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Enter Air Plane Aborts Landing after Getting Caught in Crosswinds at Salzburg Airport

Enter Air flight E4-503 aborted landing at Salzburg Airport, Austria, on October 29th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was attempting to land in Salzburg amid heavy winds brought by Storm Herwart. However, as the plane was on very short final to the runway, it got caught in the crosswinds and touched down hard.

The crew subsequently went around and decided to return to Frankfurt.

No Injuries were reported.

LATAM Argentina Flight Makes Safe Landing After Hail Strike

LATAM Airlines Argentina flight 4M-7570 made a safe landing after encountering hail near Las Termas Airport, Argentina, on August 29th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Buenos Aires, Argentina, was descending toward Las Termas Airport when it encountered a hail storm.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained safe.

Air France Flight Diverts to Belfast International Airport

Air FranceAn Air France flight, operated by Cityjet, had to divert and make an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport, United Kingdom, on December 4.

Authorities said the plane, en-route from Paris, France, to Dublin, Ireland, was diverted due to Storm Desmond.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were over 50 passengers aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed.

The airline arranged bus for the passengers.

Pakistan International Airlines Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Multan

pia-logoPakistan International Airlines flight PK-681 made an emergency landing at Multan International Airport, Punjab, Pakistan, on May 30.

According to Civil Aviation authorities, the plane, en-route from Islamabad to Multan, had to declare an emergency due to prevailing dust storm of over 115 kilometers per hour and bursting of one of its front tires.

The plane landed safely. None of the passengers and crew members was hurt.

Alitalia Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Rome

An Alitalia flight from Ancona had to make an emergency landing at Fiumicino airport in Rome, Italy, on November 5.

The incident happened after the right engine of the ATR 72 twin turboprop aircraft was struck by lightning while passing through a severe storm.

The plane landed uneventfully and all 51 passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

The aircraft was taken for examination.

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