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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.... »

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... »

PAL Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Australia due to Problem with Landing Gear

By George Hatcher

PAL Philippine Airlines flight PR-212 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport, Australia, on April 23rd. The Airbus A340-300 en-route to Manila, Philippines, had to return after the captain failed to retract its landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 220 passengers and 12 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

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... »

Aero Contractors Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

By George Hatcher

Aero Contractors flight NG-316 had to make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 18th. The plane flying from Port Harcourt, Nigeria, declared an emergency after smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were 52 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Nigeria’s... »

Alaska Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

By George Hatcher

Alaska Airlines flight AS-176 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Ketchikan, Alaska, on April 18th. The Boeing 737-900 plane en-route from Juneau, Alaska, to Seattle, Washington, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

THY Turkish Airlines Plane Returns to Turkey after Lightning Strike

By George Hatcher

THY Turkish Airlines flight TK-537 had to return and make an emergency landing at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, on April 17. The Boeing 737-900 flying to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, had to return due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Air France Plane Rejects Take-off in Martinique due to Smoke from Landing Gear

By George Hatcher

Air France flight AF-4001 rejecting taking-off at Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport, Forte de France, Martinique, France, on April 16th. The Airbus A340-300 en-route to Moscow, Russia, was about to take-off due to smoke emerging from its landing gear. The plane towed to the apron uneventfully. All 266 people aboard remained safe. Download article... »

Cayman Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Electrical Odor

By George Hatcher

Cayman Airways flight KX-793 had to make an emergency landing in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, on April 13th. The Boeing 737-300 plane was flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, when the crew declared an emergency due to an electrical odor in the cabin. The plane continued for a safe landing. All... »

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