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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.

3 Killed, 1 Injured After Small Plane Crashes in Switzerland

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed near the Diavolezza mountain in Switzerland, on August 4th.

The incident happened when the plane was transporting three teenagers who were participating in a week-long youth camp organized by Swiss Aero Club.

Three people, including the pilot and two 14-year old boys were killed in the crash. A 17-year-old girl was injured and was flown to a hospital in serious condition.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

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.

JetBlue Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at O’Hare International Airport

JetBlue Airways flight B6-213 had to divert for an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, on January 5th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, to Long Beach, California, was diverted due to a suspected fuel leak.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

2 Taken to Hospital After Small Plane Crashes Off Long Island Coast

A small plane crashed into the Long Island Sound near Shoreham, Suffolk County, New York, on December 11th.

Authorities said the pilot reported engine issues before the Beech BE36 plane went down.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot Inderpal Chhabra, 48, and passenger David Tobachnik, 59. Both were shifted to Stony Brook University Hospital.

Small Plane Carrying Four Crashes in West Virginia

A small plane crashed in the community of Cascade, West Virginia, on March 27th.

Authorities said the plane went down near Martinsville Highway and Long Circle Road, shortly before 5 p.m.

There were four people aboard the plane, including the pilot and three passengers. The pilot was taken to hospital with minor injuries while the passengers remained uninjured.

The incident is being investigated.

Plane Crashes into Long Island Sound; 3 Rescued, 1 Missing

A small plane crashed into Setauket Harbor, Long Island Sound, New York, on February 20.

The Piper PA-28 was flying from Massachusetts when it lost engine power, prompting the pilots to make a crash-landing.

There were four people aboard at the time, including the student pilot Austricio Ramirez who was flying the plane when it began experiencing issues, and the instructor pilot Nelson Gomez who took over the control afterwards and landed the plane in Setauket Harbor.

Authorities said Ramirez, Gomez, and a third passenger Wady Perez were rescued by the officers. The fourth person, identified as 23-year-old Gerson Salmon-Negron, remains missing.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

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