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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Canada

American Airlines flight AA-718 made an emergency landing in Gander, Canada, on June 30th.

The Airbus A330-300 plane flying from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Rome Fiumicino Airport, Italy, was diverted after it hit turbulence that injured a flight attendant.

The plane landed safely.

Condor Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Gander

condor airlinesCondor Airlines flight DE-2199 made an emergency landing in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on November 28th.

The Boeing 767-300 plane was flying from Varadero, Cuba, to Frankfurt, Germany, when the crew declared an emergency due to electrical issues.

The plane landed safely. There were 275 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Lufthansa Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Canada due to Smoke in Cockpit

LufthansaA Lufthansa flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Gander International Airport, Gander, Newfoundland, Labrador, Canada, on October 18th.

The Boeing 747 en-route from Frankfurt, Germany, to Orlando, Florida, was mid-air when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit.

The plane landed uneventfully. All people onboard remained unharmed.

The passengers were accommodated in a replacement plane.

The incident remains under investigation.

Exploits Vallet Air Service Plane makes Hard Landing in Canada

EVASExploits Vallet Air Service flight AC-7804 made a hard landing at Gander International Airport, Canada, on April 20.

The Beech 1900D, flying on behalf of Air Canada, had its nose gear collapsed causing it to skid on its nose to a stop on the runway.

There were 14 passengers and 2 crew members aboard. Three of them were injured.

The plane sustained minor damage.

United Airlines plane Diverts to Canada after Cracked Windshield

United airlinesUnited Airlines flight UA-162 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Gander International Airport, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on December 31.

The Boeing 757-200, flying from Glasgow, Scotland, to Newark, New Jersey, had to divert after its windshield cracked mid-air.

The plane landed safely.

All 164 people aboard remained safe.

Birmingham-Bound American Airlines Plane Diverts to Canada

American AirlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA130 made an emergency landing in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada, on August 24.

It is believed that the plane was diverted after cabin lights went off due to generator malfunction. According to the airline, “American Airlines Flight 130 travelling from New York John F. Kennedy Airport to Birmingham International Airport, UK diverted to Gander, Newfoundland due to the cockpit crew reporting a mechanical issue. An emergency landing was declared due to the aircraft being overweight, landing without incident at 23.45 local time.”

All 148 passengers remained unharmed.

Woman Gives Birth On Board Qatar Airways Flight

QatarA Qatar Airways flight had to make an emergency landing in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada, on March 22.

The Boeing 777, heading from Miami to Doha, had to be diverted after a passenger went into labor midair. According to Gander International Airport safety manager Brian Hicks, “Thirty minutes before the plane was preparing to land, she gave birth to a baby boy… There were two doctors on board, they assisted with the birth.”

The plane landed uneventfully. The mother and baby were shifted to hospital.

The flight resumed shortly afterwards.

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