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Caribbean Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Hewanorra International Airport

Caribbean Airlines flight BW-434 had to make an emergency landing at Hewanorra International Airport, Saint Lucia, on July 9th.

The plane heading from Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, to George F. L. Charles Airport, Saint Lucia, was diverted after the crew received an engine fire indication.

The plane landed safely. There were sixty-eight people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

Four Soldiers Killed as US Military Helicopter Crashes in Fort Hood

A UH-60L Blackhawk helicopter crashed in Fort Hood, Texas, on November 23.

Authorities said the aircraft, the 7th Battalion, went down while it was on a routine training mission.

There were four crew members aboard at the time; all of them were killed. They were identified as Sgt. 1st Class Toby A. Childers, 40, of Kansas; Chief Warrant Officer 3 Stephen B. Cooley, 40, of Florida; Sgt.1st Class Jason M. Smith, 35, of Louisiana; and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael F. Tharp, 40, of Texas. All of them were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, First Army Division West.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

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