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Tianjin Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Hail Strike

Tianjin Airlines flight GS-7865 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Wuhan, China, on July 26th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Tianjin to Haikou, China, was diverted after it encountered hail that caused damage to windshield and nose.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

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Attempted Hijacking foiled

What: Tianjin Airlines Embraer ERJ-190 en route from Hotan to Urumqi
Where: Hotan
When: Jun 29th 2012
Who: 9 crew, 92 passengers
Why: Right after takeoff, six passengers on the flight announced a hijacking.

Apparently three were in the front of the plane, and three were in the back.

Passengers and Sky Marshals subdued the hijackers.

Two flight police officers were seriously injured. Two attendants and seven passengers were slightly injured. The six who attempted to hijack the flight were taken into police custody when the captain returned to the airport within sixteen minutes of takeoff.

b>In George’s Point of View

What a tragic, yet heroic story.

Tianjin Airlines Flight 7554

Two hijackers died from injuries after six Uyghur men armed with aluminum crutches and explosives attempted to hijack Tianjin Airlines Embraer ERJ-190, registration B-3171. Six minutes after takeoff, they attempted to get into the cockpit. Passengers and crew overcame the hijackers who were dressed as Tianjin Airline staff. Thirteen were injured: seven passengers, two air marshal security officers. two flight attendants, two hijackers. The flight was scheduled from Hotan to Ürümqi in China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region. As a consequence of this attempted hijacking, security measures and airport security was beefed up.
The separatist World Uyghur Congress claimed the incident did not happen and that the incident was an excuse to lock up Uyghurs.

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