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Aeroflot Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Moscow

Aeroflot flight SU-1415 made an emergency landing at Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow, Russia, on January 9th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Yekaterinburg, Russia, was descending toward Moscow when the crew noticed sparks and smoke coming from the cabin ceiling.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All one hundred and forty-nine people aboard remained unharmed.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport

A small plane made an emergency landing at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, Florida, on April 28th.

The plane was flying from Belize to Tampa, Florida, when the pilot declared an emergency reporting that the left main gear wheel was missing.

The plane landed safely. Chief Operating Officer of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, Mark Stuckey, said, “Luckily when it did land, the aircraft did not catch fire, there were sparks but it safely skidded into the grass.”

There were four people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Wideroe Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Norway

Wideroe Airlines flight WF-735 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bodo, Norway, on March 16th.

The plane took off for Mo i Rana, Norway, but had to return shortly afterwards after sparks were noticed emitting from one of the propellers.

The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

IndiGo Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off From Mumbai

IndiGo Airlines flight 6E-248 had to reject take off from Mumbai, India, on January 21st.

The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Delhi, India, when one of the engines emitted sparks and a loud bang, forcing the crew to reject take off.

The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Scoot Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Singapore

scootScoot Airlines flight TZ-1 made an emergency landing in Singapore, on November 26th.

The plane flying from Sydney, Australia, was descending toward Singapore when sparks were seen emitting from the right engine. The crew subsequently shut down the engine and declared an emergency.

The plane made a safe landing. Everyone aboard remained safe.

Tigerair Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Macau

tigerairTigerair flight TR-2905 had to return and make an emergency landing in Macau, on November 8th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Singapore but had to return shortly afterwards after the left engine started emitting sparks and causing cabin pressure issues.

The crew shut down the engine and turned back to Macau where the plane landed safely.

All 172 people aboard remained safe.

Swiss Avro Plane Rejects Takeoff in Switzerland due to Sparking Engine

swiss avroSwiss Avro flight LX-2808 had to reject takeoff at Zurich Airport, Zurich, Switzerland, on March 10.

The Airbus RJ-100 was about to take off for Geneva, Switzerland, when the control tower reported sparks coming from the left hand engine, causing the plane to return to the apron.

All passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

Cathay Pacific Plane Diverts to Indonesia due to Engine Shut Down

Cathay PacificCathay Pacific flight CX-170 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Bali, Indonesia, on September 25.

The Airbus A330-300, flying from Perth, Australia, to Hong Kong, China, diverted after its right engine started emitting flames and sparks, causing vibration. The crew decided to shut the engine down for a safe landing.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All 254 passengers and 13 crew members remained safe.

United Airlines Plane Returns to London due to Electrical Issue

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United Airlines flight UA-935 had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, London, at around 12:33 P.M. on August 7th.

The Boeing 777-200 had to return after the pilot noticed sparks and smoke in cabin due to an electrical issue.

The plane was heading towards Los Angeles International Airport, California, at the time.

The aircraft landed uneventfully. All 265 passengers and 14 crew members aboard remained safe.

United Airlines Flight Returns to Honolulu International Airport

United airlinesUnited Airlines flight 396 had to return to Honolulu International Airport, Hawaii after 11 P.M. on July 6.

The plane was heading towards San Francisco, California, when it had to return after sparks were seen coming out of one of the engines.

The plane landed safely and everyone aboard remained unhurt.

The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

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