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Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Charlotte After Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

Delta Airlines flight DL-1591 had to return and make an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on February 24th. The plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia, but had to return shortly afterwards after it hit a flock of birds. The plane landed safely. All 122 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Glasgow

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-783 had to return and make an emergency landing in Glasgow, Scotland, on February 23rd. The plane took off for Birmingham, England, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed safely. All 46 people aboard remained unharmed. Download article as... »

Air Leisure Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

By George Hatcher

Air Leisure flight AL-730 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on February 18th. The Airbus A340-200 plane took off for Shanghai, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew received a cargo door open indication. The plane landed back safely. All 265 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Issue

By George Hatcher

American Airlines flight AA-1343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Cancun, Mexico, on February 20th. The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with the flaps. The plane landed back safely. There were 185 people aboard at... »

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... »

Laser Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Caracas

By George Hatcher

Laser Airlines flight QL-940 had to return and make an emergency landing in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 17th. The plane took off for Maracaibo, Venezuela, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed back safely. All 148 people aboard remained unharmed. Download... »

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

By George Hatcher

Flybe flight BE-848 had to return and make an emergency landing in Edinburgh, Scotland, on February 16th. The plane took off for Birmingham, England, but had to turn back after the crew reported vapor onboard. The plane landed back uneventfully. There were 65 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe. Download... »

PSA Airlines Flight Returns to Charlotte After Deer Strike

By George Hatcher

PSA Airlines flight AA-5320 had to return for an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on February 15th. The FAA reported that the Canadair CRJ-700 plane that took off for Gulfport, Mississippi, had to turn back due to a deer strike during departure. The plane landed back uneventfully. All 44 people aboard remained safe.... »

TAP Portugal Airlines Flight Returns to Lisbon due to Engine Problem

By George Hatcher

TAP Portugal Airlines flight TP-89 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lisbon, Portugal, on February 14th. The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported an engine issue. The plane landed back safely. There were 177 passengers and... »

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... »

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