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Budapest Air Service Plane Returns to Savonlinna, Finland, due to Landing Gear Issue

Thursday, November 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Budapest Air Service Plane Returns to Savonlinna, Finland, due to Landing Gear Issue

FlexFlight flight W2-5650, operated by Budapest Air Service, returned to Savonlinna, Finland, on November 21st. The plane took off for Helsinki, Finland, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed back uneventfully. All thirteen passengers aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Kenya Airways Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Cracked Windshield

Thursday, November 2, 2017
By George Hatcher
Kenya Airways Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Cracked Windshield

Kenya Airways flight KQ-117 returned to Amsterdam, Netherlands, on October 31st. The Boeing 787-800 plane took off for Nairobi, Kenya, but had to turn back due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Xiamen, China

Friday, October 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Xiamen, China

Air Astana flight KC-1392 had to make an emergency landing in Xiamen, China, on October 12th. The Boeing 757-200 plane was performing a test flight when the crew noticed a landing gear issue. The plane landed back uneventfully. All four crew members aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

Friday, October 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

Ryanair flight FR-3775 had to return and make an emergency landing at Malta International Airport, Malta, on October 12th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Bristol, England, but had to turn back after the crew noticed problems with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

American Airlines Flight Hits Coyote at Wilmington International Airport

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Hits Coyote at Wilmington International Airport

American Airlines flight AA-5224 returned to Wilmington International Airport, North Carolina, on October 9th. According to the airport authorities, the Canadair CRJ-900 plane hit a coyote during takeoff which caused damage to the nose gear. The crew continued takeoff but subsequently returned to Wilmington Airport. The coyote was killed. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Transavia Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Technical Problem

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
By George Hatcher
Transavia Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Technical Problem

Transavia flight HV-6727 returned to Amsterdam, Netherlands, on September 26th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Sevilla, Spain, but had to turn back due to a technical issue. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

KLM Cityhopper Returns to Amsterdam due to Electrical Odor

Saturday, September 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
KLM Cityhopper Returns to Amsterdam due to Electrical Odor

KLM Cityhopper flight KL-933 had to return and make an emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on September 22nd. The Embraer ERJ-190 flying to Dublin, Ireland, had to return due to electrical odor in its cockpit. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

BoA Plane Returns to Bolivia due to Cabin Pressurisation Issue

Saturday, September 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
BoA Plane Returns to Bolivia due to Cabin Pressurisation Issue

BoA Boliviana de Aviacion flight OB-670 had to return and make an emergency landing at El Alto International Airport, La Paz, Bolivia, on September 22nd. The Boeing 737-700 flying to Santa Cruz, Bolivia, had to return due to cabin pressurisation issue. The plane landed safely. All 138 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe.... »

Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

Friday, September 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Returns to Wales after Bird Strike

Flybe flight BE-4565 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cardiff Airport, Rhoose, Wales, on September 21st. The Embraer ERJ-195 flying to Paris, France, had to return due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 90 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

All Nippon Airlines Plane Returns to Japan after Smoke in Cabin

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
By George Hatcher
All Nippon Airlines Plane Returns to Japan after Smoke in Cabin

All Nippon Airways flight NH-435 had to return and make an emergency landing at Chubu Centrair International Airport, Nagoya, Japan, on September 18th. The Boeing 737-500 flying to Fukuoka, Japan, had to return due to burning odor in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All 126 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download... »

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