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American Airlines Rejects Takeoff in Florida after Fuel Leak; 24 Injured

american airlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA-1822 had to reject takeoff at Palm Beach International Airport, West Palm Beach, Florida, on July 21st.

The Airbus A320-200 was taking off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the crew reported a fuel leakage.

The flight was cancelled. The passengers were disembarked via slides.

A flight attendant and 23 passengers complained about neck and back injuries, burning eyes, itchy skin and breathing difficulties. The injured were taken to hospitals.

Avianca Airlines Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence; 23 Injured

AviancaAvianca Airlines flight AV-965 had to make an emergency landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 4th.

The Airbus A330-200 aircraft, flying from Lima, Peru, ran into severe turbulence that injured 23 people on-board.

The plane continued for a safe landing in Buenos Aires, where the injured were given medical aid. Authorities confirmed that 10 people were shifted to hospital for further treatment.

Plane Crashes into Long Island Sound; 3 Rescued, 1 Missing

A small plane crashed into Setauket Harbor, Long Island Sound, New York, on February 20.

The Piper PA-28 was flying from Massachusetts when it lost engine power, prompting the pilots to make a crash-landing.

There were four people aboard at the time, including the student pilot Austricio Ramirez who was flying the plane when it began experiencing issues, and the instructor pilot Nelson Gomez who took over the control afterwards and landed the plane in Setauket Harbor.

Authorities said Ramirez, Gomez, and a third passenger Wady Perez were rescued by the officers. The fourth person, identified as 23-year-old Gerson Salmon-Negron, remains missing.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Single Engine Plane makes Emergency Landing in California Moorpark

A single engine plane made a safe emergency landing on 23 Freeway, near Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark area, California, at around 4:37 P.M. on January 11.

The pilot had to land the fixed-wing plane in emergency due to problems with its engine.

The plane landed uneventfully.

No injuries were reported.

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