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Tag: <span>MD-11</span>

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.

Martinair Plane Returns to Amsterdam after Bird Encounter

Martinair flight MP-6741 had to return and make an emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on March 3rd.

The MD-11 Freighter, heading towards Miami, Florida, had to dump fuel and return after ingesting a colony of seagulls.

The plane landed safely.

All people aboard remained unhurt.

Martin Plane Returns to Netherlands due to Engine Shut-down

Martin flight MP-6021 had to return and make an emergency landing at Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, Amsterdam, Netherlands, on November 17.

The McDonnell Douglas MD-11, heading to Miami, Florida, had to return due to an engine problem. The pilot had to shut the tail-mounted engine down mid-air.

The plane landed uneventfully.

No injuries were reported.

UPS Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

UPSUnited Parcel Service flight 213 had to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on September 25.

The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 plane, heading from Louisville, Kentucky to Cologne, Germany, was diverted after the pilots noticed issues with one of its three engines and had to shut it down.

The plane landed safely. There were 6 crew members aboard at the time; none of them was hurt.

The plane was taken for inspection.

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