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Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Frankfurt

By George Hatcher

Air Astana flight KC-921 made an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on February 23rd. The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from Astana, Kazakhstan, was descending toward Frankfurt when the crew declared an emergency due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off From Chicago O’Hare International Airport

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-306 had to reject take off from O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, on February 20th. The Boeing 737-900 plane was accelerating to take off for Fort Myers, Florida, when the crew rejected take off due to some issues. All 150 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Fighter Jets Intercept Jet Airways Plane After Loss of Communication

By George Hatcher

Jet Airways flight 9W-118 was intercepted by two fighter planes due to loss of communication on February 16. The Boeing 777-300 plane was heading from Mumbai, India, to London, England, when it lost communication with the ATC. Two fighter jets intercepted the aircraft and subsequently, the communication was restored. The plane continued for a... »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Austin due to Odor in Cabin

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-2575 made an emergency landing in Austin, Texas, on February 17th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Chicago, Illinois, but had to turn back after the crew reported an odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All 146 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

UTair Aviation Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Vnukovo International Airport

By George Hatcher

UTair Aviation flight UT-258 had to make an emergency landing at Vnukovo International Airport, Russia, on February 13th. The Boeing 737-500 plane was flying from Saint Petersburg, Russia, when the crew reported a fuel leak and had to shut down one of the engines. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and... »

British Airways Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport due to Electrical Odor

By George Hatcher

British Airways flight BA-123 had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom, on February 12th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Doha, Qatar, but had to turn back after the crew reported an electrical odor onboard. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

United Airlines Plane Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Engine Issue

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-972 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on February 12th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Chicago Illinois, to Brussels, Belgium, was diverted after the crew reported an engine issue. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

KLM Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Suspected Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

KLM flight KL-895 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on February 10th. The Boeing 787-900 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to turn back after the crew suspected a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Jin Air Flight Returns to Seoul After Engine Fire Indication

By George Hatcher

Jin Air flight LJ-23 had to return and make an emergency landing in Seoul, South Korea, on February 8th. The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Angeles, Philippines, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine fire indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Fort Lauderdale

By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1495 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 7th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Dallas Love Field, Texas, was on final approach to Fort Lauderdale when one of the engines ingested a bird. The plane continued for safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.... »

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    about 5 hours ago