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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Clay Center Municipal Airport

A small plane made an emergency landing at Clay Center Municipal Airport in Clay County, Kansas, on January 31st.

Authorities said the pilot of the 1976 Cessna Fixed Wing plane was forced to land in emergency due to engine issues.

The plane landed without landing gear.

The pilot, Jeffrey M. Clarke, 35, and his only passenger, Dane M. Messex, 36, remained unharmed.

Austrian Airlines Plane Diverts to Canada due to Unruly Passenger

Austrian AirlinesAn Austrian Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at St. John’s International Airport, Newfoundland, Canada, on January 10.

Authorities said the plane, en-route from Vienna to New York, was diverted due to a 35-year-old Israeli man who was showing disruptive behavior on-board.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

The unruly passenger was removed from the plane and was shifted to Health Sciences Center to be seen by a doctor.

Authorities said he is facing several charges including uttering threats and causing disturbance in flight.

Four Soldiers Killed as US Military Helicopter Crashes in Fort Hood

A UH-60L Blackhawk helicopter crashed in Fort Hood, Texas, on November 23.

Authorities said the aircraft, the 7th Battalion, went down while it was on a routine training mission.

There were four crew members aboard at the time; all of them were killed. They were identified as Sgt. 1st Class Toby A. Childers, 40, of Kansas; Chief Warrant Officer 3 Stephen B. Cooley, 40, of Florida; Sgt.1st Class Jason M. Smith, 35, of Louisiana; and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael F. Tharp, 40, of Texas. All of them were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, First Army Division West.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

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