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Private Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Wicomico Regional Airport

A private plane made an emergency landing at Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport in Maryland, on November 22.

Authorities said hydraulics failure forced the pilots of the Cambridge-bound plane to divert.

The plane landed safely. All four people, including two pilots and two passengers, remained unhurt.

Private Jet with 9 Onboard Crash-Lands at Marco Island Executive Airport

A private plane crash-landed at Marco Island Executive Airport in Naples, Florida, on March 1.

According to the FAA, the Canadair CL-600 was attempting to land at the airport when the pilot noticed a fault in reverse thrusters. The plane was flying from Florida Keys Marathon Airport at the time.

Authorities said the plane skidded off the runway before coming to stop at a safety zone.

There were 9 people aboard at the time of incident; one of them was taken to hospital for examination.

The accident remains under investigation.

Plane Carrying Sonia Gandhi Lands in Emergency due to Bad Weather

A Delhi-bound private plane carrying Congress president Sonia Gandhi had to divert and make an emergency landing at Kheria airport in Agra on April 8.

The incident happened when the plane was taking Sonia Gandhi back to New Delhi, after she addressed multiple election meeting in Uttar Pradesh.

According to the officials, the decision for diverting the plane was made because the weather in Delhi was not suitable for landing. Sonia Gandhi had to wait about an hour in the airport’s VIP lounge, before she could continue her flight back to the national capital.

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