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Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Illinois due to Engine Failure

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1914 had to divert and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Illinois, on June 12th.

The Boeing 737-700 flying from Chicago, Illinois, to Connecticut, had to divert due to engine failure.

The plane landed safely.

All one hundred thirty-nine passengers remained safe.

SBA Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Santo Domingo

SBA AirlinesSBA Airlines flight R7-420 had to make an emergency landing in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on September 20th.

The plane was flying from Caracas, Venezuela, when the crew declared an emergency due to a mechanical problem.

The plane landed safely. All 139 people on board remained unhurt.

Smartlynx Airlines Plane Rejects Take Off due to Bird Strike

SmartlynxSmartlynx Airlines flight QS-1478 rejected take off from Brno, Czech Republic, on August 28th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane was accelerating to take off for Bourgas, Bulgaria, when its right hand engine ingested a bird, prompting the crew to reject take off.

The plane safely returned to the apron.

There were 139 passengers and 6 members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

Southwest Airlines Jet Returns to Oakland International Airport

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest Airlines flight 2547 had to return and make an emergency landing at Oakland International Airport, California, on December 23.

According to the airline, “After takeoff, the captain in command made the decision to return to Oakland to check a maintenance item on the aircraft.” It is believed that the plane, that was heading to Chicago at the time, experienced a landing gear issue.

The plane circled over Oakland to burn off excess fuel before landing safely. All 139 passengers aboard remained unharmed.

The plane was taken out of service.

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