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Mango Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Cape Town

Mango Airlines flight JE-348 had to return for an emergency landing in Cape Town, South Africa, on April 9th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Durban, South Africa, but had to turn back after a pelican hit it.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Mango Boeing Returns to South Africa after Flames in Engine

MangoMango flight JE-248 had to return and make an emergency landing at Durban International Airport, Durban, South Africa, on June 10th.

The Boeing 737-800, en-route to Johannesburg, South Africa, had to return when one of its engines flamed out and could not be started again.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Passengers Applaud after Airlink Flight Made Safe Emergency Landing

AirlinkA fully packed Airlink’s Avro RJ-85 jet had to divert and make an emergency landing at King Shaka International Airport, Durban, at 9:15 p.m. on August 10.

The incident happened when the flight 4Z-8732/SA-8732 was on its way from Pietermaritzburg Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa.

According to Albert Morudi, the acting executive manager- Accident and Incident Investigation Division of SA Civil Aviation Authority, the landing gear of the aircraft did not retract after takeoff. Therefore, the pilot decided to divert and make emergency landing.

The crew asked the passengers to sit in brace position due to possibility of gear collapse on landing, however, the plane landed safely. Upon landing, the passengers praised the performance of pilots and flight crew by clapping. One of the passengers, Bruce Gordon said, “When we realized everything was okay, and we had landed safely, everyone started clapping. I didn’t realize how nervous I had been until I felt how sore my neck was.”

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