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Atlanta-Bound Delta Airlines Flight Diverts After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-552 had to divert and make an emergency landing in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on July 23rd. The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to Atlanta, Georgia, was diverted due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All 110 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Plane Diverts to Chicago due to Hydraulic Failure

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-67 had to divert for an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, on January 23rd. The plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to San Francisco, California, was diverted after the crew reported a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. There were 110 people aboard at... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight 1938 made an emergency landing at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, North Carolina, on August 4th. The plane took off for Washington, D.C. but had to return shortly afterwards due to a crack in the windshield. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 110 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained... »

Vueling Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Hydraulic Failure

By George Hatcher

Vueling flight VY-7574 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Malaga, Spain, on June 11th. The Airbus A320-200, heading from Barcelona, Spain, to Banjul, Gambia, was diverted after the crew reported a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. All 110 passengers remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Virgin America Flight Returns to LAX due to Landing Gear Issues

By George Hatcher

Virgin America flight VX-108 made an emergency landing at at Los Angeles International Airport, California, on February 18th. The Airbus A320-200 plane, heading from Los Angeles to Washington Dulles International Airport, had to return due to issue with retracting the landing gear. The plane landed uneventfully. All 110 passengers and crew members remained safe.... »

Aer Lingus Plane Returns to JFK due to Hydraulic Failure

By George Hatcher

Aer Lingus flight 110 had to return and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on September 28. The Boeing 757 that took off for Shannon airport, Ireland, was diverted after the pilot reported landing gear door problems, hydraulic failure, and no flaps. Fire was sparked in the left... »

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