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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Jamaica

American Airlines flight AA-1127 made an emergency landing in Kingston, Jamaica, on May 25th.

The Airbus A319-100 plane heading from Miami, Florida, to Medellin, Colombia, was diverted after smoke was noticed in the cabin.

The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

VivaColombia Plane Diverts to Medellin due to Suspected Fuel Leak

Viva ColombiaVivaColombia flight FC-8170 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Medellin, Colombia, on November 28th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Bogota to San Andres Island, Colombia, was diverted due to a suspected fuel leak.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Plane Crash in Colombia Kills Tom Cruise Movie Crew Members

paraguay_crashA twin-engine Aerostar aircraft crashed into Alto de la Clarita Mountains in Medellin, Colombia, on September 11.

Authorities believe the aircraft, that was being used in shooting of Tom Cruise’s upcoming movie Mena, crashed due to bad weather.

Two people were killed in the accident, including a Colombian native, Carlos Berl and a Los Angeles film pilot, Alan David Purwin. Another American pilot, Jimmy Lee Garland, sustained severe injuries and was taken to hospital.

Universal Pictures said in a statement, “On behalf of the production, our hearts and prayers go out to the crew members and their families at this difficult time.”

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