THY Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Netherlands due to Hydraulic Failure

Friday, May 12, 2017
By George Hatcher
THY Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Netherlands due to Hydraulic Failure

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK-6309 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on May 11th. The Airbus A330-200 flying from Istanbul, Turkey, to Billund, Denmark, had to divert due to hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share... »

Delta Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Michigan after Losing Nose Wheel Steering

Thursday, May 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Michigan after Losing Nose Wheel Steering

Delta Airlines flight Dl-964 made a safe emergency landing at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Romulus, Michigan, May 10th. The Airbus A320-200 flying from New York was about to land when it had to go-around due to loss of nose wheel steering. The plane landed safely. All 66 people aboard remained safe. Recommend on Facebook Share... »

Air Berlin Plane Diverts to Germany due to Unusual Odor

Thursday, May 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Air Berlin Plane Diverts to Germany due to Unusual Odor

Air Berlin flight AB-7391 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Cologne Bonn Airport, Germany, on May 10th. The Airbus A330-200 flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, to San Francisco, California, diverted due to an unusual odor on board. The plane landed safely. All 184 people aboard remained unhurt. Recommend on Facebook Share on... »

Azul Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Smoke in Cabin

Thursday, May 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Azul Linhas Aereas Plane makes Safe Landing in Brazil after Smoke in Cabin

Azul Linhas Aereas flight AD-4966 made a safe emergency landing at Aeroporto de Uberlândia – Tenente Coronel Aviador César Bombonato, Brazil, on May 9th. The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Sao Paulo, Brazil, was about to reach the destination when crew noticed smoke in its cabin. The plane landed safely. No injuries... »

Batik Air Plane Returns to Indonesia after Losing Cabin Pressure

Thursday, May 11, 2017
By George Hatcher
Batik Air Plane Returns to Indonesia after Losing Cabin Pressure

Batik Air flight ID-6853 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport, Pekanbaru, Indonesia, on May 9th. The Boeing 737-800 flying to Jakarta, Indonesia, had to return after losing cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. Two among the 91 people aboard suffered respiratory and ear problems. One... »

Single Engine Plane Crashes in California; 2 Killed

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By George Hatcher

A single-engine plane crashed at Lake Berryessa between Pleasure Cove Marina and Markley Cove Resort in Napa County, California, on the morning of May 8th. The two men aboard the Icon A5, identified as Jon Murray Karkow, 55, and his passenger Cagri Sever, 41, were killed in the crash. Both were employees of Icon... »

American Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Texas after Losing Cabin Pressure

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
American Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Texas after Losing Cabin Pressure

American Airlines flight AA-2594 made a safe emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on May 8th. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Boston, Massachusetts, was mid-air when it initiated a rapid descent due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed safely. According to the FAA, 15 passengers and 1 crew member sustained... »

Blue Air Plane Returns to Romania after Bird Strike

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Blue Air Plane Returns to Romania after Bird Strike

Blue Air flight 08-113 had to return and make an emergency landing at Henri Coand? International Airport, Romania, on May 9th. The Boeing 737-400 flying to Valencia, Spain, had to return after burning off fuel due to bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 143 people aboard remained safe. Recommend on Facebook Share on... »

Gol Transportes Aereos Plane Returns to Brazil due to Smell of Smoke

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gol Transportes Aereos Plane Returns to Brazil due to Smell of Smoke

Gol Transportes Aereos flight G3-1613 had to return and make an emergency landing at Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport, Brazil, on May 8th. The Boeing 737-800 flying to Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Brazil, had to return due to smell of smoke. The plane landed safely. The passengers were rebooked in other flights. Recommend on Facebook Share... »

Cathay Dragon Plane Returns to Hong Kong due to Hydraulic Failure

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Cathay Dragon Plane Returns to Hong Kong due to Hydraulic Failure

Cathay Dragon flight KA-168 had to return and make an emergency landing at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong, China, on May 7th. The Airbus A320-200 flying to Kolkata, India, had to return due to hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Recommend on Facebook Share on Google Share on Linkedin... »

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