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VIM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia

VIMVIM Airlines flight NN-264 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Bratsk, Russia, on August 29th.

The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from Vladivostok to Moscow, Russia, was diverted after left hand engine’s generator stopped working.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

VLM Flight Diverts to Ireland due to Nose Gear Problem

VLMVLM airlines flight W2-6142 had to divert and make a safe emergency landing at Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland, on May 20th.

The Fokker 50, heading from London, England, was on approach to Waterford’s runway when the crew reported a problem with its nose gear.

The plane landed successfully.

All 14 passengers and 4 crew members onboard remained unharmed.

Engine Shut down on Tenerife-Moscow Flight Which Diverts to Frankfurt

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What: Air Bashkortostan/VIM Airlines Boeing 757-200 en route from Tenerife to Moscow
Where: Frankfurt
When: Mar 10th 2012
Why: When the flight was en route over Paris, the flight developed engine problems.

Pilots shut down the affected engine, and diverted to Frankfurt Germany where they made a safe landing.

Air Bashkortostan/VIM Airlines used the layover in Germany to make repairs, and completed the flight less than 48 hours later.

Vim Avia Engine Fire Causes Diversion in Italy

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What: VIM Avia Boeing 757 en route from Alicante Spain to Moscow Russia
Where: Rimini Italy
When: Aug 15th 2009
Who: 250 passengers (also reported as 225)
Why: While en route from Spain to Russia, the right engine indicated fire, causing the crew to declare an emergency while still over Italy. The engine was shut down and the flight diverted to Rimini where it landed safely. Passengers had to wait for the replacement flight, as immediate alternatives were not available.

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