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Hainan Airlines Plane Diverts to China due to Smoke Detector Indication

Hainan AirlinesA Hainan Airlines flight HU-498 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Harbin Taiping International Airport, Harbin, China, on November 8.

The Boeing 787-800 was en-route from Illinois, to Beijing, China, when the crew decided to divert to Harbin due to a smoke indication in passenger cabin.

The plane landed safely. The smoke indication later turned out to be false.

All passengers aboard remained unharmed.

Ethiopian Airlines Plane Diverts to Ireland due to Engine Shut Down

Ethiopian airlinesEthiopian Airlines flight ETH-500 had to make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport, Ireland, on the morning of October 23.

The Boeing 787-800 flying from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Washington DC, had to divert due to an engine problem. The crew decided to shut down an engine mid-air.

The plane landed safely after dumping thousands of litres of fuel.

No injuries were reported.

Royal Brunei Airlines Plane Returns to Manila after Engine Failure

royal bruneiRoyal Brunei Airlines flight BI-684 had to return and make an emergency landing at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, Philippines, on October 21.

The Boeing 787-800, en-route to Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, had to return after its left engine failed. The crew had to shut the engine down mid-air.

The plane landed safely.

All 152 passengers aboard remained safe.

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