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Air France Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air France flight AF-636 had to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on August 21st.

The plane heading from Paris, France, to Houston, Texas, was diverted after an infant suffered a medical emergency.

The plane landed safely. The baby was rushed to the University Hospital Limerick.

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Small Plane Crashed at Capitol Airport; WI

A small plane crashed while taking off from Capitol Airport in Brookfield, Wisconsin, on January 4th.

The plane went down when the pilot, his wife, and their infant son were traveling to Virginia.

The pilot and his wife were injured in the crash. They were taken to Froedtert Hospital.

The baby remained unharmed but was also taken to Children’s Hospital as a precaution.

The NTSB and the FAA are investigating.

Medevac Crash in Oaxaca

An Oaxaca State Government McDonnell Douglas MD 600N was en route from Hospital Regional de Putla Villa de Guerrero, Oaxaca, Mexico to Hospital General de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico when it crashed with four people aboard.

The crash was located five miles from Oaxaca. The preliminary report lists Captain Guillermo Chavez Medina, the aeromedical Paul Hector Vicente, less than 24 hours old surname Martinez Sanchez (patient) and the latter’s father, Pedro Martinez, approximately 20 years old.

The Medevac helicopter/air ambulance was transporting the infant who was less than 24 hours old.

Bad weather or mechanical failure may have been behind the crash in Guerrero Cuilapan.

Emergency services have cordoned off the area prior to investigation.

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