ALERT United Airlines #UA1181 was forced to make an emergency landing in Ontario minutes after departing from LAX

An United Airlines flight Thursday was forced to make an emergency landing in Ontario minutes after departing from LAX. United flight 1181, which was flying from LAX to Dulles in Washington, D.C., diverted to Ontario International Airport around 9 a.m. due to reports of a burning smell, according to the FAA. Passenger Mitchell Hashimoto tweeted…

NEWS Thomson Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight #BY60 diverted to Manchester because of toilet failure

A plane of the British airline Thomson Airlines was forced to divert and land on the Manchester International Airport (United Kingdom) after the unit’s toilets are broke down after an hour of flight. The plane, a Boeing 787-8, registered G-TUIA, BY60 flight, which was to make the connection between the Gatwick International Airport London (United…

NEWS A pilot of Vietnam Airlines activated hijacking code instead of the emergency code

A Czech pilot working for national carrier Vietnam Airlines was fined for activating the wrong alarm during an emergency landing, triggering a hijacking alert, authorities said on Friday. Pechanec Marek, 44, was ordered to pay $140 (about R1 600) for accidentally activating hijacking code 7500 instead of the emergency code 7700, Nguyen Trong Thang, chief…

EMERGENCY Ryanair #FR4007 from Manchester to Alicante makes emergency landing in Beauvais after passenger is taken ill forcing diversion

flightradar24.com A Ryanair jet declared a mid-flight emergency as a passenger took ill on-board, forcing it to make an emergency landing near Paris. Manchester to Alicante Flight FR4007 was diverted this morning, and touched down in France for around 40 minutes following the medical emergency. It had taken off for Spain at 6.40am but when…

EMERGENCY A Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 has landed safely at Los Angeles International Airport after reporting a mechanical problem shortly after departure on a flight to Minneapolis

The aircraft, with 146 passengers aboard, landed at about 9:35 a.m. Tuesday and was followed across the airfield by fire trucks. In a statement released Tuesday afternoon Delta said the crew of Flight 2116 made the decision to abort the flight after a potential systems issue was observed. The plane was put into a holding…