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Small Plane Crashed in Wyoming; 3 Injured

A small plane crashed near Rock Springs–Sweetwater County Airport, Wyoming, on November 15th.

It is believed that the single-engine Cessna 207 plane, carrying four people, experienced mechanical issues before it went down.

Three occupants of the plane were injured in the crash. They were taken to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.

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Delta Airlines Flight Returns to LAX due to Mechanical Issues

DeltaDelta Airlines flight 1471A had to return and make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport, California, on May 17.

The plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia but had to return shortly afterwards, due to mechanical issues.

The plane, carrying over 200 people, landed safely. No injuries were reported.

The airline arranged an alternate aircraft for passengers.

Small Plane Crashes Near Bixby; No Injuries Reported

Small planeA small plane crashed into a field near 151st Street and 161st East Avenue, near Bixby, Oklahoma, at around 11:15 a.m. on March 6.

The plane went down while the pilot was attempting an emergency landing due to mechanical issues.

The pilot, identified as Alex Rabbitt, 19, and his only passenger were able to escape unharmed.

The accident is under investigation.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Former Edmonton City Centre Airport

snowA small plane made an emergency landing at a closed airport in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on the afternoon of February 21.

Edmonton authorities confirmed that the 2-seater glider plane had to make a hard landing at Edmonton City Centre Airport, due to mechanical issues.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard remained unharmed however, the aircraft sustained heavy damage.

The incident is being investigated by the Transportation Safety Board.

The airport operations were shut down in 2013 for residential development in the city centre.

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Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Aquebogue Sod Farm

A homemade Mosquito ultralight helicopter made an emergency landing on a sod farm in Aquebogue, New York, on the afternoon of November 9.

The incident happened after the aircraft developed mechanical issues.

According to the police, the pilot was found unconscious near the helicopter and was taken to hospital. He was later identified as Erwin Rodger, 71, of Mattituck.

The FAA is investigating.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing near Henderson Executive Airport

XTR330An XTR330 aircraft made an emergency landing on Volunteer Boulevard near Henderson Executive Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada, shortly after 11:45 a.m. on November 5.

The pilot of the aircraft, operated by Sky Combat Ace, reported mechanical issues shortly after taking off at 11:15 a.m. and declared emergency.

The plane landed with only minor damage. There were 2 people aboard at the time of incident; none of them was injured.

Sky Combat Ace and the NTSB are looking into the cause of incident.

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