Diversion

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... »

Libyan Airlines Flight Diverts to Benghazi due to Cracked Windshield

Thursday, September 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Libyan Airlines Flight Diverts to Benghazi due to Cracked Windshield

Libyan Airlines flight UZ-90 diverted to Benghazi, Libya, on September 20th. The plane heading from Tripoli to Tobruk, Libya, was diverted after a crack was noticed in the first officer’s windshield. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Jetstar Airways Flight Diverts to Port Hedland due to Medical Emergency

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
Jetstar Airways Flight Diverts to Port Hedland due to Medical Emergency

Jetstar Airways flight JQ-127 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Port Hedland, Western Australia, on September 13th. The plane heading from Adelaide, Australia, to Bali, Indonesia, was diverted after a passenger fell ill. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to a hospital. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Diverts to Reno due to Mechanical Indication

Thursday, September 14, 2017
By George Hatcher
SkyWest Airlines Flight Diverts to Reno due to Mechanical Indication

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4564 diverted to Reno, Nevada, on September 11th. The plane heading from Boise, Idaho, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted due to a mechanical indication. The plane landed safely. All seventy-three people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

Saturday, September 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

American Airlines flight AA-142 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on September 9th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Heathrow Airport, England, was diverted after the crew suspected a fuel leak. The plane landed safely. All two hundred and three... »

Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Problem

Sunday, September 3, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Problem

Cathay Dragon flight KA-169 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Mandalay, Myanmar, on August 31st. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Kolkata, India, to Hong Kong, China, was diverted due to a hydraulic issue. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and thirty passengers and seven crew members remained safe. Download... »

GoAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Goa, India

Friday, September 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
GoAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Goa, India

GoAir flight G8-345 made an emergency landing in Goa, India, on August 30th. The plane heading from Kochi to Mumbai, India, was diverted after the crew noticed a technical issue. The plane landed uneventfully. There were one hundred and sixty-six passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. Download article as PDF »

VietJet Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

Friday, September 1, 2017
By George Hatcher
VietJet Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

VietJet Air flight VJ-885 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on August 30th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and three passengers and seven crew... »

JetBlue Flight Diverts to Philadelphia due to Smoke in Cockpit

Thursday, August 31, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Diverts to Philadelphia due to Smoke in Cockpit

JetBlue flight B6-1097 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 29th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Boston, Massachusetts, to Atlanta, Georgia, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All one hundred and three people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Aeromexico Flight Diverts to Guadalajara due to Disruptive Passenger

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aeromexico Flight Diverts to Guadalajara due to Disruptive Passenger

Aeromexico flight AM-664 made an emergency landing in Guadalajara, Mexico, on August 27th. The plane heading from San Francisco, California, to Mexico City, Mexico, was diverted after an angry “drunk” passenger started screaming and attacking the crew. The plane landed uneventfully. The disruptive passenger was removed from the plane. Download article as PDF »

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