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KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Thailand

By George Hatcher

KLM flight KL-809 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Phuket, Thailand, on May 9th. The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was diverted after a passenger’s cell phone overheated. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Atlas Air Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Engine Issue

By George Hatcher

Atlas Air flight 5Y-9413 had to return and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on November 23rd. The Boeing 747-400 freighter plane took off for Narita International Airport, Japan, but had to turn back after the crew received an engine overheat indication. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Indianapolis

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1129 had to return and make an emergency landing in Indianapolis, Indiana, on April 26th. The plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received an aft compartment overheat indication. The plane landed back safely. All 124 people aboard remained unharmed.... »

British Airway Flight Makes Emergency Landing in France

By George Hatcher

British Airways flight BA-461 had to divert for an emergency landing in Bordeaux, France, on January 27th. The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Madrid, Spain, to Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom, was diverted after an engine de-icing system overheated. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Arkansas

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1129 had to make an emergency landing in Little Rock, Arkansas, on December 15th. The McDonnell Douglas MD-82 plane was flying from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, to Indianapolis, Indiana, when a passenger’s e-cigarette overheated and started emitting smoke. The crew diverted the plane to Little Rock where it landed safely.... »

Kulula Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Overheat Indication

By George Hatcher

Kulula Airlines flight MN-493 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lanseria, South Africa, on November 9th. The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Cape Town, South Africa, but had to turn back after the crew received an engine overheat indication. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Air Tahiti Plane Makes Emergency Landing in French Polynesia

By George Hatcher

Air Tahiti flight VT-933 made an emergency landing in Papeete, French Polynesia, on June 5th. The plane was flying from Tubuai, French Polynesia, when the crew received an overheat indication for one of the engines and needed to shut it down. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Canadian North Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Ottawa

By George Hatcher

Canadian North flight 5T-436 had to return and make an emergency landing in Ottawa, Canada, on March 28th. The Boeing 737-200 plane took off for Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine overheat indication. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 49 people aboard at the time; all of... »

Flybe Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-1331 had to return and make an emergency landing in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, on February 17th. The plane took off for London City, England, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received indication of an overheated battery. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Air Canada Flight Makes Emergency Landing at CFB Trenton

By George Hatcher

Air Canada flight 408 had to make an unscheduled landing at CFB Trenton in Ontario, Canada, on February 15. The A-320, carrying 119 passengers and 5 crew members, was heading from Toronto to Montreal when the crew reported an overheated oven in the Galley. The plane was then diverted to CFB Trenton where it... »

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