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American Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway at San Antonio Airport

American Airlines flight AA-2214 veered off runway at San Antonio Airport, Texas, on June 3rd.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, when the crew rejected takeoff due to unknown reasons.

The aircraft subsequently veered off the runway and got stuck in the mud.

All 38 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe.

National Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Texas due to Mechanical Issue

A National Guard chopper had to make an emergency landing in a muddy field near Interstate 10, Baytown, Texas, on the evening of August 30th.

The pilot had encountered a mechanical issue mid-air, which prompted him to land.

The helicopter got stuck in the mud. No casualties were reported.

United Airlines Plane Gets Stuck in Mud at Raleigh Durham International Airport

united airwaysA United Airlines plane got stuck in the mud while taking off from Raleigh Durham International Airport in North Carolina, on January 12.

The plane was preparing to take off for Newark, New Jersey when it took a sharp turn and veered off the runway. Authorities said one of the wheels became lodged in the mud.

No injuries were reported.

The passengers were accommodated in another flight.

Slippery Turkish Airlines Airbus On Skids in Mumbai

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net
Contact photographer Rutvij Talavdekar

What: Turkish Airlines Airbus A340-300 en route from Istanbul Turkey to Mumbai India
Where: Mumbai
When: Sep 2nd 2011
Who: 93 passengers and 11 crew
Why: After a fast landing in Mumbai on a slippery runway, the plane skidded off the runway onto mud, where it still sits.

Passengers were provided an alternative flight. Photos of the jet on the runway show emergency slides. No injuries were published. The incident is under investigation.

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