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SriLankan Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing After Lithium Battery Catches Fire Mid-Air

SriLankan Airlines flight UL-166 made an emergency landing in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on July 30th.

The Airbus A330-200 plane flying from Kochi, India, declared an emergency after smoke was noticed emanating from a bag carrying a Lithium Ion battery and two mobile phones.

The crew discharged fire extinguishers into the bag while the plane continued for a safe landing.

All two hundred and two people aboard remained unharmed.

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

new-united-logoUnited Airlines flight UA-837 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on November 28th.

According to the airline, the plane took off for Tokyo Narita Airport, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a mechanical issue with one of the engines.

The plane landed safely. There were 202 passengers and 15 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

Allegiant Air Flight Makes Emergency landing at McCarran International Airport

AllegiantAllegiant Air Flight 500 had to make an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 22nd.

The plane took off for Indianapolis, Indiana, however, one of its tires deflated during takeoff, prompting the crew to turn back.

The plane landed safely. All 202 passengers and 7 crew members remained unhurt.

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