Oops! Finnair flight from Chicago to Helsinki makes unexpected pitstop in NY

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Glitch forces Finnair Chicago-Helsinki flight to land in NY

A Helsinki bound flight of the national flag carrier Finnair departed from Chicago on Sunday morning had to land at New York Airport due to technical glitch, local media reported, quoting the airline.

The pilots of the aircraft were noticed about the glitch in one of the engines and shut down it after about three hours of take off from the Chicago Airport.

They changed the direction of the aircraft (Airbus A330) with 194 passengers and ten crew members onboard and landed safely at the New York Airport at about 10:00 am Finnish time.

National broadcaster Yle, quoting Finnair sources said that the aircraft was operational with one engine shut down and the landing procedures were normal.

The aircraft is scheduled to undergo a technical inspection in New York, the Yle report added.

Source: www.dailyfinland.fi

9 Comments
  1. EmilySmith93 says

    It’s always concerning to hear about technical glitches mid-flight, but it’s reassuring to know that the pilots were able to safely land the aircraft with only one engine operational. Kudos to the Finnair crew for their professionalism and keeping the passengers safe!

  2. Megan_1985 says

    It’s fortunate that the pilots were able to safely land the aircraft in New York despite the engine glitch. Finnair’s crew and staff handled the situation admirably, prioritizing the safety of the passengers. Hopefully, the technical inspection in New York goes smoothly and the aircraft can continue its journey to Helsinki without any further complications.

  3. EmilySmith says

    It’s concerning to hear about the unexpected pitstop for the Finnair flight from Chicago to Helsinki. I’m glad to hear that the pilots were able to safely land the aircraft with one engine shut down. Safety should always be the top priority in such situations.

  4. EmilySmith123 says

    Did the passengers on board the Finnair flight experience any inconvenience or were they informed about the technical glitch in advance?

    1. BobJohnson456 says

      Hey EmilySmith123, according to the article, the pilots noticed the technical glitch in one of the engines and took necessary actions to ensure the safety of the passengers. They changed the direction of the aircraft and landed safely in New York. It seems like they handled the situation well.

  5. JuliaSmith2000 says

    Wondering how the passengers felt during the unexpected pitstop in New York? Did Finnair provide any assistance or accommodations for the inconvenience?

    1. JohnDoe1985 says

      Passengers onboard the Finnair flight may have felt anxious during the unexpected pitstop in New York. The airline likely provided assistance and accommodations to ensure the comfort and safety of all passengers and crew members affected by the technical glitch.

  6. JenniferSmith123 says

    Was the unexpected pitstop in NY stressful for the passengers or were they informed about the situation well in advance?

    1. JohnDavis456 says

      The airline crew made sure to keep the passengers informed about the unexpected pitstop in NY due to the technical glitch. Safety is always the top priority in such situations, and the crew handled it professionally to ensure a smooth landing and minimal stress for the passengers onboard. Kudos to the Finnair team for their swift actions!

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