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United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Myers

United Airlines flight UA-2397 made an emergency landing in Fort Myers, Florida, on October 10th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Newark, New Jersey, but had to turn back after one of the engines emitted a loud bang followed by streaks of flame.

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

US-Bangla AirlinesFlight BS211 update

Update on the fatal crash of US-Bangla Airlines Flight BS211, a de Havilland Dash 8-400 #S2-AGU that performed flight BS-211 from Dhaka to Kathmandu.

There appear to be 22 survivors of 71 aboard. US-Bangla Airlines flight BS211 crashed on approach to Kathmandu-Tribhuvan Airport, Nepal with 67 passengers and 4 crew aboard: 33 were Nepalis, 32 Bangladeshis, one Chinese and one Maldivian.

Audio between pilots and Air Traffic Control

AviationHerald posted that the Ministry of Tourism reported 39 people died in the accident, 31 were rescued alive. (These numbers will change.)
The pilots aborted their first approach and the flight was cleared to land on runway 20.

The airport reported flight BS211 veered right off the runway and slid for about 300 meters until coming to a rest on a field in flames. The bodies of thirty-one deceased were recovered at the crash site. Eighteen were pronounced dead upon arrival at various hospitals.The General Manager at TIA (airport) Chhetri said “…the plane took a missed approach touching down the fencing area next to the parked planes at the airport.”

Air Traffic Control said “… pilot of Bangladeshi plane repeatedly informed the tower that he was on the right move and proper direction…Then, the plane suddenly took a wrong direction to the west of the Runway 02 threshold and crashed.”

See also: US- Bangla Plane Crashes in Nepal; 39 Killed, others Injured
Monday, March 12, 2018

US- Bangla Plane Crashes in Nepal; 39 Killed, others Injured

US-Bangla Airlines flight BS-211 hit the ground and burst into flames at the runway of Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 12th.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 was flying from Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Kathmandu, Nepal, at the time of the crash.

The plane was carrying 67 passengers and 4 crew members at the time.

At least 39 people lost their lives in the crash, while 31 people were rescued alive with injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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Angara Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Talakan Airport

Angara Airlines flight IK-9788 had to return and make an emergency landing at Talakan Airport, Russia, on September 30th.

The plane took off for Irkutsk, Russia, but had to turn back after one of the engines started emitting flames.

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


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Avianca Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Chile

Avianca flight LR-624 had to return and make an emergency landing in Santiago, Chile, on August 10th.

The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Lima, Peru, but had to turn back after an engine started emitting streaks of flames and loud bangs.

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


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Skywest Plane makes Hard Landing in Colorado

Skywest Airlines flight OO-5869 made a hard landing at Denver International Airport, Colorado, on July 2nd.

The Canadair CRJ-700 flying from Aspen, Colorado, had just landed when flames appeared from the ground and its left engine.

The passengers were deplaned rabidly via stairs.

No injuries were reported.


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Etihad Airways Flight Returns to Abu Dhabi due to Engine Issue

Etihad Airways flight EY-474 had to return and make an emergency landing in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on May 2nd.

The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Jakarta, Indonesia, but had to turn back after the crew reported a loud bang and streaks of flames coming out of left engine.

The plane landed back uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.


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Peruvian Airlines Plane Catches Fire after Veering Off Runway in Jauja, Peru

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-112 caught fire after it veered off the runway at Francisco Carle Airport in Jauja, Peru, on March 28th.

The Boeing 737-300 plane was coming from Lima, Peru, when it skidded off the runway and burst into flames.

The airline said all 141 people aboard were safely evacuated and none of them sustained any considerable injuries.

The incident is being investigated.


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KLM Flight Rejects Take Off From Beijing

KLM flight KL-898 had to reject take off from Beijing, China, on March 11th.

The Boeing 747-400 plane was accelerating to take off for Amsterdam, Netherlands, when one of the engines emitted streaks of flames and a loud bang.

The crew subsequent rejected take off and stopped at the runway.


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Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Caracas

Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela flight VH-302 had to return and make an emergency landing in Caracas, Venezuela, on February 12th.

The plane took off for Porlamar, Venezuela, but had to return shortly afterwards after one of the engines emitted flames and a loud bang.

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


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Aerolineas Argentinas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Buenos Aires

Aerolineas ArgentinasAerolineas Argentinas flight AR-1300 had to return and make an emergency landing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on October 27th.

The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards after flames were seen emitting from the left engine along with loud bangs.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

AeroUnion Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Mexico City

aerounionAeroUnion flight 6R-300 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mexico City, Mexico, on October 27th.

The plane took off for Guadalajara, Mexico, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported repeated surges in left engine along with streaks of flames and loud bangs.

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


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Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Springfield

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-1447 had to return and make an emergency landing in Springfield, Missouri, on October 23rd.

The plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia, but had to return shortly afterwards after flames were seen emitting from the left engine.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.


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Helicopter Crash in Minnesota Kills Two

A helicopter crashed in a field and burst into flames in Lino Lakes, Anoka County, Minnesota, on the evening of October 6th.

There were 2 men aboard. Both of them were killed in the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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Small Plane Crashes in New Mexico

A small plane crashed shortly after taking off from Grants-Milan Municipal Airport, Grants, Cibola County, New Mexico, on the evening of September 26th.

The Piper PA-32R-300, carrying 2 passengers and the pilot, had its engine sputtering before it went down.

All three people miraculously survived the crash with no injuries whereas the plane burst into flames.

The crash remains under investigation.


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Crop Duster Plane Crashes in Colorado; Pilot Killed

A crop duster plane crashed in the San Luis Valley, near Alamosa, Colorado, on August 19th.

The plane hit the fields of barley and afterwards it burst into flames.

The pilot lost his life at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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Swiss International Airlines Flight Returns to Copenhagen due to Engine issue

swissairSwiss International Airlines flight LX-1267 had to return for an emergency landing in Copenhagen, Denmark, on August 19th.

The plane took off for Zurich, Switzerland, but had to turn back after its right engine began emitting flames and loud bangs.

The crew shut down the engine before the plane landed back safely. No injuries were reported.


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Republic Airways Flight Returns to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Republic airlinesRepublic Airways flight YX-4378 had to return and make an emergency landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, on May 24th.

The plane took off for Memphis, Tennessee, but had to return shortly afterwards after its left engine emitted flames following a loud bang.

The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported.

It is believed that a bird strike caused the engine malfunction.


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SA Airlink Plane makes Safe Landing in South Africa after Engine Shut Down

AirlinkSA Airlink flight 4Z-8730/SA-8730 made a safe landing at O. R. Tambo International Airport, Gauteng, Johannesburg, South Africa, on May 18th.

The Avro RJ-85, en-route from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, was mid-air when one of its engines emitted a huge bang followed by streak of flames, prompting the crew to shut the engine down.

The plane landed successfully.

All people onboard remained unharmed.


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Four Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Idaho

A small plane crashed near China Beach on the Palisades Reservoir in Idaho, on March 13th.

The Cessna 182 aircraft crashed and burst into flames around 1 mile north of Alpine Airport, from where it departed.

There were four people aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. They were identified as the pilot Jerry “David” Anderson, 40, his wife Jessica Ann Anderson, 38, Thomas “Brook” Summers, 39, and his wife Heidi Summers, 36. All of them were residents of Idaho Falls.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating the incident.


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Small Plane Crashed at Granbury Municipal Airport; 2 Killed

A single-engine plane crashed at Granbury Municipal Airport in Hood County, Texas, on September 24.

Authorities said the plane went down and burst into flames just a few hundred yards from Granbury High School.

There were 2 people aboard at the time; both of them were killed in the crash.

The NTSB and the FAA are investigating.


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Cathay Pacific Plane Diverts to Indonesia due to Engine Shut Down

Cathay PacificCathay Pacific flight CX-170 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Bali, Indonesia, on September 25.

The Airbus A330-300, flying from Perth, Australia, to Hong Kong, China, diverted after its right engine started emitting flames and sparks, causing vibration. The crew decided to shut the engine down for a safe landing.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All 254 passengers and 13 crew members remained safe.


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Small Plane Crash-Lands in Florida Everglades; 2 Injured

A Lancair LNC 4 aircraft crash-landed onto a levee in the Everglades, near Broward-Palm Beach county line, Florida, on August 30.

The four-seater aircraft, which took off from Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport and was heading to Lynchburg, Virginia, crash-landed due to engine failure. Authorities said the aircraft cartwheeled and burst into flames upon landing.

There were 2 people aboard the plane, including the 52-year-old pilot Ken McKenzie and his 50-year-old wife Sonia. Both of them sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities said the pilot had reported low oil pressure shortly after the plane departed from Fort Lauderdale airport.

7 Killed in Indian Air Force Helicopter Crash

helicopterA helicopter belonging to the Indian Air force crashed in Sitapur district of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh state of India.

The helicopter, which was en route from Bareilly to Allahabad, crashed nose down and bursted into flames. The accident happened on July 25 at about 5 p.m. after the Dhruv helicopter lost radio and radar contact. According to the authorities, the pilot reported a technical fault in the helicopter before losing contact.

There were 2 pilots and 5 passengers aboard at the time of accident; all of them were killed. A statement released by the air force maintained that there was no report of any damage on the ground.

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