An All Nippon Airways (ANA) Boeing 787 Dreamliner was forced to make an emergency landing at Takamatsu Airport in Western Japan on Wednesday morning. Following this two Japanese airlines grounded all their Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes.
Yesterday, a United Airlines flight declared an emergency when a passenger refused to follow a flight attendant's instructions regarding landing procedures. The man ignored staff and began praying in the aisle.
Southwest Airlines canceled around 600 flights last weekend as the airline's technical personnel continue to inspect its Boeing 737 fleet following Friday's incident where Southwest flight 812 made emergency landing in Yuma due to cabin pressure loss.
Two people were injured early this morning when a helicopter used by the French language media network TVA tried to make an emergency landing near Montreal’s Bonaventure Expressway at the south end of the city.
China refused to allow a plane that flew into its airspace permission to land in Urumqi. The plane made an emergency landing later in Kandahar. There have been at least two different reasons on Chinese media for the refusal.
A Fokker 100 Montenegro Airlines passenger plane with 32 people on board carried out a successful emergency landing at Podgorica airport in the tiny enclave of Montenegro. The aircraft had to return enroute to Rome with mechanical problems.