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GoAir Flight Returns to Delhi After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

GoAir flight G8-338 made an emergency landing in Delhi, India, on June 21st. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Mumbai, India, but had to turn back due to a bird strike. The plane landed uneventfully. All one hundred and fifty-five passengers aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.... »

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-956 had to return and make an emergency landing in Newark, New Jersey, on June 12th. The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Geneva, Switzerland, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an equipment cooling issue. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The plane was... »

Iran Air Plane Returns to Iran due to Unusual Odor

By George Hatcher

Iran Air flight IR-721 had to return and make an emergency landing at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Robat Karim, Iran, on May 27th. The Airbus A300-600 flying to Frankfurt, Germany, had to return due to an unusual odor aboard. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Iberia Express Plane Diverts to England due to Smoke in Cockpit

By George Hatcher

Iberia Express flight I2-3617/ IB-3617 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport, England, UK, on May 25th. The Airbus A320-200 flying from London, England, to Las Palmas, Spain, had to divert due to smoke in cockpit. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

Azul Linhas Aereas Plane Returns to Brazil after Vulture Strike

By George Hatcher

Azul Linhas Aereas flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Viracopos International Airport, São Paulo, Brazil, on May 4th. The Embraer ERJ-195, flying to Brasilia, Brazil, had to return after a vulture hit the captain’s windshield. The aircraft received substantial damage. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers after... »

Lufthansa Plane Returns to Germany due to Technical Issue

By George Hatcher

Lufthansa flight LH-444 had to return and make an emergency landing at Frankfurt Airport, Germany, on May 3rd. The Airbus A330-300 en-route to Atlanta, Georgia, had to return due to a technical issue. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Replacement plane was arranged for the passengers. Download article as PDF »

Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Issue

By George Hatcher

Air Astana flight KC-857 had to return and make an emergency landing in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on April 25th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Aktau, Kazakhstan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The airline arranged a... »

Thomas Cook Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Manchester

By George Hatcher

Thomas Cook Airlines flight MT-2718 had to return and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on April 15th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Las Vegas, Nevada, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected fuel leak. The plane landed back safely. All 283 people aboard remained unharmed. The airline... »

Avianca Airlines Flight Returns to Sao Paulo due to Smoke in Cockpit

By George Hatcher

Avianca Airlines flight O6-6304 had to return for an emergency landing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 23rd. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Recife, Brazil, but had to turn back after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The plane landed uneventfully. All 156 people aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a... »

SkyWest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

By George Hatcher

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-3079 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on February 18th. The plane took off for Salt Lake City, Utah, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. The... »

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  • JetBlue Plane Diverts to Florida due to Flaps Problem https://t.co/w1ABLZz4kR
    about 5 hours ago
  • United Airlines Plane Diverts to Ireland due to Engine Problem https://t.co/WAMNBaNlA7
    about 5 hours ago
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in England https://t.co/jmm3XJO3Js
    about 5 hours ago
  • Lufthansa Plane Diverts to Cyprus due to Unusual Cabin Odor https://t.co/kDq4Zhd2ej
    about 5 hours ago
  • Bus crash kills 28 in northern India says police https://t.co/85dmVClwDu via @Eastern Eye
    about 16 hours ago