A Ryanair flight that left from the Portuguese city of Faro to Eindhoven on Sunday morning, had to make an emergency landing in Paris due to a technical defect. According to passengers on the plane, one of the Boeing 737's engines failed, NU.nl reports.
Delta flight DL178 from Portland to Amsterdam had to make an emergency landing in Iceland on Monday due to a medical emergency on board, Delta confirmed to NL Times.
The plane departed from Portland, on the west coast of the United States, to the Netherlands at around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dutch time. Nine hours and 45 minutes later, the Boeing 767-300ER made an emergency landing at Keflavik Airport in Reykjavik, according to Up In The Sky.
An Air Arabia flight to Nador, Morocco had to return to Schiphol airport on Tuesday after its starboard engine caught fire. A passenger recorded flames coming out of the engine. According to Airport Webcams, it is believed that the fire was caused by a bird flying into the engine.
The Airbus A320 departed from Schiphol at around 7:00 p.m. and returned to the airport some 45 minutes later. The plane was vacated and checked over. The inspectors found damage to the right engine.
A Transavia flight from Gran Canaria to Schiphol had to make an emergency landing in Faro, Portugal on Tuesday night due to a stinky passenger. The stench was so bad that people became unwell, passengers said, according to RTL Nieuws.
A Transavia flight from Dubai to Amsterdam was forced to make an unplanned landing in Vienna over the weekend, after a fight broke out on the plane over a passenger's flatulence. Four Dutch, two men and two women, were removed from the plane in Vienna. The two women plan to take the KLM subsidiary to court, the Telegraaf reports.
A Flybe plane flying from Hamburg to Birmingham made an unscheduled landing at Schiphol airport on Sunday afternoon because of two misbehaving passengers, Het Parool reports.
The passengers behaved so badly that the pilot felt the safety of the flight was at risk and decided to make an unscheduled landing at the Amsterdam airport, a spokesperson for the Koninklijke Marechaussee - a policing force that works as part of the Dutch military and is responsible for airport security - said to the newspaper.
A British Airline plane on its way to London made an emergency landing at Schiphol Airport on Tuesday night. Emergency services responded to the airport en masse because of a report that one or more of the plane's engines failed, local broadcaster NH Nieuws reports. The plane landed safely.
The Airbus A321 was on its way to Heathrow Airport in London. Exactly what caused the problems with the engines is unclear.
A historical water plane of the Aviodrome theme park had to make an emergency landing at Lelystad Airport on Tuesday. The plane was used in the India memorial in The Hague and on the return flight the landing gear in the nose stopped working, NOS reports.
The historic plane Catalina was built in 1941. Aviodrome uses it for pleasure trips.
According to Omroep Flevoland, the plane first landed on its wheels and then slowly braked on the nose of the aircraft. This landing was safer than landing on the water according to the fire department.
No injuries were reported.
KLM flight KL941 from Schiphol to Cagliari on Sardinia had to make an unplanned landing in Genoa, Italy on Sunday due to air pressure problems. "Passengers were never in danger", a spokesperson for the Dutch airline said to RTL Nieuws.
"There was a decompression on board, the air pressure in the cabin changed", the KLM spokesperson said. This triggered the oxygen masks to come down. The pilot took the plane down to a lower air layer and landed at the nearest airport, in Genoa. The decompression was caused by a technical defect.
A Jet2 plane had to make an emergency landing at Schiphol Airport on Tuesday evening due to technical problems. The Boeing 757 landed safely and no one was injured, AD reports.
The plane was on its way from Kos, Greece to Leeds, England. The exact reason for the emergency landing is unclear, though several media sources report that the plane flew the last few minutes with one of its two engines turned off. That would indicate fuel or engine problems, according to AD.
A Transavia Boeing 737 made an emergency landing at Schiphol on Wednesday afternoon. A so-called bird strike happened during the plane's takeoff from Rotterdam Airport
An airplane made an emergency landing at Groningen Airport Eelde on Tuesday morning after the pilots noticed smoke in the cabin. The plane landed safely and all passengers were evacuated.
Christophe Cabibel, father of little Adam who had a heart attack on a KLM flight between Amsterdam and Singapore on January 3rd, reached out to KLM on Facebook to thank the crew and captain for making an emergency landing in Bucharest so that his son could be treated. Little Adam is doing well.
KLM flight KL835 from Amsterdam to Singapore made an emergency landing in Bucharest, Romania late on Sunday night after a young child fell ill on the plane. According to Theo Nabuurs, who was on board, the child had a heart attack. He calls the pilot "a hero" on Twitter, saying that his actions saved a life.
A Boeing 737-800 of airline Norwegian had to make an emergency landing at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam around 9:10 p.m. on Monday night.
A small sports plane had to make an emergency landing on a farmer's field between Etten-Leur and Hoeven on Monday afternoon. According to the police, no one was injured.
A Transavia Boeing 737-700, which was en route from Eindhoven to Lisbon, had to make an emergency landing in Lille due to a sudden loss of cabin pressure on Wednesday afternoon.
A KLM passenger aircraft made an emergency landing at Norwich Airport, England on Tuesday, after the pilot noticed fumes in the cockpit and an electrical fault, BBC News reports.