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KLM Cityhopper Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

By George Hatcher

KLM Cityhopper flight KL-1345 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on May 20th. The plane took off for Billund, Denmark, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with the hydraulic stabilizer system. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Military Jets Escort Hawaii-Bound American Airlines Plane

By George Hatcher

A Hawaii-bound American Airlines plane was escorted by two fighter jets on May 19th. American Airlines flight 31 was heading from Los Angeles, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, when a passenger tried to break into the cockpit. The crew reported the disturbance, which prompted the Pacific Command to dispatch a pair of fighter jets for... »

Royal Jordanian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Doha

By George Hatcher

Royal Jordanian Airlines flight RJ-611 had to divert for an emergency landing in Doha, Qatar, on May 18th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to Amman, Jordan, was diverted after the crew found an unidentified object on-board. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Upon checking,... »

Mesa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Mesa Airlines flight YV-6259 had to return and make an emergency landing in Columbus, Ohio, on May 18th. The plane took off for Houston, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Austrian Airlines Flight Returns to Vienna due to Unusual Odor in Cockpit

By George Hatcher

Austrian Airlines flight OS-917 made an emergency landing in Vienna, Austria, on May 16th. The plane took off for Salzburg, Austria, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an unusual odor in the cockpit. The plane landed back safely. There were 54 passengers and 4 crew members aboard at the time; all... »

Eurowings Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Luxembourg

By George Hatcher

Eurowings flight EW-6812 had to divert for an emergency landing in Luxembourg on May 16th. The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Palma, Spain, to Dortmund, Germany, was diverted due to issues with the cabin pressurization system. The plane landed safely. All 117 passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Piedmont Airlines Flight Returns to Long Island MacArthur Airport

By George Hatcher

Piedmont Airlines flight PDT-4868 had to return and make an emergency landing at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York, on May 16th. The plane took off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but had to return shortly afterwards after a light bulb in the cockpit started emitting smoke. The plane landed back safely. All 40... »

Air Canada Flight Returns to Frankfurt due to Hydraulic Failure

By George Hatcher

Air Canada flight AC-877 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on May 15th. The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Toronto, Canada, but had to turn back due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

By George Hatcher

Turkish Airlines flight TK-623 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 15th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Abuja, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Bird-Hit TAAG Angola Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Angola

By George Hatcher

TAAG Angola Airlines flight DT-443 made a safe landing following multiple bird strikes near Catumbela, Angola, on May 14th. The Boeing 737-700 plane flying from Luanda, Angola, was on approach to Catumbela when it sustained multiple bird strikes to one of the engines. The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew... »

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  • KLM Cityhopper Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam https://t.co/OOgs2tQJfZ
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  • Qantas Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles https://t.co/vPD09iJnh3
    about 10 hours ago
  • WestJet Flight Diverts to North Dakota due to Electrical Odor in Cabin https://t.co/BvvGP9EVKQ
    about 10 hours ago
  • American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport https://t.co/CePxEmPXrS
    about 10 hours ago
  • #Aviationsafety Learjet crash in Toluca Mexico, shortly after takeoff. Both pilots aboard suffered fatal injury.… https://t.co/LcjJdVh7oC
    about 21 hours ago