Remembering September 11, 2011, Long May We Wave

Monday, September 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Remembering September 11, 2011, Long May We Wave

This day we are threatened by nature. Yesterday, the winds of Hurricane Harvey hammered Texas, and tomorrow Irma will be slamming Florida. It is a storm we will weather. We know we will, because we have lived through worse. We must remember this, because today is September tenth. And September 11, 2011 is a... »

Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Newcastle Airport

Monday, September 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Newcastle Airport

Emirates flight EK-35 made an emergency landing in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, on September 10th. The Boeing 777-300 plane was flying from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when the crew suspected a blown tire and requested emergency assistance. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google... »

Serve Air Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Failure

Monday, September 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Serve Air Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Failure

A Serve Air Cargo plane made an emergency landing in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, on September 10th. The plane took off for Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, but had to turn back after an engine failure. The plane veered off runway while landing back in Goma. All four crew members remained... »

Royal Air Maroc Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Morocco

Monday, September 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Royal Air Maroc Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Morocco

Royal Air Maroc flight AT-981 made an emergency landing in Casablanca, Morocco, on September 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Lisbon, Portugal, when the crew declared an emergency due to an engine problem. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on... »

Sunwing Airlines Flight Returns to Amsterdam After Lightning Strike

Monday, September 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Sunwing Airlines Flight Returns to Amsterdam After Lightning Strike

Sunwing Airlines flight OR-384 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on September 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Rhodes, Greece, but had to turn back after it was struck by lightning. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook Share on... »

IndiGo Airlines Flight Returns to Raipur After Bird Strike

Sunday, September 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
IndiGo Airlines Flight Returns to Raipur After Bird Strike

IndiGo Airlines flight 6E-827 returned to Raipur, India, on September 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Hyderabad, India, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back safely. There were one hundred and seventy people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Recommend on Facebook... »

Brussels Airlines Flight Returns to Brussels After First Officer Falls Ill

Sunday, September 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Brussels Airlines Flight Returns to Brussels After First Officer Falls Ill

Brussels Airlines flight SN-3233 had to return and make an emergency landing in Brussels, Belgium, on September 9th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Rhodes, Greece, but had to return shortly afterwards after the first officer fell ill. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share... »

Smoke From APU Prompts Evacuation of Bhutan Airlines Plane at Kolkata Airport

Sunday, September 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Smoke From APU Prompts Evacuation of Bhutan Airlines Plane at Kolkata Airport

Bhutan Airlines flight B3-700 was evacuated at Kolkata Airport in West Bengal, India, on September 9th. The Airbus A319-100 plane was preparing to depart for Bangkok, Thailand, when smoke was noticed emanating from the APU. The crew initiated an emergency evacuation. About twenty people were injured and were treated at the airport. Recommend on... »

Lufthansa Flight Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

Sunday, September 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa Flight Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

Lufthansa flight LH-464 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on September 8th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Orlando, Florida, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Recommend on... »

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... »

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