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United Airlines Plane Diverts to Shannon Airport

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-76 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on October 24th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Belfast International Airport, United Kingdom, to Newark, New Jersey, was diverted due to an unsafe nose gear indication. The plane landed safely. There were 121 passengers and 9 crew... »

VivaColombia Plane Returns to Florida after Engine Fire Indication

By George Hatcher

VivaColombia flight 5Z-355 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida, on July 13th. The Airbus A320-200 flying to Bogota, Colombia was mid-air when the crew reported fire indication on its right hand engine. The plane landed successfully. All 121 passengers and 5 crew members onboard remained... »

Two Kathmandu-Bound Flights Grounded due to Bomb Threat

By George Hatcher

Two Kathmandu-bound flights were grounded just before takeoff from Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, on January 27. Authorities said the flights were grounded after the Jet Airways security office received a call saying there was a “bomb threat” to Jet Airways flight 9W 260 and Air India flight AI-215. There were... »

WestJet Plane makes Safe Landing in Vancouver after Problem with Flaps

By George Hatcher

WestJet flight WS-211 made a safe landing at Vancouver International Airport, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on December 3. The Boeing 737-800 was en-route from Calgary, Alberta, when the crew noticed some problems with its flaps. The plane landed safely. All 121 passengers onboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

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    about 10 hours ago
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    about 10 hours ago
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    about 10 hours ago
  • Edelweiss Air Flight Rejects Takeoff From Zurich https://t.co/lOD6HVDqwp
    about 10 hours ago