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Etihad Airways Plane makes Safe Landing in India After Tyre Burst

Etihad Airways flight EY-204 made a safe landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India, on July 31st.

The Airbus A340-600 flying from Abu Dhabi, UAE, got a number of its tyres burst during the roll out.

The plane was disabled after coming to a stop on the runway.

All 196 passengers and 13 crew members remained safe.

South African Airways Flight Returns to John F. Kennedy International Airport

South African Airways flight SA-204 had to return and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on January 4th.

The Airbus A340-600 plane took off for Johannesburg, South Africa, but had to turn back due to an issue with flap retraction.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Munich

Lufthansa flight LH-521 made an emergency landing in Munich, Germany, on December 19th.

The Airbus A340-600 plane flying from Mexico City, Mexico, was descending toward Munich when the crew received a deflated tire indication.

The emergency services were on standby as the plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained safe.

Etihad Airways Plane Diverts to Germany after Loss in Cabin Pressure

EtihadEtihad Airways flight EY-38 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Munich Airport, Munich, Germany, on April 16th.

The Airbus A340-600, heading from Paris, France, to Abu Dhabi, UAE, was diverted after it lost cabin pressure mid-air.

The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained safe.

Virgin Atlantic Plane Returns to Heathrow Airport after Laser Strike

Virgin Atlantic flight VS-25 had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom, on February 14.

The Airbus A340-600 took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards after the first officer became sick due to a laser strike.

The plane landed safely. There were 252 passengers and 15 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained injured.

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