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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... »

Spirit Airlines Flight Returns to Fort Lauderdale After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Spirit Airlines flight NK-153 had to return for an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 13th. The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for San Salvador, El Salvador, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-2098 had to return and make an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 10th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to reports of smoke and haze in the cabin. The plane landed safely. All passengers and... »

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