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Sunwest Aviation Plane Collides with Deer Upon Landing in Northern Alberta

Sunwest Aviation flight CNK-7123 collided with two deer upon landing at Christina Lake Airstrip, located east of Conklin, Alberta, Canada, on October 3rd.

The incident happened when the plane was coming from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

The plane sustained minor damage.

There were forty-three passengers and four crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Jazz Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Edmonton, Canada

Jazz Air flight QK-8029 had to return and make an emergency landing in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on February 28th.

The plane took off for Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a burning electrical odor in the cabin.

The plane landed back safely. All 72 people aboard remained unharmed.

WestJet Plane Diverts to Keflavik, Iceland

WestJetWestJet flight WS-27 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Keflavik, Iceland, on September 10th.

The plane heading from Gatwick Airport, England, to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, was diverted after the crew reported hearing a bang and a jolt.

The plane landed safely. There were 258 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Westjet Encore Plane makes Safe Landing in Canada after Technical Problems

WestJetWestjet Encore flight WS-3291 made a safe landing at Edmonton International Airport, Alberta, Canada, on July 29th.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 was about to land when the crew received a “Flap Drive” and “Flap Power” message.

The plane landed at a speed higher than the normal.

All 54 people aboard remained unhurt.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Former Edmonton City Centre Airport

snowA small plane made an emergency landing at a closed airport in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on the afternoon of February 21.

Edmonton authorities confirmed that the 2-seater glider plane had to make a hard landing at Edmonton City Centre Airport, due to mechanical issues.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard remained unharmed however, the aircraft sustained heavy damage.

The incident is being investigated by the Transportation Safety Board.

The airport operations were shut down in 2013 for residential development in the city centre.

4 Sent to Hospital after Air Canada Jazz Flight Experienced Rough Landing in Edmonton

Air CanadaAir Canada Jazz flight 8481 had to make an emergency landing at Edmonton International Airport in Alberta, Canada, on November 6.

The plane was heading from Calgary to Grande Prairie, Alberta, when one of its tires blew off during take-off. Due to strong winds at Calgary International Airport, the pilot decided to make an emergency landing at Edmonton airport.

Authorities said that the right main landing gear of the aircraft collapsed as it touched down in Edmonton at around 8:36 p.m.

There were 71 passengers and 4 crew members aboard at the time. Jazz Aviation LP confirmed that 4 passengers were taken to hospital and that 3 of them were later released after treatment.

The incident remains under investigation.

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