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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... »

American Airlines Plane Returns to Nevada after Engine Shut-down

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1871 had to return and make an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada, on April 23rd. The Airbus A321-200 flying to Charlotte, North Carolina, had to return when its right engine showed overtemp and the crew had to shut it down. The plane landed safely. All 197 people... »

UTair Aviation Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Moscow

By George Hatcher

UTair Aviation flight UT-595 had to return and make an emergency landing in Moscow, Russia, on April 19th. The Boeing 737-500 plane took off for Usinsk, Russia, but had to turn back after the crew reported issues with the stabilizer. The plane landed back safely. There were 91 people aboard at the time; all... »

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... »

Thomson Airways Flight Diverts to Portugal due to Cracked Windshield

By George Hatcher

Thomson Airways flight BY-6133 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Porto, Portugal, on April 17th. The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Las Palmas, Spain, to Bristol, England, was diverted due to a cracked windshield. The plane landed safely. All 220 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Air Canada Plane makes Emergency Landing Due to Missing Wheel

By George Hatcher

Air Canada flight AC-864 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, Longford, England, on April 16th. The Airbus A330-300 flying from Montreal, Canada, had an uneventful flight due to a missing outboard main wheel. The plane landed safely. All 294 people aboard remained unhurt. 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... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-1721 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on April 16th. The Boeing 737-900 plane heading to Kona, Hawaii, had to turn back due to a mechanical issue. The plane landed back safely. All 183 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Scandinavian Airlines Flight Diverts to Canada After Loss of Cabin Pressure

By George Hatcher

Scandinavian Airlines flight SK-944 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on April 16th. The Airbus A340-300 plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to Copenhagen, Denmark, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 196 people aboard at the time;... »

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  • Cathay Dragon Flight Returns to Hong Kong due to Landing Gear Issue https://t.co/2cz7Qjrkpr
    about 2 hours ago
  • Bird-Hit Air India Flight Makes Safe Landing in Kolkata https://t.co/ntY2zK9sJ1
    about 2 hours ago
  • Scandinavian Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff from Kirkenes, Norway https://t.co/GixLxTlgd1
    about 2 hours ago
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Landing Gear Problem https://t.co/bQ6JhTCNqM
    about 2 hours ago
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