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Pegasus Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

A Pegasus Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Isfahan, Iran, on February 13th. The plane en-route from Istanbul, Turkey, to Bahrain was diverted after a passenger became ill. The plane landed safely. The passenger received medical treatment at the airport. The flight resumed shortly afterwards. Download article as PDF »

Middle East Airlines Flight Diverts to Sofia due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

Middle East Airlines flight 213 made an emergency landing at Sofia airport in Bulgaria, on October 9th. The plane flying from Beirut, Lebanon, to Geneva, Switzerland, was diverted after a passenger suffered heart attack. The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to hospital. The flight resumed shortly afterwards. Download article as PDF »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Disruptive Passenger

By George Hatcher

American Airlines Flight 2542 had to make an emergency landing at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport in Lubbock, Texas, on September 22nd. The plane heading from Ontario, California, to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, was diverted after a passenger started yelling and banging on the cockpit door. The plane landed safely. The disruptive passenger,... »

Ryanair Plane Rejects Takeoff in Ireland due to Flight Operations Issue

By George Hatcher

Ryanair flight FR-8011 had to abort takeoff at Dublin Airport, Republic of Ireland, on June 3rd. The Boeing 737-800 was accelerating to takeoff for Warsaw, Poland, when the crew reported they had a flight operations issue. The plane resumed its flight 20 minutes later. Download article as PDF »

Norwegian Air Plane Diverts to Ireland due to Unreliable Transmitter-Responder

By George Hatcher

Norwegian Air flight DY-7148 had to divert and make a safe emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on May 30th. The Shuttle Boeing 787-800, en-route from Boston, Massachusetts, to London, England, was diverted after it was refused to enter UK airspace due to unreliable transponder signals. The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained... »

Mesa Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Texas

By George Hatcher

Mesa Airlines flight YV-5631/ AA-5631 had to abort takeoff at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, Texas, on April 20th. The Canadair CRJ-900 was about to takeoff for Columbia, South Carolina, when the crew had to abort taking off due to a flight control issue. The plane remained on the taxiway, and resumed flight after... »

British Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt after Passenger Falls Sick

By George Hatcher

British Airways plane had to divert and make emergency landing at Cairo International Airport, Cairo, Egypt, on April 14th. The aircraft en-route from Hurgahada, Egypt to London, UK, had to return shortly afterwards after a female passenger onboard fell sick. The plane landed uneventfully. The passenger was given medical assistance, and the plane resumed... »

Royal Jordanian Airlines Flight Diverts to Rome due to Medical Emergency

By George Hatcher

A Royal Jordanian Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Rome, Italy, on April 11th. The plane, heading from Amman, Jordan, to Chicago, was diverted after a passenger became sick mid-air. The plane landed uneventfully. The passenger was rushed to hospital. The flight resumed shortly afterwards. Download article as PDF »

Alaska Airlines Flight Diverts to Denver due to Disruptive Passenger

By George Hatcher

Alaska Airlines flight 769 made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport, Colorado, on February 9th. The plane, heading from Logan International Airport, Massachusetts, to San Diego International Airport, California, was diverted after a drunk male passenger became aggressive and threatened the crew and other passengers. The plane landed safely. The police officers escorted... »

United Airlines Plane Diverts to Detroit due to Disruptive Passenger

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight 3461 had to make an emergency landing at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Michigan, on January 7. The plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, had to be diverted due to an unruly passenger. It is believed that a woman asked to be let off the plane mid-air... »

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