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Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles International Airport

By George Hatcher

Turkish Airlines flight TK-183 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on February 23rd. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Havana, Cuba, was diverted due to a mechanical problem. The plane landed safely. There were 173 passengers and 13 crew members aboard at the... »

Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Smoke in Cockpit

By George Hatcher

Avianca Airlines flight O6-6304 had to return for an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Recife, Brazil, but had to turn back after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All 156 people aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a... »

LATAM Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off From Sao Paulo

By George Hatcher

LATAM Airlines flight JJ-3264 had to reject take off from Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 22nd. The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Belo Horizonte, Brazil, when the crew rejected take off reporting an engine fire indication. The plane was towed to the apron. All 131 passengers and 6 crew members... »

Qatar Airways Flight Diverts to Munich due to Landing Gear Issue

By George Hatcher

Qatar Airways flight QR-82 had to divert for an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on February 21st. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Berlin, Germany, to Doha, Qatar, was diverted after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air Leisure Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

By George Hatcher

Air Leisure flight AL-730 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on February 18th. The Airbus A340-200 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received a cargo door open indication. The plane landed back safely. All 265 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cancun, Mexico, on February 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed back safely. There were 185 people aboard at... »

Spring Airlines Flight Diverts to Shenyang, China

By George Hatcher

Spring Airlines flight 9C-8617 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Shenyang, China, on February 18th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Harbin, China, to Nagoya, Japan, was diverted after a smartphone and a power bank caught fire in the overhead locker. The crew had cooled down the items before the plane... »

Aerolineas Argentinas Flight Rejects Take Off From Buenos Aires

By George Hatcher

Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR-1360 had to reject take off from Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 15th. The Airbus A340-300 plane was accelerating to take off for Bogota, Colombia, when the crew rejected take-off due to a bird strike. The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

China Eastern Airlines Flight Diverts to Russia due to Engine Problem

By George Hatcher

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-552 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on February 15th. The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Heathrow Airport, England, to Shanghai, China, was diverted due to an engine issue. The plane landed safely. All 186 passengers and 17 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

TAP Portugal Airlines Flight Returns to Lisbon due to Engine Problem

By George Hatcher

TAP Portugal Airlines flight TP-89 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lisbon, Portugal, on February 14th. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. There were 177 passengers and... »

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  • #Aviationsafety 2 people taking pictures on a runway were fatally struck by the wing of a landing plane. Chinipas Mexico.
    about 4 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety 6 die in Zimbabwe crash. Britten-Norman crashes into mountains.Minister of Transports brother dies.… https://t.co/KLHsdXpSkZ
    about 4 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 diverts to Kahului over smoke in cabin. Passengers rebooked on another plane.
    about 4 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Birdstrike. LATAM Chile Airbus A321-200 encountered flock at Cordoba. Flight 18 minutes in the air. Safe landing.
    about 4 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Fedex MD-10 Memphis-Montreal could not retract gear after takeoff. Returned to Memphis to make safe landing.
    about 4 hours ago