INCIDENT Iran Air’s Fokker 100 made an emergency landing with main gears not extended in Mehrabad, Tehran

An airliner caught fire on landing at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport on Tuesday but all 100 passengers were evacuated without injury, the head of Iran’s emergency department said on state television. The fire broke out after the aircraft’s landing gear did not open properly, and was later brought under control, emergency department head Pir-Hossein Kolivand said.…

INCIDENT British Airways Boeing 777-200 #BA174 diverted to St. John’s due to fire alarm

A British Airways #BA174 declared an emergency and diverted to St. John’s due to fire alarm. The Boeing Boeing 777-200 (reg. G-ZZZA) with 209 people onboard operating flight #BA174 from JFK to London Heathrow was forced to divert to St. John’s during the night. The captain announced a potential fire in the forward cargo hold. Fire crews were on…

BREAKING Dunedin Airport in New Zealand on lockdown due to a ‘suspicious package’

A cordon has been placed around Dunedin Airport after a suspicious package was found. Police said the report was received just after 8:10pm on Sunday, and a spokesperson confirmed that officers were at the airport. The airport was evacuated. At least one flight has been impacted, an Air New Zealand flight from Wellington which was due at 9.30pm. Another flight from…

A Saudia flight was forced to return to gate at Jeddah airport after a mom realised she had left her baby in the boarding area at the terminal

A Saudia flight was forced to return to gate at Jeddah airport after a woman realised that she had left her baby behind. Dubai-based Gulf News reported on Monday that the flight to Malaysia had to turn around over the weekend when the Saudi passenger realised she had left her baby at the airport’s terminal. Flight SV832, from Jeddah to Kuala Lampur, turned back…