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British Airways Plane Returns to England due to Smell in Cabin

Monday, September 5, 2016
By George Hatcher
British Airways Plane Returns to England due to Smell in Cabin

A British Airways flight had to return and make a precautionary landing at Gatwick Airport, Horley, England, on September 1st. The plane en-route to Crete, Greece, had to return shortly after the cabin was filled with a strong smell, similar to that of cannabis. The plane landed safely. All passengers onboard remained unharmed. The... »

Flybe Plane Diverts to Birmingham

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
Flybe Plane Diverts to Birmingham

Flybe flight BE-1274 made an emergency landing in Birmingham, England, on August 29th. The plane flying from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Manchester, England, was diverted after the crew became aware that one of the tires had burst during departure. An airline spokesperson said the plane was diverted as a “precautionary measure to take into consideration... »

Pawan Hans Helicopter Makes Precautionary Landing in India due to Bad Weather

Monday, August 29, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Pawan Hans chopper had to divert and make a precautionary landing in Kelva, Palghar, Maharashtra, India, on August 27th. The Bell 407 flying from Vedodara, Gujrat to Juhu, Mumbai, was diverted due to bad weather conditions. The helicopter landed safely. All 6 people onboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air India Plane Makes Precautionary Landing in Kazakhstan

Sunday, August 28, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air India Plane Makes Precautionary Landing in Kazakhstan

Air India flight AI191 had to divert and make a precautionary landing at Aktobe International Airport, Aktobe, Kazakhstan, on August 25th. The aircraft en-route from Mumbai, India, to New Jersey, was mid-air when a fire alarm went off in its cargo bin, prompting it to divert. The plane landed successfully. All 378 people onboard... »

Air Algerie Plane Returns to Algeria due to Fuel Filter Contamination

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Algerie Plane Returns to Algeria due to Fuel Filter Contamination

Air Algerie flight AH-1020 had to return and make a precautionary landing at Algiers International Airport, Algiers, Algeria, on August 6th. The Boeing 737-600 en-route to Marseille, France, had to return shortly after the crew detected a contaminated fuel filter, reporting they had to shut down its engine. The plane landed safely. All 97... »

IndiGo Plane Makes Precautionary Landing in Mumbai due to Disruptive Passenger

Saturday, July 30, 2016
By George Hatcher
IndiGo Plane Makes Precautionary Landing in Mumbai due to Disruptive Passenger

An IndiGo flight had to divert and make a precautionary landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India, on July 28th. The aircraft was travelling from Dubai, UAE, to Kozhikode, India, when a passenger onboard started misbehaving with the crew and got violent. The passenger was detained and is now under investigation. Download article... »

Nepal Airlines Flight Returns to Kathmandu after Bird Strike

Saturday, July 9, 2016
By George Hatcher
Nepal Airlines Flight Returns to Kathmandu after Bird Strike

Nepal Airlines flight RA-409 had to return and make a precautionary landing at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on July 7th. The Airbus A320-200 was en-route to Hong Kong, China, when one of its engines ingested a bird, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed safely. All 59 people onboard remained unharmed. The... »

British Airways Plane Diverts to Canada due to Odor in Cabin

Monday, May 2, 2016
By George Hatcher
British Airways Plane Diverts to Canada due to Odor in Cabin

British Airways flight BA-114 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada, on April 29th. The Boeing 777-200, en-route to London, England, from New York, was mid-air when the crew detected burning odor in the cabin, prompting the plane to divert as a... »

KLM Plane Returns to Netherlands after Bird Strike

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
By George Hatcher
KLM Plane Returns to Netherlands after Bird Strike

KLM flight KL-601 had to return and make a precautionary landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 24th. The Boeing 747-400, en-route from Amsterdam, to Los Angeles, California, was climbing out of the runway when it ingested a bird and continued flying till it was mid-air above Norwich, England, when the crew... »

United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing at McAllen Miller International Airport

Sunday, January 31, 2016
By George Hatcher
United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing at McAllen Miller International Airport

United Express flight 4020 operated by Mesa Airlines made an emergency landing at McAllen Miller International Airport in Hidalgo County, Texas, on January 28. The airline said that the ATC declared a ‘precautionary emergency’ after a brake light indicator came on. The Embraer 175 plane landed uneventfully. There were 41 people aboard the plane;... »

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