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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Georgia due to Fuel Shortage

A small plane had to divert and make an emergency landing on Interstate 20 in Covington, Newton County, Georgia, on September 10th.

The Cessna 172 flying from Valdosta to Monroe, Georgia, ran out of gas when the pilot decided to make emergency landing.

The plane landed uneventfully. The pilot remained unharmed.

All Nippon Airways Flight Returns to Kuala Lumpur

All Nippon Airways flight NH-816 had to return and make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on February 22nd.

The Boeing 787-800 took off for Tokyo Narita Airport, Japan, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an indication that the temperature of exhaust gas from its right hand engine was very high.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 203 passengers and 11 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Out-of-Gas Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on U.S. Highway 20

A 1971 Piper Cherokee 140 aircraft made an emergency landing on U.S. Highway 20 near Bend, Oregon, at around 7:15 p.m. on November 7.

The plane departed from Tracy, California and was heading to Prineville when it ran out of gas. The pilot then diverted it to Bend airport but landed on a straight stretch of highway instead, after realizing he could not make it to the airport.

There were 3 people aboard at the time of incident; none of them was injured. Sgt. Aaron Harding of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office identified them as the pilot William Espinoza, 30, his sister-in-law Rebekah Schantz-Kemper, 24 and an 11 year old girl.

The plane took off 3 hours later after refueling.

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