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emergency landing

An unscheduled landing caused by an in-flight emergency. Continuing the flight with the emergency may jeopardize the safety of the passengers and/or the aircraft.
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Ultimately, the plane landed safely and no one was hurt in the emergency landing.
The pilot had to make an emergency landing in the thick woods which caused damage to the aircraft.
The control tower at Jinnah International Airport directed the pilot to make an emergency landing at the Karachi airport because Turbat airport did not have engineering facilities to fix the airplane.
'We are saddened at the loss of so many precious lives and injuries to several others during an emergency landing by a Russian airliner yesterday,' the statement said.
Earlier, Kandahar police chief Tadin Khan said the helicopter made an emergency landing in the district, adding that "the helicopter was transferring troops from the (provincial) center to the district." He said there had been no casualties but the helicopter caught fire.
The commander of the Hyderabad-Indore Jet Airways flight 9W955 sought an emergency landing from the Air Traffic Control (ATC) after one of the engines of the aircraft failed, she added.
The plane originally was to attempt an emergency landing at Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport in Massachusetts, airport manager Eric Billowitz said.
Four other planes, initially scheduled to arrive at the Japanese airport ahead of the Korean Air flight, landed at different airports so Haneda Airport could close the runway for the emergency landing.
The chopper which was headed to Nairobi from Kakamega was forced to make an emergency landing due to unfavourable weather conditions.
None of the 379 passengers and crew members aboard the AirAsia X flight bound for Kuala Lumpur were injured in the emergency landing by the Malaysian budget carrier.
Ahmedabad/New Delhi: A Mumbai-Delhi Jet Airways flight made an emergency landing at the Ahmedabad airport on Monday after a note stating that there were hijackers and a bomb on board was found in the washroom, officials said.
LAHORE -- A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight heading to Saudi Arabia from Sialkot on Wednesday made an emergency landing in Lahore after smoke was detected by the plane's computer systems, officials said.

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