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Day: <span>May 8, 2024</span>

Investigation initiated following Boeing cargo plane’s landing mishap in Istanbul

A recent incident at Istanbul Airport stirred concerns as a FedEx Airlines Boeing 767 cargo plane made an emergency landing without its front landing gear.

According to a Turkish Transport Ministry official, the aircraft, originating from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, encountered a landing gear malfunction, prompting it to seek guidance from the control tower upon approaching Istanbul’s airspace.

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Plane makes emergency landing on Apopka road

A small plane had to make an emergency landing on the side of an Apopka road Wednesday after sustaining wing damage and engine failure during its flight, officials said. The single-engine Piper PA-32 landed on Shelby Industrial Drive near General Electric Road at approximately 11:30 a.m.

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F-16 Fighter jet crashes at Singapore airbase

An F-16 fighter jet crashed at a military airbase in Singapore, but fortunately, there were no casualties. The pilot ejected successfully and is receiving medical attention. The crash occurred due to an issue during take-off, and the pilot followed emergency procedures. The Singapore air force, known for its advanced capabilities in Southeast Asia, is investigating the incident. This is a rare occurrence in Singapore, with the last similar incident being a military helicopter emergency landing in 2010.

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