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SkyWest Airlines Flight Returns to Grand Forks After Bird Strikes

SkyWest Airlines flight OO-4751 had to return and make an emergency landing in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on August 18th.

The Canadair CRJ-200 plane took off for Minneapolis, Minnesota, but had to return shortly afterwards due to multiple bird strikes.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were thirty-three passengers and three crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

WestJet Flight Diverts to North Dakota due to Electrical Odor in Cabin

WestJet flight WS-1578 had to divert for an emergency landing in Grand Forks, North Dakota, on May 19th.

The Boeing 737-700 plane heading from Calgary, Canada, to Chicago, Illinois, was diverted due to a strong electrical odor in the cabin.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.

Trans States Airlines Plane Rejects Take Off From Fargo

Trans States Airlines flight UA-4629 had to reject take off from Fargo, North Dakota, on January 9th.

The Embraer ERJ-145 plane was accelerating to take off for Denver, Colorado, when two right hand tires blew, forcing the crew to reject take off.

The plane safely returned to the apron. Everyone aboard remained safe.

Allegiant Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Jacksonville International Airport

AllegiantAn Allegiant Air flight had to make an emergency landing at Jacksonville International Airport, Florida, on October 19th.

The plane flying from North Dakota to Orlando, Florida, was diverted due to mechanical issues.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 154 people aboard remained safe.

Air Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing in South Dakota due to Engine Problem

An Air cargo plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Mitchell Municipal Airport, Mitchell, South Dakota, on the night of October 11th.

The Fairchild Metro Three Turbopop en-route from Minot, North Dakota, to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was mid-air when it encountered an engine problem.

The plane landed uneventfully.

The pilot, who was the only person aboard, remained unharmed.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on Interstate 94

A crop dusting plane made an emergency landing on the westbound lane of I-94 near Sterling, North Dakota, on February 12th.

The 1977 Thrush Ayres S2R was heading from Hillsboro to Mandan when it developed an engine problem, prompting the pilot to make an emergency landing.

The plane landed safely. The pilot Adam Taylor, of Bismarck, North Dakota, remained unhurt.

FBI Claims Flight Attendant Created Hoax Forcing Emergency Landing in North Dakota

SkyWestThe Federal Bureau of Investigation alleges that a flight attendant, onboard a Delta Airlines flight operated by SkyWest Airlines, created a hoax that led to an emergency landing at Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport, North Dakota, on September 9.

The documents submitted in the U.S. District Court in Bismarck allege that Justin Cox-Sever communicated false information about a suspicious package onboard and interfered with aircraft’s operation.

According to the FBI affidavit, Cox-Sever had confessed that he himself stuffed a bag with towels and later on reported it as suspicious.

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