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Bhutan Airlines Plane Aborts Landing in Kathmandu

bhutan-airlinesBhutan Airlines flight B3-771 performed a missed approach before landing in Kathmandu, Nepal, on October 15th.

The plane flying from Paro, Bhutan, was on final approach when the crew spotted a goat on the runway.

The crew initiated a standard missed approach and entered a hold while the airport crew removed the goat from the runway.

The plane landed safely. There were 68 passengers and 8 crew members aboard 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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