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Flydubai Flight Rejects Takeoff From Ukraine

Flydubai flight FZ-724 had to reject takeoff from Odessa, Ukraine, on October 27th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was accelerating to takeoff for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, when the crew noticed a problem and rejected takeoff at low speed.

Smoke was emanating from the plane as it stopped.

Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Two Killed in Oklahoma Plane Crash

A small plane crashed in Caddo County, Oklahoma, on March 25th.

Authorities said the plane heading from Odessa, Texas to El Reno, Oklahoma, was diverted to an airport in Hinton, Oklahoma, due to bad weather conditions.

However, the plane could not make it to the airport and went down in a field south of Hydro, Oklahoma.

There were two people aboard, including the pilot Walter Mullaney, 62, and his passenger Cesar Gomez, 27; both were killed in the crash.

Aeroflot Flight 528

Aeroflot Flight 528 was a Yakovlev 40 that crashed on June 19, 1987 while flying from Odessa to Berdyansk with five crew and twenty-four passengers. In the crash, 2 crew died and 6 passengers. The aircraft approached with a tailwind. in heavy rain. A go-around was aborted. The plane overran the runway, struck obstacles and caught fire. Among the multiple causes of the crash was the decision to land at Berdyansk in bad weather and poor visibility. Poor human resource management at the control tower and lack of data from the weather station were contributing factors

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