Diversion

Air France Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, November 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air France flight AF-178 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on November 4th. The Airbus A380-800 plane heading from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to Mexico City, Mexico, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to University Hospital Limerick. A subsequent inspection... »

Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Friday, October 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Cathay Dragon flight KA-621 made an emergency landing in Fuzhou, China, on October 11th. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Hangzhou to Hong Kong, China, was diverted after the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

PIA Flight Diverts to Lahore due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Friday, October 13, 2017
By George Hatcher
PIA Flight Diverts to Lahore due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-755 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on October 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sialkot, Pakistan, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Vienna due to Fumes in Cabin

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Vienna due to Fumes in Cabin

Turkish Airlines flight TK-1945 made an emergency landing in Vienna, Austria, on October 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Brussels, Belgium, was diverted after the crew reported fumes in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and twenty-nine people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Geneva-Bound EasyJet Flight Diverts to France

Monday, October 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Geneva-Bound EasyJet Flight Diverts to France

EasyJet flight U2-1454 had to divert for an emergency landing at Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne Airport, France, on October 7th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Porto, Portugal, to Geneva, Switzerland, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and forty-one passengers and six crew members remained... »

Jetstar Pacific Airlines Flight Diverts to Thailand due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jetstar Pacific Airlines Flight Diverts to Thailand due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Jetstar Pacific Airlines flight BL-105 made an emergency landing in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on October 2nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Hanoi, Vietnam, to Gaya, India, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and eighty-one people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air France Airbus A380 Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Sunday, October 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air France Airbus A380 Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

Air France flight AF-66 made an emergency landing in Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on September 30th. The Airbus A380-800 plane heading from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after one of the engines suffered a serious damage. The plane landed safely. All four hundred and ninety-seven passengers... »

Air Seoul Flight Diverts to Okinawa, Japan

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Seoul Flight Diverts to Okinawa, Japan

Air Seoul flight RS-101 diverted to Naha in Okinawa, Japan, on September 25th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Guam to Seoul, South Korea, was diverted after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and four people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Alaska Airlines Flight Diverts to Spokane due to Medical Emergency

Sunday, September 24, 2017
By George Hatcher
Alaska Airlines Flight Diverts to Spokane due to Medical Emergency

An Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Spokane, Washington, on September 21st. The plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to Seattle, Washington, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

Skywest Plane Diverts to Pennsylvania due to Thrust Reversers Indication

Friday, September 22, 2017
By George Hatcher
Skywest Plane Diverts to Pennsylvania due to Thrust Reversers Indication

Skywest flight OO-4906/DL-4906 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Erie International Airport, Erie County, Pennsylvania, on September 21st. The Canadair CRJ-200 flying on behalf of Delta Airlines was mid-air when the crew reported indication of thrust reversers deployment, causing the diversion. The plane landed safely. All 34 passengers and 3 crew... »

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