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10 Injured After American Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

American Airlines flight AA-759 encountered turbulence near Long Island, New York, on August 5th.

The Airbus A330-300 plane flying from Athens, Greece, was descending toward Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when it hit turbulence that injured ten people.

The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospitals.

Egypt Air Flight Returns to Saudi Arabia due to Smoke in Cockpit

Egypt Air flight MS-640 had to return for an emergency landing in Medina, Saudi Arabia, on August 4th.

The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Cairo, Egypt, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit.

The plane landed safely. All fifty passengers and ten crew members remained safe.

Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Narita International Airport due to Engine Problem

Delta Airlines flight DL-276 had to return and make an emergency landing at Narita International Airport, Japan, on June 7th.

The Boeing 747-400 plane took off for Detroit, Michigan, but had to turn back after the crew reported an engine problem.

The plane landed back safely. There were three hundred and ten passengers and seventeen crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Air Canada Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air Canada flight AC-868 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on December 24th.

The plane flying from Toronto, Canada, to London, United Kingdom, was diverted after a 10-year-old girl had a cardiac arrest midair.

The plane landed safely. The child was immediately taken to University Hospital Limerick where she was later pronounced dead.

Indonesian Military Plane Crashed in Papua; 13 Killed

An Indonesian military plane crashed into a mountain in Papua province of Indonesia, on December 18th.

The Hercules C-130 plane took off from Timika, Papua, and was preparing to land in Wamena, Papua, when it went down.

There were 13 people aboard the plane, including 3 pilots and 10 passengers; all of them were killed in the crash.

Plane Carrying Colombia’s Interior Minister Crash-Lands in Bogota

A plane crash-landed at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, Colombia, on October 28th.

The Anti-Narcotics Police aircraft carrying 10 people, including Colombia’s interior minister Juan Fernando Cristo, was attempting to land at the airport when its landing gear failed.

Everyone aboard remained safe.

The plane was returning from Pereira, Colombia, at the time.

National Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Texas due to Mechanical Issue

A National Guard chopper had to make an emergency landing in a muddy field near Interstate 10, Baytown, Texas, on the evening of August 30th.

The pilot had encountered a mechanical issue mid-air, which prompted him to land.

The helicopter got stuck in the mud. No casualties were reported.

Sudanese Transport Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Saudi Arabia due to Technical Problem

A Sudanese transport aircraft had to divert and make a safe emergency landing at Al-Baha Domestic Airport, Al-Baha, Saudi Arabia, on August 25th.

The Sudan bound Antonov 12 was mid air when it had to be diverted due to a technical problem in one of its engines.

One of the plane’s tyres burst during the landing.

All 10 people onboard remained unharmed.

Airlander 10 Crashes During Test Flight in England

310430D500000578-3438477-The_Airlander_produces_60_of_its_lift_aerostatically_by_being_li-a-2_1455015229232Airlander 10, the world’s largest aircraft, crashed during its test flight at Cardington Airfield, Bedfordshire, England, UK, on the morning of August 24th.

The plane crashed during its second test flight after having been revamped.

No injuries were reported in the crash.

Avianca Airlines Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence; 23 Injured

AviancaAvianca Airlines flight AV-965 had to make an emergency landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 4th.

The Airbus A330-200 aircraft, flying from Lima, Peru, ran into severe turbulence that injured 23 people on-board.

The plane continued for a safe landing in Buenos Aires, where the injured were given medical aid. Authorities confirmed that 10 people were shifted to hospital for further treatment.

Southwest Airlines Plane Returns to Washington after Burning Fuel

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest Airlines flight WN-2701 had to return and make an emergency landing at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, Washington, on May 23rd.

The Boeing 737-300, en-route to Saint Louis, Missouri, had to return when the crew initiated a descent to around 10,000 feet.

The plane burnt fuel and returned safely.

No one was injured.

Four Tires Burst as Lufthansa Plane Lands on Mumbai Airport

LufthansaA Lufthansa plane burst four tires upon landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India, on May 13th.

The Airbus A330-300 was performing flight LH-764 from Munich, Germany, when four of the ten tires burst.

There were 163 passengers aboard at the time; none of them were injured.

Six Dead after Military Plane Crashes in Japan

A military plane crashed on Kyushu island, Japan, after losing contact with the air traffic control on April 6th.

The U-125 plane was carrying six crew members when it disappeared from the radar around 10 kilometers north of Kanoya military air base.

All six people aboard were killed in the crash.

The accident is being investigated.

Border Security Force Plane Crashed in New Delhi; 10 Killed

A Border Security Force (BSF) plane crashed near Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Dehli, India, on December 22.

The Beech SuperKing B200 aircraft, carrying 10 BSF personnel, went down just after taking off from the Delhi airport. Authorities believe the plane’s left engine stopped working, causing it to crash into the wall of airport’s sewage treatment plant and ending up in the water.

All ten personnel aboard the plane were killed in the crash.

The accident is being investigated.

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