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American Airlines Flight Diverts to Yeager Airport due to Cracked Windshield

American Airlines Flight 5627 made an emergency landing at Yeager Airport, West Virginia, on November 6th.

The plane heading from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Akron-Canton Airport, Ohio, was diverted due to a cracked windshield.

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

Pilot Dies in Small Plane Crash in Carroll County, Virginia

A small plane crashed in Carroll County, Virginia, on October 7th.

Authorities said Ralph C. Young, 65, of Fayetteville, West Virginia, was flying to Elkin, North Carolina, when his plane went down near the town of Fancy Gap. He was killed in the crash.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

Air Cargo Carriers Plane Crashes in West Virginia; 2 Killed

Air Cargo Carriers flight 2Q-1260 crashed into the trees left to the runway of Yeager Airport, Charleston, West Virginia, on May 5th.

The Short SD-330 flying on behalf of UPS went down the hill after hitting the trees.

All 2 crew members aboard lost their lives in the crash.

The incident is under investigation.

Delta Airlines Plane Diverts to Charleston due to Bird Strike

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight 4071 made an emergency landing at Yeager Airport in Charleston, West Virginia, on April 14th.

The plane, en-route from New York’s Laguardia Airport to Nashville, Tennessee, was diverted after a bird hit it, causing a crack in its windshield.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 57 people aboard remained safe.

Small Plane Carrying Four Crashes in West Virginia

A small plane crashed in the community of Cascade, West Virginia, on March 27th.

Authorities said the plane went down near Martinsville Highway and Long Circle Road, shortly before 5 p.m.

There were four people aboard the plane, including the pilot and three passengers. The pilot was taken to hospital with minor injuries while the passengers remained uninjured.

The incident is being investigated.

One Killed, One Injured after Small Plane Crashes at Yeager Airport

A small plane flipped over during take off at Yeager Airport in Charleston, West Virginia, on March 26th.

Authorities said the Cessna 172 Skyhawk aircraft was carrying two people when it overturned and caught fire.

Both occupants of the plane were taken to hospital where one of them succumbed to his injuries.

The cause of accident is being investigated.

United Express Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bridgeport

United ExpressA United Express jet made an emergency landing at North Central West Virginia Airport in Bridgeport, West Virginia, on January 25.

The ERJ 145 regional plane was heading from Washington Dulles International Airport, Virginia to Dayton, Ohio when the crew reported engine trouble and requested emergency landing.

The plane landed uneventfully at around 6 p.m. and no one was injured.

The aircraft was taken for inspection.

C-130 Makes Emergency Landing at Yeager Airport

C-130A U.S. Air Force Reserve C-130 plane made an emergency landing at the Yeager Airport in Charleston, West Virginia, shortly after 5 p.m. on August 8.

The decision for emergency landing was made after smoke was detected in the cargo area of the aircraft, going from Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The aircraft had more 42 military and retired civilian personnel on board. One of them had nausea because of the smoke and was taken to Charleston hospital.

The other passengers and crew members were transported to the Air National Guard located nearby.

Miranda Lambert’s Jet Lands in Clarksburg Instead of Nashville

Miranda LambertA private jet carrying Miranda Lambert, the famous country music star and her team made an emergency landing in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

The incident happened on June 3, when the plane was en route from New York to Nashville, Tennessee.

Wes Vause, Lambert’s publicist said that the plane lost pressure and they had to wait for about three hours before resuming the journey.

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