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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hartford

American Airlines flight AA-2250 had to make an emergency landing in Hartford, Connecticut, on February 26th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Chicago, Illinois, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an unusual smell on board.

The plane landed back uneventfully. All ninety-three passengers and six crew members remained unharmed.


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Southwest Airlines Flight Returns to Hartford due to Cabin Pressure Problem

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1694 made an emergency landing in Hartford, Connecticut, on February 1st.

The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Tampa, Florida, but had to turn back due to an issue with the cabin pressure.

The plane landed back safely.


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Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Bradley International Airport

Delta Airlines flight DL-1383 made an emergency landing at Bradley International Airport, Connecticut, on December 24th.

The plane took off from Atlanta, Georgia, but a tire deflated shortly afterwards. The crew decided to continue the flight and landed uneventfully.

All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.


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Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Bradley International Airport

A Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Bradley International Airport, Connecticut, on December 13th.

The plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia, but had to turn back due to an engine explosion.

The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Aer Lingus Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Dublin

Aer Lingus flight EI-131 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on November 4th.

The Boeing 757-200 plane took off for Hartford, Connecticut, but had to turn back due to an electrical problem.

The plane landed safely. All one hundred and thirty-seven passengers and six crew members remained unharmed.


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Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Lightning Strike

Southwest Airlines flight WN-2515 made an emergency landing at Bradley International Airport, Connecticut, on October 23rd.

The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Manchester, New Hampshire, to Orlando, Florida, was diverted after it received a lightning strike, followed by an abnormal gear indication.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.


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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Syracuse

American Airlines flight AA-5377 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Syracuse, New York, on September 11th.

The plane heading from Hartford, Connecticut, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted due to an engine issue.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.


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Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Bradley International Airport

Delta Airlines flight 2457 made an emergency landing at Bradley International Airport, Connecticut, on August 20th.

The plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia, but had to turn back due to a mechanical problem.

The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.


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American Airlines Flight Returns to Washington National Airport due to Cracked Windshield

American Airlines flight AA-5548 had to return and make an emergency landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, on April 27th.

The plane took off for Hartford, Connecticut, but had to turn back due to a cracked windshield.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Norwegian Air International Flight Returns to Edinburgh After Lightning Strike

Norwegian Air International flight D8-1608 made an emergency landing in Edinburgh, Scotland, on February 28th.

The plane took off for Windsor Locks, Connecticut, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a lightning strike.

The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.


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Small Plane Crashes in Connecticut; 2 Injured

A small plane crashed in Meriden, Connecticut, on January 27th.

The Piper PA-28 was carrying two people when it went down near the American Legion building on Hanover Road.

Both occupants of the plane were injured and were taken to a hospital.

The cause of crash is being investigated.


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Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Buffalo

Delta Airlines flight DL-878 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, on November 5th.

The Boeing 717-200 plane heading from Hartford, Connecticut, to Minneapolis, Minnesota, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure.

The plane landed safely. All ninety-five people aboard remained unharmed.


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Small Plane Crashes in Connecticut; Two Killed

A small plane crashed near the North Branford-Guilford border in Connecticut, on September 16th.

The incident happened when the Mooney M20-C plane was carrying two people, including NASCAR modified championship racer Ted Christopher, 59, and the pilot Charles Dundas, 81.

Both occupants of the plane were killed in the crash.

The cause of crash is being investigated.


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Pilot Killed After Small Plane Crashed in Winchester, New Hampshire

A small stunt plane crashed in Winchester, New Hampshire, on July 13th.

Authorities said the wreckage of the two-seater plane was found in a heavily wooded area near Warwick Road.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was later identified as 65-year-old John Everson of Danielson, Connecticut.

The cause of crash is being investigated.


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Southwest Airlines Plane Diverts to Illinois due to Engine Failure

Southwest Airlines flight WN-1914 had to divert and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Illinois, on June 12th.

The Boeing 737-700 flying from Chicago, Illinois, to Connecticut, had to divert due to engine failure.

The plane landed safely.

All one hundred thirty-nine passengers remained safe.


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American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport

American Airlines flight AA-1889 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, on May 19th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Hartford, Connecticut, was diverted after a strong electrical odor was noticed on-board.

The plane landed safely.

Authorities said nine people were provided medical attention at the airport, and three of them were later taken to a hospital.


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Small Plane Crashed in Wallingford, Connecticut; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

A small plane crashed near Meriden Markham Municipal Airport in Wallingford, Connecticut, on April 24th.

Authorities said that Joseph Tomanelli, 56, and his son Daniel Tomanelli, 21, were practicing takeoffs and landings when the plane went down.

Joseph Tomanelli was killed in the crash while his son was injured.

The incident is being investigated.


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Small Plane Crashed Near Tweed-New Haven Airport, Connecticut; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

A small plane crashed near Tweed-New Haven Airport in Connecticut, on February 22nd.

Authorities said the Piper PA 38 plane went down in a nearby swamp immediately after taking off from the airport.

There were two people aboard at the time; one of them was killed in the accident while the other one was injured.

The deceased was identified as Pablo Campos Isona, 31, of East Haven.

The injured passenger was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital.


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JetBlue Flight Diverts to New York due to Smell of Smoke in Cabin

JetBlueJetBlue flight B6-275 had to divert and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, on October 21st.

The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Hartford, Connecticut, to San Juan, Puerto Rico, was diverted after the crew reported smell of smoke in the cabin.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 142 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.


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American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Connecticut

american airlinesAmerican Airlines flight 1692 made an emergency landing at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, on July 9th.

The plane, flying from Charlotte, North Carolina, declared an emergency due to a mechanical issue.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.


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Small Plane Crashes in New York; 3 Killed

A small plane crashed in Syosset, New York, on May 3rd.

The Beech BE-35 aircraft took off from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and was en-route to Plainville, Connecticut, when it broke up mid-air.

There were three people aboard at the time, including two men and a woman; all of them were killed in the crash.

Authorities said the pilot reported issues with his instrument panel shortly before the crash.

The FAA is investigating.


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Delta Airlines Plane Returns to Bradley International Airport

250px-Delta_logo.svgA Delta airlines flight had to make an emergency landing at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, on January 20.

The plane took off for Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Kentucky, but had to return shortly afterwards after its landing gear failed to close.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.


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Pilot Killed as Small Plane Crashes near Worcester Regional Airport

A small plane crashed into the woods near Worcester Regional Airport in Worcester, Massachusetts, on October 24.

The single-engine 1996 Mooney M20M plane was attempting to take-off from the airport when it veered right and crashed into trees just beyond the runway.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as Dr.Gary Weller, 66, of Putnam, Connecticut.

The accident is being investigated.

Cape Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Bradley International Airport

cape airA Cape Air jet had to make an emergency landing at Bradley International Airport, Connecticut, on September 16.

The ten-seater Cessna 402 plane was heading to White Plains, New York from Lebanon, New Hampshire when it experienced an engine problem, forcing the pilots to declare an emergency.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.


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United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Cockpit Fire

United ExpressCommutAir Flight 4776, operating as United Express, made an emergency landing at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, on June 5.

The Dash 8 turboprop commuter jet, en-route from Newark Liberty International Airport to Bradley, declared emergency on approach after a small fire broke out in the cockpit.

Authorities said the crew had put out the fire with a fire extinguisher before the plane landed safely. All 36 passengers and 3 crew members remained unharmed.

The airline said in a statement, “We are very thankful for the quick response of our flight crew to ensure the safety of our passengers — the aircraft has been removed from service and will undergo a thorough maintenance evaluation.”

The cause of fire is being investigated.

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