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Toronto-Bound Air Transat Flight Suffers Pressurization Problem

Air Transat flight TS-703 made an emergency landing in Toronto, Canada, on January 31st.

The plane was flying from Roatan, Honduras, when the crew reported a pressurization problem.

The crew initiated an emergency descent and subsequently landed safely. All one hundred and sixty-one passengers and six crew members remained safe.

Blue Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Romania

Blue Air flight 0B-2931 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bacau, Romania, on August 10th.

The Boeing 737-400 plane took off for Luton Airport, England, but had to return shortly afterwards due to cabin pressurization problems.

The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Air Canada Flight Diverts to Halifax Stanfield Airport

Air Canada Air Canada flight AC682 made an emergency landing at Halifax Stanfield Airport in Nova Scotia, Canada, on August 5.

The plane was heading from Toronto’s Pearson Airport to Deer Lake Regional Airport when it was diverted.

According to the airline, “The aircraft landed normally and safely after it developed a cabin pressurization issue, during which oxygen masks were deployed. The cause has not been determined at this time, and the aircraft has been taken out of service for evaluation.”

Southwest Flight Diverts to Denver International Airport

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest flight 100 had to make an emergency landing at Denver International Airport, Colorado, on April 24.

The flight was en-route from Las Vegas to Milwaukee when the pilot reported a pressurization issue in the aircraft and requested an emergency landing.

The plane landed safely.

Authorities said one passenger slipped while exiting the plane and was shifted to hospital.

Pressurization Problem Forces ExpressJet Emergency Landing

ExpressJetExpressJet flight 5106 had to make an emergency landing at Columbia Metropolitan Airport in South Carolina, at around 5:30 p.m. on November 19.

According to the FAA, the flight, en-route from Atlanta, Georgia to Wilmington, North Carolina was diverted, after the pilot reported pressurization problem.

The plane landed uneventfully and no one was injured.

Horizon Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Pasco

Horizon AirHorizon Air flight 2133 had to make an emergency landing at Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco, Washington, at around 4:05 p.m. on November 13.

According to Horizon Air spokesperson Halley Knigge, the pilots declared emergency due to a pressurization issue in cabin. The flight was heading from Boise to Seattle at the time.

The plane landed uneventfully and none of the 76 passengers and 4 crew members was injured.

An alternate aircraft was arranged which took the passengers to Seattle.

Two AA Flights Make Emergency Landing at DFW Within Minutes of Each Other

American AirlinesTwo American Airlines flights landed in emergency at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, within minutes of each other, on September 22.

The first in the series was American Airlines Flight 1359, which was heading from DFW to Fresno, California. The MD-80 aircraft, carrying 140 passengers, returned and made a safe emergency landing at 12:21 a.m., due to some unspecified mechanical issue. The passengers were shifted to another plane.

Just 2 minutes afterwards, i.e. at 12:23 a.m., another outbound American Airlines flight landed back at DFW in emergency. The Boeing 777 was on its way to Buenos Aires, Argentina, with 233 passengers aboard, when a warning light in the cockpit pointed out a pressurization problem. The plane landed safely and was expected to take off again at around 9 a.m.

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