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Biman Bangladesh Airlines Plane Lands Safely After Hijack Attempt

Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG-147 made an emergency landing in Chittagong, Bangladesh, on February 23rd.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Dhaka, Bangladesh, when a passenger attempted to enter the cockpit at gunpoint.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All Passengers and crew members disembarked while the security forces tried to negotiate with the purported hijacker. He was later shot by the security forces when he refused to surrender and was taken to a hospital where he died.

An investigation into the incident is underway.

Air Arabia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kolkata

Air Arabia flight G9-522 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kolkata, India, on April 6th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Chittagong, Bangladesh, to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, was diverted after smoke was noticed in the cockpit.

The plane landed safely. There were 164 passengers and 17 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Biman Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Hydraulic Leak

Biman Bangladesh AirlinesBiman Bangladesh Airlines flight BG-47 made an emergency landing at Dubai International Airport, United Arab Emirates, on March 25th.

The plane was flying from Chittagong, Bangladesh, when the crew noticed a hydraulic leak and declared emergency.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

The Airbus A310-300 was towed to the apron.

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