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AirAsia Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Philippines

AirAsia ZestAirAsia Flight Z2 763 had to make an emergency landing at Mactan-Cebu International Airport, Cebu, Philippines, on December 15.

It s believed that the pilots of the plane, flying from Manila, declared emergency due to a hydraulic problem in its landing gear.

According to Philippines Air Asia, “The plane had technical issue on its way to the ramp and had to be towed. Safety and engineering teams are currently checking the cause.”

There were 166 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Delta County Airport

A small plane made an emergency landing at Delta County Airport in Michigan, on November 3.

Authorities said the single-engine experimental Kitfox plane had to perform an emergency landing due to gearbox failure that stopped propeller movement.

The plane landed on the north side of the ramp and ended up into a ditch between taxiway and runway.

The pilot remained uninjured.

The NTSB is investigating.

Dynamic Airways Plane Catches Fire while Taxiing; 15 Injured

dynamicDynamic Airways flight 2D-405 had to return to the ramp while taxiing at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport, Florida, on October 29.

The Boeing 767-200, heading to Caracas, Venezuela, had to abort taxiing due to fuel leakage from one of its engines. The fuel leakage later caused fire.

The plane received significant damage.

Among the 79 passengers and 11 crew members aboard, 15 people sustained injuries and were taken to hospital.

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