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Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Omaha due to Unusual Odor

By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines flight 4378 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Omaha, Nebraska, on February 23rd. The plane heading from Denver, Colorado, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after the crew noticed an unusual odor in the cabin. The plane landed uneventfully. All 140 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

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... »

ExpressJet Flight Diverts to Louisiana After Hydraulic Failure

By George Hatcher

ExpressJet flight EV-4114 had to divert for an emergency landing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on February 22nd. The plane flying from Houston, Texas, to Charleston, South Carolina, was diverted due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Virgin Australia Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

By George Hatcher

Virgin Australia flight VA-1188 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Williamtown, New South Wales, Australia, on February 21st. The plane heading from Port Macquarie, to Sydney, Australia, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

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 »

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... »

Air India Flight Diverts to Ankara due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

Air India flight 130 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Ankara, Turkey, on February 16th. The plane flying from London, England, to Mumbai, India, was diverted after a 63-year-old Portuguese passenger suffered a suspected cardiac arrest. The plane landed safely. The passenger, identified as Agnelo Bareto, was rushed to a hospital.... »

EgyptAir Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

By George Hatcher

EgyptAir Express flight MS-392 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Luxor, Egypt, on February 17th. The plane heading from Aswan to Cairo, Egypt, was diverted after the crew noticed a crack in the windshield. The plane landed safely. All 71 people 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... »

Qeshm Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iran

By George Hatcher

Qeshm Airlines flight 2264 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Yazd, Iran, on February 13th. Director general of Kerman province’s airports Ali Qasemzadeh said the plane heading from Najaf, Iraq, to Kerman, Iran, was diverted “due to unstable conditions of a passenger.” The plane landed safely. Download article as PDF »

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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 8 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety 6 die in Zimbabwe crash. Britten-Norman crashes into mountains.Minister of Transports brother dies.… https://t.co/KLHsdXpSkZ
    about 8 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 diverts to Kahului over smoke in cabin. Passengers rebooked on another plane.
    about 8 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Birdstrike. LATAM Chile Airbus A321-200 encountered flock at Cordoba. Flight 18 minutes in the air. Safe landing.
    about 8 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Fedex MD-10 Memphis-Montreal could not retract gear after takeoff. Returned to Memphis to make safe landing.
    about 8 hours ago