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Jetstar Airways Plane Returns to Singapore due to Flaps Asymmetry

Jetstar Airways flight JQ-8 had to return and make an emergency landing at Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore, on May 13th.

The Boeing 787-800 flying to Melbourne, Australia, had to return due to flaps asymmetry.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.

United Airlines Plane Returns to Athens

United AirlinesUnited Airlines flight UA-125 had to return and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on June 19th.

The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a leading edge slat asymmetry.

The plane dumped excess fuel before it landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

Ryanair Plane Diverts to Brussels due to Asymmetric Flaps

RyanairRyanair flight FR-5464 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Brussels Airport, Brussels, Belgium, on February 27.

The Boeing 737-800, en-route from Madrid, Spain, to Brussels, Belgium, was on approach to Charleroi Airport when the crew detected asymmetry in the flaps, deciding to divert to Brussels Airport.

The plane landed safely.

All passengers and crew members aboard remained unhurt.

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