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Norwegian Air Shuttle Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Dublin

Norwegian Air Shuttle flight D8-1823 had to return and make an emergency landing in Dublin, Ireland, on August 23rd.

The Boeing 737-800 plane was heading to Providence, Rhode Island, when the crew noticed an APU problem and decided to turn back.

The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained safe.

Small Plane Crashed in Florida; Pilot Killed

A single-engine plane made a crash landing at St. Pete–Clearwater International Airport, Clearwater, Florida, at around 7:30 p.m. on May 5th.

The 44-year old pilot James Fink from Rhode Island was killed in the accident.

The airport authorities informed the police after hearing the crash sound.

The FAA is investigating the incident.

Small Plane Crash-Lands in Hauppauge

A Cirrus SR22 plane crash-landed in an industrial park in Hauppauge, New York, on March 5th.

The plane was en-route to Republic Airport, Farmingdale, when it developed some engine issues. Authorities said the parachute attached to the plane deployed before it went down in a grassy area, just 8 miles east of Republic Airport.

The plane was carrying two people at the time, including the pilot Louis Obergh and his daughter, Rachel Obergh. Both of them suffered minor injuries. They were returning after visiting University of Rhode Island.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Southwest Airlines Plane Returns to BWI due to Possible Bird Strike

Southwest Airlines flight 484 made an emergency landing at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Maryland, on February 22nd.

The plane, en-route to T.F. Green Airport, Rhode Island, had to turn back due to a possible bird strike.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 135 passengers and 5 crew members remained safe.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

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