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Jetstar Flight Returns to Auckland due to Engine Issue

Jetstar flight JQ-202 returned to Auckland, New Zealand, on October 28th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane, heading to Sydney, Australia, was called back after debris was seen coming out of an engine’s tailpipe.

The incident happened after a ground handler forgot a plastic clipboard onto an engine cowl.

The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Plane makes Safe Landing in Germany after Tyre Deflation

Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter (LGW) flight AB-8883 made a safe landing at Düsseldorf Airport, Germany, on July 3rd.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 flying on behalf of Air Berlin from Florence, Italy, was mid-air when the crew got information about tyre debris found on the runway after departure.

The plane landed safely after entering a hold.

No one was injured.

Inspection revealed that one of the plane tyres was deflated.

El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tel Aviv

El Al flight LY-27 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on June 4th.

The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to turn back after the crew was informed that tire debris had been found on the departure runway in Tel Aviv.

The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Up Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Israel

Up AirlinesUp Airlines flight LY-2653 made an emergency landing in Tel Aviv, Israel, on August 18th.

The plane had just departed for Kiev, Ukraine, when the crew received information that tire debris was found on the runway and decided to return.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 182 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

REACH Aircraft Crashes in California; 4 Killed

REACH AirA REACH Air Medical Services aircraft crashed in Humboldt County, North Coast, California, on July 29th.

The Piper PA31 flying from Crescent City Airport, to Oakland International Airport, California, was mid-air when the crew declared emergency due to smoke in its cockpit, and later it lost connection with radar.

The plane debris was found the next morning.

All 4 people onboard including 3 crew members and one patient were killed.

Southwest Airlines Plane Returns to Maryland after Tyre Burst

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest Airlines flight WN-528 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Baltimore–Washington International Airport, Maryland, on July 18th.

The Boeing 737-700, en-route to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, had just departed Baltimore’s runway when the crew was informed about rubber debris found on the runway.

The plane landed with both right hand main tyres deflated and torn.

All 143 passengers onboard remained unharmed.

The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

Delta Airlines Plane Rejects Takeoff in Georgia after Tyre Burst

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-1303 had to reject takeoff at Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, Georgia, on June 5th.

The McDonnell Douglas- 88 was accelerating to takeoff for Tulsa, Oklahoma, when the tower informed the crew that they had burst a tyre.

The plane returned to the taxiway for inspection.

It was later reported that the aircraft had also ingested tyre debris into its engine.

LAX Conducts Plane Crash Drill to Test Emergency Response Time

Los Angeles International Airport conducted a full-scale plane crash simulation on April 13th.

The two-hour drill, which was conducted to test the emergency response time, used a Boeing 777 plane that crashed and caught fire in a debris field.

Around 500 emergency personnel, including firefighters, participated in the exercise, while 150 volunteers acted as crash victims.

Spicejet Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Kolkata after Tire Burst

SpiceJetSpicejet flight SG 517 had to make an emergency landing in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, on March 1st.

The Boeing 737-900 plane took off from Bangalore and was en-route to Kolkata when the runway inspection crew found tire debris and informed the pilots about tire burst. The pilots in turn requested emergency assistance on arrival in Kolkata.

The plane landed safely. There were 211 passengers and 7 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Atlas Air Plane Returns to Miami International Airport

Atlas Air cargo flight 5Y-33 had to return and make an emergency landing at Miami International Airport, Florida, on February 17.

The Boeing 747-800 plane took off for Buenos Aires, Argentina, but had to return shortly afterwards after tire debris was found on the departure runway.

The perimeter road around the airport was closed for traffic while the plane, carrying 6 crew members, landed safely. No injuries were reported.

Malaysia Search Update

Examination of salvage floating off the coast of Australia revealed riveted sheet-metal that is not believed to be part of the missing plane, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau has said.

The matter was found 6 miles east of Augusta. The search has been ongoing since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370’s disappearance on March 8, guided by data, hampered by bad weather.

The search is continuing based on analysis of the location of the pings that were detected before the black boxes’ pinger battery ran out. It had been expected to last 30 days. The Malaysia Airlines Boeing had been en route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing and veered far off course for unknown reasons, leaving a puzzle perplexing international authorities.

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Air Europa Airbus Runs over Debris.

On April 16, 2013, an Air Europa Airbus A330-202 #EC-JPF was en route from Madrid-Barajas Airport to Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport in Venezuela.

However, the flight took off after an Aéromexico tail strike, and ran over fuselage debris which punctured a nose gear tire.

Pilots circled the airport, and returned to Barajas where they made a safe landing at 19:30 with emergency services on standby.

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