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Air India Plane Makes Precautionary Landing in Kazakhstan

airindialogoAir India flight AI191 had to divert and make a precautionary landing at Aktobe International Airport, Aktobe, Kazakhstan, on August 25th.

The aircraft en-route from Mumbai, India, to New Jersey, was mid-air when a fire alarm went off in its cargo bin, prompting it to divert.

The plane landed successfully.

All 378 people onboard remained unharmed.

The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

32 Injured after Etihad Airways Flight to Jakarta Encountered Severe Turbulence

EtihadEtihad Airways flight EY-474 encountered severe turbulence as it prepared to land in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 4th.

The Airbus A330-200 was flying from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, when it ran into severe and unexpected turbulence that injured 31 passengers and a flight attendant.

The plane landed safely. Nine passengers and the flight attendant were transported to a hospital while the others were treated at the airport.

The aircraft sustained significant damage to the overhead cabin storage bins.

Saudi Arabian Airlines Pilot Dies of Heart Attack During Flight

Saudi Arabian AirlinesSaudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-1734 had to make an emergency landing at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on March 1st.

The plane, flying from Bisha, was on approach to Riyadh when the captain suffered a heart attack. The co-pilot Rami Ghazi Batabara took over the controls and requested an emergency landing.

The Airbus A321-200 landed uneventfully.

The medical crew examined captain Walid bin Mohammed Al Mohammed and pronounced him dead.

Tunisair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Saudi Arabia

tunisairTunisair flight TU-914 made an emergency landing at Prince Mohammed bin Abdul-Aziz International Airport in Medina, Saudi Arabia, on February 27th.

The pilots declared emergency after a fire broke out in Airbus A330-200 plane’s left engine. The flight was heading from Medina, Saudi Arabia, to Tunis, Tunisia, at the time.

The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported.

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