EMERGENCY LANDING

  • Taiwan: 51 feared dead as plane crashes during emergency landing July 23, 2014

    Taipei: Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people. The news agency cited the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu as saying that seven people were also injured in the crash. The report cites the Civil Aviation Administration...
  • KochiNew Delhi flight makes emergency landing at Bangalore July 1, 2014

    Bangalore: The KochiNew Delhi Air India flight AI 407 made an emergency landing at the Bangalore airport after the authorities received a 'non specific call'. The Air India flight made the emergency landing at 9:54 pm. All passengers are reported to be safe. Bomb squad is carrying out inspections, after which it...
  • Royal Bhutan Airlines flight makes emergency landing after windshield crack June 15, 2014

    Kolkata: A Royal Bhutan Airlines flight from Paro to Mumbai was forced to make an emergency landing at the NSC Bose International Airport on Sunday after the windshield of the aircraft cracked during the journey. The captain of the flight sought permission of the ATC for emergency landing as the aircraft...
  • Pakistani chartered plane makes emergency landing in Lucknow following fuel shortage May 7, 2014

    A Pakistani chartered aircraft, on its way from Lahore to Dhaka with 100 passengers on board, landed in Lucknow under emergency conditions following fuel shortage, airport officials said. The aircraft landed on Tuesday afternoon when the pilot of the aircraft flying over Indian airspace over Uttar Pradesh, informed the Lucknow air...
  • Watch: Reactions of relatives of Malaysian flight MH192 passengers April 21, 2014

    More than 40 days after MH 370 went missing, there was another Malaysian airline scare after flight MH192 from Kuala Lumpur to Bangalore turned back mid-air, when a malfunction was detected. Malaysian Airlines has reported that the flight has landed safely at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The Bangalore bound...
  • Bangalore-bound Malaysian jet pilot praised upon safe landing April 21, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's Transport Minister has praised the pilot of a Bangalore-bound troubled Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane that was forced to make an emergency landing early on Monday at an airport for his "skillful" handling of the aircraft. "The passengers, despite being tired, expressed their admiration for the pilot's skillful handling...
  • Bangalore-bound Malaysian Airlines lands safely at Kuala Lumpur after turning back mid-air April 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Malaysian Airlines reported that its Kuala Lumpur-Bangalore flight MH192 has landed safely at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 1.56 am after making an air turnback. In a media statement issued, the Airlines said that the aircraft's right-hand landing gear malfunctioned upon takeoff and is expected to make an...
  • SP leader escapes unhurt after his helicopter makes an emergency landing April 8, 2014

    A Samajwadi Party minister on Tuesday escaped unhurt when a helicopter in which he was travelling made an emergency landing after its engine failed in Saharanpur. Malik was going to address a political rally at Mankamau when his helicopter's engine failed but not before the pilots brought it down to safe...
  • Brazilian plane makes emergency landing with no front wheels March 29, 2014

    An Avianca Airlines passenger jet safely made an emergency landing in Brasilia on Friday after its front landing gear failed to deploy, authorities said. None of the 49 passengers and crew of five on the Fokker 100 jet were injured when the plane landed on its rear wheels before lowering the...
  • With 189 passengers onboard, Dubai-bound Air India flight makes emergency landing March 8, 2014

    A Dubai-bound Air India Express flight with 189 passengers onboard on Saturday made an emergency landing at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport after it was diverted here due to technical issue. A spokesperson of the airline said all the passengers were safe and another aircraft was arranged to fly them to...
  • OMG: Woman on board a Delta flight was so horny that the pilot had to make an emergency landing February 11, 2014

    Being aroused is one thing it can happen to anyone, anytime. But, how many of us have had planes make emergency landings because of our horniness? Well, this case sure is a first in that category. A woman who was on board a Delta flight from BaltimoreWashington to Salt...
  • Plane makes emergency landing on New York highway January 5, 2014

    New York: A small plane made an emergency landing on a New York City expressway on Saturday, resulting in minor injuries to the three members onboard and backing up a traffic on the major thoroughfare, emergency officials said. The singleengine plane landed on the Major Deegan Expressway in the borough of...
  • IAF aircraft makes emergency landing in North East Delhi October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: A two seater Indian Air force plane made an emergency landing in the Shastri park area of North East Delhi on Sunday. No one has been injured in the incident. The pilots landed the plane at a ground near the new Usmanpur police station. The aircraft flown by...
  • Bhopalbound JetLite flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai due to engine failure July 30, 2013

    A Bhopalbound JetLite flight from Mumbai with 114 passengers on board made an emergency landing on Tuesday morning due to engine failure, airport officials said. The flight returned to the city airport after being airborne for over halfanhour, they said. The flight landed safely and it later departed for its destination...
  • Hyderabad: Passenger suffers cardiac arrest mid air, dies July 20, 2013

    Hyderabad: An air passenger suffered cardiac arrest midair and later died even as the Bangalorebound aircraft made an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on Saturday, an official said. Passenger Uttam Singh of New DelhiBangalore Jet Airways flight complained of chest pain. The pilot of the alerted the air...
  • Helicopter makes emergency landing in New York river June 30, 2013

    New York: A helicopter made an emergency landing in the Hudson River in New York City on Sunday and all aboard were safe, a police spokeswoman said. The chopper landed in the river near West 79th Street about noon, and no one was injured, the spokeswoman said. "It landed in the water,"...
  • Mumbai: Muscatbound flight makes emergency landing after bomb scare June 22, 2013

    Mumbai: A Muscatbound flight made an emergency landing in Mumbai on Saturday after a bomb scare. Passengers have disembarked and are safe. The aircraft has been taken to the isolation bay. More details are awaited. ...
  • Saudi Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai June 16, 2013

    Mumbai: A Saudi Airlines flight with 321 passengers on board, made an emergency landing at the Mumbai international airport after the pilot noticed a fire alarm in rear cargo hold of the aircraft, authorities said. The aircraft was taken to primary isolation bay, Mumbai airport authorities said, adding that it...
  • Kolkata: Emirates flight makes emergency landing June 9, 2013

    Kolkata: A Kuala Lumpurbound Emirates aircraft with 144 passengers on board on Sunday landed in emergency conditions in Kolkata after it was forced to return about an hour after take off due to suspected engine problem. The aircraft landed safely at NSC Bose International Airport, airport sources said. The flight took...
  • Delhibound Air India flight makes emergency landing in Nagpur May 27, 2013

    Nagpur: A Delhibound Air India flight from Visakhapatnam, with 177 passengers onboard made an unscheduled landing on Monday at Nagpur airport due to a technical snag, an airport official said. The incident took place around 10:40 AM and Air India is dispatching an aircraft from New Delhi to ferry stranded passengers...
  • London: BA flight makes emergency landing May 24, 2013

    London: Reports of smoke coming out the rear of a plane caused chaos at London's Heathrow Airport and forced the authorities to shut down two runways on Friday. A British Airways flight, on way to Oslo, was forced to make an emergency landing and all passengers were safely evacuated. One of the...
  • Bhubaneswar: 3 flights make emergency landings due to rough weather May 13, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Chaos broke out at Bhubaneswar's Biju Patnaik airport on Sunday night after three flights had to make emergency landings following inclement weather. Heavy showers and rough skies led to the flights landing at Bhubaneswar. The aircraft that made emergency landings due to gutsy winds included two Indigo flights from...
  • J&K: Omar safe after helicopter makes emergency landing April 18, 2013

    Srinagar: A helicopter carrying Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah made an emergency landing in Kishtwar district of the state on Thursday afternoon. The helicopter made the landing shortly after take off due to a technical problem, but no one was injured. "The chopper carrying Omar Abdullah landed shortly after...
  • Jet carrying Rajnath, Sushma makes emergency landing April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A private jet to Karnataka carrying Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley made an emergency landing at New Delhi airport nine minutes after taking off on Monday morning. The leaders were on their way to campaign for the May 5 Assembly elections...
  • Indian private plane makes emergency landing in Karachi March 12, 2013

    Karachi: An Indian private plane on Tuesday made an emergency landing at Quaid-e-Azam International airport in Karachi following a technical fault, a Pakistani media report said. The plane was carrying at least 10 passengers. Aaj News reported that the plane had some fault in hydraulic system and hence it had to make...
  • Air France plane returns to Mumbai after engine problem March 11, 2013

    Mumbai: A Paris-bound Air France plane with 212 people on board was forced to return to the airport in Mumbai in the wee hours on Monday, barely 27 minutes after takeoff, due to engine dysfunction. The aircraft landed normally and all passengers were safe, the airline said even as a...
  • Where Boeing stands now February 16, 2013

    Boeing invested an estimated $25 billion in developing the 787introducing radical changes in materials and a componentsourcing strategy that was to bring efficiencies for the aircraftmaker and airlines. The grounding of the aircraft raises doubts about these decisions. 1. Critical Decision 1: Lithiumion The fact that lithium batteries can overheat and...
  • Boeing completes 'uneventful' test flight of Dreamliner February 10, 2013

    Chicago: Boeing Co completed what it called an uneventful flight on Saturday of a test 787 Dreamliner, its first since the airplanes were grounded more than three weeks ago after a series of batteryrelated problems. The test flight to gather detailed information on the airplane's lithiumion batteries lasted two hours...
  • US: Plane lands safely after pilot loses consciousness February 1, 2013

    Portland (Oregon): An Alaska Airlines jetliner bound for Seattle made an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon, on January 31 night after the pilot lost consciousness, an airline spokesman said. The copilot landed Flight 473 safely after declaring an emergency to get priority care for the pilot, spokesman Paul McElroy said....
  • Boeing probe focuses on battery, 787 deliveries halted January 19, 2013

    Seattle and Takamatsu: US and Japanese aviation safety officials finished an initial investigation of a badly damaged battery from a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet on Friday as Boeing said it was halting deliveries until the battery concerns were resolved. Boeing said it would continue building the carboncomposite 787, but...