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Wideroe Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Norway

By George Hatcher

Wideroe Airlines flight WF-735 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bodo, Norway, on March 16th. The plane took off for Mo i Rana, Norway, but had to return shortly afterwards after sparks were noticed emitting from one of the propellers. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline... »

REX Plane Makes Emergency Landing After Propeller Falls Off

By George Hatcher

A Regional Express Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Sydney Airport in New South Wales, Australia, on March 17th. The Saab 340B plane flying from Albury, New South Wales, Australia, was on approach to Sydney when a propeller fell off. The plane landed safely. All 16 passengers and 3 crew members remained unharmed.... »

LGW Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

By George Hatcher

LGW Airlines flight AB-8683 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on May 23rd. The plane, heading from Bologna, Italy, to Dusseldorf, Germany, was diverted after a propeller over-speed indication prompted the crew to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Plane Returns to Southampton Airport after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

A Flybe flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Southampton airport, United Kingdom, on January 3. The Embraer E175 plane took off for Alicante, Spain, but had to return shortly afterwards after a bird hit it, causing damage to the propeller. The plane landed uneventfully. All 83 passengers remained unharmed. The... »

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Delta County Airport

By George Hatcher

A small plane made an emergency landing at Delta County Airport in Michigan, on November 3. Authorities said the single-engine experimental Kitfox plane had to perform an emergency landing due to gearbox failure that stopped propeller movement. The plane landed on the north side of the ramp and ended up into a ditch between... »

Small Plane Makes Safe Landing after Propeller Comes Off Mid-Air

By George Hatcher

A small plane had to make an emergency landing at the airstrip of The Point at Polzeath golf course in Polzeath, Cornwall, United Kingdom, on October 14. Authorities said the pilot of single-engine 1936 Aeronca aircraft requested an emergency landing after its propeller came off mid-air. The plane landed without incident. The pilot remained... »

BC Float Plane Propeller Falls Off

By George Hatcher

On June 24 a Beaver float plane took off from Powell River, B.C. and made an emergency landing in Halfmoon Bay when its propeller fell off. There was minor damage to the pontoons but otherwise the plane was intact. June 24 at approximately 1:40 p.m., Sunshine Coast RCMP and Royal Canadian Marine Search and... »

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