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Emirates Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Australia after Descending Below Assigned Altitude

EmiratesEmirates Airlines flight EK-407 made a safe emergency landing at Melbourne Airport, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on July 14th.

The Airbus A380-800 en-route from Auckland, New Zealand was on approach to Melbourne’s runway when it was descended below the minimum assigned altitude, and climbed back after receiving instruction from the ATC.

The plane landed successfully. All people onboard remained unharmed.

An investigation regarding the occurrence has been initiated.

Light Plane Crashes into Paddock in Australia; Pilot Injured

A light plane was crashed near Upper Maffra Road, in the town of Newry, Victoria, Australia, on the afternoon of April 3rd.

The plane hit the power lines before crashing into a paddock.

The pilot, who was the only person aboard, sustained injuries. He was later airlifted to hospital.

3 Dead, 1 Missing after Small Plane Crashes in Victoria

A small plane crashed into water at Barwon Heads on Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, on January 29.

Authorities said the four-seater plane, flying from Moorabbin, went down some 2 kilometers off Collendina Beach.

Three people were killed in the accident while a fourth occupant is missing. The passengers included a 68-year-old man from Noble Park, a 63-year-old woman from Black Rock, a 65-year-old man from Black Rock, and 55-year-old man from Mordialloc.

The incident is being investigated.

Learjet Makes Emergency Landing at Victoria International Airport


A Learjet plane carrying five people made an emergency landing at Victoria International airport, at about 3:20 pm. On March 22, 2014.

According to the airport spokesperson, the emergency landing was made after the indication of a landing gear malfunction. The plane landed safely and no one was injured.

It was later found out that the landing gear was working properly.

Beckham Flight Returns to London

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net
Contact photographer Alasdair Mulhern

What: British Airways Boeing 747-400 en route from London to Los Angeles
Where: over Scotland
When: Aug 7th 2010
Why: While en route, the British Airways plane developed a problem with the fuel system, dumped the fuel while at sea and returned to Heathrow. No injuries. Safe landing.

The event has received significant coverage, chiefly because Victoria Beckham was aboard the flight, and managed a wardrobe change–and photos of both outfits have been published online.

Victoria Helicopter Crash injures Instructor and Student

What: R-22 training helicopter
Where: Victoria International Airport off of the tarmac.
When: just before noon Friday Oct 17
Who: The instructor was seriously injured; the student was trapped in the wreckage for some time with minor injuries
Why: Witnesses said the helicopter “…was doing an exercise about 100 metres above a grassy training area west of the airport when it fell to the ground, bounced twice and landed upside down.”

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