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Air New Zealand Flight Returns to Auckland due to Hydraulic Fault

Air New Zealand flight NZ-6 had to return and make an emergency landing in Auckland, New Zealand, on April 6th.

The Boeing 777-300 plane took off for Los Angeles, California, but had to turn back due to a hydraulic fault.

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

Thomas Cook Flight Returns to Manchester Airport

Thomas CookThomas Cook flight TCX2534 had to return and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on October 13.

The Boeing 767, carrying 278 passengers, took off from Manchester Airport at around 7:15 a.m. and was on its way to Dalaman, Turkey, when the crew declared emergency and decided to return.

According to a Thomas Cook spokesperson, the decision for emergency landing was made as a precaution due to an unexpected hydraulic fault in the aircraft.

The plane landed uneventfully after circling over Peak District National Park to shed off extra fuel. No one was hurt.

The airline said, “We’d like to apologise to our customers for the delay to their flight today. Returning the aircraft to Manchester allowed our engineers to inspect the aircraft quickly and we’ve now been able to ensure our customers can start their holiday as soon as possible on a replacement aircraft.”

Cargo Plane in Emergency Landing at Chicago Rockford International Airport

UPSA UPS cargo plane, en-route from Ontario, California to Louisville, Kentucky, had to make an emergency landing at the Chicago Rockford International Airport, Illinois, at about 11 p.m. on September 10.

The pilot decided to land in emergency after a hydraulic fault was discovered in the aircraft.

The plane landed uneventfully and all 4 people aboard remained unhurt. The cargo packages were transferred to another plane for timely delivery.

The plane was taken for inspection.

The FAA is investigating.

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