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Small Plane Crashed at Ravalli County Airport

A small plane crashed at the Ravalli County Airport in Hamilton, Montana, on June 4th.

The plane was attempting to land at the airport when its left wing struck the ground, causing it to flip over. The plane was flying from Idaho at the time.

There were three people aboard, including the pilot and two passengers; one of them was injured in the incident while the other two remained unharmed.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating.

Bird-Hit Vistara Airlines Plane Lands Safely in Odisha

VistaraA Vistara Airlines plane was hit by a bird while descending toward Bhubaneswar in Odisha, India, on May 5th.

Authorities said the bird struck the nose of the plane that was performing flight UK-709 from New Delhi to Bhubaneswar.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All 50 passengers and 7 crew members remained unharmed.

Norwegian International Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Finland after Lightning Strike

Norwegian AirNorwegian International Airlines flight D8-5620 made a safe landing at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Helsinki, Finland, on April 23rd.

The Boeing 737-800, flying from Barcelona, Spain, to Helsinki, was on approach to runway when it was struck by lightning.

The plane landed safely. All people onboard remained unharmed.

KLM Plane Continues for Safe Landing in Bahrain after Lightning Strike

KLMKLM flight KL-435 continued for a safe landing at Bahrain International Airport, Bahrain, on April 14th.

The Airbus A330-200, flying from Doha, Qatar, was mid-air when it was struck by lightning, but the crew continued to Bahrain.

The plane landed safely.

All 124 people onboard remained unharmed.

Lufthansa Cityline Plane Hit by Lightning in Romania

LufthansaA Lufthansa Cityline plane was struck by lightning while it was descending towards Sibiu, Romania, on April 7th.

The Canadair CRJ-900 was flying from Munich, Germany, when a lightning strike caused a crack in its windshield.

The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported.

The return flight was cancelled.

Small Plane Crashed in California; 2 Injured

A small plane crashed and caught fire at Brackett Field Airport, La Verne, California, at around 1:44 P.M. on November 19.

The single-engine Cessna crashed while the pilot was attempting to make an emergency landing. According to the FAA, “The aircraft … struck a perimeter fence upon landing.”

All 2 people aboard sustained injuries.

The incident is under investigation.

Lightning Strikes KLM Cityhopper Fokker in Norway

KLMA KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flight KL-1201 made a safe landing at Stavanger Airport, Stavanger, Norway, on November 13.

The Fokker 70, en-route from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Stavanger, was struck by lightning shortly before landing.

All passengers aboard remained unharmed.

Bird-Hit Volotea Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Italy

voloteaVolotea Airlines flight V7-1230 had to make an emergency landing at Cagliari Elmas Airport in Italy, on October 22.

The plane was flying from Venice when a large seagull struck it, forcing the crew to declare emergency.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

Emirates Plane Returns to Ethiopia after Bird Strike

EmiratesEmirates Airlines flight EK-724 returned and made an emergency landing in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on September 25.

The Airbus A330-200 was heading to Dubai, UAE, when a bird struck its right engine, forcing the crew to shut down the engine and declare an emergency.

The plane landed safely.

No injuries were reported.

London-Bound Flybe Flight Aborted due to Bird Strike

FlybeFlybe flight BE-803 had to reject takeoff and return to the apron at Newquay Cornwall Airport, United Kingdom on September 15.

The de Havilland Dash 8-400 plane was accelerating for takeoff when a sea gull struck it, forcing the crew to reject takeoff.

The airline arranged an alternate aircraft that took the passengers to London Gatwick airport with a 2-hour delay.

Bird-Struck Nok Air Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Thailand

NOK AIrNok Air flight DD7805 had to make an emergency landing at Surat Thani airport in Thailand, on August 30.

The plane took off from Nakhon Si Thammarat and was heading to Bangkok’s Don Mueang International Airport when a large bird hit it, prompting the pilot to request an emergency landing.

The plane landed safely. All 200 passengers and crew members remained unhurt.

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