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Aeroflot Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Engine Fire Indication

Aeroflot flight SU-1490 had to make an emergency landing in Salekhard, Russia, on June 13th.

The plane flying from Moscow, Russia, was descending toward Salekhard when the crew requested emergency assistance due to an engine fire indication.

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

Small Plane Crashed in Bayonne, New Jersey; Pilot Injured

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed in a residential area in Bayonne, New Jersey, on February 19th.

The plane went down on Avenue E between 41st and 42nd streets, knocking out some power lines.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured and was taken to Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey.

The cause of accident is being investigated.

3 Dead After Small Plane Crashes in Tennessee

A small plane crashed in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee, on December 26th.

The Cessna 182 plane was heading to Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport, Sevierville, Tennessee, when it went down.

There were 3 people aboard at the time, including Kim Smith, 42, David Starling, 41, and Hunter Starling, 8. All of them were killed in the crash. They were from Bradford County, Florida.

PIA Plane Crashes in Pakistan; 48 Feared Dead

piaPakistan International Airlines flight PK-661 crashed in Havelian, near Abbottabad, Pakistan, at around 4:45 pm on December 7.

The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-500 flying from Chitral to Islamabad, Pakistan, crashed due to the failure of its left engine. The plane had lost control with the radar shortly before it hit the ground.

The wreckage caught fire right after the crash.

There were 42 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time. All of them were killed.

The black boxes have been recovered and handed over to Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

The investigation is underway.

Alliance Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Smoke On Board

alliance-airlinesAlliance Airlines flight QQ-3215 had to divert for an emergency landing in Whyalla, South Australia, Australia, on November 15th.

The plane flying from Olympic Dam to Adelaide, Australia, was diverted after smoke was observed onboard.

The plane landed safely. All 42 people aboard remained unharmed.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

SkyWest Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Palm Springs

SkyWestSkyWest Airlines flight OO-3046 had to return and make an emergency landing in Palm Springs, California, on September 8th.

The plane was heading to Phoenix, Arizona, when the crew decided to turn back due to an engine anti ice light indication suggesting that the system had overheated.

The plane landed safely. All 42 people aboard remained unhurt.

Arik Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nigeria

arik airArik Air flight W3-433 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Benin City, Nigeria, on May 12th.

The plane, heading from Warri to Abuja, Nigeria, was diverted after the crew reported they had to shut down one of the engines.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 42 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

American Eagle Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Green Bay

An American Eagle plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on February 12.

The plane, heading from Marquette, Michigan, to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, was diverted after it developed control problems.

The plane landed safely.

There were 42 passengers and 3 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt.

2 Feared Dead as Norwegian Postal Plane Crashes in Sweden

A Norwegian postal plane crashed in a remote mountainous area near the Akkajaure reservoir in Lapland region of northern Sweden, on January 8.

The Canadair CRJ 200 aircraft was carrying mail from Oslo to Tromso, Norway, when it went down. According to Daniel Lindblad, spokesman for the Swedish Maritime Administration, “They sent a very brief ‘mayday’ and then the plane disappeared from our radar. The weather conditions weren’t harsh.”

There were two people aboard the plane, including the 42-year-old captain and a 34-year-old first officer; both of them are feared dead.

The plane was being operated by West Atlantic.

Jet2 Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

Jet2Jet2 flight LS-518 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on January 1st.

The Boeing 737-800 plane, en-route from Tenerife to Newcastle, England, was diverted after the crew reported that a disruptive and intoxicated female passenger was causing trouble.

The plane landed safely and all 161 passengers and six crew members remained unhurt.

The 42-year-old woman passenger was arrested while the plane resumed its journey after a short delay.

Pilot Killed as Civil Air Patrol Plane Crashes into Downtown Anchorage Buildings

A Civil Air Patrol (CAP) plane clipped an office building and crashed into a commercial building in downtown Anchorage, Alaska, early morning on December 29.

Authorities said the Cessna 172, piloted by Doug Demarest, 42, of Anchorage, crashed into the Brady Building and the nearby Whale Building before igniting a fire.

Demarest, who is believed to be the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was first lieutenant with the CAP.

No one on the ground was injured.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

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