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Enter Air Plane Aborts Landing after Getting Caught in Crosswinds at Salzburg Airport

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Enter Air Plane Aborts Landing after Getting Caught in Crosswinds at Salzburg Airport

Enter Air flight E4-503 aborted landing at Salzburg Airport, Austria, on October 29th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was attempting to land in Salzburg amid heavy winds brought by Storm Herwart. However, as the plane was on very short final to the runway, it got caught in the crosswinds and touched... »

Transavia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Marrakesh Menara Airport

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Transavia Plane Makes Hard Landing at Marrakesh Menara Airport

Transavia flight HV-5753 made a hard landing at Marrakesh Menara Airport, Morocco, on October 10th. The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Amsterdam, Netherlands, was on final approach to Marrakesh when the crew aborted the approach due to gusting winds. The plane subsequently positioned for another approach but touched down hard. No injuries were reported.... »

Emergency Sun Country Diversion to Detroit

Saturday, April 20, 2013
By George Hatcher

On April 18, 2013, on landing in Lansing Michigan, a Boeing 737 owned by SUN COUNTRY suffered an incident. Almost landing, actually. We presume gusty conditions. On approach, a wing struck the runway. The crew aborted the landing, and diverted to Detroit where they made a safe landing. There were no injuries reported and... »

Embraer Flaps Issue, Landing at Grand Rapids Aborted

Sunday, January 1, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: American Eagle Embraer ERJ-145 en route from Dallas Ft. Worth,TX to Grand Rapids Where: Grand Rapids When: Jan 1st 2012 Who: 46 aboard Why: On approach to Grand Rapids, the Embraer developed problems with the flaps. The pilots had to abort their first and second approach. Due to braking conditions, pilots diverted to... »

Iran Air Sans Nose Gear

Thursday, October 20, 2011
By George Hatcher
Iran Air Sans Nose Gear

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Aleksey Lisitsyn What: Iran Air Boeing 727-200 en route from Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) to Tehran Imam Khomeini Where: Tehran When: Oct 18th 2011 Who: 94 passengers and 19 crew Why: On approach to Imam Khomeini Airport, the crew aborted the approach due to a... »

Hard Landing in Cairo by Egyptair

Friday, April 1, 2011
By George Hatcher
Hard Landing in Cairo by Egyptair

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Giovanni Verbeeck What: Egyptair Airbus A321-200 en route from Brussels (Belgium) to Cairo (Egypt) Where: Cairo When: Apr 1st 2011 Who: 76 passengers Why: On landing at Cairo, the crew aborted the initial approach on receipt of an unsafe gear indication.The plane rotated with... »

Misdirected Landing Aborted at Narita

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
By George Hatcher
Misdirected Landing Aborted at Narita

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Wang What: Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300 en route from Tokyo Narita to Osaka Where: Osaka When: Aug 30th 2010 Why: The Qatar Airways had a normal flight; however on approach to its destination, the plane headed for a runway which was closed. The flight... »

Singapore: Jetstar makes 2nd Pass

Monday, June 14, 2010
By George Hatcher
Singapore: Jetstar makes 2nd Pass

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer George Canciani What: Jetstar Airbus A321-200 en route from Darwin, NT to Singapore Where: Singapore on May 26th 2010 When: May 26th 2010 Who: 167 passengers Why: On approach to Singapore, the flight had to make a second go-round due to a warning. The... »

Chandigarh: Aborted Landing

Sunday, June 6, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Chartered flight en route from Chandigarh to Shimla Where: Chandigarh When: June 6, 2010 Who: pilot, co pilot Why: The plane flew successfully to Shimla airport to pick up VIP passengers but could not land, so it returned to Chandigarh. The problem is reported to be an undisclosed problem in the engine–although the... »

Dublin: Continental Airlines Emergency Landing

Tuesday, March 23, 2010
By George Hatcher
Dublin: Continental Airlines Emergency Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Ben Wang What: Continental Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Dublin to Newark Where: Dublin When: Mar 18 2010 Who: 162 passengers Why: After takeoff, the transatlantic flight developed a pressurization problem; and after burning off fuel, on return to Dublin, the flight ran... »

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