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Etihad Airways Plane makes Safe Landing in India After Tyre Burst

Etihad Airways flight EY-204 made a safe landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India, on July 31st.

The Airbus A340-600 flying from Abu Dhabi, UAE, got a number of its tyres burst during the roll out.

The plane was disabled after coming to a stop on the runway.

All 196 passengers and 13 crew members remained safe.

Philippine Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cracked Windshield

Philippine Airlines flight PR-658 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Yangon, Myanmar, on July 10th.

The Airbus A330-300 plane heading from Manila, Philippines, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was diverted due to a cracked windshield.

The plane landed safely. All one hundred and seventy-seven passengers and thirteen crew members remained unharmed.

Turkish Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Washington Dulles International Airport

Turkish Airlines flight TK-183 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia, on February 23rd.

The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Havana, Cuba, was diverted due to a mechanical problem.

The plane landed safely. There were 173 passengers and 13 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Wideroe Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke in Cockpit

Wideroe Airlines flight WF-831 made an emergency landing in Bodo, Norway, on February 1st.

The plane flying from Leknes, Norway, was on approach to Bodo when the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit and declared an emergency.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 13 passengers and 3 crew members remained safe.

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.

Philippine Airlines Plane Returns to Manila due to Smoke in Cabin

Philippine AirlinesPhilippine Airlines flight PR-422 had to return for an emergency landing in Manila, Philippines, on September 26th.

The Airbus A340-300 plane took off for Tokyo, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported smoke in the cabin.

The plane landed safely. All 222 passengers and 13 crew members remained unharmed.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

KrasAvia Aborts Takeoff in Russia due to Aircraft Steering Problem

KrasAviaKrasAvia flight KI-48 had to abort taking-off at Shushenskoye Airport, Kazantsevo, UNAU, Russia, on July 18th.

The Let L-410 was ready to depart for Krasnojarsk, Russia when the crew aborted the takeoff after the aircraft started steering left instead of straight ahead.

The flight was cancelled.

All 13 passengers were accommodated in a bus to Krasnojarsk.

British Airways Flight Lands Safely in Newark after Security Alert

British airwaysA British Airways flight made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, on June 1st.

Authorities said a security alert was issued about the British Airways plane that was flying from London, United Kingdom.

An airline spokesperson said, “The aircraft has landed normally. Security checks will carried out as a precaution…We do not discuss details of operational security. The safety and security of our customers and crew is our number one priority.”

The plane was carrying 206 passengers and 13 crew members at the time.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Indiana interstate

A 1967 Beechcraft Bonzana plane had to make an emergency landing on Interstate-65, between the cities of Seymour and Crothersville, in Indiana, on February 27th.

The plane was heading from Seymour, Indiana, to Louisville, Kentucky, when it developed a mechanical problem. The pilot Aaron Wright, 44, of Carmel, attempted to return to the airport but realized he could not make it and landed on the interstate instead.

The plane was carrying three people, including Wright, his wife, and 13-year-old son; all of them remained uninjured.

Indiana State Police, the FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

United Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

United Airlines flight 102 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on February 12th.

The Boeing 767 plane, heading from Houston, Texas, to Munich, Germany, was diverted after the crew reported problems with one of the two engines.

The plane landed safely. There were 98 passengers and 13 crew members aboard; none of them were harmed.

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