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Safair Boeing Diverts to Cape Town due to Flaps Problem

SafairSafair flight FA-244 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Cape Town International Airport, Cape Town, South Africa, on November 14.

The Boeing 737-400, heading to George, South Africa, to Johannesburg, had to divert due to an issue with its flaps.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.

Med-View Airlines Plane Returns to Lagos due to Faulty Air Conditioning System

med viewMed-View Airlines flight VL-2100 had to return and make an emergency landing at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Nigeria, on November 5.

The Boeing 737-400, flying to Abuja, Nigeria, had to return due to problems with its air conditioning system.

The plane landed uneventfully.

No one was injured.

British Airways Jet Crash-Lands in South Africa; No injuries Reported

British airwaysBritish Airways jet crash-landed at O. R. Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg, South Africa, on October 26.

The Boeing 737-400 plane, operating as Comair flight BA6234, was flying from Port Elizabeth, Cape Town when its left landing gear collapsed upon landing.

There were 94 passengers and 6 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt.

An airline spokesperson confirmed the incident and said, “Comair and the relevant authorities will be conducting the necessary investigation over the coming days and weeks. As soon as more information is on hand we will be releasing it to the media.”

Xtra Airways Plane Returns to Rochester

xtraXtra Airways flight XP-6801 had to return and make an emergency landing at Greater Rochester International Airport in Rochester, New York, on October 14.

The Boeing 737-400, heading to Atlantic City, New Jersey, had to turn back after the crew noticed crack in its windshield.

There were over 130 passengers on-board; all of them remained safe.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

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