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Smartwings Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Prague

Smartwings flight QS-3179 made an emergency landing in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 9th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Tel Aviv, Israel, was on approach to Prague when the crew reported they had a park brake set indication.

The plane landed safely. All one hundred and seventy passengers aboard remained unharmed.

British Airways Flight Returns to Heathrow Airport due to Brakes Problem

British Airways flight BA-1468 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, England, on January 15th.

The Airbus A319-100 plane took off for Inverness, Scotland, but had to return after the crew received indication of an issue with the brakes.

The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Warsaw

LOT Polish Airlines flight LO-522 made an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland, on September 25th.

The Embraer ERJ-175 plane flying from Prague, Czech Republic, was descending toward Warsaw when the crew received indication of a possible issue with the brakes, and declared an emergency.

The plane landed safely. All eighty-two people aboard remained unharmed.

Aeromexico Plane Rejects Takeoff in Mexico due to another Aircraft on Runway

AeromexicoAeromexico flight AM-421 had to reject takeoff at a high speed at Mexico City International Airport, Mexico City, Mexico, on July 13th.

The Boeing 737-700 was accelerating to takeoff for Merida, Mexico, when the crew saw another aircraft on the runway, prompting the plane to stop.

The aircraft braked heavily. All people onboard remained unharmed.

The incident remians under investigation.

United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing at McAllen Miller International Airport

United ExpressUnited Express flight 4020 operated by Mesa Airlines made an emergency landing at McAllen Miller International Airport in Hidalgo County, Texas, on January 28.

The airline said that the ATC declared a ‘precautionary emergency’ after a brake light indicator came on.

The Embraer 175 plane landed uneventfully. There were 41 people aboard the plane; all of them remained unhurt.

The maintenance personnel inspected the plane and cleared it to continue the flight to Houston.

Jetstar Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Perth due to Brake Failure Indication

JetstarJetstar flight JQ117 had to make an emergency landing at Perth airport in Australia, on October 16.

The plane was flying from Denpasar, Indonesia, when the crew reported a brake failure indication and requested a ‘clear runway, for an emergency landing.’

According to the airline, “Air traffic control asked the captain to conduct a holding pattern until the runway could be cleared for landing… Following a short period of holding, the captain landed the aircraft safely…. There was no issue with the aircraft braking system during the landing.”

None of the 181 people aboard were injured.

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