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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Denton, TX

A small plane made an emergency landing in a grassy area near U.S. 380 in Denton, Texas, on January 22.

The Piper Navajo plane took off from Denton Enterprise Airport for a routine maintenance flight but was forced to land in emergency due to engine issues.

The aircraft came to rest on its belly near some electrical transmission towers.

The pilot, identified as David Kinney of Aubrey, suffered minor injuries in the incident.

Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Palm Springs

Small planeA private plane made an emergency landing at Palm Springs International Airport, California, on December 4.

Airport authorities said the plane, carrying two people, requested an emergency landing after its landing gear failed to deploy.

The plane landed on its belly. Both occupants remained unhurt.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Millville Municipal Airport

A 1960 Piper Comanche single-engine plane made an emergency landing at Millville Municipal Airport, Cumberland County, New Jersey, on December 4.

Authorities said the plane was taking off when it lost power and landed on its belly on the grass near a taxiway.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot Roger Buck of Berlin and his passenger Roland Arthur of Lumberton. Buck sustained minor injuries in the incident while Arthur remained unhurt.

The plane, registered to Buck, was significantly damaged.

The FAA is investigating.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Idaho Interstate

Fokker-belly landingA small plane made an emergency landing on Interstate 84, near Boise Airport, Idaho, on October 13.

The plane was preparing to land at the airport when the pilot reported engine failure and decided to land on the motorway.

The plane landed on its belly. The pilot, identified as Jon M. Brinkerhoff, 30, of Boise, remained uninjured.

According to the owner of Boise-based charter business SP Aircraft, Andy Patrick, the plane was transporting cargo from Seattle, Washington.

Daily Air Plane Crash Lands in Taiwan After Co-Pilot Forgets to Deploy Landing Gear

Daily AirA Dornier Do 228 aircraft landed on its belly and skidded some 700 feet before coming to halt at Taitung Airport in Taiwan, on December 21.

The accident happened after the co-pilot forgot to deploy the landing gear while approaching the runway. The Daily Air pilots were simulating left-engine failure and emergency landings at the time, however, failure to lower the landing gear was not pre-planned.

The plane was carrying only the pilot and the co-pilot at the time; both of them remained unharmed.

Taiwan’s Aviation Safety Council is investigating.

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