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Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Frankfurt

Lufthansa flight LH-506 had to return and make an emergency landing in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 1st.

The Boeing 747-800 plane took off for Sao Paulo, Brazil, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a strong odor of fuel on board.

The plane landed back safely. Several passengers reported feeling unwell and were treated at the airport.

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Alaska

A small plane crashed near the town of Butte in Alaska, on October 29th.

Authorities said the Cessna 172 plane crashed into a Knik River gravel bar.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as 25-year-old Ray Justen.

According to Alaska National Transportation Safety Board chief Clint Johnson, “Witnesses said this airplane came in, made a touch-and-go on a gravel bar and during a fairly steep climb out there was an aerodynamic stall…The airplane descended nose-first and struck the gravel bar.”

Aurora Airbus makes Safe Landing in Russia after Board Computer Failure

AuroraAurora flight HZ-5616/SU-5616 had to return and make an emergency landing at Vladivostok International Airport, Vladivostok, Russia, on December 28.

The Airbus A319-100 was en-route from Vladivostok, to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, when the crew noticed some problem with one of its board computers and decided to return.

The plane landed safely.

All 122 passengers onboard remained safe.

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