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Delta Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight 17 had to make an emergency landing at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, Washington, on October 26th.

The plane took off for Hong Kong, China, but had to turn back after an indicator light went off.

The plane landed safely at Sea-Tac Airport where the fire trucks hosed down the brakes with water.

Everyone aboard remained safe.

Southwest Airlines Plane Returns to Washington after Burning Fuel

southwest_airlines_logoSouthwest Airlines flight WN-2701 had to return and make an emergency landing at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, Washington, on May 23rd.

The Boeing 737-300, en-route to Saint Louis, Missouri, had to return when the crew initiated a descent to around 10,000 feet.

The plane burnt fuel and returned safely.

No one was injured.

American Airlines Flight Returns to Seattle after Bird Strike

American EagleAmerican Airlines flight AA-2310 had to return and make an emergency landing at Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Washington, on April 27th.

The Airbus A321-200 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike.

The plane landed safely. All 150 passengers and 6 crew members remained unharmed.

Polar Air Cargo Plane Diverts to Washington due to Medical Emergency

Polar AirPolar Air Cargo flight PO-214 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Seattle – Tacoma International Airport, Seattle, Washington, on April 22nd.

The Boeing 747-800 was flying from Nagoya, Japan, to Cincinnati, Kentucky, when it declared medical emergency mid-air, as the captain was incapacitated, prompting the plane to divert.

The plane landed uneventfully. The captain was taken to hospital.

Bird-Hit Delta Air Lines Plane Returns to Seattle

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Air Lines flight 281 had to return and make an emergency landing at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Washington, on October 8.

Authorities said the airbus A330 aircraft had to turn back after one of its engines sustained damage due to a bird strike.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt.

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