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KLM Cityhopper Flight Returns to Amsterdam due to Avionics Problem

KLM Cityhopper flight KL-1029 made an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on May 29th.

The plane took off for Heathrow Airport, England, but had to turn back due to an avionics problem.

The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Arkansas

United Airlines flight 4340 had to divert for an emergency landing in Little Rock, Arkansas, on April 2nd.

The plane en-route from Houston, Texas, to Columbus, Ohio, was diverted due to problems with the electronic equipment on-board.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.

WestJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Greenland

WestJetWestJet flight WS-4 made an emergency landing at Kangerlussuaq Airport, Greenland, on October 18th.

The Boeing 767-300 plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Toronto, Canada, was diverted after the crew noticed a failure in the avionics bay cooling system.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Boeing Emergency Landing in Irkutsk

On August 28, 2013, a British Airways Boeing 747-436 en route from Heathrow to Beijing was en route when it developed ‘overheated avionics’ and had to divert to Irkutsk, Russia where it made a safe landing with emergency services on standby.

It was an emergency landing, but the Russian Ministry called the landing a crash-landing.

There were 289 passengers and eight crew aboard.(According to British Mail, 16 crew.)

There were 120 rescue personnel, 34 vehicles including the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations.

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