emergency landing


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an unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control

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The pilot announced that the only option left was an emergency landing.
A Swissair jetliner with 228 people aboard crashed off Nova Scotia late Wednesday after the pilot reported smoke in the cabin and attempted an emergency landing at Halifax International Airport.
The Ryanair Boeing 737 twin-engine jet, flying from Tampere in Finland to London, England, had reportedly developed engine trouble and executed a safe emergency landing at Malmo airport.
Bulgaria's transport ministry said that the aircraft, which was carrying 146 people on board, made an emergency landing in the Bulgarian capital after reports from the pilots of problems with one of the engines, Reuters reported.
The BA spokeswoman said: "Pilots are trained for this eventuality and carried out an emergency landing.
Among the passengers on a 31 December flight that was forced to make an emergency landing at New York's JFK airport was Sean Lennon.
THATTA, September 20, 2011 (Frontier Star): A Pakistan Army aircraft made an emergency landing on Monday after developing technical fault As per media reports, two Pakistan Army aircrafts Mushaq jets were on a routine training mission from Mirpurkhas to Karachi when one of them developed a technical fault while flying over Thatta.
AER Arann has grounded one of its commuter planes after it made an emergency landing at Shannon airport at the weekend.
By the time the flight made an emergency landing in Las Vegas, the passenger ``was doing fine,'' Roche said.
An Airbus aircraft operated by Air Madrid made an emergency landing on 2 June due to a bomb threat.
Photo: (1 -- color) A firefighter leads children away from their school bus after it was clipped by a plane making an emergency landing on Hayvenhurst Avenue.
A SAFETY investigation was launched yesterday after a Boeing 757 caught fire and had to make an emergency landing.
THATTA, September 20, 2011 (Balochistan Times): A Pakistan Army aircraft made an emergency landing on Monday after developing technical fault As per media reports, two Pakistan Army aircrafts Mushaq jets were on a routine training mission from Mirpurkhas to Karachi when one of them developed a technical fault while flying over Thatta.
MALIBU - A Marine helicopter made an emergency landing Tuesday in a park near Pepperdine University.
The Airbus A321, which was carrying 159 passengers and seven crew members, made a safe emergency landing in Pula, Croatia.
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