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Western Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nassau, Bahamas

Western Air flight WT-702 made an emergency landing in Nassau, Bahamas, on February 7th.

The plane was flying from Grand Bahamas International Airport when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All 20 passengers and 3 crew members aboard remained unharmed.

West Air Sweden Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Failure

West Air SwedenWest Air Sweden flight SWN-72T made an emergency landing in Oslo, Norway, on September 8th.

The plane took off for Trondheim, Norway, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an engine failure.

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

West Air Sweden Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Oslo Airport

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West AirWest Air Sweden flight SWN-81B made an emergency landing at Oslo Airport, Gardermoen, Norway, on May 11th.

The cargo plane was flying from Bodo, Norway, when its right hand engine experienced severe vibrations and failed, prompting the pilots to declare an emergency.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

West Air Sweden Slippery Arctic Landing

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net
Contact photographer Jorgen Syversen

What: West Air Sweden Canadair CRJ-200 on mail flight from Tromso to Longyearbyen
Where: Longyearbyen Svalbard Airport, Norway
When: Jan 25th 2010
Who: 2 crew
Why: On landing, the plane had a runway excursion.

Adjudged to be due to poor braking conditions on the runway, the flight came to rest at angles with the runway and entirely off the paved surface of the narrow (45 meter) runway. Weather has been around zero degrees.

Longyearbyen Svalbard is an Arctic village in an archipelago in the Arctic Ocean north of Europe, halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole. There aren’t many places more isolated.

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