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Tag: <span>APU</span>

Smoke From APU Prompts Evacuation of Bhutan Airlines Plane at Kolkata Airport

Bhutan Airlines flight B3-700 was evacuated at Kolkata Airport in West Bengal, India, on September 9th.

The Airbus A319-100 plane was preparing to depart for Bangkok, Thailand, when smoke was noticed emanating from the APU.

The crew initiated an emergency evacuation.

About twenty people were injured and were treated at the airport.

Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dublin

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight D8-1823 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on August 23rd.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was heading to Providence, Rhode Island, when the crew noticed an APU problem and decided to turn back.

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

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to APU Problem

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-1183 made an emergency landing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on August 22nd.

The plane was en-route from Norfolk, Virginia to Atlanta, Georgia, when the crew reported issues with the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) and decided to divert to Myrtle Beach for an emergency landing.

The plane landed safely. There were 160 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

Iran Air Flight Diverts to Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Iran AirIran Air flight IR-712 had to make an emergency landing at Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey, on July 13th.

The plane en-route from Vienna, Austria, to Tehran, Iran had to be diverted after the crew reported failure of APU.

The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported.

Eurowings Plane Diverts and Makes Emergency Landing in France due to APU Problem

EurowingsEurowings flight EW-152 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Paris Orly Airport, Orly, France, on March 25.

The Boeing 767-300, flying from Cologne, Germany to Bridgetown, Barbados, was mid-air above France when the crew reported a technical problem with the APU (Auxiliary Power Units), prompting the plane to divert.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All people onboard remained safe.

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