Tag: Emergency landing

Atlantic Air Cargo Douglas DC-3 Ditches Short of Runway

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Atlantic Air Cargo Douglas DC-3, registration N437GB performing a freight flight from Miami Opa-Locka,FL (USA) to Nassau (Bahamas) with 2 crew, was on approach to Nassau’s runway 14 when the crew declared emergency reporting the left hand engine had failed at 16:27L (20:27Z). Bahamas’ AAID reported (no tail number provided) they were alerted at […]

IndiGo Airbus A320neo Makes Emergency Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute IndiGo Airbus A320neo, performing a flight from Jaipur to Kolkata, made an emergency landing in Kolkata because of smoke in the cabin. According to the airline, the aircraft made an emergency landing as a precaution due to suspected smoke in the cabin. No passengers were injured. The flight landed safely at Kolkata. There was no […]

Air Niugini Plane Overshoots Runway and Sinks in Sea Lagoon

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Air Niugini plane travelling from the Federated States of Micronesia to Papua New Guinea has landed in water after overshooting a runway on Friday morning. According to the reports, all passengers and crew were rescued safely, after Boeing 737 came to rest in the lagoon. Local witnesses told media that the plane floated long enough for […]

Yakutia Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Yakutia Airlines plane en route from Yakutsk, the capital of Russia’s Sakha (Yakutia) Republic, to the the settlement of Chokurdakh in the north of the region, has returned to the airport of departure because of the malfunction of one of its engines, no one was injured, the air carrier’s press service informed TASS on […]

Dog Forces Boeing 737 to Perform Emergency Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A passenger jet was reportedly forced to make an emergency landing in Moscow after a small dog, which somehow opened the luggage compartment from the inside, triggered an alarm onboard. The commander of a Boeing 737 travelling from St. Petersburg informed the ground services of the complications as it was approaching the Russian capital on […]

Etihad Pilot Dies During Cargo Flight To Amsterdam

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Etihad Airways pilot died while operating a cargo flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, forcing the carrier to make an emergency landing in Kuwait. In a statement on Wednesday, Etihad Airways said the aircraft was diverted safely to Kuwait where a medical team was present to assist him. “Etihad Airways is saddened to report […]

Sun Express B737 Makes An Emergency Landing In Toulouse

Reading Time: < 1 minute Sun Express Deutschland Boeing 737-800 was performing flight from Fuerteventura to Dusseldorf, with 192 people on board, when the crew reported an aft cargo smoke indication and decided to divert to Toulouse. Soon after the crew reported the cargo smoke indication had ceased, nonetheless, they continued diversion to Toulouse and would stop on the runway […]

Air France Flight Declares Emergency After Being Struck By Lightening

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Air France flight heading from Paris to Birmingham declared a mid-air emergency after it was hit by a bolt of lightening. The passenger flight was leaving Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport and was heading to the West Midlands when an alert was sounded. It later landed safely at Birmingham Airport with no one hurt during […]

Rossiya B747 Made an Emergency Landing at Cambridge

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Rossiya Boeing 747-400, registration EI-XLG performing positioning flight FV-5418 from Cambridge,EN (UK) to Moscow Vnukovo (Russia), was climbing out of Cambridge’s runway 23 when the landing gear did not move after being selected up. The aircraft stopped the climb at 4500 feet and returned to Cambridge for a safe landing on runway 23 about […]

Eurowings Jet Lands in Kuwait Over Hoax Bomb Threat

Reading Time: < 1 minute Eurowings carrying 299 passengers made an emergency landing in Kuwait on Sunday over a hoax bomb threat, authorities in the Gulf emirate said. The aircraft operated by Eurowings, a low-cost carrier owned by Lufthansa, had been travelling from Salalah in Oman to Cologne in Germany when the captain requested an emergency landing. Upon its arrival […]