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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Flagler Beach, Florida

A small plane had to make an emergency landing in Flagler Beach, Florida, on August 20th.

The 1968 Mooney plane caught fire after landing on the State Road 100 bridge.

There were two people aboard at the time; both of them remained uninjured.

The FAA is investigating.

Myanmar Military Plane Carrying 122 People Crashes into Andaman Sea

A Myanmar military plane crashed into Andaman Sea near the city of Dawei, Myanmar, on June 7th.

The plane, carrying one hundred and twenty-two people, had disappeared from the radar around thirty minutes after it took off from Myeik, Myanmar.

Among the occupants were soldiers and their family members.

Authorities said they have found the wreckage and at least twenty-nine dead bodies.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Small Plane Crashes Near Franklin Airport, VA

A small plane crashed near Franklin Municipal–John Beverly Rose Airport in Virginia, on December 10th.

The plane had just taken off from the airport when the pilot reported engine issues and decided to return.

However, the aircraft could not make it back to the airport and went down around 100 yards off Route 258.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot Linda Mathias, 75, and passenger Paul L. Ruehrmund, 69. Both of them sustained minor injuries in the incident and were taken to Southampton Memorial Hospital.

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cold Bay

American EagleAmerican Airlines flight AA-288 made an emergency landing in Cold Bay, Alaska, on October 12th.

The Boeing 787-800 plane heading from Shanghai, China, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after the crew received indication of a possible mechanical issue.

The plane landed safely. All 100 passengers and 14 crew members remained unhurt.

Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Delhi

airindialogoAir India flight AI-460 made an emergency landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, India, on October 12th.

The plane was flying from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India, when the crew declared an emergency due to a technical issue.

The plane landed safely. There were more than 100 passengers and crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Air India Plane Returns to India after Engine Shut Down

airindialogoAir India flight AI-247 had to return and make a safe emergency landing at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata, India, on July 19th.

The Airbus A319-100 en-route to Kathmandu, Nepal had to return after the crew had to shut down on of its engines, mid-air.

The plane landed safely.

All 56 passengers and 7 crew members remained safe.

Swiss International Air Lines Plane Returns to Switzerland due to Ground Spoilers Problem

swissairSwiss International Air Lines flight LX-2250 had to return and make an emergency landing at Zurich Airport, Kloten, Switzerland, on July 7th.

The Helvetic Fokker 100, en-route to Budapest, Hungary, was mid-air above Austria when the crew reported that ground spoilers were inoperative, prompting the plane to return.

The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained unharmed.

The flight was cancelled.

American Airlines Plane Diverts to Shannon Airport

American EagleAmerican Airlines flight AA-141 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on June 16th.

The Boeing 777-200, en-route from Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom, to John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, was diverted after the crew reported a battery discharge issue.

The plane landed safely. All 100 people aboard remained unhurt.

Carpatair Plane Overruns Runway in Sweden

CarpatairCarpatair flight 2N-4856 overran the runway after failing to stop before the end of the runway at Gallivare Airport, Gallivare, Sweden, on April 6th.

The Fokker 100, flying from Arvidsjaur, Sweden, had landed on Gallivare’s runway when it could not stop and ended up with its nose gear on soft ground.

The plane received minor damage.

All 55 passengers onboard remained unharmed.

Bek Air Plane Lands without Landing Gear in Kazakhstan

Bek AirBek Air flight Z9-2041 had to make an emergency landing at Astana International Airport, Astana, Kazakhstan, on March 27.

The Fokker 100, en-route from Kzyl-Orda to Astana, was on approach to the runway when the crew detected failure of the landing gear and went around for about 50 minutes before prompting the plane to land without the gear.

The plane received substantial damage.

All people onboard remained safe.

The incident is under investigation.

Furious Air France Workers Attack Executives Over Job Cuts

Air FranceAbout 100 Air France employees stormed a management and union official meeting on October 5, after the airline announced plans to shed 2,900 jobs in the next 2 years.

The airline, which is struggling to compete with global rivals, announced job cuts after failing to convince its pilots to work longer hours on same salary.

The airline’s human resources manager Xavier Broseta and the head of long-haul flights Pierre Plissonnier had to flee from the angry workers, with their shirts torn off.

Seven people, including a security guard, were injured in the incident.

French President Francois Hollande said, “Social dialogue matters and when it’s interrupted by violence, and disputes take on an unacceptable form, it can have consequences for the image and attractiveness” of the country.”

A criminal investigation has been launched into the incident.

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