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United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-888 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on April 25th. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Beijing, China, but had to turn back after it lost the reduced vertical separation minima (RVSM) maintenance capability. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members... »

Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

By George Hatcher

Air Astana flight KC-857 had to return and make an emergency landing in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on April 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Aktau, Kazakhstan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The airline arranged a... »

Lufthansa Plane Returns to Frankfurt due to Landing Gear Problem

By George Hatcher

Lufthansa flight LH-612 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on April 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Baku, Azerbaijan, but had to turn back after the crew received an indication of a landing gear problem. The plane landed safely. There were 161 passengers aboard at the time;... »

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Costa Rica

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-1516 had to return and make an emergency landing in Liberia, Costa Rica, on April 24th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a ‘maintenance issue’. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SpiceJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Problem

By George Hatcher

SpiceJet flight SG-1004 had to return and make an emergency landing in Vijayawada, India, on April 24th. The plane took off for Hyderabad, India, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine problem. The plane landed back safely. All 75 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue

By George Hatcher

Cathay Dragon flight KA-618 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on April 24th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Xiamen, China, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

PAL Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Australia due to Problem with Landing Gear

By George Hatcher

PAL Philippine Airlines flight PR-212 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport, Australia, on April 23rd. The Airbus A340-300 en-route to Manila, Philippines, had to return after the captain failed to retract its landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 220 passengers and 12 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada after Engine Shut-down

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1871 had to return and make an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada, on April 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 flying to Charlotte, North Carolina, had to return when its right engine showed overtemp and the crew had to shut it down. The plane landed safely. All 197 people... »

Small Plane Crash-Lands Near Leesburg Executive Airport, VA

By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed near Leesburg Executive Airport in Loudoun County, Virginia, on April 22nd. The Sonex experimental plane was heading to Georgia when the pilot decided to return to Leesburg due to bad weather. However, as he was approaching the airport, the plane developed an engine issue, forcing him to crash-land in a... »

Dana Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

By George Hatcher

Dana Air flight 9J-343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 21st. The plane took off for Port Harcourt, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

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  • Republic Airways Flight Diverts to Washington Dulles International Airport https://t.co/OmxW0zREvn
    about 11 hours ago
  • Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam https://t.co/GAcAhrrmNl
    about 11 hours ago
  • United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco https://t.co/5tNMEv1SVS
    about 12 hours ago
  • Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam https://t.co/mlBN1J9BS8
    about 12 hours ago
  • BBC News - German airlines drop safety rule prompted by Germanwings crash - CRAZY https://t.co/nX5XvEkOK3
    about 13 hours ago