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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Tucson

American Airlines flight AA-2047 had to return and make an emergency landing in Tucson, Arizona, on June 24th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas, but had to turn back after the crew reported hearing a loud bang.

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

According to the FAA, the aircraft suffered a bird strike.

AA Flight Diverts to Kansas City due to Electrical Issues

American EagleAmerican Airlines flight AA-1507 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Kansas City, Missouri, on August 8th.

The plane heading from O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, to Tucson, Arizona, was diverted due to electrical issues.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 130 people aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

Compass Airlines Plane Diverts to Tucson due to Unruly Passenger

compassA Compass Airlines flight had to divert and make an emergency landing at Tucson International Airport, Arizona, on June 22nd.

The plane, heading from San Antonio, Texas, to Los Angeles, California, was diverted after a male passenger made a threat to the crew.

The plane, carrying 80 passengers, landed uneventfully. The man was escorted out of the aircraft.

SkyWest Airlines Plane Returns to Tucson International Airport

A United airlines flight had to return and make an emergency landing at Tucson International Airport in Arizona, on February 7th.

The plane, operated by SkyWest Airlines, took off for Los Angeles, California, but had to return shortly afterwards after the cabin filled with smoke.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 73 passengers and 4 crew members were safely evacuated.

The FAA is investigating.

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