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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Port of Spain Airport

American Airlines flight AA-2282 made an emergency landing in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on May 29th.

The plane took off for Miami, Florida, but had to turn back after the crew heard some unusual noise from the cargo hold and suspected somebody might be stuck inside.

The plane landed back safely.

The airline said a mechanical issue was the cause of the noise in cargo hold.

Hainan Airlines Flight Returns to Hefei after Indication of Smoke in Cargo Hold

Hainan AirlinesHainan Airlines flight HU-7244 had to return and make an emergency landing at Hefei Xinqiao International Airport, China on the morning of July 8.

The Boeing 737-800, heading to Guangzhou, had to be turned back after the crew received indication of smoke in the cargo hold.

The plane landed safely and was evacuated through emergency slides.

There were 162 passengers and 9 crew members aboard the plane; authorities said 8 of them sustained injuries during evacuation and were taken to hospitals.

Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC) were investigating.

Ramp Agent Fell Asleep in Cargo Hold of LA-Bound Alaska Airlines Plane

Alaska AirlinesAlaska Airlines flight 448 was forced to return and make an emergency landing in Seattle, Washington, on April 13.

The plane took off for Los Angeles but had to return immediately after the pilot reported unusual banging noise.

The plane landed back uneventfully. All 170 passengers and 6 crew members remained unharmed.

The airline said a ramp agent was found inside the front cargo hold of the aircraft. The agent said he had fallen asleep.

The ramp agent was taken to hospital as a precaution while the aircraft resumed the flight.

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