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Air Nelson Returns to New Zealand after Engine Failure

Air NelsonAir Nelson flight NA-8117 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Auckland Airport, Auckland, New Zealand, on July 9th.

The De Havilland Dash 8-300 had taken off for Palmerston North, New Zealand, when its left hand engine failed, prompting the crew to return.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All people onboard remained unharmed.

The flight was cancelled and passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

Aeroflot Flight Returns to Germany due to Engine Failure

Aeroflot flight SU-2437 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dusseldorf, Germany, on January 28.

The Airbus A320-200 took off for Sheremetyevo International Airport, Russia, but had to return shortly afterwards due to failure of its right hand engine.

The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

The flight was cancelled and the passengers were accommodated in the next flight.

Lufthansa and Egyptair Close Call

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What: Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 en from New York to Munich

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What: Egyptair Boeing 777-300 en route from New York Cairo
Where: JFK’s runway 22R
When: Jun 20th 2011

Why: The Lufthansa Airbus was next and at high speed when ATC cancelled their clearance. Lufthansa subsequently rejected takeoff and slowed. Takeoff was delayed for about two hours, until after brakes were checked.

Simultaneously, the Egyptair Boeing was taxiing for departure and holding, but missed their turn and accidentally turned on to runway 22. The Egyptair flight vacated the runway as directed. The flight took off 75 minutes later.

Continental Engine Shut Down over Indianapolis

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What: Continental Express/Expressjet Embraer ERJ-145 en route from Indianapolis to Newark
Where: Indianapolis
When: June 1, 2011
Who: 51
Why: While en route, the flight developed an oil pressure problem. At 10,000 feet, the pilot requested a return to the airport due to the engine issue. He shut down the left engine and returned to Indianapolis to make a safe landing.

Passengers were rerouted to alternative flights.

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