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LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Gear Problem

By George Hatcher

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-781 made an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland, on June 20th. The plane took off for Riga, Latvia, but had to turn back after the crew received indication of a gear problem. The plane landed back safely. All sixty-two people aboard remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Air Baltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Copenhagen

By George Hatcher

Air Baltic flight BT-619 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Copenhagen, Denmark, on June 13th. The Boeing 737-300 plane heading from Riga, Latvia, to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was diverted after the crew discovered fire on board. Swedish armed forces dispatched a fighter jet to inspect the plane from the outside. It did... »

AirBaltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Germany

By George Hatcher

AirBaltic flight BT-222 had to return and make an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on January 18th. The plane took off for Riga, Latvia, but had to turn back due to indication of an open door. The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Finnair Flight Returns to Latvia due to Technical Fault

By George Hatcher

Finnair flight AY-1072 had to return and make an emergency landing in Riga, Latvia, on January 12th. The plane took off for Helsinki, Finland, but had to turn back due to a technical fault. The plane landed back safely. All twenty-eight passengers and four crew members remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

AirBaltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Latvia

By George Hatcher

AirBaltic flight BT-402 had to return and make an emergency landing in Riga, Latvia, on August 12th. The plane took off for Kiev, Ukraine, but had to turn back due to an oil pressure indication problem. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

AirBaltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Latvia

By George Hatcher

AirBaltic flight BT-136 had to make an emergency landing in Riga, Latvia, on December 28th. The plane was flying from Copenhagen, Denmark, when the crew reported a gear indication and performed a go-around to work checklists. The plane subsequently continued for a safely landing. All 64 passengers and 4 crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

Air Baltic Plane Rejects Takeoff in Netherlands due to Door Open Warning

By George Hatcher

Air Baltic flight BT-618 had to reject takeoff at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on March 24th. The Boeing 737-300, en-route Riga, Latvia was accelerating for takeoff when the crew reported an open door, prompting the pilots to reject takeoff. The plane returned to the apron safely. All passengers aboard remained unharmed. Download article... »

AirBaltic Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Clear Air Turbulence Injures Three

By George Hatcher

AirBaltic flight BT-211 had to make an emergency landing at Berlin Tegel Airport, Germany on November 24. The Boeing 737-300, flying from Riga, Latvia, declared emergency after it encountered severe clear air turbulence that injured a flight attendant and two passengers. The plane landed uneventfully. Authorities said one passenger was taken to hospital with... »

Ryanair Plane Returns to Latvia due to Fuel Leakage

By George Hatcher

Ryanair flight FR-8086 had to return and make an emergency landing at Riga International Airport, Riga, Latvia, on October 26. The Boeing 737-800, en-route to Charleroi, Belgium, had to return due to suspected fuel leakage in one of its engine. The plane landed safely. All 176 passengers and 6 crew members aboard remained unhurt.... »

SunExpress Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Latvia

By George Hatcher

SunExpress flight XQ943 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Riga, Latvia, on May 14. The plane, en-route from Helsinki Airport, Finland to Adnan Menderes Airport, Turkey, had to divert after the cabin lost pressure and oxygen masks deployed. The Boeing 737 plane landed safely. No one was hurt. Download article as... »

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