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Sky West Airlines Plane Drops a Wheel in Utah

Sky West Airlines flight DL-4813 flying on behalf of Delta Airlines made an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois, on September 20.

The Canadair CRJ-900 flying from Salt Lake City, Utah, to Chicago, Illinois, dropped a wheel right after departing.

The plane landed safely.

There were no injuries reported.

Pilot Injured After Small Plane Crashes in West Jordan, Utah

A small plane crashed in field in West Jordan, Utah, on August 24th.

The plane went down shortly after taking off from South Valley Regional Airport. Authorities said it struck multiple power lines and sparked a small grass fire.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, sustained minor injuries. He was taken to a hospital.

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport

JetBlue Airways flight B6-461 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Raleigh–Durham International Airport, North Carolina, on August 21st.

The Airbus A320-200 plane heading from LaGuardia Airport, New York, to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted after smoke was noticed on board.

The plane landed safely.

Six passengers were given medical assistance at the airport, while two others were taken to a hospital.

Silver Airways Flight Hits Turbulence Near Orlando; 5 Injured

Silver Airways flight 3M-70 encountered turbulence near Orlando, Florida, on August 12th.

The plane flying from Key West, Florida, was descending toward Orlando when it hit turbulence that injured five passengers.

The plane landed safely.

Silver Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Naval Air Station Key West

Silver Airways flight 82 made an emergency landing at the Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, on June 4th.

The plane heading from Key West International Airport to Tampa, Florida, was diverted due to engine issues.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 28 passengers and 3 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

American Airlines Plane Diverts to West Palm Beach due to Suspected Fuel Leak

American Airlines flight AA-238 had to divert and make an emergency landing in West Palm Beach, Florida, on December 11th.

The Boeing 737-800 plane flying from Miami, Florida, to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, was diverted due to a suspected fuel leak.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Frontier Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Indianapolis

frontier airlinesFrontier Airlines flight F9-1334 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Indianapolis, Indiana, on December 4th.

The Airbus A321-200 plane heading from Chicago, Illinois, to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted due to issues with the fuel system.

The plane landed uneventfully. There were 205 passengers and 7 crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained safe.

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.

Small Planes Crash into Each Other in Georgia; 3 Killed

Two single-engine planes collided with each other and crashed at West Georgia Regional Airport, Carrollton, Carroll County, Georgia, on September 7th.

According to sources, the two planes apparently tried to land simultaneously that resulted in the fatal crash.

All 3 people aboard both the planes were killed in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

American Airlines Rejects Takeoff in Florida after Fuel Leak; 24 Injured

american airlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA-1822 had to reject takeoff at Palm Beach International Airport, West Palm Beach, Florida, on July 21st.

The Airbus A320-200 was taking off for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, when the crew reported a fuel leakage.

The flight was cancelled. The passengers were disembarked via slides.

A flight attendant and 23 passengers complained about neck and back injuries, burning eyes, itchy skin and breathing difficulties. The injured were taken to hospitals.

Small Plane Crashed in Rio Grande River

A small plane crashed in Rio Grande river just south of Las Cruces in New Mexico, on June 25th.

The Cessna 172 was carrying two people when it hit power lines and went down just west of N.M. 28.

Both occupants were injured in the accident and were taken to hospital.

The crash is being investigated.

Pilot Killed after Small Plane Crashes in Alberta

A small plane crashed near Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, on May 7th.

Authorities said the plane went down in a farm field located west of Sylvan Lake.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, was killed in the crash. He was identified as 70-year-old Mike Paul Chysyk, of Saskatoon.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

JetLite Plane Makes Emergency Landing in New Delhi

JetLiteJetLite flight S2-4264 made an emergency landing at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, on May 3rd.

Authorities said the plane, flying from Kolkata, West Bengal, India, declared an emergency due to a landing gear problem.

The plane landed uneventfully. All 122 passengers aboard remained safe.

Small Plane Crashes in Papua New Guinea; 12 Killed

A small plane nose-dived and crashed near Kiunga Airport, Kiunga, Papua New Guinea, on April 13th.

The single-engine aircraft was heading toward Kiunga Airport from Telefomin, West Sepik, when the pilot had to attempt for an emergency landing due to engine failure.

The plane crashed upon landing.

All 12 people aboard were killed in the crash.

JetBlue Airbus makes Safe Landing in Florida

JetBlue flight B6-921 made a safe landing at Palm Beach International Airport, West Palm Beach, Florida, on February 16.

The Airbus A320-200 was on its final approach to the runway when the crew had to inspect the landing gear, allowing the plane for a slow landing.

The plane landed safely.

All 157 people aboard remained safe.

Helicopter Crash-Lands on Long Island; No Injuries Reported

A 2006 Robinson R22 Beta helicopter made a crash-landing near West Riviera Drive and West Alhambra Avenue in Lindenhurst, Long Island, New York, on January 27.

The incident happened after the helicopter, carrying two people, lost power while returning to the Republic Airport. According to Frank Delia, of the Academy of Aviation, “It was a standard training flight…They were coming from the south practice area, which is off the south shore of Long Island, on their way back to Republic Airport after a successful training flight.”

Both people aboard the aircraft, including the pilot Joseph Lombardo, 26, and his student Ming Chen, 26, remained uninjured.

Four Soldiers Killed as US Military Helicopter Crashes in Fort Hood

A UH-60L Blackhawk helicopter crashed in Fort Hood, Texas, on November 23.

Authorities said the aircraft, the 7th Battalion, went down while it was on a routine training mission.

There were four crew members aboard at the time; all of them were killed. They were identified as Sgt. 1st Class Toby A. Childers, 40, of Kansas; Chief Warrant Officer 3 Stephen B. Cooley, 40, of Florida; Sgt.1st Class Jason M. Smith, 35, of Louisiana; and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael F. Tharp, 40, of Texas. All of them were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, First Army Division West.

The cause of crash is being investigated.

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