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TAROM Plane makes Emergency Landing in Spain due to Bird Ingestion

By George Hatcher

TAROM flight RO-415 made a safe emergency landing at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Madrid, Spain, on May 4th. The Boeing 737-300 flying from Bucharest Otopeni, Romania was about to land when one of its engines ingested a bird. The plane landed safely. All 120 passengers remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Salt Lake City after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-1606 had to return for an emergency landing in Salt Lake City, Utah, on September 20th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Austin, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards after a bird strike caused damage to one of the engines. The plane landed safely. There were 120 people aboard... »

Avianca Flight Returns to Miami after Hitting Turbulence

By George Hatcher

Avianca flight AV-39 made an emergency landing in Miami, Florida, on August 1st. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Cali, Colombia, but had to turn back after it ran into turbulence that cracked a cabin window. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 120 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.... »

Air Arabia Egypt Plane Diverts to Cairo due to Engine Issues

By George Hatcher

Air Arabia Egypt flight E5-337 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on June 29th. The Airbus A320-200, heading from Borg El Arab Airport, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was diverted due to problems with an engine. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 120 people aboard at the... »

Air India Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Mumbai

By George Hatcher

Air India flight AI620 had to make an emergency landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India, on March 28th. The plane, flying from Hyderabad, was forced to make an emergency landing after smoke was detected in the undercarriage. The plane landed eventfully. All 120 passengers aboard were safely evacuated. Download article as... »

Preuvian Airlines Plane Aborts Takeoff in Peru after Tyre Burst

By George Hatcher

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-218 had to reject takeoff at Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, Cusco, Peru, on March 20. The Boeing 727-500 was about to take off from Cusco to Lima, Peru, when its right hand tyre burst and the plane veered off the runway, coming to a stop on soft ground. The crew... »

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July 2018
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  • WATCH: Passenger’s terrifying footage of Wonderboom plane crash https://t.co/zo1Lm9Y2rZ via @TheCitizen_News
    about 11 hours ago
  • Boeing exec says the 747 jumbo jet's future will be as a private jet https://t.co/DKK7b9iEsL
    about 11 hours ago
  • Lantana Airport flight instructor killed in Everglades plane crash https://t.co/FIeXUZbEGI
    about 14 hours ago
  • Air India Flight Diverts to Kolkata due to Smoke in Cabin https://t.co/Op02OmAIyo
    about 19 hours ago
  • Alaska Airlines Flight Diverts to Kansas City due to Loss of Cabin Pressure https://t.co/cRDevz736e
    about 19 hours ago