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Jetstar Airways Flight Diverts to Port Hedland due to Medical Emergency

Jetstar Airways flight JQ-127 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Port Hedland, Western Australia, on September 13th.

The plane heading from Adelaide, Australia, to Bali, Indonesia, was diverted after a passenger fell ill.

The plane landed safely. The patient was rushed to a hospital.

Qatar Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Pilot Suffers Heart Attack

Qatar Airways flight QR-964 had to make an emergency landing at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, India, on August 26th.

The plane heading from Doha, Qatar, to Bali, Indonesia, was diverted after one of the pilots suffered a heart attack.

The plane landed uneventfully. The pilot, Andre Dinu, 34, was rushed to Apollo Hospital in Jubilee Hills.

Sriwijaya Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Guangzhou, China

Sriwijaya Air flight SJ-1159 had to return and make an emergency landing in Guangzhou, China, on February 22nd.

The plane took off for Bali, Indonesia, but had to turn back after the crew received indication of an open passenger door.

The plane landed back safely. There were 180 passengers and 12 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

17 Injured as Hong Kong Airlines Flight Runs into Severe Turbulence

HONGKONG airlinesHong Kong Airlines flight HX-6704 had to return and make an emergency landing in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, on May 7th.

The Airbus A330-200, heading to Hong Kong, China, had to turn back after severe turbulence injured 17 people onboard.

The plane landed uneventfully. Twelve of the injured were taken to hospital while the others were treated at the airport.

Jetstar Airways Plane Returns to Australia due to Hydraulic Problem

JetstarJetstar Airways flight JQ-127 had to return and make an emergency landing at Adelaide International Airport, Adelaide, Australia, on December 11.

The Airbus A320-200, en-route to Bali, Indonesia, was above central Australia when some problem with the hydraulic system caused it to return and land.

The plane landed safely.

All passengers aboard remained unhurt and were accommodated in other flights.

Singapore Airlines Plane Diverts to Indonesia due to Smoke Indication

Singapore airlinesSingapore Airlines flight SQ-7108 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Denpasar International Airport in Bali, Indonesia, on October 26.

The Boeing 747-400 freighter aircraft was transporting 2,186 sheep from Sydney, Australia to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when the crew received smoke indication in a cargo bay and declared emergency.

The plane landed safely. All four crew members aboard remained unhurt.

It is believed that the exhaust gasses and sheep manure was the cause of smoke indication.

The plane resumed its journey after 2.5 hours.

Cathay Pacific Plane Diverts to Indonesia due to Engine Shut Down

Cathay PacificCathay Pacific flight CX-170 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Bali, Indonesia, on September 25.

The Airbus A330-300, flying from Perth, Australia, to Hong Kong, China, diverted after its right engine started emitting flames and sparks, causing vibration. The crew decided to shut the engine down for a safe landing.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All 254 passengers and 13 crew members remained safe.

Australian Passenger in Labour; Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bali

Malaysia AirlinesMalaysia Airlines flight MH135 had to make an emergency landing at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali, Indonesia, on October 24.

Airport spokesperson confirmed that the flight, en-route from Kuala Lumpur to Brisbane, requested a priority landing because an Australian passenger went into labour.

The plane, carrying 178 passengers, safely landed at 2:10 p.m. The woman, identified as Samual P. Jeyanthi, was shifted to Kasih Ibu Hospital.

The flight resumed its journey at 4:14 p.m.

Cracked Window Prompts Thai Airways Flight to Make Emergency Landing at Bali

ThaiThai Airways flight TG467 en-route from Sydney, Australia to Bangkok, Thailand, made an emergency landing at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport in Indonesia, at 4:50 p.m. on August 12.

The emergency landing was made after a crack was noticed in the cockpit window of the Boeing 747 which had 273 passengers and 21 crew members aboard at the time.

The pilot, Ivtas Dejkunjorn, safely landed the plane and no one was hurt.

An airport spokeswoman said, “Passengers have already been cleared through immigration and have been put up in hotels near the airport for the night.”

Thai Airways said that they are sending a team to Bali to investigate the incident and for overseeing the replacement of cracked window.

Indonesian Authorities Drop Charges against the Alleged Virgin Australia ‘Hijacker’

VAThe Indonesian police have dropped all charges against the 28 year old Australian who allegedly tried to break into the cockpit of Virgin Australia Airlines flight en route from Brisbane to Bali.

After thorough investigation, the police officials learned that Matt Christopher Lockley was actually looking for the toilet after waking up from deep sleep. He mistook the cockpit door for the toilet door.

The special crime director of Bali police, Suryambodo Asmoro, said “The suspect we released because he has good intentions to go back to his country on his own, So he is going back alone, not accompanied or escorted.”

Lockley thanked the Indonesian authorities “I want to say thank you to the Indonesian police and authorities…They only followed procedures and they have provided me with a lot of care and support and I’m grateful for everything they’ve done.”

He denied the accusations made by the Virgin Australia officials about his being drunk. He said that he had only taken Panadol, Voltaren and Coca Cola before getting on the plane.

This post is an update of “Passenger Tries to Break Into the Cockpit; Virgin Australia Flight Landed in Emergency due to Hijack Scare”

Lion Air Compensation

Lion Air is compensating the passengers of the plane that crashed in Bali on April 13. The 101 passenger (we don’t know if the 7 crew are included) is handing out $5600 to each passenger.

Lion Air is working with Jasa Raharja, an Indonesian insurance company to cover the medical bills for five injured passengers. The insurance company is paying up to IDR 25 million ($2500) and the airline is covering anything in excess of that.

Unofficial reports state the plane was flying low.

Twenty-five people have yet to receive their compensation.

The alcohol and drug tests of the crew, cockpit voice recorder, and the flight data recorder are still in process. No conclusions have been public on the cause of the accident.

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