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JetBlue Flight Diverts to Buffalo After Crew Members Fall Ill

JetBlue flight B6-19 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Buffalo, New York, on August 10th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from Boston, Massachusetts, to San Diego, California, was diverted after several crew members reported feeling ill.

The plane landed safely.

A pilot and two crew members were taken to Erie County Medical Center. Several other people were examined by medical teams at the airport.

Lufthansa Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hamburg

Lufthansa flight LH-16 made an emergency landing in Hamburg, Germany, on June 16th.

The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Frankfurt, Germany, was descending toward Hamburg when the crew requested emergency assistance due to smell of smoke in cockpit and cabin.

The plane continued for a safe landing. The passengers were examined by medical teams at the airport while four crew members were taken to hospital.

Swift Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing at St. Louis Downtown Airport

Swift Air flight Q7-5017 had to return and make an emergency landing at St. Louis Downtown Airport, Illinois, on January 8th.

The plane took off for Los Angeles, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

The plane was carrying ice hockey team of the Dallas Stars at the time.

Via Airlines Flight Diverts to Pittsburgh due to Loss of Cabin Pressure

Via Airlines flight VC-841 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on December 29th.

The plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to Indianapolis, Indiana, was diverted due to loss of cabin pressure.

The plane, carrying Butler University’s Basketball Team, landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Female Chinese Fighter Pilot Dies in Plane Crash

A Chinese fighter plane crashed near Tangshan in Hebei, China, on November 12th.

The aircraft, piloted by one of the first female fighter pilots in the country, was participating in a routine training exercise when it went down.

The pilot Yu Xu, 30, was killed in the crash while her co-pilot was able to eject before the impact using a parachute. He was injured and was taken to hospital.

Authorities confirmed that both pilots belonged to the Bayi Aerobatics Team of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force.

Medical Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Dallas

A PHI Air Medical helicopter had to make an emergency landing at West Mockingbird Lane and Irving Boulevard in Dallas, Texas, on October 26th.

The aircraft was on its way to pick up a patient when the pilot reported a possible fuel leak and decided to make an emergency landing.

The helicopter landed safely. No injuries were reported.

“We dispatched a different aircraft to pick up the specialized maternal team and complete the transport… We are grateful that the appropriate protocols were followed and all are safe”, PHI Air Medical said in statement.

Turkish Football Club Fenerbahce Plane Diverts to Budapest

borajetBoraJet flight YB-9907 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Budapest, Hungary, on October 19th.

The Embraer ERJ-195 plane heading from Istanbul, Turkey, to Manchester, England, was diverted after a bird hit it, causing a crack in the windshield.

The plane, that was carrying the members of Turkish football club Fenerbahce, landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

The airline arranged a replacement plane that safely transported the team to Manchester.

Plane Carrying NASCAR Team Members Diverts to Memphis International Airport

A plane carrying NASCAR team members had to divert and make an emergency landing at Memphis International Airport, Tennessee, on March 7th.

The Hendrick Motorsports airplane, returning from Las Vegas to North Carolina, was diverted after smoke was detected in cabin.

The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported.

Plane Carrying TU Men’s Basketball Team Returns to Tulsa due to Engine Failure

Aerodynamics Flight 974 had to return and make an emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport, Oklahoma, on February 2nd.

The charter plane, carrying University of Tulsa’s men’s basketball team, had to turn back after one of the engines stopped working. The team was heading to Philadelphia for a Thursday game at Temple University.

The plane landed safely. All 37 people aboard remained unhurt.

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