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Brussels Airlines Flight Returns to Brussels due to Engine Vibrations

Brussels Airlines flight SN-201 returned to Brussels, Belgium, on January 20th.

The Airbus A330-300 plane took off for Dakar, Senegal, but had to turn back due to vibrations in one of the engines.

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

Swiss International Air Lines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Senegal

Swiss International Air Lines flight LX-92 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Dakar, Senegal, on March 13th.

The Airbus A340-300 plane heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to Sao Paulo, Brazil, was diverted due to an issue with the fuel pump.

The plane landed safely. There were 215 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

Spanish Military Helicopter Crashes in Atlantic Ocean; 3 Crew Members Missing

helicopterA Spanish military helicopter crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, around 280 nautical miles from its destination on Gando air base, Gran Canaria Island, Spain, on October 22.

The Super Puma helicopter, carrying a captain, a lieutenant and sergeant, went down after taking off from Mauritania. Authorities said the chopper had been involved in military exercises in Dakar, Senegal and stopped at Mauritania for refueling.

All 3 crew members went missing after the crash. A search operation is underway.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Medical Evacuation Plane Disappears West of Senegal

Senegal AirlinesA medical evacuation jet disappeared west of Dakar, Senegal, on September 5.

The private Senegalair aircraft was en-route from Burkina Faso to Dakar when it disappeared from the radar.

There were 7 people aboard at the time including a French patient, a doctor, 2 nurses and 3 crew members.

The aircraft was chartered by SOS Medicin Senegal.

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