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Two Killed in Small Plane Crash near Port St. Lucie

A small plane crashed in the Atlantic Ocean near Port St. Lucie, Florida, on Mach 31st.

The incident happened shortly after the pilot reported to the Miami Air Route Traffic Control Center that he was changing course for weather avoidance.

There were two people aboard the plane at the time, both were killed in the crash.

The incident is being investigated.

Air Canada Plane Diverts to Toronto after Hydraulic Failure

Air CanadaAir Canada flight AC-822 had to divert to and make an emergency landing at Toronto Pearson International Airport, Toronto, Canada, on April 9th.

The Airbus A319-100, en-route from Saint John’s, NL, Canada, to London, UK, was mid-air above Atlantic Ocean when the crew reported failure of the hydraulic system, prompting the plane to return to Saint John’s but instead diverted to Toronto due to bad weather.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All passengers onboard remained unharmed.

Air Canada Plane Makes Emergency Landing in New York

Air CanadaAir Canada flight AC-942 had to divert and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy Airport, New York, USA, on March 2nd.

The Airbus A319-100, heading from Toronto, Canada, to Bermuda, was mid air above Atlantic Ocean when the crew reported engine stall, causing the plane to divert.

The plane landed uneventfully.

No one was injured.

Spanish Military Helicopter Crashes in Atlantic Ocean; 3 Crew Members Missing

helicopterA Spanish military helicopter crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, around 280 nautical miles from its destination on Gando air base, Gran Canaria Island, Spain, on October 22.

The Super Puma helicopter, carrying a captain, a lieutenant and sergeant, went down after taking off from Mauritania. Authorities said the chopper had been involved in military exercises in Dakar, Senegal and stopped at Mauritania for refueling.

All 3 crew members went missing after the crash. A search operation is underway.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

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