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Air Algerie Plane Flown by Child makes Safe landing in Algeria

Air Algerie flight AH-6212 made a safe landing at Ain Arnat Airport, Algeria, on July 26th.

The Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A flying from Algiers, Algeria, was about to depart when the captain invited an orphan child to assist in flying.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Air Canada Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air Canada flight AC-868 made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on December 24th.

The plane flying from Toronto, Canada, to London, United Kingdom, was diverted after a 10-year-old girl had a cardiac arrest midair.

The plane landed safely. The child was immediately taken to University Hospital Limerick where she was later pronounced dead.

Light Aircraft Crashes in South West England; 3 Injured

A light aircraft crashed near a farm on Wyke Oliver Road, Weymouth, Dorset, South West England, on the noon of August 5th.

According to sources, the plane was carrying 2 adults and a child at the time.

All 3 people onboard sustained non-life threatening injuries in the crash.

The injured were taken to hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.

Spirit Airlines Flight Diverts to Nebraska due to Medical Emergency

spiritSpirit Airlines plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Eppley Airfield, Omaha, Nebraska, on August 1st.

The aircraft was flying from Minneapolis to Denver, when it had to divert after a child onboard had a medical emergency.

The plane landed uneventfully.

The child was taken to hospital.

KLM Flight Diverts to Romania due to Medical Emergency

KLMKLM flight KL835 made an emergency landing at Henri Coanda Airport in Bucharest, Romania, on January 3rd.

The plane, heading from Amsterdam to Singapore, was diverted after a child on-board suffered a cardiac arrest.

The plane landed safely. The child and his mother were immediately taken to hospital.

The plane continued its journey after a short delay.

Child Goes into Cardiac Arrest Midair; JetBlue Flight Lands in Emergency

jetBlueJetBlue flight 1786 had to make an emergency landing at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts at around 5:30 p.m. on November 6.

The flight was on its way from Pittsburgh to Boston when the pilot informed the authorities that a 2-year-old child was in cardiac arrest.

The aircraft landed safely and the child was immediately taken to Massachusetts General Hospital. The authorities said that he was unconscious at the time but did have a pulse.

Massachusetts State Police Trooper John Morris, who was one of the first to reach at the scene, said, “There was a doctor on board the flight and he responded and he performed medical attention to the child that was very helpful with his survival.”

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