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Eight Killed After Military Plane Crashed in Colombia

A military plane crashed in the municipality of Facatativa in Colombia, on May 1st.

The plane was flying from Guaymaral airbase, Bogota, to Tolemaida airbase, Melgar, when it went down.

There were eight people aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Delta Airlines Flight Intercepted by Greek F-16 Fighter Jets

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-8957 was intercepted by two Greek F-16 fighter aircrafts on May 19th.

According to the airline, the radio contact with Greek ATC was lost for a brief period of time when the Boeing 767-400, en-route from Frankfurt, Germany, to Kuwait, was transiting through Greek Airspace.

The fighter jets returned to the airbase as the communication was restored.

The flight continued to Kuwait.

Jeju Air Flight Diverts to Iwo Jima Airbase

jeju airJeju Air flight 7C-3402 had to make an emergency landing at Iwo Jima Airbase in Iwo Jima, Japan, on March 4th.

The plane was en-route from Seoul, South Korea, to Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, when the crew shut down right hand engine due to severe vibrations and requested an emergency landing.

The plane landed safely. There were 131 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt.

FlyDubai Plane makes Safe Landing in Saudi Arabia

FlyDubai flight FZ-811 made a safe landing at Abha Regional Airport, Abha, Saudi Arabia, on February 13th.

The Boeing 737-800, flying from Dubai, UAE, was about to reach when the crew noticed 2 missiles coming from the direction of King Khalid Airbase, Abha.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

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