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KLM Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Thailand

KLM flight KL-809 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Phuket, Thailand, on May 9th.

The Boeing 777-200 plane heading from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was diverted after a passenger’s cell phone overheated.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.

Germania Flug Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Kosovo

Germania Flug flight GM-3225 had to return and make an emergency landing in Pristina, Kosovo, on June 14th.

The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Zurich, Switzerland, but had to turn back after a phone battery started emitting smoke.

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

Malaysia Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bomb Threat

Malaysia AirlinesA Malaysia Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport in Selangor, Malaysia, on May 18th.

The plane, heading to Singapore, had to return due to a bomb threat. Authorities said the airport’s reception received two phone calls saying there was a bomb on-board.

The plane landed safely. There were 30 passengers and 4 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

No explosives were found upon inspection.

Two French Filmmakers Killed as Small Plane Crashes in Kenya

A small plane crashed in the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya, on March 14th.

According to local police chief Jackson Mulupi, “We received a phone call from one of the conservancy members that there was an airplane crash within Sera conservancy. I mobilised officers from Sorilibi and Wamba. We rushed to the scene whereby we found one airplane which was trying to take off but crashed about one kilometer from the airstrip.”

The plane was carrying two French filmmakers at the time; both of them were killed in the crash. They were identified as Pierre Creisson, 53, and Thierry Barbier, 56.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Turkish Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing due to Bomb Threat

Turkish airlinesA Turkish Airlines Jet made an emergency landing at Istanbul Atatürk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 13th.

Emergency was declared after authorities received a phone call that claimed there was a bomb in the plane. The flight was flying from Oslo, Norway to Istanbul, Turkey at the time.

The plane landed safely and everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Authorities confirmed that no explosive device was found on inspection.

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