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Qantas Airways Flight Returns to Sydney due to Flaps Problem

By George Hatcher

Qantas Airways flight QF-7 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on August 4th. The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the flaps. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

By George Hatcher

Turkish Airlines flight TK-623 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 15th. The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Abuja, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

Hawaiian Airlines Plane Returns to Hawaii due to Problems with Gear Retraction

By George Hatcher

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-50 had to return and make an emergency landing at Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii, on May 10th. The Airbus A330-200 flying to New York, USA, had just taken-off when the crew noticed a problem with its gear retraction. The plane landed safely. All 291 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article... »

PAL Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Australia due to Problem with Landing Gear

By George Hatcher

PAL Philippine Airlines flight PR-212 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport, Australia, on April 23rd. The Airbus A340-300 en-route to Manila, Philippines, had to return after the captain failed to retract its landing gear. The plane landed safely. All 220 passengers and 12 crew members remained safe. Download article... »

Qatar Airways Flight Diverts to Munich due to Landing Gear Issue

By George Hatcher

Qatar Airways flight QR-82 had to divert for an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on February 21st. The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Berlin, Germany, to Doha, Qatar, was diverted after the crew failed to retract landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Rossiya Airlines Flight Returns to Cambridge due to Landing Gear Issue

By George Hatcher

Rossiya Airlines flight FV-5418 had to return for an emergency landing in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom, on January 31st. The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Moscow, Russia, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Montana

By George Hatcher

A small cargo plane owned by Alpine Air made an emergency landing at Billings Logan International Airport, Montana, on January 19th. The plane took off for Sidney, Montana, but had to turn back after the pilot failed to fully retract the landing gear. The plane’s landing collapsed upon landing. The pilot, who was the... »

Nordic Regional Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Finland

By George Hatcher

Nordic Regional Airlines flight AY-499 had to make an emergency landing in Helsinki, Finland, on January 3rd. The plane took off for Joensuu, Finland, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe. The airline arranged a replacement plane for... »

South African Airways Flight Returns to John F. Kennedy International Airport

By George Hatcher

South African Airways flight SA-204 had to return and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on January 4th. The Airbus A340-600 plane took off for Johannesburg, South Africa, but had to turn back due to an issue with flap retraction. The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.... »

American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in San Antonio

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-9634 made an emergency landing in San Antonio, Texas, on December 13th. The Embraer ERJ-190 plane took off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but had to turn back after the crew failed to retract the landing gear. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

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