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Several Injured after Malaysia Airlines Flight Runs into Severe Turbulence

Malaysia AirlinesMalaysia Airlines flight MH-1 experienced severe turbulence over the Bay of Bengal, on June 5th.

The Airbus A380-800 plane was flying from Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom, when it ran into severe turbulence that injured around 34 people.

The plane landed uneventfully. The airline said that a small number of passengers and crew members required medical assistance.

The plane was carrying 378 people at the time.

JetLite Plane Makes Emergency Landing in New Delhi

JetLiteJetLite flight S2-4264 made an emergency landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, on May 3rd.

Authorities said the plane, flying from Kolkata, West Bengal, India, declared an emergency due to a landing gear problem.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 122 passengers aboard remained safe.

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Cargo Plane Crashes into Bay of Bengal; 3 Dead, 1 Injured

A Russian cargo plane crashed into the Bay of Bengal, off the coast of Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh, on March 9th.

The Antonov An-26 plane, belonging to True Aviation cargo service, was transporting shrimp from Cox’s Bazar airport to Jessore district, Bangladesh, when it went down. According to airport manager Sadhan Kumar, “Before the crash the pilot sent us a message saying one of the two engines of the plane went out of order… We prepared the airport for its emergency landing but the aircraft could not make its way back here.”

There were four Ukrainian crew members aboard at the time; three of them were killed in the crash while fourth one was injured.

The crash is under investigation.

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