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United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Germany due to Gear Issue

By George Hatcher

United Airlines flight UA-53 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt, Germany, on April 24th. The Boeing 767-400, en-route from Zurich, Switzerland, to District of Columbia, USA, was mid-air above France when the crew detected retraction problem with its nose gear, prompting it to divert to Frankfurt. The plane... »

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

By George Hatcher

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-14 made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on April 17th. The plane, heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to New York, had to turn back due to a hydraulic failure. The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Swiss Avro Plane Rejects Takeoff in Switzerland due to Sparking Engine

By George Hatcher

Swiss Avro flight LX-2808 had to reject takeoff at Zurich Airport, Zurich, Switzerland, on March 10. The Airbus RJ-100 was about to take off for Geneva, Switzerland, when the control tower reported sparks coming from the left hand engine, causing the plane to return to the apron. All passengers were accommodated in a replacement... »

Austrian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

By George Hatcher

Austrian Airlines flight LX-1193 had to make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on January 17. The plane was flying from Nuremberg, Germany, when the pilots noticed stuck flaps and declared an emergency. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Swiss International Airlines Makes Emergency Landing

By George Hatcher

A Swiss International Airlines Airbus en route from Zurich to Helsinki developed a brake problem, and return to Zurich. The plane made a safe landing. No further notification has been made public regarding the condition of the brakes, but the plane was taken from rotation for maintenance and inspection. Passengers were booked an alternative... »

Swiss International Airlines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Hydraulic Failure

By George Hatcher

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-18 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zürich Airport, Switzerland, on November 26. The Airbus A330-300, heading towards Newark, New Jersey, had to return due to hydraulic failure. The plane landed safely. All 203 passengers and 12 crew members aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Swiss Plane Diverts to Vienna due to Engine Problem

By George Hatcher

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-178 made an emergency landing in Vienna, Austria, on November 22. The Airbus A340-300 plane, en-route from Zurich, Switzerland, to Singapore, was diverted after one of its engines malfunctioned. The plane landed safely in Vienna after dumping off extra fuel. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Macedonian Prime Minister’s Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

By George Hatcher

A Learjet 60 plane, carrying Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, made an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on May 21. Prime Minister Gruevski was returning to Skopje from Strasbourg when his jet had to make an emergency landing due to technical issues. According to a government spokesperson, “The (technical) failure manifested as a strong... »

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