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Flybe Plane Crash-Lands at Amsterdam Airport; No Injuries Reported

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-1284 crash-landed at Amsterdam Airport, Netherlands, on February 23rd. The plane was coming from Edinburgh, Scotland, when its right main gear collapsed during landing. There were 59 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. The aircraft suffered significant damage. Download article as PDF »

Qatar Airways Flight Diverts to Munich due to Landing Gear Issue

By George Hatcher

Qatar Airways flight QR-82 had to divert for an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on February 21st. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Berlin, Germany, to Doha, Qatar, was diverted after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

By George Hatcher

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3079 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on February 18th. The plane took off for Salt Lake City, Utah, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

Fighter Jets Intercept Jet Airways Plane After Loss of Communication

By George Hatcher

Jet Airways flight 9W-118 was intercepted by two fighter planes due to loss of communication on February 16. The Boeing 777-300 plane was heading from Mumbai, India, to London, England, when it lost communication with the ATC. Two fighter jets intercepted the aircraft and subsequently, the communication was restored. The plane continued for a... »

Bird-Hit Aerolineas Argentinas Plane Makes Safe Landing in Argentina

By George Hatcher

Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR-1476 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Tucuman, Argentina, on February 13th. The plane flying from Buenos Aires, Argentina, was on approach to Tucuman Airport, Argentina, when a bird hit it. The plane continued for a safe landing. All 130 passengers and 7 crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

UTair Aviation Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Vnukovo International Airport

By George Hatcher

UTair Aviation flight UT-258 had to make an emergency landing at Vnukovo International Airport, Russia, on February 13th. The Boeing 737-500 plane was flying from Saint Petersburg, Russia, when the crew reported a fuel leak and had to shut down one of the engines. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dallas

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing in Dallas, Texas, on February 11th. Authorities said the pilot reported engine issues before the plane landed in a field near South Lancaster Road and Loop 12 in southeast Oak Cliff. There were 2 people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured. The plane was... »

EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

By George Hatcher

EasyJet flight U2-1353 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on February 8th. The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Geneva, Switzerland, was descending toward Amsterdam when the crew reported hydraulic issues and entered a hold. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were 152 people aboard at the time; all of them remained... »

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Brussels

By George Hatcher

Lufthansa flight LH-2286 had to make an emergency landing in Brussels, Belgium, on February 7th. The Airbus A319-100 plane was flying from Munich, Germany, when the crew reported a strong oil smell on-board which caused headache, eye irritations, and dizziness. The plane continued for a safe landing. The entire crew was taken to hospital.... »

Bird-Hit Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Safe Landing in Fort Lauderdale

By George Hatcher

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1495 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 7th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Dallas Love Field, Texas, was on final approach to Fort Lauderdale when one of the engines ingested a bird. The plane continued for safe landing. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.... »

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