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VLM Slovenia Plane Returns to Belgium after Bird Strike

By George Hatcher

VLM Airlines Slovenia flight VO-147 had to return and make an emergency landing at Antwerp International Airport, Belgium, on May 1st. The Fokker 50 was en-route to Zurich, Switzerland when a bird impacted its windshield. The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported. Download article as PDF »

Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest after Lightning Strike

By George Hatcher

Wizz Air flight W6-2927 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on November 7th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Ljubljana, Slovenia, to Charleroi, Belgium, was diverted due to a lightning strike. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers. Download... »

Four Killed as Small Plane Crashed in Slovenia

By George Hatcher

A small plane crashed near Ajdovscina in western Slovenia on July 14th. The 6-seat Piper 32 plane was heading from Venice, Italy, to Leipzig, Germany, when it went down. There were four people aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. It is believed that the founder of German internet... »

3 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured as a Small Plane Crashed in Southern Slovenia

By George Hatcher

A small Robin DR400 aircraft crashed, shortly after taking off from the Divaca sports airport in southern Slovenia on September 14. There were 4 people aboard the plane including the pilot. According to police spokesperson Anita Leskovec, “Three people were killed and one is in serious condition. We can’t confirm their identities yet.” The... »

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