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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... »

Lufthansa Plane Diverts to Munich due to Cargo Smoke Indication

By George Hatcher

Lufthansa flight LH-758 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on March 6th. The Airbus A340-300 plane en-route from Frankfurt, Germany, to Chennai, India, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication. The plane landed uneventfully. All 162 people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

SpiceJet Flight Diverts to Hyderabad due to Foul Odor from Lavatory

By George Hatcher

SpiceJet flight SG-192 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Hyderabad, India, on March 5th. The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Bangalore to Delhi, India, was diverted due to a foul odor coming from a lavatory. The plane landed safely. All 188 passengers and 6 crew members remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Delhi-Bound Oman Air Plane Hits Severe Turbulence

By George Hatcher

Oman Air flight WY-245 encountered severe turbulence while heading to Delhi, India, on March 4th. The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Muscat, Oman, when it was hit by turbulence that injured several people. The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were given medical attention immediately after landing. Download article as PDF »

Ethiopian Airlines Flight Diverts to Delhi due to Technical Issues

By George Hatcher

Ethiopian Airlines flight ET-8806 made an emergency landing in Delhi, India, on February 25th. The plane en-route from Mumbai, India, to Kathmandu, Nepal, was diverted due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely. There were 255 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Indian Air Force Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing due to Technical Snag

By George Hatcher

An Indian Air Force helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a field in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, on February 19th. The MI 8 helicopter was heading from Yelahanka Air Force Station, Bengaluru, Karnataka to Sulur Air Force Station, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, when the pilot decided to land in emergency due to a technical... »

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.... »

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    about 13 hours ago
  • Air Canada Flight Returns to Montreal due to Engine Trouble https://t.co/jl5KV65EX3
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    about 20 hours ago
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