Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in New York after Hydraulic Failure

Delta Airlines flight DL-472 made a safe emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on September 20.

The Boeing 767-300 flying from Sao Paulo Guarulhos, Brazil, was about to reach when the crew declared an emergency due to hydraulic failure.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Skywest Plane makes Emergency Landing in Kansas

Skywest Airlines flight OO-3623/ DL-3623 made an emergency landing at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport, Kansas, on July 15th.

The Canadair CRJ-200 en route to Minnesota was climbing out when the crew declared an emergency after losing the hydraulic fluid in its landing gear.

The plane landed safely.

All 43 people aboard remained unhurt.

Air Transat Plane Rejects Take-off in England after Engine Problems

Air Transat flight TS-232 had to abort taking-off at Gatwick Airport, London, England, on May 3rd.

The Airbus A330-300 en-route to Toronto, Canada, was about to take-off when two loud bangs were heard due to engine failure and stall.

The plane returned to the apron safely.

All 326 passengers and 11 crew members remained unhurt.

Germania Plane Returns to Germany due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Germania flight ST-4212 had to return and make an emergency landing at Münster Osnabrück International Airport, Germany, on May 4th.

The Airbus A319-100 flying to Palma, Spain, had to return due to loss of cabin pressure.

The plane landed safely.

All 129 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe.

American Airlines Plane Diverts to Missouri due to Multiple Problems

American Airlines flight AA-970 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Springfield-Branson National Airport, Missouri, on May 3rd.

The McDonnell Douglas MD-82, flying from Kansas to Dallas, decided to divert when the crew declared they had “a couple of things going on”.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Indigo Plane Returns to Mumbai due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Indigo flight 6E-61 had to return and make an emergency landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India, on May 2nd.

The Airbus A320-200 flying to Dubai, UAE, had to return due to cargo smoke indication.

The plane landed safely.

All 178 passengers and 6 crew members aboard remained safe.

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Colorado after Electrical Situation

United Airlines flight UA-859 made a safe emergency landing at Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado, on May 1st.

The Boeing 737-900 flying from Orlando, Florida, was about to land when the crew had to declare an emergency due to “electrical situation” aboard.

The plane landed safely.

All 185 people aboard remained unhurt.

Allegiant Plane Diverts to Tennessee due to Sensor Malfunction

Allegiant flight G4-676 had to divert and make an emergency landing at McGhee Tyson Airport, Tennessee, on April 30th.

The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 flying from Orlando Sanford, Florida, to Flint, Michigan, had to divert due to a sensor malfunction.

The plane landed safely.

All 150 passengers and 6 crew members remained unhurt.

Indigo Plane Returns to Ahmedabad after Engine Shut Down

Indigo flight 6E-244 had to return and make an emergency landing at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad, India, on March 12th.

The Airbus A320-200 en-route to Lucknow, India, had to return after the crew had to shut down one of its engines.

The plane landed safely.

All 186 people aboard remained safe.

US-Bangla AirlinesFlight BS211 update

Update on the fatal crash of US-Bangla Airlines Flight BS211, a de Havilland Dash 8-400 #S2-AGU that performed flight BS-211 from Dhaka to Kathmandu.

There appear to be 22 survivors of 71 aboard. US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211 crashed on approach to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport, Nepal with 67 passengers and 4 crew aboard: 33 were Nepalis, 32 Bangladeshis, one Chinese and one Maldivian.

Audio between pilots and Air Traffic Control

AviationHerald posted that the Ministry of Tourism reported 39 people died in the accident, 31 were rescued alive. (These numbers will change.)
The pilots aborted their first approach and the flight was cleared to land on runway 20.

The airport reported flight BS211 veered right off the runway and slid for about 300 meters until coming to a rest on a field in flames. The bodies of thirty-one deceased were recovered at the crash site. Eighteen were pronounced dead upon arrival at various hospitals.The General Manager at TIA (airport) Chhetri said “…the plane took a missed approach touching down the fencing area next to the parked planes at the airport.”

Air Traffic Control said “… pilot of Bangladeshi plane repeatedly informed the tower that he was on the right move and proper direction…Then, the plane suddenly took a wrong direction to the west of the Runway 02 threshold and crashed.”

See also: US- Bangla Plane Crashes in Nepal; 39 Killed, others Injured
Monday, March 12, 2018

Etihad Airlines Plane Returns to Hong Kong after Engine Shut Down

Etihad Airlines flight EY-833 had to return and make an emergency landing at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong, on March 10th.

The Airbus A330-200 was en-route to Abu Dhabi, UAE, when the crew needed to shut down one of its engines.

The plane landed safely.

All 200 people aboard remained unhurt.

US- Bangla Plane Crashes in Nepal; 39 Killed, others Injured

US-Bangla Airlines flight BS-211 hit the ground and burst into flames at the runway of Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 12th.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 was flying from Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Kathmandu, Nepal, at the time of the crash.

The plane was carrying 67 passengers and 4 crew members at the time.

At least 39 people lost their lives in the crash, while 31 people were rescued alive with injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Air Astana Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Xiamen, China

Air Astana flight KC-1392 had to make an emergency landing in Xiamen, China, on October 12th.

The Boeing 757-200 plane was performing a test flight when the crew noticed a landing gear issue.

The plane landed back uneventfully. All four crew members aboard remained safe.

Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

Ryanair flight FR-3775 had to return and make an emergency landing at Malta International Airport, Malta, on October 12th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Bristol, England, but had to turn back after the crew noticed problems with the landing gear.

The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Cathay Dragon Flight Makes Emergency Landing in China

Cathay Dragon flight KA-621 made an emergency landing in Fuzhou, China, on October 11th.

The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Hangzhou to Hong Kong, China, was diverted after the crew received an engine fire indication.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

PIA Flight Diverts to Lahore due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-755 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on October 11th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sialkot, Pakistan, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

BoA Plane Returns to Bolivia due to Cabin Pressurisation Issue

BoA Boliviana de Aviacion flight OB-670 had to return and make an emergency landing at El Alto International Airport, La Paz, Bolivia, on September 22nd.

The Boeing 737-700 flying to Santa Cruz, Bolivia, had to return due to cabin pressurisation issue.

The plane landed safely.

All 138 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe.

Skywest Plane Diverts to Pennsylvania due to Thrust Reversers Indication

Skywest flight OO-4906/DL-4906 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Erie International Airport, Erie County, Pennsylvania, on September 21st.

The Canadair CRJ-200 flying on behalf of Delta Airlines was mid-air when the crew reported indication of thrust reversers deployment, causing the diversion.

The plane landed safely.

All 34 passengers and 3 crew members remained safe.

All Nippon Airlines Plane Returns to Japan after Smoke in Cabin

All Nippon Airways flight NH-435 had to return and make an emergency landing at Chubu Centrair International Airport, Nagoya, Japan, on September 18th.

The Boeing 737-500 flying to Fukuoka, Japan, had to return due to burning odor in the cabin.

The plane landed safely.

All 126 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe.

United Airlines Plane makes Safe landing in Texas after Engine Fire Indication

United Airlines flight UA-801 made a safe landing at Austin–Bergstrom International Airport, Texas, on September 18th.

The Airbus A319-100 flying from Houston, Texas, was about to land when the crew reported an indication of engine fire.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.

Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Trabzon, Turkey

Turkish Airlines flight TK-2828 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Trabzon, Turkey, on August 29th.

The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Istanbul, Turkey, was on final approach to Trabzon when a bird impacted it.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

GoAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Goa, India

GoAir flight G8-345 made an emergency landing in Goa, India, on August 30th.

The plane heading from Kochi to Mumbai, India, was diverted after the crew noticed a technical issue.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were one hundred and sixty-six passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

VietJet Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

VietJet Air flight VJ-885 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on August 30th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication.

The plane landed safely. All one hundred and three passengers and seven crew members remained unharmed.

NASA TV to Air Return of 3 International Space Station Crew

Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson of NASA, Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA float through the Harmony module of the International Space Station. Credits: NASA
Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson of NASA, Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA float through the Harmony module of the International Space Station.
Credits: NASA

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and her Expedition 52 crew are scheduled to return to Earth Saturday, Sept. 2. NASA TV and website will provide complete coverage.

The complete schedule of return (all times EDT):

2:15 p.m. – farewell and hatch closure (hatch closure at 2:40 p.m.)
5:30 p.m. – undocking (undocking at 5:58 p.m.)
8 p.m. – deorbit burn and landing (deorbit burn at 8:29 p.m. and landing at 9:22 p.m.)
11 p.m. – replay of hatch closure, undocking and landing activities

JetBlue Flight Diverts to Philadelphia due to Smoke in Cockpit

JetBlue flight B6-1097 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on August 29th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Boston, Massachusetts, to Atlanta, Georgia, was diverted after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit.

The plane landed safely. All one hundred and three people aboard remained unharmed.