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Air Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing in South Dakota due to Engine Problem

An Air cargo plane had to divert and make an emergency landing at Mitchell Municipal Airport, Mitchell, South Dakota, on the night of October 11th.

The Fairchild Metro Three Turbopop en-route from Minot, North Dakota, to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was mid-air when it encountered an engine problem.

The plane landed uneventfully.

The pilot, who was the only person aboard, remained unharmed.

Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Detroit

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-745 had to return and make an emergency landing at Detroit Metro Airport, in Detroit, Michigan, on June 9th.

The Boeing 767-300 plane took off for San Francisco, California, but had to return shortly afterwards due to an issue with one of the redundant power systems.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 244 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

Vegas Metro Helicopter Lands Safely

What: Metro helicopter
Where: vacant lot near Fremont Street and Bruce in Downtown Las Vegas.
When: Nov 5, 2008
Who: Unnamed officers and pilot
Why:Witnesses saw the helicopter swaying back and forth before it landed safely. Pilots anticipated a problem and landed on the empty lot. Maintenance staff was able to do on site repairs to the part that controls the rotor speed so that the helicopter was able to take off, and return the helicopter back to the hanger where it landed safely.

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