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American Airlines Plane Returns to Texas due to Cargo Door Indication

American Airlines flight AA-229 had to return and make an emergency landing at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, on December 28th.

The Boeing 777-200 en-route to Kona International Airport, Kalaoa, Hawaii, had to return after a forward cargo door indication was reported.

The plane landed safely.

All 222 people aboard remained safe.

Hawaiian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Honolulu

Hawaiian Airlines flight HA-177 made an emergency landing in Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 12th.

The Boeing 717-200 plane was flying from Kona, Hawaii, when the crew noticed engine vibrations and decided to shut down the left engine.

The plane continued for a safe landing. There were eighty-nine passengers aboard at the time; one of them was injured.

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Francisco

United Airlines flight UA-1721 had to return and make an emergency landing in San Francisco, California, on April 16th.

The Boeing 737-900 plane heading to Kona, Hawaii, had to turn back due to a mechanical issue.

The plane landed back safely. All 183 people aboard remained unharmed.

United Airlines Plane Diverts to Kona International Airport after Engine Problem

United airlinesUnited Airlines flight UA-641 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Kona International Airport, Kona, Hawaii, at around 10:40 A.M. on July 23.

The Boeing 777-200, en-route from Los Angeles, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, had to be landed in emergency due to an issue with one of its engines.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All 359 people aboard remained unhurt.

Medical Helicopter Made Emergency Landing at Lanai, Hawaii

indiahelicrashA medical helicopter flying from Kona to Honolulu, Hawaii, made an emergency landing at Lanai at about 6:30 p.m. on June 13 due to engine failure.

The incident happened when the helicopter was carrying 4 people, including a female patient.

Ian Gregor, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman confirmed that the EC135 helicopter landed safely at Lanai.

Another plane was arranged to transport the patient to Honolulu.

FAA records show that the helicopter is registered to Utah-based air medical transport company Guardian Flight.

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