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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Tennessee River

A small plane made an emergency landing in Tennessee River at Decatur, Alabama, on April 7th.

The pilot of the small seaplane said he was doing some survey work for a proposed water pipeline when the aircraft’s battery failed, forcing him to make an emergency landing.

Both occupants of the plane, including the pilot Peter Serodino, of Chattanooga, and his only passenger, remained unharmed.

The plane was towed to a nearby marina.

Seaplane Makes Hard Landing at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

A seaplane made an emergency landing at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida, on May 22.

According to Broward Sheriff’s Office officials, the pilot forgot to extend gear before landing the Cessna 208 aircraft. The plane skidded down the runway before coming to halt.

None of the two people aboard was injured in the accident.

Authorities said the plane is registered to a resident of Salt Lake City, Utah and was flying from the Bahamas at the time.

Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Ocean Off Cocoa Beach Pier

A Challenger II amateur-built experimental seaplane made an emergency landing in ocean water, around 2 miles south of Cocoa Beach Pier, Florida, at about 12:50 p.m. on November 13.

The Brevard County sheriff’s office confirmed that the pilot decided to make an emergency landing after the seaplane developed some engine problems.

The pilot remained uninjured. His identity has not yet been disclosed.

The red-colored plane is registered to a Virginia Beach resident Charles Guiter.

The FAA is investigating.

3 Dead After a Seaplane Crashed in Como, Italy

A small seaplane crashed and caught fire in the mountainous area near Premana, east of Como, Italy.

The incident happened on June 9 after the plane took off from Lake Como with three persons aboard.

All three people were killed in the incident. Their identities are not known at the moment.

The crash happened at an inaccessible wooded area so the emergency crews had to reach there on foot.

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