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Small Plane Crashes in New Jersey; Pilot Killed

A small plane crashed in a marshy area of Bass River State Forest, New Jersey, on the afternoon of November 20th.

According to sources, the aircraft was flying from Maryland to the Ocean County Airport.

William Lindley, 75, who was the only person aboard, lost his life in the crash.

The incident remains under investigation.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ocean Springs

A small plane made an emergency landing at Ocean Springs Airport in Mississippi, on October 8th.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell said the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing due to engine issues.

The pilot sustained minor injuries in the incident.

United Airlines Plane Diverts to Ireland due to Severe Turbulence

new-united-logoUnited Airlines flight UA-880 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, County Clare, Republic of Ireland, on August 31st.

The Boeing 767-300 en-route from Houston, Texas, to London, England, encountered severe turbulence over Atlantic Ocean, prompting the crew to divert.

At least 12 passengers and 2 crew members suffered minor injuries.

The injured were taken to hospital.

The passengers were later accommodated in a replacement plane.

Hawaiian Airlines Plane Diverts to Hawaii due to Cabin Smoke

Hawaiian AirlinesHawaiian Airlines flight HA-19 had to divert and make a safe emergency landing at Hilo International Airport, Hilo, Hawaii, on July 15th.

The Boeing 767-300 en-route from Sacramento, California to Honolulu, Hawaii was mid-air over Pacific Ocean when the crew detected smoke in the cabin.

The plane landed safely.

All passengers and crew members onboard remained unharmed.

Easyjet Flight Makes Emergency Landing on Porto Santo Island

EasyjetEasyjet flight U2-8704 made an emergency landing on Porto Santo Island in the Atlantic Ocean, on May 24th.

According to an airline spokesperson, the Airbus A320-200, heading from Tenerife, Spain, to Gatwick Airport, England, was diverted due to a technical issue.

The plane landed safely. There were 167 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

UPS Plane makes Emergency landing in Alaska after Oil Leakage

UPSUPS flight 5X-63 made a safe emergency landing at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Anchorage, Alaska, on May 16th.

The Boeing 747-400, flying from Hong Kong, China, was flying above the Pacific Ocean when the crew notice a slow oil leakage from one of its engines. The crew had to shut the engine down before landing.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Allegiant Air Plane Diverts to Florida after Encountering Turbulence; 5 Injured

AllegiantAllegiant Air flight G4-7001 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 5th.

The Airbus A319-100, heading from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, to Pittsburgh, was mid-air above Atlantic Ocean when it encountered turbulence, prompting the plane to divert.

The plane landed uneventfully.

The turbulence caused minor injuries to 5 out of 143 people aboard. The injured were treated at the airport.

Alaska Airlines Plane Continues for Safe Landing in Hawaii after Phone Emits Fire

AlaskaAlaska Airlines flight AS-807 continued for a safe landing at Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii, on March 19.

The Boeing 737-800, en-route from Bellingham, Washington to Hawaii, was mid-air above Pacific Ocean when a passenger’s iPhone emitted flame which turned into fire on the cabin floor.

The plane landed safely after 90 minutes.

All passengers aboard remained unharmed.

The incident is under investigation.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ocean Off Cocoa Beach Pier

A Challenger II amateur-built experimental seaplane made an emergency landing in ocean water, around 2 miles south of Cocoa Beach Pier, Florida, at about 12:50 p.m. on November 13.

The Brevard County sheriff’s office confirmed that the pilot decided to make an emergency landing after the seaplane developed some engine problems.

The pilot remained uninjured. His identity has not yet been disclosed.

The red-colored plane is registered to a Virginia Beach resident Charles Guiter.

The FAA is investigating.

Small Plane Crash Lands in Ocean Just Off Oahu Beach

SeaA small single-seater aircraft made a crash landing in the ocean just off a beach located on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, on September 24.

The pilot, Greg Harding, 59, who is a former Alaska bush pilot, reported that he had to make crash landing because the plane ran out of fuel. He said that he was on its way to Dillingham Airport, when “the engine just quit.”

According to Harding, he first thought of landing on the beach but there were about a dozen people on the shore.

The Piper PA-25-260 plane landed safely in around 5 ft of water. Harding remained uninjured.

The aircraft belongs to North Shore Aircraft Leasing Co. The company’s owner Ana “Suzy” Gromacki admired Harding’s skills and noted that he was not likely to survive of the plane had overturned.

The FAA is investigating.

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