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Man struck on head by flying beverage cart sues American Airlines

White Plains - A passenger launched a lawsuit against American Airlines for injuries suffered after his head was struck by an unsecured beverage cart. Rather than make an emergency landing to treat his injuries, the flight continued to its destination.

Air Canada flight diverted after man tries to open cabin door

Orlando - An Air Canada flight had to make an emergency landing in Orlando after a passenger yelled at other passengers, waived coffee pots at crew members and tried to open a cabin door while the plane was in the air.

United flight makes emergency landing after passengers become ill

Grand Junction - A flight from Denver to Los Angeles was diverted to Grand Junction, Colorado, on Wednesday after a number of passengers reported feeling ill. Some on board took pictures of themselves using oxygen masks.

Dog poops on flight, causes plane to make emergency landing

Last week a plane had to make an emergency landing after a dog defecated in the center of the aisle, not once, but twice.

Cell phone providers to support text to 9–1–1 throughout 2014

Washington - For someone with a hearing or speech disability placing a call to 911 is very time consuming. The FCC have adopted previsions where people can now text 911 in an emergency.

Single-engine plane forced to land on New York expressway

New York - Three people escaped serious injury as a single-engine aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing on an interstate expressway in the New York borough of the Bronx, Saturday afternoon.

Pilot outburst results in wild plane ride

Raleigh - Passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight en route from Miami to Raleigh, NC received the shock of their lives when the pilot blurted out “We’re in trouble, we’re going down.”

Woman singing Whitney Houston songs escorted off AA flight

Los Angeles - An American Airlines flight on its way to to New York from Los Angeles was forced to land in Kansas City when a female passenger refused to stop singing Whitney Houston songs.

Chris Brown's private jet makes emergency landing

Burbank - Chris Brown's private jet was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff Monday because the cockpit filled up with smoke.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner evacuated after emergency landing in Japan

Takamatsu - An All Nippon Airways (ANA) Boeing 787 Dreamliner was forced to make an emergency landing at Takamatsu Airport in Western Japan on Wednesday morning. Following this two Japanese airlines grounded all their Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes.

Video: Student pilot's crash landing

Mangalore - A student pilot showed incredible calm and poise when he was forced to make a crash landing after a wheel fell off his airplane mid flight.

Emergency landing at Dulles after passenger refuses instructions

Dulles - Yesterday, a United Airlines flight declared an emergency when a passenger refused to follow a flight attendant's instructions regarding landing procedures. The man ignored staff and began praying in the aisle.

Blazing engine forces EL AL flight to emergency land at Heathrow

London - London Heathrow to Tel Aviv El Al flight 318 emergency lands at London's main airport after the Boeing 747-400 airliner's engine bursts into flames.

Airline accidentally plays crash warning message to passengers

London - On a recent flight out of Miami, Florida, travelers were alarmed after an airline made an accidental emergency announcement directing passengers to prepare for a water landing.

Flight bound for Los Angeles makes emergency landing in Colorado

Denver - A flight leaving Denver bound for LAX had to make an emergency landing Sunday after the aircraft lost one of its two engines shortly after takeoff.

Passenger jet forced to make a emergency landing in Warsaw

Warsaw - A Boeing 767 carrying 230 people from Newark, New Jersey had to make an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland after it's landing gear failed to open.

Southwest Airlines halts flights after forced landing in Arizona

Southwest Airlines canceled around 600 flights last weekend as the airline's technical personnel continue to inspect its Boeing 737 fleet following Friday's incident where Southwest flight 812 made emergency landing in Yuma due to cabin pressure loss.

Light plane with 11 passengers crashes in northern Philippines

A light aircraft with 11 passengers on board crashed in a shallow river Monday after its engine shut down in mid air due to engine malfunction.

Video of Delta airplane making emergency landing at JFK

A Delta jetliner made an emergency landing at JFK International Airport in New York City on Saturday night after crew members noticed one of the plane's wheels was "jammed in the up position."

Plane Lands on New Jersey Turnpike

A single-engine plane, which was ironically reporting traffic, lands on the New Jersey Turnpike. No injuries were reported.

News chopper crash injures 2 in Montreal

Two people were injured early this morning when a helicopter used by the French language media network TVA tried to make an emergency landing near Montreal’s Bonaventure Expressway at the south end of the city.

Questions swirl around China's refusal for plane to land

China refused to allow a plane that flew into its airspace permission to land in Urumqi. The plane made an emergency landing later in Kandahar. There have been at least two different reasons on Chinese media for the refusal.

Montenegro Airlines has emergency landing at Podgorica airport

A Fokker 100 Montenegro Airlines passenger plane with 32 people on board carried out a successful emergency landing at Podgorica airport in the tiny enclave of Montenegro. The aircraft had to return enroute to Rome with mechanical problems.

British Airways jet makes emergency landing due to curry stink?

A British Airways jet flying from Belgrade to London had to make an emergency landing as a result of both aircraft crew and passengers mistaking curry smell for poisonous gas.

Emergency Landing After Eight Became Ill On Flight

Eight ill passengers on route to Canada from the Dominican Republic caused Air Transat Flight 477 to make an emergency landing at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

Japanese Passenger Plane In Trouble Over Airport

An All Nippon Airways commercial jetliner carrying 60 people is being forced to make an emergency landing without being able to use the landing gear in the nose of the plane.

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