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Air Serbia Flight Diverts to Paphos due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Air Serbia flight JU-7210 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Paphos, Cyprus, on September 19th.

The Airbus A319-100 plane heading from Belgrade, Serbia, to Hurghada, Egypt, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication.

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

Jet2 Flight Diverts to Manchester due to Hydraulic Failure

Jet2 flight LS-405 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Manchester, England, on September 12th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Leeds, England, to Paphos, Cyprus, was diverted due to a hydraulic failure.

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

Sunwing Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smell of Smoke

Sunwing Airlines flight BY-5483 made an emergency landing in Sofia, Bulgaria, on June 21st.

The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from Paphos, Cyprus, to Norwich, England, was diverted after smell of smoke was noticed on board.

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

Thomson Airways Flight Returns to Birmingham

ThomsonThomson Airways flight BY-7352 made an emergency landing in Birmingham, England, on August 24th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Paphos, Cyprus, but had to turn back after the crew suspected a bird strike.

The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported.

Ryanair Flight Diverts to Brussels Airport

RyanairRyanair flight FR-3131 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Brussels Airport, Belgium, on July 24th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane heading from London Stansted Airport, England, to Paphos, Cyprus, was diverted due to a wheel well fire indication.

The plane landed safely Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

Ryanair Plane Rejects Takeoff in Cyprus after Bird Strike

RyanairRyanair flight FR-5086 had to reject takeoff at Paphos International Airport, Paphos, Cyprus, on July 3rd.

The Boeing 737-800 was accelerating to takeoff for Krakow, Poland, when one of its engines ingested a bird.

The plane taxied to the apron safely.

The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

Thomas Cook Plane Returns to Manchester after Hydraulic Problem

Thomas CookThomas Cook flight MT-2152 had to return and make an emergency landing at Manchester Airport, England, on April 9th.

The Airbus A321-200, en-route to Paphos, Cyprus, had to return due to a hydraulic problem. The plane entered a hold to burn off the fuel before landing.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.

Ryanair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Athens due to a Disruptive Passenger

RyanairA Ryanair flight en route from Thessaloniki, Greece to Paphos, Cyprus, had to make an emergency landing in Athens due to a disruptive passenger.

The plane took off at about 10 p.m. on June 23, with 168 passengers aboard. Soon after take-off, a 37 year old passenger claiming to be a “mechanic” started banging at the cockpit door and tried to break-in.

The pilot reported the situation to Greek authorities who advised him to land in Athens. The troublesome passenger, believed to be a Cypriot national, was immobilized by the crew members and other passengers while the plane, which was just 20 minutes into the flight, was turned towards Athens. The plane safely landed and the passenger was handed over to the police.

The passengers were accommodated in nearby hotels for the night. They continued their journey to Paphos on the next day.

A spokesperson of Ryanair said, “We will fully assist the Greek police with the prosecution of this individual. We apologise sincerely to our other 168 customers on this flight for any delay or inconvenience suffered as a result of this diversion.”

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