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United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Costa Rica

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-1516 had to return and make an emergency landing in Liberia, Costa Rica, on April 24th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a ‘maintenance issue’. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue

By George Hatcher

Cathay Dragon flight KA-618 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on April 24th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Xiamen, China, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.... »

Scandinavian Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway

By George Hatcher

Scandinavian Airlines flight SK-4479 had to reject takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway, on April 23rd. The Boeing 737-700 plane was preparing to depart for Oslo, Norway, when the crew rejected takeoff due to a nose gear steering issue. The plane safely stopped at the runway. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Small Plane Crash-Lands Near Leesburg Executive Airport, VA

By George Hatcher

A small plane crash-landed near Leesburg Executive Airport in Loudoun County, Virginia, on April 22nd. The Sonex experimental plane was heading to Georgia when the pilot decided to return to Leesburg due to bad weather. However, as he was approaching the airport, the plane developed an engine issue, forcing him to crash-land in a... »

Brussels Airlines Flight Returns to Brussels due to Hydraulic Issue

By George Hatcher

Brussels Airlines flight SN-2835 made an emergency landing in Brussels, Belgium, on April 20th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Moscow, Russia, but had to turn back due to a hydraulic issue. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

UTair Aviation Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Moscow

By George Hatcher

UTair Aviation flight UT-595 had to return and make an emergency landing in Moscow, Russia, on April 19th. The Boeing 737-500 plane took off for Usinsk, Russia, but had to turn back after the crew reported issues with the stabilizer. The plane landed back safely. There were 91 people aboard at the time; all... »

Surinam Airways Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Flaps Problem

By George Hatcher

Surinam Airways flight PY-993 had to return and make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 19th. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Paramaribo, Surinam, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

TAP Portugal Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

By George Hatcher

TAP Portugal flight TP-558 had to make an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on April 17th. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Lisbon, Portugal, was on final approach to Munich when the crew reported an issue with the nose wheel steering and went around. The plane landed safely on second approach. All passengers and... »

Brussels Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brussels

By George Hatcher

Brussels Airlines flight SN-255 had to return and make an emergency landing in Brussels, Belgium, on April 17th. The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed at higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-1721 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on April 16th. The Boeing 737-900 plane heading to Kona, Hawaii, had to turn back due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed back safely. All 183 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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