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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.

Air Transat Plane Returns to Scotland after Sensor Problem

Air TransatAir Transat flight TS-183 had to return and make an emergency landing at Glasgow Airport, Paisley, Scotland, on September 16th.

The Airbus A310-300 headed for Toronto, Ontario, Canada, was climbing out of Glasgow when the crew reported a sensor problem.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All passengers onboard remained unharmed.

Japan Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Narita International Airport

Japan AirlinesA Japan Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Narita International Airport in Japan, on December 29.

It is believed that a sensor component of the Boeing 777’s landing gear was found on the runway after it took off from Chicago O’Hare International Airport. The pilots decided to continue the flight and requested emergency assistance at Narita International Airport.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 232 passengers and crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

TAP Air Portugal Plane Returns to Portugal due to Sensor Indication

TAPTAP Air Portugal flight TP-432 had to return and make an emergency landing at Lisbon Portela Airport, Lisbon, Portugal, on December 8.

The Airbus A320-200, en-route to Paris, France, had to return due to a sensor indication.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All 36 passengers aboard remained unhurt.

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