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GETJET Airlines Flight Makes Emergency in Lithuania

GETJET Airlines flight GJT-101 made an emergency landing in Vilnius, Lithuania, on November 25th.

The Boeing 737-400 plane took off for Hurghada, Egypt, but had to turn back after the crew received indication of a landing gear problem.

The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and sixty people aboard remained unharmed.

LOT Polish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lithuania

LOT Polish AirlinesLOT Polish Airlines flight LO-775 made an emergency landing in Vilnius, Lithuania, on August 26th.

The plane was flying from Warsaw, Poland, when the crew reported an issue with flaps and decided to make a flaps up landing.

The plane landed safely at a higher than normal speed. Everyone aboard remained safe.

Wizz Air Plane Rejects Takeoff in Lithuania after Bird Strike

WizzAirWizz Air flight W6-8063 had to reject taking-off at Vilnius International Airport, Vilnius, Lithuania, on May 21st.

The Airbus A320-200 was about to takeoff for Barcelona, Spain, when one of its engines ingested a bird.

The plane returned to the apron.

The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

Missing Small Plane found; Wreckage in Lithuania

After an all night search, a father and his ten year old son missing aboard a Aveko VL-3 Evolution ultralight were found in a marshland near the Lukna river in Paluknys, Lithuania near a wooded area.

The plane went missing after dusk on April 19th and was not found until the 20th. Border guards and reconnaissance helicopters engaged in the search. The rescuers were unable to provide assistance to the victims. Police, aviation, safety experts, and disaster site rescue teams assisted in the search and recovery.

Investigators suggest there was an engine failure and spin, leading to the accident, which occurred along the route where the craft would have turned.

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Airspeed Issues Cancel Flight

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What: SAS Scandinavian Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 en route from Vilnius (Lithuania) to Copenhagen
Where: Vilnius
When: Jan 25th 2012
Why: On takeoff, the pilot and copilot had airspeed indications which did not agree.

The pilots rejected takeoff.

Some time after the flight was cancelled, the plane was ferried to Copenhagen for repair.

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