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Virgin Atlantic Flight Diverts to Canada due to Technical Issue

Virgin AtlanticVirgin Atlantic Flight 19 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Goose Bay Airport in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on November 22nd.

The plane flying from London, United Kingdom, to San Francisco, California, was diverted due to a technical issue.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

MI-8 Helicopter Crashes in Russia; 19 Killed, 3 Injured

A MI-8 helicopter crashed in Novy Urengoy, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia, on the night of October 21st.

The helicopter was carrying 22 people from Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk to Urengoy, at the time.

At least 19 people were killed in the crash whereas 3 suffered serious injuries.

The injured were taken to hospital.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Singapore Airlines Plane Catches Fire After Emergency Landing at Changi Airport

Singapore airlinesSingapore Airlines flight SQ-368 made an emergency landing at Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore, on June 27th.

The plane took off for Milan–Malpensa Airport, Italy, but had to return shortly afterwards due to fuel leak from one of the engines.

The plane’s right engine caught fire after it landed at Changi Airport.

There were 222 passengers and 19 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

Emirates Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dubai

EmiratesEmirates flight EK-507 had to make an emergency landing in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on June 9th.

The Boeing 777-300 aircraft was flying from Mumbai, India, when the crew reported a flat tire and requested emergency assistance.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 199 passengers and 19 crew members remained safe.

Air Iceland Plane Rejects Take Off due to Bird Strike

Air IcelandsAir Iceland flight NY-17 rejected take off from Isafjordur Airport in Iceland, on April 26th.

The plane was accelerating for take-off when a bird hit one of its propellers, prompting the pilots to reject take off.

The plane safely returned to the apron. All 19 passengers remained unharmed.

Eastern Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Aberdeen Airport

Eastern AirwaysEastern Airways flight T3726 made an emergency landing at Aberdeen Airport, Scotland, on April 13th.

The plane was flying from Norwich, England, when the pilot reported a hydraulic problem and declared an emergency.

The plane landed safely. All 19 passengers and 3 crew members remained unhurt.

Military Plane Crashed in Ecuador; 22 Killed

A military plane crashed in Pastaza province of Ecuador, on March 15th.

Authorities said the Israeli-made Arava cargo plane was transporting 19 soldiers for a parachuting training when it went down in the Amazon region.

There were 22 people aboard at the time, including the soldiers, two pilots, and one mechanic; all of them were killed in the crash.

The cause of crash is under investigation.

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