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Small Plane Crashed at Capitol Airport; WI

A small plane crashed while taking off from Capitol Airport in Brookfield, Wisconsin, on January 4th.

The plane went down when the pilot, his wife, and their infant son were traveling to Virginia.

The pilot and his wife were injured in the crash. They were taken to Froedtert Hospital.

The baby remained unharmed but was also taken to Children’s Hospital as a precaution.

The NTSB and the FAA are investigating.

Lufthansa Flight Diverts to JFK Airport due to Bomb Threat

Lufthansa Airlines flight LH-441 had to divert and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on December 12th.

The plane flying from Houston, Texas, to Frankfort, Germany, was diverted due to a bomb threat.

According to the airline, “LH441 was diverted as a matter of precaution in coordination with the relevant authorities and the pilot… Passengers disembarked and LH staff will take care of them. The aircraft will be searched.”

The authorities gave the all-clear after thoroughly searching the aircraft.

British Airways Flight Lands Safely in Newark after Security Alert

British airwaysA British Airways flight made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, on June 1st.

Authorities said a security alert was issued about the British Airways plane that was flying from London, United Kingdom.

An airline spokesperson said, “The aircraft has landed normally. Security checks will carried out as a precaution…We do not discuss details of operational security. The safety and security of our customers and crew is our number one priority.”

The plane was carrying 206 passengers and 13 crew members at the time.

British Airways Plane Diverts to Canada due to Odor in Cabin

British airwaysBritish Airways flight BA-114 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada, on April 29th.

The Boeing 777-200, en-route to London, England, from New York, was mid-air when the crew detected burning odor in the cabin, prompting the plane to divert as a precaution.

The plane landed uneventfully.

All passengers onboard remained unharmed.

Jetstar Flight Diverts to Darwin International Airport

JetstarJetstar flight JQ7 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Darwin International Airport, Australia, on December 21.

The plane, en-route from Melbourne, Australia, to Singapore, experienced a brief period of turbulence after which, the pilot “identified a technical fault with one of the instruments on the flight deck and opted to divert to Darwin as a precaution,” an airline spokesperson said.

The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported.

The aircraft was taken for examination.

BA Flight Diverts to Belfast International Airport

British airwaysBritish Airways flight BA1421 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on October 27.

The plane took off from George Best Belfast City Airport and was heading to Heathrow Airport, London, when the pilot declared emergency. According to an airline spokesperson, “The flight landed normally after diverting shortly after take off as a precaution following a technical issue.”

There were 108 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt.

United Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Newark

United airlinesUnited Airlines flight 936 had to made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, on August 16.

The flight, heading from Washington Dulles International Airport to Zurich, Switzerland, was diverted as a precaution after 4 crew members reported breathing problems.

The plane landed safely and was thoroughly inspected. Authorities said the sick flight attendants did not need medical attention after landing.

The passengers were accommodated in other flights.

Air Transat Flight Diverts to Ireland Due to Smoke in Cabin

Air TransatAir Transat flight TS-315 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport, Ireland, at 11:46 A.M. on July 17.

The Airbus A330-200 had to be diverted after smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane, carrying 313 people, was heading towards Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada from Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Italy, at the time.

The plane landed safely and everyone aboard remained unhurt.

According to the airline, the airbus was diverted as a precaution for a technical verification.

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