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Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Diverts to Karachi after Captain Passes Out

By George Hatcher

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-891 made an emergency landing in Karachi, Pakistan, on December 1st. The Airbus A330-300 plane was heading from Lucknow, India, to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when the captain passed out, prompting the first officer to declare an emergency. The plane landed safely in Karachi. Download article as PDF »

TAAG Angola Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing with Ground Worker Locked in Cargo Hold

By George Hatcher

TAAG Angola Airlines flight DT-655 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lisbon, Portugal, on October 1st. The plane flying from Porto, Portugal, to Luanda, Angola, was diverted after the crew was informed that a ground worker was suspected of being trapped in the cargo hold. The plane landed uneventfully. The ground... »

Woman Dies after Commercial Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Montana

By George Hatcher

A commercial flight made an emergency landing at Billings Logan International Airport in Montana, on May 7th. The Star Alliance Boeing 737 plane, heading from Chicago, Illinois, to San Francisco, California, was diverted after a woman passed out mid-flight. The plane landed safely. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of... »

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