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Copa Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Panama City

Copa Airlines flight CM-358 had to return and make an emergency landing in Panama City, Panama, on January 31st.

The Boeing 737-800 plane took off for Guatemala City, Guatemala, but had to turn back after a bird strike caused engine issues.

The plane landed back safely. All one hundred and fifty-one people aboard remained unharmed.

Copa Airlines Flight Diverts to Mexico City After Auto-Pilot Failure

Copa Airlines flight CM-156 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Mexico City, Mexico, on October 18th.

The plane heading from Monterrey, Mexico, to Panama City, Panama, was diverted due to the autopilot failure.

The plane landed safely. All sixty-nine passengers and five crew members remained unharmed.

Air France Flight Returns to Charles de Gaulle Airport due to Burning Smell

Air France flight AF-474 had to return and make an emergency landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, on September 18th.

The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Panama City, Panama, but had to turn back due to a light burning smell on board.

The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Copa Airlines Plane Suffers Hydraulic Leak After Landing In Nicaragua

Copa Airlines flight CM-106 suffered a hydraulic leak on landing at Augusto C. Sandino International Airport in Managua, Nicaragua, on March 23rd.

The incident happened when the Boeing 737-700 plane was coming from Panama City, Panama.

The plane became disabled on the runway. All one hundred and twenty-one passengers and six crew members remained unharmed.

Avianca Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nicaragua

Avianca flight AV-317 made an emergency landing in Managua, Nicaragua, on October 28th.

The Embraer ERJ-190 plane heading from San Salvador, El Salvador, to Panama City, Panama, was diverted after it lost cabin pressure.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Houston-Bound United Airlines Flight Hits Turbulence; 10 Injured

United Airlines flight UA-1031 encountered turbulence on the way to Houston, Texas, on June 20th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was flying from Panama City, Panama, when it hit turbulence that injured nine passengers and one crew member.

The plane continued for a safe landing. The injured were taken to hospitals.

Copa Airlines Flight Rejects Take Off from Santa Clara, Cuba

Copa Airlines flight CM-238 had to reject take off from Santa Clara, Cuba, on December 11th.

The plane was accelerating to take off for Panama City, Panama, when its left.

engine emitted a loud bang and smoke was noticed in the cabin.

The crew subsequently rejected take off and deployed slides for an emergency evacuation.

All 88 passengers and 5 crew members remained unharmed.

Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Florida after Engine Problem

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-1270 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Panama City, Florida, on June 14th.

The McDonnel Douglas MD-88, flying from Atlanta, Georgia, to Pensacola, Florida, had to divert due to some problems with one of its engines.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Sunwing Flight Lands in Emergency in Toronto

sunwingwSunwing flight 772 had to return and land in emergency in Toronto due to an ‘agitated passenger’.

The incident happened on July 25 after a passenger, identified as Ali Shahi, 25, allegedly started making threats regarding the security of the plane. The flight which was taking 183 passengers and 6 crew members from Toronto to Panama, was then turned back towards Toronto.

Two U.S. F16 fighter jets were sent from Toledo, Ohio, to escort the plane. The authorities confirmed that the plane safely landed at 8:55 a.m.

Armed officers removed the passenger from the plane. He was then taken into custody by Peel police while  the plane was inspected.

Ali Shahi, who is an Canadian national, has been charged with Mischief interfering of the lawful enjoyment of property, Uttering threats, Mischief to property, Endangering the safety of an aircraft.

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