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Swiss Fighter Jet Crashed after Mid-Air Collision in Netherlands

A Swiss fighter jet collided with another plane and crashed in Leeuwarden, Netherlands, on June 9th.

The incident happened when the planes were rehearsing for an international air show. Authorities said the Swiss F-5E air demonstration fighter jet crashed into a pond after the collision.

The pilot ejected from the plane before the impact and was not seriously injured.

The second plane sustained damage on the rear fin.

The incident is being investigated.

Small Plane Crash Lands in California

A small plane had to make a crash landing at Mineta San Jose International Airport, San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, on March 24.

The Plaggio P180 was seen circling over San Jose and Willow Glen, and it was reported that there was a mechanical issue, due to which the crew opted for a crash landing.

The plane landed uneventfully.

It turned out that there was a problem with the rear landing gear.

All people aboard remained unharmed.

Aer Lingus Plane Returns to JFK due to Hydraulic Failure

Aer LingusAer Lingus flight 110 had to return and make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, on September 28.

The Boeing 757 that took off for Shannon airport, Ireland, was diverted after the pilot reported landing gear door problems, hydraulic failure, and no flaps.

Fire was sparked in the left rear brakes as the plane touched the runway. Emergency responders immediately extinguished the fire and all 104 passengers were transported back to the terminal safely.

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