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Turkish Airlines Flight Diverts to Canakkale After Hail Strike

By George Hatcher

Turkish Airlines flight TK-969 had to divert for an emergency landing in Canakkale, Turkey, on July 27th. The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Ercan International Airport, Cyprus, to Istanbul, Turkey, was diverted after a hailstorm caused damage to the nose cone and the windshield. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

Alitalia Jet Diverts to Naples International Airport due to Violent Hailstorm

By George Hatcher

Alitalia flight AZ2016 made an emergency landing at Naples International Airport in Italy, on August 19th. According to the airline, “Alitalia flight AZ2016 from Rome to Milan Linate, scheduled on 8.00 am this morning, went through an extraordinary and violent hailstorm soon after taking off from Fiumicino airport… Therefore, the pilots decided to head... »

American Airlines Dreamliner Returns to Beijing due to Hailstorm

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-88 had to return and make an emergency landing in Beijing, China, on the morning of July 27. The Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner, heading towards Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, had to return after it sustained damage by a hailstorm. The plane landed uneventfully. All 209 passengers and 13 crew members remained... »

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August 2018
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  • 3 dead after plane crash near Fort Simpson, N.W.T., 2 survivors treated | CBC News https://t.co/aHwG7PekUQ
    about 15 hours ago
  • Solaseed Air Flight Suffers Lightning Strike in Japan https://t.co/FYu0K2QtmC
    about 17 hours ago
  • Nordwind Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Antalya https://t.co/A3SYvQ7lro
    about 17 hours ago
  • VivaAeroBus Flight Returns to Mexico City due to Landing Gear Issue https://t.co/tOus7TdZ5v
    about 17 hours ago
  • Qantas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canberra https://t.co/zEe4oSHIKd
    about 17 hours ago