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Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Charlotte After Bird Strike

Saturday, February 25, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Charlotte After Bird Strike

Delta Airlines flight DL-1591 had to return and make an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on February 24th. The plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia, but had to return shortly afterwards after it hit a flock of birds. The plane landed safely. All 122 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Smoke in Cockpit

Friday, February 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Smoke in Cockpit

Avianca Airlines flight O6-6304 had to return for an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Recife, Brazil, but had to turn back after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All 156 people aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a... »

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... »

Air Leisure Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Leisure Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

Air Leisure flight AL-730 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on February 18th. The Airbus A340-200 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received a cargo door open indication. The plane landed back safely. All 265 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

American Airlines flight AA-1343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cancun, Mexico, on February 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed back safely. There were 185 people aboard at... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

Monday, February 20, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3079 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on February 18th. The plane took off for Salt Lake City, Utah, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Austin due to Odor in Cabin

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane Returns to Austin due to Odor in Cabin

American Airlines flight AA-2575 made an emergency landing in Austin, Texas, on February 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Chicago, Illinois, but had to turn back after the crew reported an odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All 146 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Laser Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Caracas

Saturday, February 18, 2017
By George Hatcher
Laser Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Caracas

Laser Airlines flight QL-940 had to return and make an emergency landing in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 17th. The plane took off for Maracaibo, Venezuela, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. All 148 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

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... »

PSA Airlines Flight Returns to Charlotte After Deer Strike

Thursday, February 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
PSA Airlines Flight Returns to Charlotte After Deer Strike

PSA Airlines flight AA-5320 had to return for an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on February 15th. The FAA reported that the Canadair CRJ-700 plane that took off for Gulfport, Mississippi, had to turn back due to a deer strike during departure. The plane landed back uneventfully. All 44 people aboard remained safe.... »

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