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Aeroflot Flight Diverts to Prague due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

Aeroflot flight SU-2384 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Prague, Czech Republic, on November 11th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sheremetyevo International Airport, Russia, to Geneva, Switzerland, was diverted after the first officer suffered a medical emergency and became incapacitated. The plane landed safely. The first officer was rushed to... »

Etihad Airways Pilot Dies During Abu Dhabi-Amsterdam Flight

By George Hatcher

Etihad Airways flight EY-927 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on September 27th. The Boeing 777-200 freighter plane heading from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was diverted after the captain fell ill and became incapacitated. The plane landed safely. The captain was pronounced dead. Download... »

Cargolux Airlines Flight Diverts to Vienna After Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

Cargolux Airlines flight CV-856 had to divert for an emergency landing in Vienna, Austria, on January 11th. The Boeing 747-800 plane flying from Luxembourg to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was diverted after the captain began feeling unwell and subsequently became incapacitated. The plane landed safely. The captain was rushed to a hospital. Download article... »

Polar Air Cargo Plane Diverts to Washington due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

Polar Air Cargo flight PO-214 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Seattle – Tacoma International Airport, Seattle, Washington, on April 22nd. The Boeing 747-800 was flying from Nagoya, Japan, to Cincinnati, Kentucky, when it declared medical emergency mid-air, as the captain was incapacitated, prompting the plane to divert. The plane landed... »

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