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Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Cracked Windshield

By George Hatcher

Thomson Airways flight BY-6133 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Porto, Portugal, on April 17th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Las Palmas, Spain, to Bristol, England, was diverted due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. All 220 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air Canada Plane makes Emergency Landing Due to Missing Wheel

By George Hatcher

Air Canada flight AC-864 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, Longford, England, on April 16th. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Montreal, Canada, had an uneventful flight due to a missing outboard main wheel. The plane landed safely. All 294 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Thomson Airways Plane Rejects Takeoff From Manchester

By George Hatcher

Thomson Airways flight BY-108 had to reject takeoff from Manchester, England, on April 16th. The Boeing 787-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Bridgetown, Barbados, when the crew noticed some problem and rejected takeoff at high speed. The plane safely returned to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Manchester

By George Hatcher

Thomas Cook Airlines flight MT-2718 had to return and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on April 15th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Las Vegas, Nevada, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed back safely. All 283 people aboard remained unharmed. The airline... »

Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Manchester due to Flaps Issue

By George Hatcher

Thomson Airways flight BY-6606 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on April 15th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Bristol, England, to Las Palmas, Spain, was diverted due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

By George Hatcher

British Airways flight BA-438 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 14th. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Heathrow Airport, England, was on final approach to Amsterdam when the crew reported a nose gear steering issue and went around. The plane subsequently landed uneventfully and was towed to the apron. Everyone aboard... »

Eastern Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in France

By George Hatcher

Eastern Airways flight T3-1763 made an emergency landing in Toulouse, France, on April 13th. The plane flying from Bristol, England, was on final approach to Toulouse when the crew received an unsafe gear indication and went around to work the checklists. The plane landed safely on second approach. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Jet2 Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Leeds Bradford Airport

By George Hatcher

A Jet2 flight had to make an emergency landing at Leeds Bradford Airport in England, United Kingdom, on April 5th. The plane was coming from Larnaca, Cyprus, when the crew requested emergency assistance due to a landing gear issue. The plane landed safely. All 111 passengers remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Frankfurt

By George Hatcher

British Airways flight BA-73 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on March 24th. The Boeing 787-900 plane heading from Heathrow Airport, England, to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, was diverted due reports of fumes on-board. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Air India Plane Makes Safe Landing After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Air India flight AI-171 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Heathrow Airport, England, on March 22nd. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Ahmedabad, India, was on approach to Heathrow Airport when a bird hit it, causing damage to the nose and weather radar system. The plane continued for a safe landing.... »

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