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Nouvelair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tunisia

Nouvelair flight BJ-518 had to return and make an emergency landing in Djerba, Tunisia, on January 15th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to turn back due to an issue with the Inertial Reference Systems (IRS).

The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe.

Tunisair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Djerba

Tunisair flight TU-668 made an emergency landing in Djerba, Tunisia, on January 12th.

The Boeing 737-600 plane took off for Brussels, Belgium, but had to turn back due to failure of the weather radar.

The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Nouvelair Flight Returns to Tunisia After Bird Strike

Nouvelair flight BJ-808 had to return and make an emergency landing in Monastir, Tunisia, on June 27th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Saint Petersburg, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike.

The plane landed safely. All one hundred and eighty people aboard remained unharmed.

Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Tunisia due to Fuel Pump Issue

Turkish airlinesTurkish Airlines flight TK-679 diverted and made an emergency landing at Tunis–Carthage International Airport, Tunisia, on October 31.

The Boeing 737-900, en-route from Istanbul, Turkey, to Yaounde, Cameroon, had to divert due to some issue with its fuel pump.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Military Air Ambulance Crashes

On Friday Feb 21, 2014, a Libyan military Antonov 26 transport #5A-DOW crashed in Tunisia killing 11 including two injured civilians, three escorts and five crew and one doctor.

A fire broke out on the helicopter. No report has been provided to indicate if the fire was before or after the air ambulance’s ground impact.

The vehicle was en route to Tunis-Carthage Airport and apparently crashed on approach.

Tunis Flight Blown Off the Runway


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Contact photographer Bostjan Henigaman

What: Tunis Air Airbus A320-200 en route from Paris to Monastir to Djerba (Tunisia) with 67 passengers and 8 crew
Where: Djerba
When: Mar 10th 2012
Why: While taking off, the flight was on the runway about to embark on the Djerba leg of the journey when the plane encountered wind which forced it off the runway, and caused some damage.

The passengers evacuated. Rescue services were on the scene.

There’s no indication of the disposition of the passengers.

Turkish Airlines Turbulence Injures 8


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Contact photographer Kevin Gutt

What: THY Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-200 en route from Istanbul to Tunis
Where: Tunis
When: Oct 10th 2010
Who: 230 passengers
Why: While en route, the flight encountered turbulence, during which 4 crew members and 4 passengers sustained injuries, two of which were serious.

The flight made a safe landing in Tunis where the injured were taken to hospitals.

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