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National Guard Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Texas due to Mechanical Issue

A National Guard chopper had to make an emergency landing in a muddy field near Interstate 10, Baytown, Texas, on the evening of August 30th.

The pilot had encountered a mechanical issue mid-air, which prompted him to land.

The helicopter got stuck in the mud. No casualties were reported.

United Airlines Plane Diverts to Ireland due to Severe Turbulence

new-united-logoUnited Airlines flight UA-880 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, County Clare, Republic of Ireland, on August 31st.

The Boeing 767-300 en-route from Houston, Texas, to London, England, encountered severe turbulence over Atlantic Ocean, prompting the crew to divert.

At least 12 passengers and 2 crew members suffered minor injuries.

The injured were taken to hospital.

The passengers were later accommodated in a replacement plane.

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