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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in El Paso

American Airlines flight AA-1897 made an emergency landing in El Paso, Texas, on June 3rd.

The Airbus A319-100 plane heading from San Antonio, Texas, to Phoenix, Arizona, was diverted after it sustained damage to the windscreen and nose cone due to a severe hail storm.

The plane landed safely. All one hundred and thirty passengers and five crew members remained uninjured.

Flybe Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Southampton

Flybe flight BE-981 made an emergency landing in Southampton, England, on July 13th.

The plane flying from Belfast City, Northern Ireland, was descending towards Southampton when the crew requested emergency assistance, reporting a suspected cracked windscreen.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All fifty-eight people aboard remained safe.

Nippon Cargo Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing at O’Hare International Airport

Nippon Cargo Airlines flight KZ-192 had to return and make an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport, in Chicago, Illinois, on January 21st.

The plane took off for Frankfurt–Hahn Airport, Germany, but had to turn back after a flock of birds impacted the windscreen.

The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

AA Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Heathrow Airport

American AirlinesAmerican Airlines flight AA65 had to make an emergency landing at London’s Heathrow Airport, on February 23.

Emergency was declared aboard the Boeing 767-300 aircraft after its windscreen cracked. The plane was heading from Zurich, Switzerland, to New York at the time.

The plane landed uneventfully and no one was hurt.

It is not clear how the windscreen cracked.

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