emergency landing in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, on November 3rd. The plane was flying from Gatwick Airport in England, United Kingdom, when the crew declared a medical emergency. According to the airline, the pilot “requested a priority landing in Edinburgh due to a passenger requiring medical assistance.”... »

Fighter Jet Escorts Volaris Airlines Plane after Loss of Communication

Saturday, October 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Fighter Jet Escorts Volaris Airlines Plane after Loss of Communication

Volaris Airlines flight Y4-9023 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Glasgow Prestwick Airport in Scotland, United Kingdom, on October 28th. The Airbus A320-200 plane was heading from Toulouse, France. to Keflavik, Iceland, when it lost communication with the ATC. A fighter jet was dispatched for escort. The passenger plane, escorted by... »

Air Transat Plane Returns to Scotland after Sensor Problem

Saturday, September 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Transat Plane Returns to Scotland after Sensor Problem

Air Transat flight TS-183 had to return and make an emergency landing at Glasgow Airport, Paisley, Scotland, on September 16th. The Airbus A310-300 headed for Toronto, Ontario, Canada, was climbing out of Glasgow when the crew reported a sensor problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers onboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

Sunday, August 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

Thomas Cook Airlines flight MT-3496 made an emergency landing in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, on August 11th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off from Palma in Majorca, Spain, when the crew reported a bird strike and decided to turn back for an emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 197 passengers and 8... »

Etihad Airbus makes Safe Landing in Scotland

Thursday, August 4, 2016
By George Hatcher
Etihad Airbus makes Safe Landing in Scotland

Etihad Airlines EY-27 made a safe emergency landing at Edinburgh Airport, Scotland, UK, on August 1st. The Airbus A330-200 flying from Abu Dhabi, UAE, had just landed when the crew noticed a hole under its right side wing. The plane landed uneventfully. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

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