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Air Niugini Flight Lands in Sea Lagoon

Air Niugini flight PX-73 touched down into a sea lagoon off Chuuk International Airport, Micronesia, on September 28th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Pohnpei, Micronesia, was cleared to land at the airport but touched down short of the runway amid heavy rain and low visibility.

All passengers and crew members were able to safely evacuate the plane.

Air New Zealand Plane Returns to New Zealand due to Pilot Feeling Unwell

Air New Zealand (ANZ) flight NZ-87 had to return and make an emergency landing at Auckland Airport, New Zealand, on July 5th.

The Boeing 777-200 flying to Hong Kong, China, was over the Tasman Sea when the pilot started feeling unwell.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Myanmar Military Plane Carrying 122 People Crashes into Andaman Sea

A Myanmar military plane crashed into Andaman Sea near the city of Dawei, Myanmar, on June 7th.

The plane, carrying one hundred and twenty-two people, had disappeared from the radar around thirty minutes after it took off from Myeik, Myanmar.

Among the occupants were soldiers and their family members.

Authorities said they have found the wreckage and at least twenty-nine dead bodies.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

7 Injured after KLM Flight Runs into Severe Turbulence Over Mediterranean Sea

KLMKLM flight KL-588 experienced severe turbulence above the Mediterranean Sea, on October 14th.

The Airbus A330-200 plane was heading from Lagos, Nigeria, to Amsterdam, Netherlands, when it ran into severe turbulence over the Mediterranean Sea.

The plane continued for a safe landing in Amsterdam.

The airline said 7 people, including 5 passengers and 2 crew members, sustained minor injuries due to turbulence.

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing at Aberdeen International Airport

An offshore helicopter made an emergency landing at Aberdeen International Airport in Scotland, United Kingdom, on May 16.

The helicopter, belonging to Babcock Mission Critical Services Offshore Ltd., declared emergency while flying over North Sea.

According to a Babcock Mission Critical Services Offshore spokesperson, “We can confirm that an s-92 helicopter requested priority landing at Aberdeen airport after crew reported a cockpit warning light illumination…The aircraft made an uneventful landing just after 2pm and the 18 passengers on board were given a de-brief by the crew…The aircraft is currently being examined by engineers and will be subject to a detailed series of checks and tests before it’s returned to service.”

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in South Africa

A small plane made an emergency landing on the Lookout Beach in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, on March 24th.

According to the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) spokesperson Craig Lambinon, “On arrival on the scene a Cessna light aircraft was found to have made an emergency landing on the beach and it is believed that the light aircraft may have suffered engine failure while flying over Keurbooms Lagoon while on a pilot training flight from George Airport forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing on the beach.”

There were two people aboard, including the instructor pilot and trainee pilot; both of them remained unharmed.

The Civil Aviation Authority is investigating.

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