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Ryanair Plane Diverts to Germany due to in-flight Depressurization; 33 Passengers Unwell

Ryanair flight FR-7312 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Frankfurt–Hahn Airport, Germany, on July 13th.

The Boeing 737-800 flying from Dublin, Ireland, to Zadar, Croatia, had to divert due to in-flight depressurization.

The plane carrying 189 people landed safely.

Around 33 passengers reported ear pain, nausea, and ear bleeding. They were treated by the medical staff aboard, while some had to be taken to hospitals.


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Transavia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Portugal

Transavia flight HV-5666 had to make an emergency landing in Faro, Portugal, on May 29th.

According to the airline, the plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Gran Canaria, Spain, was diverted due to ‘medical reasons’.

It is believed that the flight was diverted after a passenger’s body odor caused several other passengers around him to vomit and faint.

The plane landed safely.


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Medical Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Arizona

A medical helicopter made an emergency landing in Redington Pass, Arizona, on April 2nd.

The LifeNet helicopter was carrying four people, including a patient, when it suffered an engine failure.

The pilot subsequently made a safe landing near mile marker 2 on Redington Road.

Another helicopter transported the patient to a hospital.


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Air France Flight Diverts to Shannon Airport due to Medical Emergency

Air France flight AF-636 had to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Ireland, on August 21st.

The plane heading from Paris, France, to Houston, Texas, was diverted after an infant suffered a medical emergency.

The plane landed safely. The baby was rushed to the University Hospital Limerick.


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JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport

JetBlue Airways flight B6-461 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, on August 21st.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted after smoke was noticed on board.

The plane landed safely.

Six passengers were given medical assistance at the airport, while two others were taken to a hospital.


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Qantas Flight Diverts to Phoenix due to Medical Emergency

Qantas flight QF-7 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Phoenix, Arizona, on August 17th.

The plane heading from Sydney, Australia, to Dallas, Texas, was diverted after a passenger suffered a medical emergency.

The plane landed uneventfully.


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JetBlue Flight Diverts to Buffalo After Crew Members Fall Ill

JetBlue flight B6-19 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, on August 10th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Boston, Massachusetts, to San Diego, California, was diverted after several crew members reported feeling ill.

The plane landed safely.

A pilot and two crew members were taken to Erie County Medical Center. Several other people were examined by medical teams at the airport.


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JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue flight B6-385 had to return and make an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on August 10th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Bridgetown, Barbados, but had to turn back after at least three crew members fell ill mid-air.

The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and one passengers aboard remained unharmed.


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EasyJet Flight Diverts to Liverpool John Lennon Airport due to Medical Emergency

An EasyJet flight had to make an emergency landing at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, England, on August 7th.

The plane heading from Edinburgh, Scotland, to Gatwick Airport, England, was diverted due to a medical emergency.

The plane landed safely. The patient was taken to a hospital.


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Foul Odor On-Board American Airlines Plane Makes Passengers Ill

American Airlines flight AA-1927 made an emergency landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, on July 16th.

The Airbus A319-100 plane was flying from Charlotte, North Carolina, when a foul odor in the cabin caused several passengers to suffer from nausea and headache.

The plane continued for a safe landing. The affected passengers received medical assistance at the airport.

The airline said the foul odor developed due to a mechanical issue.


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Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hamburg

Lufthansa flight LH-16 made an emergency landing in Hamburg, Germany, on June 16th.

The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was descending toward Hamburg when the crew requested emergency assistance due to smell of smoke in cockpit and cabin.

The plane continued for a safe landing. The passengers were examined by medical teams at the airport while four crew members were taken to hospital.


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Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Birmingham, England

Flybe flight BE-4447 made an emergency landing in Birmingham, England, on May 30th.

The plane heading from Doncaster, England, to Faro, Portugal, was diverted after the crew reported that the captain was feeling unwell and that they were also experiencing technical issues.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.


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American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport

American Airlines flight AA-1889 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, on May 19th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Hartford, Connecticut, was diverted after a strong electrical odor was noticed on-board.

The plane landed safely.

Authorities said nine people were provided medical attention at the airport, and three of them were later taken to a hospital.


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Small Plane Crashed in Bayonne, New Jersey; Pilot Injured

A Piper PA-28 plane crashed in a residential area in Bayonne, New Jersey, on February 19th.

The plane went down on Avenue E between 41st and 42nd streets, knocking out some power lines.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was injured and was taken to Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey.

The cause of accident is being investigated.


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Pegasus Airlines Flight Diverts to Iran due to Medical Emergency

A Pegasus Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing in Isfahan, Iran, on February 13th.

The plane en-route from Istanbul, Turkey, to Bahrain was diverted after a passenger became ill.

The plane landed safely. The passenger received medical treatment at the airport.

The flight resumed shortly afterwards.


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PIA Flight Diverts to Berlin due to Medical Emergency

Pakistan International Airlines flight PK791 had to divert for an emergency landing in Berlin, Germany, on February 9th.

The plane took off from Islamabad, Pakistan, and was en-route to Birmingham, United Kingdom, when a British woman passenger fell ill. The crew declared a medical emergency and diverted to Berlin.

The plane landed safely.

The patient was rushed to a hospital where the doctors pronounced her dead.


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Alaska Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in San Jose

Alaska Airlines flight AS-322 had to make an emergency landing in San Jose, California, on January 12th.

The pilots declared an emergency after the crew noticed a white powder leaking from the cabin air conditioning vents and three of them reported feeling unwell. The Boeing 737-900 plane was flying from Seattle, Washington, at the time.

The plane landed safely. One crew member was taken to hospital while two others received treatment at the airport. All 181 passengers remained unharmed.

It is believed that the white substance was a de-icing agent.


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Small Plane Crashes Near Cape Blanco; Pilot Killed

A small plane crashed on a beach near Cape Blanco, Oregon, on January 13th.

It is believed that the pilot suffered a medical issue before the single-engine plane went down.

The pilot’s identity has not yet been released.

The cause of crash is being investigated.


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Medical Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in New Mexico

A medical helicopter had to make an emergency landing at Kirtland Central High School, in Kirtland, New Mexico, on January 12th.

The chopper was transporting a patient from Kayenta Health Center in Kayenta, Arizona, when the pilot received a low fuel indication and decided to make an emergency landing.

The helicopter landed safely. The patient was taken to hospital in an ambulance.


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Southwest Airlines Flight Diverts to Alabama due to Medical Emergency

southwest_airlines_logoA Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Alabama, on November 22nd.

The plane heading from Boston, Massachusetts, to Houston, Texas, was diverted due to a medical emergency.

The plane landed safely.


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United Airlines Flight Diverts to Salt Lake City

United airlinesUnited Airlines flight UA-1584 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Salt Lake City, Utah, on November 16th.

The Boeing 757-200 plane heading from San Francisco, California, to Newark, New Jersey, was diverted after the captain began to feel unwell.

The plane landed safely.


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Jet Airways Flight Diverts to Karachi due to Medical Emergency

Jet AirwaysJet Airways Flight 9W 202 made an emergency landing at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, Pakistan, on November 7th.

The plane flying from New Delhi, India to Doha, Qatar, was diverted due to a medical emergency.

Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) confirmed that the plane declared a medical emergency after a passenger’s medical condition became critical. However, the passenger passed away on landing in Karachi.


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Cathay Pacific Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Amsterdam

Cathay PacificCathay Pacific flight CX254 had to make an emergency landing in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on November 8th.

The plane heading from London, United Kingdom, to Hong Kong, China, was diverted after a passenger became sick.

The plane landed safely.


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EasyJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Edinburgh

EasyjetEasyJet flight EZY811 had to make an emergency landing in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, on November 3rd.

The plane was flying from Gatwick Airport in England, United Kingdom, when the crew declared a medical emergency. According to the airline, the pilot “requested a priority landing in Edinburgh due to a passenger requiring medical assistance.”

The plane landed uneventfully and was met by paramedics.


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Medical Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Dallas

A PHI Air Medical helicopter had to make an emergency landing at West Mockingbird Lane and Irving Boulevard in Dallas, Texas, on October 26th.

The aircraft was on its way to pick up a patient when the pilot reported a possible fuel leak and decided to make an emergency landing.

The helicopter landed safely. No injuries were reported.

“We dispatched a different aircraft to pick up the specialized maternal team and complete the transport… We are grateful that the appropriate protocols were followed and all are safe”, PHI Air Medical said in statement.

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