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Crop-Duster Plane Crashes in California; Pilot Safe

A crop-duster plane crashed at the runway of Madera Municipal Airport, California, on the morning of May 7th.

The plane had just taken-off when the wind pushed it to the side, resulting it the crash and fire.

Pilot Stephen Streeter, who was the only person aboard, walked out safely.

TV Star, Co-Pilot Killed in Tragic Plane Crash in Montana

A Cessna 182 crashed on the side of Interstate 90 while trying to land at Rock Creek Airstrip, Missoula County, Montana, on August 28th.

The plane was carrying History Channel star Darrell Ward and his co-pilot at the time.

Ward was on his way to begin filming a documentary about the recovery of plane wreckage.

Both people aboard lost their lives.

The crash remains under investigation.

United Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Ireland

HT_United_Airlines1_MEM_151006_12x5_1600United Airlines flight UA-25 made a safe emergency landing at Shannon Airport, Clare, Ireland, on July 11th.

The Boeing 757-200, en-route from Newark, New Jersey, was about to land when its right hand main gear stopped working properly.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Airblue Plane’s Tire Burst During Landing in Islamabad

Air BlueAirblue Airbus A321-200 narrowly escaped accident when one of its tires burst upon landing at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad, Pakistan, on March 4th.

The aircraft was coming from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, when one of the tires burst during landing. The plane tilted toward its side and the right hand engine touched the ground.

There were 230 passengers aboard the flight PA-271 at the time; all of them remained safe.

Loganair Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Sumburgh Airport

LoganairLoganair flight BE6780 had to make an emergency landing at Sumburgh airport in Scotland, United Kingdom, on December 23.

According to the airline, “Flight BE6780 carrying 46 passengers and three crew declared a mayday shortly before landing in Sumburgh last night… The captain received a fire caution indication from the port-side engine, which was shut down as is standard operating procedure… Passengers were briefed by the crew ahead of landing and the aircraft touched down safely.”

All the passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

The Saab 2000 was flying from Aberdeen at the time.

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