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Air Nelson Plane makes Safe landing in Canada after Unsafe Gear Indication

Air Nelson flight NZ-8242 made a safe landing at John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, on May 12th.

The de Havilland Dash 8-300 flying from Palmerston North was about to reach when it had to enter a hold due to unsafe gear indication.

The plane landed safely.

All 30 people aboard remained safe.

Western Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nassau, Bahamas

Western Air flight WT-702 made an emergency landing in Nassau, Bahamas, on February 7th.

The plane was flying from Grand Bahamas International Airport when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All 20 passengers and 3 crew members aboard remained unharmed.

Nordic Regional Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Finland

nordic-regional-airlinesNordic Regional Airlines flight AY-487 made an emergency landing in Joensuu, Finland, on December 11th.

The plane was flying from Helsinki, Finland, when the crew needed to shut down one of the engines.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All 30 passengers and 4 crew members remained unharmed.

The flight was being operated on behalf of Finnair.

Female Chinese Fighter Pilot Dies in Plane Crash

A Chinese fighter plane crashed near Tangshan in Hebei, China, on November 12th.

The aircraft, piloted by one of the first female fighter pilots in the country, was participating in a routine training exercise when it went down.

The pilot Yu Xu, 30, was killed in the crash while her co-pilot was able to eject before the impact using a parachute. He was injured and was taken to hospital.

Authorities confirmed that both pilots belonged to the Bayi Aerobatics Team of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force.

Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bomb Threat

Malaysia AirlinesA Malaysia Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport in Selangor, Malaysia, on May 18th.

The plane, heading to Singapore, had to return due to a bomb threat. Authorities said the airport’s reception received two phone calls saying there was a bomb on-board.

The plane landed safely. There were 30 passengers and 4 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

No explosives were found upon inspection.

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Flaps Problem

American AirlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA-1427 made an emergency landing in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 11th.

The Boeing 737-800, flying from Dallas Ft. Worth International Airport, Texas, was on final approach when the crew reported that the flaps are not moving from 25 to 30 degrees.

The pilot initiated a go around and 15 minutes later landed safely. No injuries were reported.

1 Killed, 1 Injured as Small Plane Crashes at North Little Rock Municipal Airport

A small plane crashed at North Little Rock Municipal Airport, Arkansas, on May 5th.

Authorities said the Cessna 310 aircraft went down while the pilot was trying to return to the airport due to a mechanical issue.

The pilot Daniel Shure, 30, was injured while his only passenger was killed. The deceased was identified as Doyle G. Reynolds, 56, of Jefferson, Arkansas.

The accident is being investigated.

US Passenger Plane Crash-Lands in Iraq

A US passenger plane crash-landed in a field near Erbil in Kurdistan, Iraq, on March 5th.

Authorities said the plane was forced to land in the field due to technical failure.

There were four passengers aboard at the time; none of them were harmed.

Around 30 US soldiers responded and sealed off the scene.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Idaho Interstate

Fokker-belly landingA small plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 84, near Boise Airport, Idaho, on October 13.

The plane was preparing to land at the airport when the pilot reported engine failure and decided to land on the motorway.

The plane landed on its belly. The pilot, identified as Jon M. Brinkerhoff, 30, of Boise, remained uninjured.

According to the owner of Boise-based charter business SP Aircraft, Andy Patrick, the plane was transporting cargo from Seattle, Washington.

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