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FedEx Federal Express Plane Diverts to New Jersey due to Fuel Leakage

FedEx Federal Express flight FX-9792 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, New Jersey, on April 29th.

The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 flying from Memphis, Tennessee, was en-route to Cologne, Germany, when the crew reported fuel leakage.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.

Fedex Federal Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-1590 made an emergency landing in Rochester, Minnesota, on January 10th.

The Boeing 757-200 plane was flying from Memphis, Tennessee, when the crew declared an emergency due to a cargo smoke indication.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

No evidence of fire or smoke was found upon inspection.

Fedex Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Fedex Federal Express flight FX-3021 made an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, in Chicago, Illinois, on December 14th.

The plane was flying from Los Angeles, California, when the crew declared an emergency due to a slat disagree.

The plane landed safely at higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Fedex Federal Express Plane Catches Fire after Main Gear Collapses on Landing

FedExFedex Federal Express flight FX-910 caught fire after landing at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Florida, on October 28th.

The plane coming from Memphis, Tennessee, had just landed in Florida when the tower noticed fire in the left engine. According to the FAA, the plane’s left main gear had collapsed during landing that resulted in the fire.

There were 2 crew members aboard at the time; both of them remained unharmed.

The aircraft sustained considerable damage.

FedEx Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Rochester

FedExFedEx Federal Express flight FX-684 had to return and make an emergency landing in Rochester, New York, on October 21st.

The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for Memphis, Tennessee, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a suspected flaps issue.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 2 crew members aboard at the time; both of them remained safe.

Yamal Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia due to Missing Wheel

Yamal AirlinesYamal Airlines flight YC-145 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tyumen, Ural Federal District, Russia, on March 9.

The Boeing 737-400, heading from Tyumen to Novy Urengoy, Russia, had to return shortly afterwards after one of its main wheels was reported missing.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All 155 people aboard remained unhurt.

The incident is under investigation.

Ryanair Flight Diverts to Berlin due to Disruptive Passengers

RyanairA Ryanair flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Berlin Schonefeld Airport, Germany, on February 26th.

The plane, heading from London Luton Airport in Bedfordshire, England, to Bratislava, Slovakia, was diverted after six drunk passengers became aggressive mid-flight.

The six men were a part of 12-man stag party group from Southampton, led by 26-year-old groom-to-be Joshua Marriner. Some sources reported that the passengers became violent after they were refused more alcohol.

The plane landed uneventfully. The disruptive passengers were taken into custody by German federal police in Berlin.

The flight resumed after a short delay.

FBI Claims Flight Attendant Created Hoax Forcing Emergency Landing in North Dakota

SkyWestThe Federal Bureau of Investigation alleges that a flight attendant, onboard a Delta Airlines flight operated by SkyWest Airlines, created a hoax that led to an emergency landing at Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport, North Dakota, on September 9.

The documents submitted in the U.S. District Court in Bismarck allege that Justin Cox-Sever communicated false information about a suspicious package onboard and interfered with aircraft’s operation.

According to the FBI affidavit, Cox-Sever had confessed that he himself stuffed a bag with towels and later on reported it as suspicious.

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