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Sriwijaya Air Plane Sustains Damage While Landing in Surabaya, Indonesia

sriwijayaA Sriwijaya Air plane sustained severe damage while landing in Surabaya, Indonesia, on October 11th.

The plane performing flight SJ-565 from Makassar, Indonesia, sustained substantial damage to the lower fuselage due to loose asphalt on the runway.

No injuries were reported.

The incident is being investigated.

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Cathay Pacific Plane Encounters Hydraulic Leak after Landing in Hong Kong

Cathay PacificCathay Pacific flight CX-883 encountered hydraulic leak problem, after landing at Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong, China, on July 13th.

The Boeing 777-300 from Los Angeles, California, to Hong Kong had just landed when the captain observed that it was emitting smoke underneath the fuselage and reported a possible hydraulic leak.

The plane towed to the apron.

The passengers were disembarked taking preventive measures.

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EasyJet Plane Lands Safely in Vienna after Bird Strike

EasyjetEasyJet flight U2-7945 completed an apparently uneventful flight and landed safely at Vienna International Airport, Vienna, Austria on March 10.

The Airbus, en-route from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Vienna, had landed safely and was ready for return flight, when the captain reported that the plane had ingested birds, causing damage to the fuselage and engine.

The return flight was postponed.

All passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

Daallo Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing after Explosion Blew Hole in the Fuselage

DaalloDaallo Airlines flight D3159 had to return and make an emergency landing in Mogadishu, Somalia, on February 2nd.

The Airbus A321 plane took off for Djibouti, but had to return shortly afterwards after an explosion sparked fire and blew a hole in the fuselage.

The plane landed back uneventfully. There were 74 passengers and crew members aboard at the time; two of them sustained minor injuries.

The incident is under investigation.

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Shaheen Air Plane Crash-Lands at Lahore Airport; At Least 10 Injured

Shaheen airShaheen Air flight NL-142 crash-landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, Pakistan, on November 3.

The plane was flying from Karachi when the pilot declared emergency due to faulty landing gear.

Authorities said one of the tires of the plane burst upon landing, causing it to skid off the runway.

At least 10 passengers were injured in the incident and were provided medical treatment.

The aircraft’s fuselage sustained damage.

The incident is being investigated.

Mahan Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing after Engine Part Falls Off Mid-Air

mahanMahan Airlines flight W5-1095 had to make an emergency landing at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran, Iran, on October 15.

The Boieng 747-300 took off for Bandar Abbas, Iran, but had to return immediately afterwards after a part of the right hand engine detached mid-air.

The plane landed safely. All 426 people aboard remained unhurt.

Authorities said the engine part substantially damaged the plane’s fuselage.

The airline arranged replacement planes for the passengers.

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Southwest Jets Collide at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

southwest_airlines_logoTwo Southwest Airlines jets rolled into each other at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Washington, on September 28.

The aircrafts were being prepared to be towed to gates when the nose and fuselage of one collided with the wing of the other.

No one was injured in the accident.

The aircrafts were taken out of service.

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