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Three Passengers Injured after Fire Alarm Went Off in Egypt Air Plane

EgyptAirEgypt Air flight MS-875 was evacuated while it was boarding at Cairo International Airport, Egypt, on October 2nd.

The plane bound for Lagos, Nigeria, was boarding when a fire alarm went off for a cargo hold.

The passengers were asked to deplane quickly which triggered a stampede.

Three passengers were injured in the incident and were taken to hospital.

Air India Plane Makes Precautionary Landing in Kazakhstan

airindialogoAir India flight AI191 had to divert and make a precautionary landing at Aktobe International Airport, Aktobe, Kazakhstan, on August 25th.

The aircraft en-route from Mumbai, India, to New Jersey, was mid-air when a fire alarm went off in its cargo bin, prompting it to divert.

The plane landed successfully.

All 378 people onboard remained unharmed.

The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

UTair Aviation Plane Makes Safe Landing in Russia after Emergency Alarm

UTairUTair Aviation flight UT-247 had to return and make a safe landing at Vnukovo International Airport, Moscow, Russia, on March 20.

The Boeing 737-800, flying from Moscow to Surgut, Russia, was mid-air when the crew reported emergency alarm signalling engine vibration, prompting the plane to return.

The plane landed safely.

All 112 people on board remained unharmed.

Air Peace Plane Returns and Makes Emergency Landing in Nigeria

air peaceAir Peace flight 4P-7191 had to return and make an emergency landing at Port Harcourt International Airport, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria, on March 12.

The Boeing 737-500, heading from Port Harcourt to Lagos, Nigeria, had just climbed out of the runway when the crew received a smoke detector indication, prompting the crew to return.

The plane landed uneventfully.

It turned out that the smoke indication alarm was false.

All passengers on board remained unhurt.

Saudi Cargo Jet Diverts to Cairo International Airport

A Saudi cargo plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Cairo International Airport, Egypt, on December 3.

The plane was heading from Italy to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when the pilot noticed that the fuel level is alarmingly low and decided to divert.

The plane landed safely.

Authorities said the plane was able to resume its journey after refuelling.

Delta Airlines Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-73 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport in Ireland, at around 2:48 p.m. on July 3.

The Boeing 747-400, en-route from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Atlanta, Georgia, declared emergency after an alarm sounded in the cockpit, warning about a possible fire in the cargo hold.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 392 passengers remained safe.

Inspection team found no evidence of fire in the cargo hold. The cause of alarm is under investigation.

AeroMexico Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon Airport

AeromexicoAn AeroMexico flight made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on June 29.

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, heading from Mexico City to Paris Charles De Gaulle airport in France, had to be diverted after a fire alarm sounded in cargo hold.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 193 people aboard remained unharmed.

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing at Aberdeen International Airport

helicopterA Super Puma EC 225 helicopter had to make an emergency landing at Aberdeen International Airport, United Kingdom, on May 28.

The helicopter, operated by CHC Helicopter, was carrying 19 people when an alarm went off, forcing the pilot to declare an emergency.

The aircraft landed safely and everyone aboard remained unhurt.

According to CHC, the alarm went off due to a baggage item that had been restricting the air flow around a smoke detector.

Allegiant Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Las Vegas

AllegiantAllegiant Air Flight 536 had to return and make an emergency landing in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 22.

The flight was heading from McCarran International Airport to Great Falls, Montana, but was forced to return after a smoke alarm went off.

The plane landed uneventfully at around 8:50 a.m. None of the 160 passengers aboard was harmed.

The passengers were shifted to another aircraft which took them to their destination.

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