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SpiceJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Problem

By George Hatcher

SpiceJet flight SG-1004 had to return and make an emergency landing in Vijayawada, India, on April 24th. The plane took off for Hyderabad, India, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine problem. The plane landed back safely. All 75 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata

By George Hatcher

Air India flight AI-401 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Kolkata, India, on April 24th. The Boeing 787-800 plane flying from Delhi, India, was on approach to Kolkata when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 254 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem

By George Hatcher

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-768 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on April 23rd. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to Chennai, India, was diverted due to indication of a landing gear problem. The plane landed uneventfully. All 127 people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Bird-Hit Indigo Airlines Flight Returns to Raipur, India

By George Hatcher

Indigo Airlines flight 6E-252 made an emergency landing in Raipur, India, on April 9th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Kolkata, India, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed back uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download article as... »

Air Arabia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kolkata

By George Hatcher

Air Arabia flight G9-522 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kolkata, India, on April 6th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Chittagong, Bangladesh, to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, was diverted after smoke was noticed in the cockpit. The plane landed safely. There were 164 passengers and 17 crew members aboard at... »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

By George Hatcher

Lufthansa flight LH-8365 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hyderabad, India, on March 30th. The plane took off for Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Bird-Hit Air Arabia Flight Diverts to Lucknow, India

By George Hatcher

Air Arabia flight G9-532 made an emergency landing in Lucknow, India, on March 24th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Kathmandu, Nepal, to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, was diverted due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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.... »

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi

By George Hatcher

British Airways flight BA-143 made an emergency landing in Delhi, India, on March 19th. The Boeing 777-200 plane was coming from Heathrow Airport, England, when the crew declared an emergency due to reports of smoke originating from the aft galley. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. It is believed... »

Fighter Jets Escort Air India Plane After it Loses Communication

By George Hatcher

Air India flight AI-171 was intercepted by fighter jets on March 10th. The Boeing 787-800 plane was heading from Ahmedabad, India, to Heathrow Airport, England, when it lost communication. Czech fighter jets were dispatched to intercept the plane and were able to communicate with the captain. The captain signaled about having technical issues due... »

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