World | Reuters | Wednesday December 17, 2014
A US bound-American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo today after hitting severe turbulence created by a strong winter storm, with several people taken to hospital for minor injuries.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 13, 2014
Passengers on a flight from the United States to Australia endured an even longer journey than they were expecting when their plane was diverted and then spent eight hours waiting on the tarmac, reports said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 29, 2014
A SpiceJet Coimbatore-Hyderabad flight carrying 70 passengers was diverted to Bangalore on Tuesday following engine trouble.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
An Air India Chicago-Delhi flight, carrying 342 passengers, was diverted to Toronto this morning after the pilot suspected oil leakage in one of its engines, officials said.
World | Reuters | Saturday September 6, 2014
A chartered aircraft carrying about 100 Americans from the U.S. airbase at Bagram, Afghanistan, has landed safely in Dubai after being diverted to Iran because of issues with its flight plan, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
World | Agencies | Tuesday August 26, 2014
A plane in the US had to be diverted after a man used a gadget to prevent the woman in front from pushing her seat into the reclining position.
World | Associated Press | Monday August 25, 2014
Authorities say a security threat forced a flight from Dallas to San Diego to be diverted to Phoenix.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 21, 2014
In the latest trouble for Air India's Dreamliner fleet, an aircraft headed from Delhi to Kolkata was forced to turn back in 45 minutes after the windshield developed a crack while mid-air, according to the Press Trust of India.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 11, 2014
A rowdy British passenger forced a London-bound Virgin Atlantic flight to return to Hong Kong on Monday after he "lost control", police said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Malaysia Airlines has defended itself after confirming that it diverted a London to Kuala Lumpur flight over Syrian airspace when its usual route over Ukraine was closed in the wake of Thursday's MH17 crash.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014
A United Airlines flight with 348 people aboard over the Pacific Ocean was forced to land on remote Midway Island because of what authorities said was an electrical odour on board.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 12, 2014
A Frontier Airlines official says one of its planes was diverted to Salt Lake City after it was hit by lightning.
World | Reuters | Monday June 23, 2014
A plane carrying a prominent Pakistani cleric was diverted from the capital Islamabad on Monday where his supporters clashed with police amid government concerns about the return of a man who describes himself as a revolutionary.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday April 18, 2014
A Finnish passenger accused of making a hoax bomb threat on a Cathay Pacific flight wielded a chocolate bar like a sword and demanded that the plane be diverted so he could attend the Winter Olympics, a report said on Friday.
World | Associated Press | Monday April 14, 2014
A California-bound Southwest Airlines flight was diverted to Omaha, Nebraska after witnesses said a passenger tried to open a door midflight.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 6, 2014
Planes and ships were being diverted Sunday to the area where a Chinese vessel detected signals consistent with a black box beacon in the hunt for missing flight MH370.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Police say a Lufthansa plane was diverted after a passenger being deported from Germany threatened the cabin crew with a broken razor blade.
World | Associated Press | Thursday March 20, 2014
Australia's prime minister said on Thursday two objects possibly related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight have been spotted on satellite imagery in the Indian Ocean and an air force aircraft was diverted to the area to try to locate them.
World | Reuters | Saturday March 15, 2014
Police began searching the home of the pilot of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight on Saturday, after the country's prime minister confirmed the plane was suspected to have been deliberately diverted, a senior police official told Reuters.
World | Reuters | Friday March 14, 2014
An investigation into the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner is focusing more on a suspicion the flight was deliberately diverted, as evidence suggests it was last headed out over the Andaman Islands, sources familiar with the Malaysian pr...