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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Charlotte

American Airlines flight AA-730 had to return for an emergency landing in Charlotte, North Carolina, on June 21st.

The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Heathrow Airport, England, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a possible issue with the flaps.

The plane landed back safely. All two hundred and fifty-eight passengers and sixteen crew members remained unharmed.

Small Plane Crashes Near Franklin Airport, VA

A small plane crashed near Franklin Municipal–John Beverly Rose Airport in Virginia, on December 10th.

The plane had just taken off from the airport when the pilot reported engine issues and decided to return.

However, the aircraft could not make it back to the airport and went down around 100 yards off Route 258.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot Linda Mathias, 75, and passenger Paul L. Ruehrmund, 69. Both of them sustained minor injuries in the incident and were taken to Southampton Memorial Hospital.

WestJet Plane Diverts to Keflavik, Iceland

WestJetWestJet flight WS-27 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Keflavik, Iceland, on September 10th.

The plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, was diverted after the crew reported hearing a bang and a jolt.

The plane landed safely. There were 258 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

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