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Biman Bangladesh Airlines Plane Lands Safely After Hijack Attempt

Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG-147 made an emergency landing in Chittagong, Bangladesh, on February 23rd.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Dhaka, Bangladesh, when a passenger attempted to enter the cockpit at gunpoint.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All Passengers and crew members disembarked while the security forces tried to negotiate with the purported hijacker. He was later shot by the security forces when he refused to surrender and was taken to a hospital where he died.

An investigation into the incident is underway.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight Returns to Dhaka due to Cabin Pressure Problems

Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG-493 made an emergency landing in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on March 20th.

The plane took off for Saidpur, Bangladesh, but had to turn back due to an issue with the cabin pressure.

The plane landed safely. All sixty-five people aboard remained unharmed.

Plane Carrying Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Diverts to Turkmenistan

Biman Bangladesh AirlinesBiman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG-1011, carrying Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, had to divert and make an emergency landing in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, on November 27th.

The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Budapest, Hungary, was diverted after the crew received a low fuel pressure indication for an engine.

The plane landed safely. There were 99 passengers and 29 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Biman Bangladesh Plane Rejects Taking-off in Bangladesh after Engine Failure

Biman Bangladesh AirlinesBiman Bangladesh flight S2-AFP rejected taking off at Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka, Bangladesh, on June 7th.

The Boeing 777-300, en-route to Dammam, Saudi Arabia, was about to takeoff when the crew reported an engine failure.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Biman Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Leak

Biman Bangladesh AirlinesBiman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG-47 made an emergency landing at Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates, on March 25th.

The plane was flying from Chittagong, Bangladesh, when the crew noticed a hydraulic leak and declared emergency.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

The Airbus A310-300 was towed to the apron.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dhaka

Biman Bangladesh AirlinesBiman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG 0085 had to make an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka, Bangladesh, on March 28.

The Airbus 310 was coming from Singapore when the pilot reported a fire warning from one of its engines and requested an emergency landing.

The plane landed safely and none of the 210 passengers aboard was harmed.

Authorities said it was a false alarm and no evidence of fire was found.

Biman Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dhaka

Biman Bangladesh AirlinesBiman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG 047 had to make an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on February 6.

The Dubai-bound Boeing 777-200ER jet, carrying 241 passengers, took off from Chittagong at 12:33 a.m. However, after just a few minutes, an in-flight surge damaged one of its engines and caused a loud bang. The pilot then shut down the engine and sought permission for an emergency landing in Dhaka.

According to an airline statement, “The aircraft landed safely with passengers disembarking the aircraft normally. An alternative aircraft was made available and took off from HSIA at 3:36am for Dubai.”

Biman Bangladesh Airlines= Running Late Airways

What: Biman Bangladesh Airlines en route from Dubai to London
Where: Amman Jordan
When: Sep 18th 2011
Who: 193 passengers
Why: Before this flight, the plane had been delayed in Dhaka Bangladesh with an undesignated problem with an engine that delayed the prior flight for three hours.

Then, after taking off from Dubai, the plane developed engine problems.

The pilot diverted the flight to Amman Jordan, where there was a layover as the problem was handled.

What: Biman Bangladesh Airlines DC10 en route to Jeddha and Riyadh
Where: Amman Jordan
When: Sep 18th 2011
What: Since Thursday, 314 passengers on two DC10 had to wait 40 hours after the (two) Biman Bangladesh Airlines DC10s developed undisclosed problems. After being cleared by immigration,they were held in the airport without food since Saturday. The airlines has been plagued with scheduling issues snowballing after one flight was grounded for hydraulic leaks and another for engine problems. Currently three Biman Bangladesh Airlines are grounded, including a DC-10, a Fokker, and a Boeing 737.

An unsubstantiated rumor is being circulated that within the airlines “a vested group…may have a hand behind [the flight delays] to realize some personal gains.”

Biman Bangladesh Brake Fire, Emergency Evacuation

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What: Biman Bangladesh Airbus A310-300 en route from Kuwait to Dhaka Bangladesh
Where: Kuwait
When: Oct 14 2010
Who: 229 passengers
Why: During take-off, an indicator displayed that a cargo door was open, so the take-off was aborted; braking caught the wheels on fire. The plane was evacuated, with no injuries.

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