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Qantas Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Sydney

Qantas flight QF-7 had to return and make an emergency landing in Sydney, Australia, on August 28th.

The Airbus A380-800 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to turn back after one of the doors began emitting whistling sounds.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

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.

2 Taken to Hospital After Small Plane Crashes Off Long Island Coast

A small plane crashed into the Long Island Sound near Shoreham, Suffolk County, New York, on December 11th.

Authorities said the pilot reported engine issues before the Beech BE36 plane went down.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot Inderpal Chhabra, 48, and passenger David Tobachnik, 59. Both were shifted to Stony Brook University Hospital.

Plane Crashes into Long Island Sound; 3 Rescued, 1 Missing

A small plane crashed into Setauket Harbor, Long Island Sound, New York, on February 20.

The Piper PA-28 was flying from Massachusetts when it lost engine power, prompting the pilots to make a crash-landing.

There were four people aboard at the time, including the student pilot Austricio Ramirez who was flying the plane when it began experiencing issues, and the instructor pilot Nelson Gomez who took over the control afterwards and landed the plane in Setauket Harbor.

Authorities said Ramirez, Gomez, and a third passenger Wady Perez were rescued by the officers. The fourth person, identified as 23-year-old Gerson Salmon-Negron, remains missing.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Ewa Beach Construction Site

A Robinson R22 helicopter made an emergency landing at a construction site in Ewa Beach, Hawaii, at around 12:45 p.m. on March 17.

According to helicopter’s owner George Hanzawa of George’s Aviation Services Inc., the aircraft was heading from Honolulu to Kalaeloa when the pilot heard a strange sound. He then decided to make an emergency landing as a precaution.

The helicopter was carrying 2 people at the time, including the pilot; both of them remained unharmed.

The aircraft was not damaged.

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