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Passengers stuck for hours after Qantas jet makes emergency landing in NZ military base

by Christian Fleetwood

Passengers claim they were forced to wait in the heat for four hours after their Qantas aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing outside of Wellington.

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Flight forced to divert to Dublin over “chemical spill”

by Ali Coulton

Two crew members and one passenger were taken to hospital upon landing after a chemical released a “noxious smell” into the cabin.

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Rex crew praised for emergency landing after plane engine catches fire

by Christian Fleetwood

The crew onboard a Rex aircraft has been praised for landing safely after one of the plane’s engines caught fire mid-flight.

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Passenger plane carrying 233 makes emergency landing in cornfield

The pilots that pulled off this heroic landing are receiving more praise than our intern when he restocks the office Tim Tam supply, and that’s saying something.

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Plane forced into emergency landing after engine part comes loose, bounces around mid-air

You can imagine a few passengers would’ve needed to change their undies after this hairy ride.

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Ryanair flight leaves passengers ‘bleeding from their ears’

If you’re afraid of flying then we suggest you skip this one. On the other hand, if you love a good flight mishap yarn then this is your lucky day.

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Video: terrifying moment plane engine catches fire

Seeing flames out the window ranks third in our list of fears, right after Chihuahuas and papercuts. Don’t ask.

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Plane forced to turn around after stationary found in engine

When we leave our stationary around the office our boss yells at us. Though we feel this mistake is a little more severe.

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What not to do in a plane emergency

Flyers have a penchant for annoying cabin crew. But this particular act of selfishness could soon mean massive fines slapped on those who disobey.

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MH passengers told to “brace for impact” as engine fails

Passengers have described the “violent shaking” of their Malaysia Airlines flight, before pilots made an emergency landing in Alice Springs.

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Japan Boeing 777 makes emergency landing

by AFP

A Boeing 777 operated by Japan’s All Nippon Airways has made an emergency landing in Osaka after suffering engine trouble.

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Cathay Pacific flight in emergency landing

by AFP

A Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles has made an emergency landing at a military base in Alaska, after smoke was detected on the aircraft.

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