Lufthansa Trans-Atlantic Fire

An Atlasglobal Airbus A321-200, registration TC-ETN performing flight KK-8850 from Trabzon (Turkey) to Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), was enroute at FL350 about 40nm northeast of Kuwait City (Kuwait) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure and diverted to Kuwait City for a safe landing about 18 minutes later. A replacement Airbus A321-200 registration TC-ETJ was dispatched from Adana (Turkey) to Kuwait and reached Riyadh with a delay of 9.5 hours. The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 11 hours, then positioned to Antalya (Turkey) as flight KK-9001 maintaining a maximum cruise level FL100. Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4ac95b7b

Cityjet, Cabin did not Pressurize

A Cityjet Canadair CRJ-900 on behalf of SAS, registration EI-FPE performing flight SK-1480 from Billund (Denmark) to Stockholm (Sweden) with 55 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Billund when at about FL190 the crew initiated an emergency descent to 9000 feet due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks were deployed. The aircraft climbed to FL100 subsequently and continued to Stockholm for a safe landing about one hour after stopping the climb at . . . Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4adaf0c5&opt=0

JetBlue, Cabin did not Pressurize

A Jetblue Airbus A321-200, registration N905JB performing flight B6-1468 from Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was climbing out of Punta Cana when the crew decided to return to Punta Cana due to problems with the cabin pressure. The aircraft landed safely back. A passenger reported the crew explained the avionics compartment door didn't close properly causing the cabin to not properly pressurize. After landing back the passengers . . . Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4adb93f1&opt=0

Vietjet, Cargo Smoke Indicaton

A Vietjet Air Airbus A320-200, registration VN-A656 performing flight VJ-885 from Kaohsiung (Taiwan) to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) with 103 passengers and 7 crew, was enroute at FL340 about 170nm south of Hong Kong (China) when the crew received a cargo smoke indication, declared emergency and diverted to Hong Kong, where the aircraft landed safely on runway 25R about 27 minutes later. Attending emergency services found no trace of fire, heat or smoke. . . Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4adaf4d9&opt=0

GoAir, Engine Failure

A GoAir Airbus A320-200N, registration VT-WGB performing G8-345 from Kochi to Mumbai (India) with 166 people on board, was enroute at FL300 about 115nm south of Goa (India) when the crew decided to divert to Goa, where the aircraft landed safely about 45 minutes later. Passengers reported an engine (PW1127) sounded strange already when the aircraft departed. About an hour later the crew announced the aircraft had developed a technical problem and they were diverting to Goa. About 30 minutes after landing passengers were told an engine had failed. Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4adb9202&opt=0

Wizz Air, Engine Shuts Down in Flight

A Wizz Air Airbus A320-200, registration HA-LWT performing flight W6-3303 from Cluj (Romania) to London Luton,EN (UK), was climbing through about 4000 feet AGL out of Cluj's runway 25 when three loud bangs within a second were heard and the crew received an ECAM message indicating "Eng. No.1 Stall", the #1 engine's (V2527) EGT also went over limits. The crew reduced . . . Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4ae062a2&opt=0

Yanair, Cracked Windscreen

A Yanair Boeing 737-300, registration UR-CNF performing flight YE-211 from Kiev Zhulyani (Ukraine) to Ankara (Turkey), was climbing out of Zhulyani when the crew initiated a rapid descent to FL100 due to a cracked windshield. The aircraft . . . Source: http://avherald.com/h?article=4ae9e4bd&opt=0

Thomas Cook, Rejected Takeoff due to Engine Failure

A Thomas Cook Airbus A330-200, registration G-OMYT performing flight MT-2825 from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Manchester,EN (UK), was accelerating for takeoff on Los Angeles' runway 25R when the crew rejected takeoff at very low speed (less than 20 knots) reporting the failure of the #1 engine (Trent 772, left hand) and requested emergency services to inspect the engine. The aircraft stopped on the runway about 180 meters/600 feet down the runway. The crew of the next departure already lining up the runway . . . Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4adaf8d3&opt=0

JetBlue, Smoke in Cabin

A Jetblue Airbus A321-200, registration N975JT performing flight B6-881 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Saint Lucia (Saint Lucia) with 202 people on board, was enroute at FL310 about 220nm southwest of Bermuda (Bermuda) when the crew reported a smoke indication in the aft cabin, turned around and diverted to Bermuda for a safe landing about 35 minutes later. Emergency services inspected the aircraft but did not find any trace of fire, smoke or heat. . . Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4ad812f1&opt=0

Qatar Airways, First Officer Incapacitated

A Qatar Airways Boeing 787-800, registration A7-BCQ performing flight QR-964 from Doha (Qatar) to Denpasar (Indonesia) with 240 people on board, was enroute at FL390 about 120nm south of Hyderabad (India) when the captain reported the first officer (40) had lost consciousness after complaining about chest pain and decided to divert to Hyderabad for a safe landing on runway 27L about 30 minutes later, already past midnight local time. The first officer was treated and stabilized at the airport and subsequently taken to a hospital . . . Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4ad810a7&opt=0

United Airlines, Cabin Failed to Pressurize

A United Boeing 767-400, registration N68061 performing flight UA-53 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Washington Dulles,DC (USA), was climbing out of Zurich when the crew stopped the climb at about FL200, descended the aircraft to FL100 and prepared for an immediate return to Zurich's runway 16, emergency services prepared to take their stand by positions at runway 16. While returning to Zurich at FL100 the crew decided to not perform an overweight landing, emergency services returned to their stations. The crew descended the aircraft to FL080 to dump fuel for about 45 minutes and landed on Zurich's runway 16 about 2 hours after departure. The crew reported normal operations and taxied to the ap

Federal Express, Avionics Smoke Indication

A Fedex Federal Express Airbus A300-600, registration N751FD performing freight flight FX-240 from Memphis,TN (USA) to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 2 crew, was enroute at FL320 about 160nm south of Calgary when the crew received an avionics smoke warning, the crew did not detect any smoke or smell of smoke. The crew worked the related checklist, the smoke indication persisted however. The crew declared emergency, turned the aircraft and diverted to Great Falls,MT (USA) for a safe landing . . . Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4ada303f&opt=0

Lufthansa, Engine Problem

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-800, registration D-ABYA performing flight LH-501 from Rio De Janeiro Galeao,RJ (Brazil) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 358 people on board, was climbing out of Rio de Janeiro when the crew stopped the climb at FL270 due to a problem with one of the engines (GEnx). The aircraft returned to Rio De Janeiro, dumped fuel and landed safely on runway 15 about 2.5 hours after departure. Passengers reported the captain announced one of the engines was shut down. The airline reported one of the engines showed low oil pressure, it is being investigated whether it was just an indication fault or a real problem. The passengers were taken to hotels and rebooked. The occurre

Lufthansa, Engine Compromised over Atlantic

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-800, registration D-ABYD performing flight LH-430 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was enroute at FL320 ove rthe Atlantic Ocean about 250nm south of Keflavik (Iceland), when the crew decided to turn around and return to Frankfurt due to a problem with one of the engines (GEnx). The aircraft descended to FL300 for the return and landed safely in Frankfurt about 5 hours after departure. Passengers reported the captain announced a "Motorschaden" (engine damage). A replacement Boeing 747-800 registration D-ABYJ departed Frankfurt with a delay of 9:15 hours and is currently climbing out of Frankfurt. Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4ad

SA Airlink, Engine Fire

A South African Airlink Avro RJ-85, registration ZS-ASZ performing flight 4Z-8676/SA-8676 from Cape Town to Pretoria (South Africa), was climbing out of Cape Town's runway 19 when the crew stopped the climb at about 8000 feet declaring Mayday due to a . . . Source: http://avherald.com/h?article=4ae9d089&opt=0

TunisAir, Loss of Cabin Pressure

A Tunisair Airbus A320-200, registration TS-IMP performing flight TU-725 from Paris Orly (France) to Tunis (Tunisia), was enroute at FL370 about 30nm south of Nice (France) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft diverted to Nice for a safe landing about 35 minutes after leaving FL370. The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2:20 hours, then departed Nice, climbed to FL250 and continued to Tunis where the aircraft landed with a delay of 3.5 hours. Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4ad1d34c&opt=0

Shaheen, Cabin Failed to Pressurize

A Shaheen Airbus A319-100, registration AP-BNJ performing flight NL-766 from Lahore (Pakistan) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates), was climbing out of Lahore when the crew stopped the climb at FL110 due to problems with the cabin pressurization. The aircraft returned to Lahore for a safe landing about 35 minutes after departure. A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration AP-BMC reached Dubai with a delay of 3.5 hours. The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 9 hours, then returned to service. Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4ad11f1e&opt=0

Transavia, Cabin Failed to Pressurize

A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-GGY performing flight HV-6143 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Alicante,SP (Spain), was climbing through FL130 out of Amsterdam when the crew reported the cabin did not pressurize, none of the controls appeared to work as it should. The crew stopped the climb at about FL135 and returned to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 18R about 40 minutes after departure. A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PH-HSR departed about 90 minutes after the landing and reached Alicante with a delay of 2 hours. Source: http://avherald.com/h?article=4acfb016&opt=0

Air Canada, Smoke in Cabin

An Air Canada Boeing 777-300, registration C-FIUL performing flight AC-27 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Shanghai Pudong (China) with 388 passengers and 17 crew, was enroute at FL320 near Fairbanks,AK (USA) when smoke was observed in the cabin. The crew worked the related checklists and suspected the recirculation fans as source of the smoke, the recirculation fans were shut down and the smoke and smell dissipated. The aircraft continued the flight to Shanghai for a safe landing about 8.5 hours later. The Canadian TSB reported maintenance replaced the lower left and right recirculation fans, an operational check was successful. Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4ad53ec9&opt=0

Delta Airlines, Loss of Cabin Pressure

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N1608 performing flight DL-31 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Atlanta,GA (USA), was enroute at FL320 about 110nm west of London when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks were released. The aircraft dumped fuel and returned to London Heathrow for a safe landing on runway 27R about 80 minutes after leaving FL320. The occurrence aircraft was able to depart London after 21 hours on the ground and positioning to Atlanta as flight DL-9965. Source: http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4acfac04&opt=0

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