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Small Plane Crash in Iowa Kills 4

A small plane crashed in Guthrie County, Iowa, on November 9th.

The plane was transporting four people to Osceola, Iowa, when it went down in a cow pasture. It is believed that the pilot had suffered a heart attack and a student pilot was attempting to make an emergency landing at Guthrie Center Airport.

All four people were killed in the crash. They were identified as Edward Ralph Anderson,49, Patrick Kellen,36, Samantha Clark,15, and Tyler Douvia, 28.

SpiceJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Medical Emergency

SpiceJet flight SG-88 made an emergency landing in Varanasi, India, on October 5th.

The plane heading from Bangkok, Thailand, to Delhi, India, was diverted after a passenger suffered a heart attack on board.

The plane landed safely. The passenger, who was a Thai national, was rushed to a hospital, where the doctors declared him brought dead.

AA Jet Forced to Make Emergency Landing in Syracuse after Pilot Dies

American AirlinesAmerican Airlines flight 550 had to make an emergency landing at Syracuse Hancock International Airport, New York, on October 5.

The co-pilot of the Airbus A320, en-route from Phoenix to Boston, diverted to Syracuse after the the pilot, Capt. Michael Johnston, 57, of Utah, suffered a heart attack and passed away mid-air.

The plane landed safely. There were 147 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt.

The airline said in a statement, “Unfortunately, our pilot passed away…We are incredibly saddened by this event, and we are focused on caring for our pilot’s family and colleagues.”

Emirates Airways Flight Diverts to India after Medical Emergency

EmiratesEmirates Airways flight EK346 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Chennai International Airport, Chennai, India, on September 4.

The plane, flying from Dubai to Kuala-Lampur, Malaysia, was diverted after a 61-year-old person aboard suffered a heart attack mid-air.

The plane landed safely and all 116 passengers aboard remained unhurt.

The flight resumed after the sick person was transferred to hospital.

Indigo Diverts for Medical Emergency in India

A Delhi-Hyderabad Indigo flight made an emergency landing at Nagpur, Maharashtra, India when a passenger, Neelratan, had a heart attack.

Pilots made the unscheduled landing at Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, where the passenger disembarked and was taken to a cardiac hospital.

After the passenger disembarked, the flight continued to its destination.

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