Ryanair Plane Diverts to Germany due to in-flight Depressurization; 33 Passengers Unwell

Ryanair flight FR-7312 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Frankfurt–Hahn Airport, Germany, on July 13th.

The Boeing 737-800 flying from Dublin, Ireland, to Zadar, Croatia, had to divert due to in-flight depressurization.

The plane carrying 189 people landed safely.

Around 33 passengers reported ear pain, nausea, and ear bleeding. They were treated by the medical staff aboard, while some had to be taken to hospitals.

Air Transat Plane Rejects Take-off in England after Engine Problems

Air Transat flight TS-232 had to abort taking-off at Gatwick Airport, London, England, on May 3rd.

The Airbus A330-300 en-route to Toronto, Canada, was about to take-off when two loud bangs were heard due to engine failure and stall.

The plane returned to the apron safely.

All 326 passengers and 11 crew members remained unhurt.

ANZ Plane Diverts to New Zealand after Bird Strike

ANZ Air New Zealand flight NZ-680 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Christchurch International Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand, on May 5th.

The Airbus A320-200 flying from Dunedin to Wellington, New Zealand, had to divert after impact with a bird.

The plane landed safely.

All 88 passengers aboard remained safe.

Germania Plane Returns to Germany due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Germania flight ST-4212 had to return and make an emergency landing at Münster Osnabrück International Airport, Germany, on May 4th.

The Airbus A319-100 flying to Palma, Spain, had to return due to loss of cabin pressure.

The plane landed safely.

All 129 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe.

Indigo Plane Returns to Mumbai due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Indigo flight 6E-61 had to return and make an emergency landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India, on May 2nd.

The Airbus A320-200 flying to Dubai, UAE, had to return due to cargo smoke indication.

The plane landed safely.

All 178 passengers and 6 crew members aboard remained safe.

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Ohio due to Cracked Window

Southwest Airlines flight WN-957 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Ohio, on May 2nd.

The Boeing 737-700 flying from Chicago, Illinois, to Newark, New Jersey, had to divert due to a crack in the cabin window.

The plane landed safely.

All 81 passengers aboard remained safe.

Allegiant Plane Diverts to Tennessee due to Sensor Malfunction

Allegiant flight G4-676 had to divert and make an emergency landing at McGhee Tyson Airport, Tennessee, on April 30th.

The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 flying from Orlando Sanford, Florida, to Flint, Michigan, had to divert due to a sensor malfunction.

The plane landed safely.

All 150 passengers and 6 crew members remained unhurt.

US-Bangla AirlinesFlight BS211 update

Update on the fatal crash of US-Bangla Airlines Flight BS211, a de Havilland Dash 8-400 #S2-AGU that performed flight BS-211 from Dhaka to Kathmandu.

There appear to be 22 survivors of 71 aboard. US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211 crashed on approach to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport, Nepal with 67 passengers and 4 crew aboard: 33 were Nepalis, 32 Bangladeshis, one Chinese and one Maldivian.

Audio between pilots and Air Traffic Control

AviationHerald posted that the Ministry of Tourism reported 39 people died in the accident, 31 were rescued alive. (These numbers will change.)
The pilots aborted their first approach and the flight was cleared to land on runway 20.

The airport reported flight BS211 veered right off the runway and slid for about 300 meters until coming to a rest on a field in flames. The bodies of thirty-one deceased were recovered at the crash site. Eighteen were pronounced dead upon arrival at various hospitals.The General Manager at TIA (airport) Chhetri said “…the plane took a missed approach touching down the fencing area next to the parked planes at the airport.”

Air Traffic Control said “… pilot of Bangladeshi plane repeatedly informed the tower that he was on the right move and proper direction…Then, the plane suddenly took a wrong direction to the west of the Runway 02 threshold and crashed.”

See also: US- Bangla Plane Crashes in Nepal; 39 Killed, others Injured
Monday, March 12, 2018

US- Bangla Plane Crashes in Nepal; 39 Killed, others Injured

US-Bangla Airlines flight BS-211 hit the ground and burst into flames at the runway of Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 12th.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 was flying from Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Kathmandu, Nepal, at the time of the crash.

The plane was carrying 67 passengers and 4 crew members at the time.

At least 39 people lost their lives in the crash, while 31 people were rescued alive with injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Ryanair Flight Returns to Malta due to Landing Gear Problem

Ryanair flight FR-3775 had to return and make an emergency landing at Malta International Airport, Malta, on October 12th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Bristol, England, but had to turn back after the crew noticed problems with the landing gear.

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

PIA Flight Diverts to Lahore due to Cargo Smoke Indication

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-755 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lahore, Pakistan, on October 11th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Sialkot, Pakistan, to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after the crew received a cargo smoke indication.

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

BoA Plane Returns to Bolivia due to Cabin Pressurisation Issue

BoA Boliviana de Aviacion flight OB-670 had to return and make an emergency landing at El Alto International Airport, La Paz, Bolivia, on September 22nd.

The Boeing 737-700 flying to Santa Cruz, Bolivia, had to return due to cabin pressurisation issue.

The plane landed safely.

All 138 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe.

Air France Plane Over-runs Runway in France

Air France flight AF-7498 over-ran the runway at Biarritz Pays Basque Airport, Biarritz, France, on September 23rd.

The Airbus A320-200 flying from Paris Orly, France, went off the runway and had to be disabled.

The plane sustained minor damage.

No one was injured, however, the passengers had to remain inside the plane for at least an hour.

Skywest Plane Diverts to Pennsylvania due to Thrust Reversers Indication

Skywest flight OO-4906/DL-4906 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Erie International Airport, Erie County, Pennsylvania, on September 21st.

The Canadair CRJ-200 flying on behalf of Delta Airlines was mid-air when the crew reported indication of thrust reversers deployment, causing the diversion.

The plane landed safely.

All 34 passengers and 3 crew members remained safe.

All Nippon Airlines Plane Returns to Japan after Smoke in Cabin

All Nippon Airways flight NH-435 had to return and make an emergency landing at Chubu Centrair International Airport, Nagoya, Japan, on September 18th.

The Boeing 737-500 flying to Fukuoka, Japan, had to return due to burning odor in the cabin.

The plane landed safely.

All 126 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe.

Bird-Hit Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Trabzon, Turkey

Turkish Airlines flight TK-2828 made a safe landing after a bird strike near Trabzon, Turkey, on August 29th.

The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Istanbul, Turkey, was on final approach to Trabzon when a bird impacted it.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

GoAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Goa, India

GoAir flight G8-345 made an emergency landing in Goa, India, on August 30th.

The plane heading from Kochi to Mumbai, India, was diverted after the crew noticed a technical issue.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were one hundred and sixty-six passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

VietJet Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hong Kong

VietJet Air flight VJ-885 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Hong Kong, China, on August 30th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was diverted due to a cargo smoke indication.

The plane landed safely. All one hundred and three passengers and seven crew members remained unharmed.

EgyptAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cairo

EgyptAir flight 802 made an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on August 29th.

The plane was flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when the crew declared an emergency due to an issue with the wheels.

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

Bird-Hit Delta Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Salt Lake City

Delta Airlines flight DL-2785 made a safe landing following bird strikes near Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 27th.

The Boeing 757-200 plane flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was on final approach to Salt Lake City International Airport when it suffered bird strikes.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

El Al Flight Diverts to Croatia due to Burning Smell

El Al flight LY 354 had to divert for an emergency landing in Zagreb, Croatia, on August 27th.

The plane heading from Munich, Germany, to Tel Aviv, Israel, was diverted after a burning smell was noticed on-board.

The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe.

Cape Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Adirondack Regional Airport

Cape Air flight 1815 made an emergency landing at Adirondack Regional Airport in Franklin County, New York, on August 25th.

The Cessna 402 plane heading from Albany International Airport to Ogdensburg Regional Airport, New York, was diverted after the crew noticed an engine issue and a whiff of smoke in the cabin.

The plane landed safely. All five passengers aboard remained unharmed.

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chicago

United Airlines flight UA-1564 made an emergency landing in Chicago, Illinois, on August 24th.

The Boeing 757-300 plane was flying from Boston, Massachusetts, when the crew reported a hydraulic failure and requested emergency assistance.

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

Lufthansa Flight Returns to Frankfurt due to Smell On Board

Lufthansa flight LH-542 made an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 24th.

The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Bogota, Colombia, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a smell on board.

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

Turkish Airlines Flight Returns to Istanbul After Bird Strike

Turkish Airlines flight TK-617 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 23rd.

The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Casablanca, Morocco, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike.

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