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Flybe Flight Returns to Newquay due to Cracked Windshield

Flybe flight BE-801 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cornwall Airport Newquay, England, on April 24th.

The plane took off for Gatwick Airport, England, but had to turn back due to a cracked windshield.

The plane landed back safely. All ninety-two passengers aboard remained safe.

Naval Helicopter Returns to Newquay Airport due to Engine Issue

A British International Helicopter (BIH) Dauphin helicopter had to return and make an emergency landing at Newquay Cornwall Airport, United Kingdom, on December 15.

Authorities said the Eurocopter AS 365N2 Dauphin, based in HMS Drake, Devonport, had to declare an emergency after it developed an engine issue.

According to an airport spokesperson, “We can confirm that an AS65 helicopter with two persons on board made a precautionary return to Cornwall Airport Newquay at approximately 0930 this morning having experienced an issue with one of its engines. The aircraft landed without problem.”

London-Bound Flybe Flight Aborted due to Bird Strike

FlybeFlybe flight BE-803 had to reject takeoff and return to the apron at Newquay Cornwall Airport, United Kingdom on September 15.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 plane was accelerating for takeoff when a sea gull struck it, forcing the crew to reject takeoff.

The airline arranged an alternate aircraft that took the passengers to London Gatwick airport with a 2-hour delay.

Engine Fire Prompts French Military Plane to Make Emergency Landing at Newquay Airport

military planeA French air force E121 aircraft had to make an emergency landing at Newquay airport, Cornwall, UK, on the morning of November 21.

Emergency was declared after the plane’s engine caught fire while it was on its way back to Avord air base in France with 2 people aboard.

According to a Newquay airport spokesperson, “We were contacted by the aircraft to say they had an engine fire which they extinguished before they arrived at Newquay…They decided they needed to take a diversion from their training flight. They aircraft arrived safely and the emergency services weren’t required.”

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