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LGW Plane’s Tire Bursts on Landing in Saarbruecken

Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter (LGW) flight AB-6478 blew a main tire upon landing in Saarbruecken, Germany, on August 29th.

The incident happened when the plane was coming from Berlin, Germany.

The plane safely taxied to the apron. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Aeromexico Plane Collides with Service Truck at LAX; 8 Injured

An Aeromexico plane collided with a service truck after landing in Los Angeles, California, on May 20th.

The incident happened when flight AM-642 from Mexico City, Mexico, was taxiing toward the terminal at Los Angeles airport.

The truck overturned due to impact. There were eight people aboard, including six men and two women; all of them were injured.

The Boeing 737-800 plane, carrying 149 people, sustained minor damage.

Maldivian Airlines Plane Suffers Tail Strike While Landing in Maldives

A Maldivian Airlines plane struck its tail onto runway while landing in Kooddoo Island, Maldives, on February 18th.

The incident happened when the plane was performing flight Q2-160 from Kadhdhoo, Maldives.

The plane taxied to apron without further incident.

No injuries were reported.

Small Plane Crash-Lands in Stafford County; Pilot Injured

A small plane crash-landed near Interstate 95 in Stafford County, Virginia, on June 6th.

The state police said in a statement, “A single-seat, experimental aircraft was conducting a high-speed taxi on the runway of the Stafford Regional Airport, when the aircraft unintentionally lifted off the runway…The aircraft cleared the Centreport Parkway before crash-landing into an embankment alongside the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 at the 137 mile marker.”

The pilot Roberta A. Boucher, 62, was seriously injured in the incident. She taken to Mary Washington Hospital.

The incident is being investigated.

Technician Killed after Being Sucked into Air India Plane’s Engine at Mumbai Airport

airindialogoAn aircraft technician was killed after he was pulled into the engine of an Air India plane that was getting ready to taxi at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, India, on December 16.

Authorities said the plane, performing flight AI 619 between Mumbai and Hyderabad, had just began its pushback when the technician Ravi Subramanian got sucked into the engine.

Ravi was killed instantly. His body was severely mutilated.

The incident is under investigation.

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