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10 Injured After American Airlines Plane Hits Turbulence

American Airlines flight AA-759 encountered turbulence near Long Island, New York, on August 5th.

The Airbus A330-300 plane flying from Athens, Greece, was descending toward Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when it hit turbulence that injured ten people.

The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospitals.

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Oklahoma City

JetBlue flight B6-944 had to divert for an emergency landing in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on August 2nd.

The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Long Beach, California, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was diverted after several passengers complained of breathing difficulties due to an unknown odor on board.

The plane landed safely. The affected passengers were treated at the airport. Some of them were also taken to hospitals.

Houston-Bound United Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 10 Injured

United Airlines flight UA-1031 encountered turbulence on the way to Houston, Texas, on June 20th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Panama City, Panama, when it hit turbulence that injured nine passengers and one crew member.

The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospitals.

China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Severe Turbulence; 26 Injured

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-774 encountered severe turbulence on the way to Kunming, China, on June 18th.

The Airbus A330-200 plane was flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when it hit severe turbulence that injured twenty-six passengers.

The plane continued for a safe landing.

Authorities said four passengers suffered serious injuries while twenty-two others received minor injuries. They were taken to hospitals.

Aeroflot Flight Encounters Severe Turbulence Near Bangkok; 25 Injured

Aeroflot flight SU-270 encountered severe turbulence near Bangkok, Thailand, on May 1st.

The Boeing 777-300 plane flying from Moscow, Russia, was descending toward Bangkok when it hit clear air turbulence that injured 25 passengers.

The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospitals.

Small Plane Crashes in New York Woods; 4 Injured

A small Cessna plane crashed in the woods in McDonough, Chenango County, New York, on the afternoon of August 8th.

The plane carrying 4 people was travelling from Sidney, Canada, to Greene County, New York, when it hit the top of the trees.

All 4 people were evacuated out of the plane with minor injuries.

The injured were taken to hospital.

American Airlines Rejects Takeoff in Florida after Fuel Leak; 24 Injured

american airlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA-1822 had to reject takeoff at Palm Beach International Airport, West Palm Beach, Florida, on July 21st.

The Airbus A320-200 was taking off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the crew reported a fuel leakage.

The flight was cancelled. The passengers were disembarked via slides.

A flight attendant and 23 passengers complained about neck and back injuries, burning eyes, itchy skin and breathing difficulties. The injured were taken to hospitals.

Orlando-Bound Jetblue Plane Encounters Severe Turbulence; At Least 8 Injured

JetBlueJetblue flight B6-1134 encountered severe turbulence while heading to Orlando International Airport, Florida, on May 9th.

The plane was flying from San Juan, Puerto Rico, when it ran into severe turbulence that injured at least 8 passengers.

The plane continued for a safe landing in Orlando. The injured were taken to hospitals.

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Buffalo

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest Airlines flight WN-2386 had to make an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, on April 21st.

The plane, heading from Chicago Midway International Airport, Illinois, to Boston Logan International Airport, Massachusetts, was diverted after it en-countered turbulence, injuring two flight attendants.

The plane landed safely. The injured crew members were taken to hospitals.

Arall Aerolineas Llaneras Plane Crashes after Emergency Landing in Colombia

Arall Aerolineas Llaneras Douglas plane returned to make an emergency landing and crashed outside Puerto Gaitan Airport, Puerto Gaitan, Colombia, on April 7th.

The Douglas DC-3, en-route from Puerto Gaitan to Villavicencio, Colombia, had just climbed out of Puerto’s runway when the left hand engine failed, prompting the crew to return and attempt for an emergency landing.

The plane was completely destroyed.

All 3 crew members onboard were evacuated.

Two crew members suffered injuries and were taken to hospitals.

Plane Crashes on Road and Hits Car; 1 Killed, 5 Injured

A small plane crashed on an interstate and slammed into a car in San Diego, Southern California, on April 2nd.

According to sources, the plane crash landed on the lane and slid onto its right shoulder, slamming into a standing Nissan Altima.

The car passenger was killed in the crash whereas 5 occupants of the plane suffered from injuries of varying intensities.

The injured were taken to nearby hospitals.

The crash remains under investigation.

Air Canada Flight Diverts to Calgary due to Heavy Turbulence; 21 Passengers Hospitalised

Air CanadaAir Canada flight AC88 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Calgary International Airport in Canada, on December 30.

The plane, heading from Shanghai, China, to Toronto, Canada, was diverted after it encountered severe turbulence that injured some of the passengers.

The plane was carrying 332 passengers and 19 crew members at the time; 21 of them were taken to hospitals. According to the airline, eight of them were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries while the others were taken for observation.

Venezuela National Guard Helicopter Crashes in Colombia

plane crashA Venezuela National Guard helicopter crashed onto a parking lot in Paraguachon, La Guajira, Colombia, on December 28.

Delcy Rodriguez, Venezuela’s top diplomat, said, “Adverse weather conditions led to this unfortunate accident. We thank Colombian authorities who provided support to the officers.”

There were two people aboard the Bell helicopter at the time; including the pilot and the co-pilot. Both of them were injured in the crash. They were taken to hospitals in Venezuela.

Colombia’s Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas said, “”We will proceed through diplomatic channels with the government of Venezuela to establish where the wreckage will be sent.”

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