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Man Hit and Killed by Boeing 737-800 Plane Taking Off From Sheremetyevo International Airport

A man was hit and killed by a Boeing 737-800 plane at Sheremetyevo International Airport, Russia, on November 20th.

The incident happened when Aeroflot flight SU-2112 was taking off for Athens, Greece.

It is believed that the deceased was a 25 year- old man flying from Spain to Armenia. He had a connecting flight in Moscow where he somehow entered the runway instead of boarding the next plane.

An investigation into the incident is underway.


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Volotea Airlines Flight Diverts to Athens due to Engine Problem

Volotea Airlines flight V7-1447 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on September 25th.

The Boeing 717-200 plane heading from Mykonos, Greece, to Venice, Italy, was diverted after the crew reported an engine problem.

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


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Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

Lufthansa flight LH-681 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on August 4th.

The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Tel Aviv, Israel, to Munich, Germany, was diverted after an electrical odor was noticed on-board.

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


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Fighter Jets Intercept American Airlines Flight Bound for Philadelphia

American Airlines flight AA-759 was intercepted by fighter jets on the way to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 19th.

The Airbus A330-300 plane flying from Athens, Greece, was in Italian Airspace when it lost radio communication, prompting the authorities to dispatch two Eurofighter jets from Istrana, Italy.

The communication was later re-established, and the fighter jets returned to the base.

The flight continued to Philadelphia.


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Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

Emirates flight EK-238 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on June 10th.

The Boeing 777-300 plane heading from Boston, Massachusetts, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was diverted due to issues with the lavatories.

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


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Olympus Airways Flight Diverts to Rome Fiumicino Airport

Olympus Airways flight OLY-101F had to divert and make an emergency landing at Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, on March 22nd.

The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Athens, Greece, to Cologne, Germany, was diverted due to issues with the cabin pressure.

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


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Aegean Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

Aegean Airlines flight A3-880 had to return and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on February 24th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Vienna, Austria, but had to turn back due to computer problems.

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


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KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

KLM flight KL-1576 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on December 26th.

The Boeing 737-900 plane flying from Athens, Greece, was on approach to Amsterdam when the crew reported an issue with the flaps and requested emergency assistance.

The plane landed safely. All one hundred and seventy-eight people aboard remained unharmed.


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Ryanair Flight Returns to Rhodes After Dog Strike

Ryanair flight FR-1431 had to return and make an emergency landing at Rhodes Airport, Greece, on November 5th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Athens, Greece, but suffered a dog strike during takeoff.

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


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British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Problems

British Airways flight BAW-82GD had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on September 6th.

The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Athens, Greece, but had to return shortly afterwards due to problems with one of the engines.

The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained safe.


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10 Injured After American Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

American Airlines flight AA-759 encountered turbulence near Long Island, New York, on August 5th.

The Airbus A330-300 plane flying from Athens, Greece, was descending toward Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when it hit turbulence that injured ten people.

The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospitals.


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United Airlines Plane Diverts to Ireland due to Engine Problem

United Airlines flight UA-125 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, County Clare, Ireland, on July 20th.

The Boeing 767-300 flying from Athens, Greece, Newark, New Jersey, had to divert due to a problem with one of its engines.

The plane landed safely.

All 199 passengers and 12 crew members remained safe.


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Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Zurich

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1838 had to return and make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on July 9th.

The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Athens, Greece, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with the flaps.

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

TUIFly Plane Diverts to Greece due to Electrical Problems

TUIFly flight HG-2273 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Athens International Airport, Greece, on June 30th.

The Boeing 737-800 flying on behalf of FlyNiki and Air Berlin from Heraklion, Greece, to Berlin Tegel, Germany, had to divert due to electrical problems.

The plane landed safely.

The passengers were accommodated in hotels till the aircraft was repaired.


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American Airlines Plane Diverts to London due to Electrical Odor

American Airlines flight AA-759 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, London, on June 12th.

The Airbus A330-300 flying from Athens, Greece, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, had to divert due to electrical odor.

The plane landed safely.

Everyone aboard remained unhurt.


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EgyptAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greece

EgyptAir flight MS-748 had to return and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on March 12th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Cairo, Egypt, but had to turn back due to a technical issue with the equipment used in meal preparation.

The plane landed back safely. All 103 people aboard remained unharmed.


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Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Burning Odor

Lufthansa flight LH-632 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on February 28th.

The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Frankfurt, Germany, to Dammam, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after a burning odor was noticed in the cabin.

The plane landed safely. All 114 passengers and 14 crew members remained unharmed.


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Ethiopian Airlines Flight Diverts to Athens

Ethiopian airlinesEthiopian Airlines flight ET-702 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on November 13th.

The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Rome, Italy, was diverted after the crew noticed several problems including issues with left hand engine.

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


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Aegean Airlines Flight Returns to Athens due to Gear Problem

Aegean airlinesAegean Airlines flight A3-610 had to return and make an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on October 2nd.

The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported issues with the gear.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.


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United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Athens

United airlinesUnited Airlines flight UA-125 made an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on September 30th.

The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to return shortly afterwards after the passengers noticed fluid leaking from the left hand wing.

The plane landed safely. All 209 passengers and 11 crew members remained unhurt.

Everjets Flight Diverts to Athens

EverjetsEverjets flight CO-729 made an emergency landing in Athens, Greece, on August 20th.

The plane heading from Thessaloniki, Greece, to Larnaca, Cyprus, had to be diverted due to a cabin pressurization issue.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.


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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.

Olympic Air Plane makes Safe Landing in Greece after Engine Shut-down

Olympic AirOlympic Air flight OA-146 made a safe landing at Alexandroupolis International Airport, Alexandroupolis, Greece, on May 15th.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400, flying from Athens, Greece, was mid-air when it encountered an engine problem. The crew had to shut the engine down.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.


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KLM Plane Flies Around Netherlands due to Technical Problem

KLMKLM flight KL-1576 had to go around before making a safe landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands, on January 27.

The Boeing 737-800, en-route from Athens, Greece, had to fly around the airport due to some technical problem.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.


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Aegean Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Spain

Aegean airlinesAegean Airlines flight A3 688 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Palma de Mallorca Airport in Mallorca, Spain, on January 10.

The plane was heading from Athens, Greece, to Madrid, Spain, when it was diverted due to a terror threat. According to the airline, “Aegen was notified by the Athens International Airport, today, Sunday 10 January, for additional security check to a passenger on the scheduled Aegen flight A3 688 from Athens to Madrid…Considering this information, Aegen has instructed the commander of the flight to land on the nearest airport.”

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

“All the additional security checks were conducted for the aircraft and the passengers, as provided by regulations. The security checks revealed no issues and the aircraft departed from Mallorca to its final destination Madrid,” the airline said.

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