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VLM Slovenia Plane Returns to Belgium after Bird Strike

VLM Airlines Slovenia flight VO-147 had to return and make an emergency landing at Antwerp International Airport, Belgium, on May 1st.

The Fokker 50 was en-route to Zurich, Switzerland when a bird impacted its windshield.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.

Wizz Air Plane Diverts to Budapest after Lightning Strike

WizzAirWizz Air flight W6-2927 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on November 7th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Ljubljana, Slovenia, to Charleroi, Belgium, was diverted due to a lightning strike.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

Four Killed as Small Plane Crashed in Slovenia

A small plane crashed near Ajdovscina in western Slovenia on July 14th.

The 6-seat Piper 32 plane was heading from Venice, Italy, to Leipzig, Germany, when it went down.

There were four people aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. It is believed that the founder of German internet company ‘Unister’ Thomas Wagner, 38, was among those killed in the crash.

The plane was registered in the United States.

Authorities said the pilot reported problems with icing before the plane crashed.

3 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured as a Small Plane Crashed in Southern Slovenia

small planeA small Robin DR400 aircraft crashed, shortly after taking off from the Divaca sports airport in southern Slovenia on September 14.

There were 4 people aboard the plane including the pilot. According to police spokesperson Anita Leskovec, “Three people were killed and one is in serious condition. We can’t confirm their identities yet.”

The aircraft belonged to a local Aero club near Ljubljana.

The cause of crash is under investigation.

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