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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Maryland

A 1965 Mooney aircraft made an emergency landing at Tipton Airport, Maryland, on November 22.

The plane took off from Tipton Airport but had to return shortly afterwards after it lost power due to a mechanical fault. The pilot Paul Antoinette, 48, of Baltimore, was heading to Florida at the time.

The plane landed uneventfully in a grassy area near the runway. The pilot remained uninjured.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Saskatchewan

A small fixed wing, prop plane had to land in emergency near a runway located north of Ituna in Saskatchewan, Canada, before 2:30 p.m. on October 10.

The aircraft developed a mechanical fault when it was on its way from Spruce Grove, Alberta, to Brandon, Manitoba, with a male pilot and a female passenger aboard.

The plane landed uneventfully and the police confirmed that no one was injured in the incident.

The incident remains under investigation.

AA Flight 1461 Lands in Emergency at Tulsa International Airport

American AirlinesAmerican Airlines flight 1461 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport, Oklahoma on May 14.

The Dallas-bound MD-80 aircraft departed from Little Rock, Arkansas with 137 passengers and 5 crew members on board. However, the pilot found a mechanical fault and had to divert the plane towards Tulsa Airport, just a few minutes after it took off.

The plane was welcomed by emergency crews when it touched the tarmac at about 12:45 p.m.

No one was injured in the incident.

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