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SkyWest Airlines Flight Hits Severe Turbulence; 3 Injured

SkyWest Airlines flight 3167 made an emergency landing in St. Louis. Missouri, on August 22nd.

The plane heading from Atlanta, Georgia, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted after it encountered severe turbulence.

The plane landed safely. Three people, including a flight attendant and two passengers, were taken to a hospital.

The flight was operating as American Eagle.

Newark-Bound United Airlines Flight Encounters Turbulence; 1 Injured

United Airlines flight UA-1043 ran into turbulence while heading to Newark, New Jersey, on December 8th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Aruba when it encountered turbulence that injured a flight attendant.

The plane continued for a safe landing.

Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Jackson after Loss of Cabin Pressure

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest Airlines flight WN-214 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Jackson, Mississippi, on December 6th.

The plane flying from Atlanta, Georgia, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure.

The plane, carrying 118 passengers and 5 crew members, landed safely.

The airline said a flight attendant was taken to hospital after landing.

Tokyo-Bound Japan Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 1 Injured

Japan AirlinesJapan Airlines flight JL-646 ran into severe turbulence while heading to Tokyo, Japan, on November 10th.

The Boeing 767-300 plane was flying from Kagoshima, Japan, when it encountered turbulence that injured a flight attendant.

The plane continued for safe landing.

Japan’s TSB confirmed that the flight attendant sustained a serious injury due to turbulence.

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in El Paso

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest Airlines flight WN-3153 made an emergency landing in El Paso, Texas, on August 8th.

The Boeing 737-300 plane was flying from San Antonio, Texas, when the crew reported fumes on-board and declared an emergency.

The plane landed safely. A flight attendant reported symptoms of smoke inhalation and was shifted to hospital.

The incident is being investigated.

American Airlines Rejects Takeoff in Florida after Fuel Leak; 24 Injured

american airlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA-1822 had to reject takeoff at Palm Beach International Airport, West Palm Beach, Florida, on July 21st.

The Airbus A320-200 was taking off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the crew reported a fuel leakage.

The flight was cancelled. The passengers were disembarked via slides.

A flight attendant and 23 passengers complained about neck and back injuries, burning eyes, itchy skin and breathing difficulties. The injured were taken to hospitals.

Delta Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Alaska after Turbulence

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-1780 made a safe emergency landing at Fairbanks International Airport, Alaska, on June 27th.

The Boeing 737-800, flying from Seattle, Washington, was about to land when it encountered turbulence.

The plane landed safely.

One of the flight attendants sustained injuries.

Seattle-Bound United Airlines Plane Hit by Turbulence; 1 Injured

United airlinesUnited Airlines flight UA-1696 ran into turbulence while heading to Seattle, Washington, on May 21st.

Authorities confirmed that the plane, flying from Newark, New Jersey, encountered turbulence that injured a flight attendant.

The plane landed uneventfully in Seattle.

Delta Airlines Flight Attendant Injured during Landing in Florida

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-1819 made a safe landing at Orlando International Airport, Orlando, Florida, on May 6th.

The Boeing 737-900, flying from Salt Lake City, Utah, was landing at Orlando’s runway when a flight attendant onboard received unknown injuries.

The cause of the incident has not been reported.

32 Injured after Etihad Airways Flight to Jakarta Encountered Severe Turbulence

EtihadEtihad Airways flight EY-474 encountered severe turbulence as it prepared to land in Jakarta, Indonesia, on May 4th.

The Airbus A330-200 was flying from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, when it ran into severe and unexpected turbulence that injured 31 passengers and a flight attendant.

The plane landed safely. Nine passengers and the flight attendant were transported to a hospital while the others were treated at the airport.

The aircraft sustained significant damage to the overhead cabin storage bins.

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Arkansas due to Smoke in Gallery

new-united-logoUnited Airlines plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at South Arkansas Regional Airport, El Dorado, Arkansas, on March 7.

The Embraer 170, en-route from Indianapolis to Houston, was mid air when the flight attendant saw smoke in its gallery, prompting the crew to divert.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All 70 passengers and crew members onboard remained unhurt.

AA Flight Diverts to Indianapolis Due to Unruly Passenger

american airlinesAmerican Airlines Flight 1284 had to make an emergency landing at Indianapolis International Airport, Indiana, on September 14.

Authorities said the plane, en-route from Miami to Chicago, was diverted due to an unruly passenger. It is believed that 25-year-old Daniela Velez-Reyes, of Chicago, hit a passenger and a flight attendant.

The plane landed uneventfully.

Daniela was arrested while the plane was cleared to take off again.

FBI Claims Flight Attendant Created Hoax Forcing Emergency Landing in North Dakota

SkyWestThe Federal Bureau of Investigation alleges that a flight attendant, onboard a Delta Airlines flight operated by SkyWest Airlines, created a hoax that led to an emergency landing at Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport, North Dakota, on September 9.

The documents submitted in the U.S. District Court in Bismarck allege that Justin Cox-Sever communicated false information about a suspicious package onboard and interfered with aircraft’s operation.

According to the FBI affidavit, Cox-Sever had confessed that he himself stuffed a bag with towels and later on reported it as suspicious.

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